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The Importance of Quality Eye Care | Londonderry Eye Care

April 8, 2016

At one time, people knew their neighbours, bought from the shop downtown, sometimes from that same neighbour. Today, big box stores and online business grows at a steady pace each year. When it comes to something as important as your sight, price alone should not be the deciding factor.

Doctors of Optometry receive a Bachelor of Science Degree as well as a Doctor of Optometry degree (7 – 8 years of post secondary education). They’re specially trained to diagnose and treat vision conditions—nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and so on – and to provide some of the general eye-health services that ophthalmologists do, such as checking the eyes for cataracts, glaucoma, and retinal disease and helping to treat those conditions. They can prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, low-vision aids, and some eye-related medications. They do not perform surgery.”

Londonderry Eye Care employs some of the finest optometrists in Edmonton, each with a unique background and history that contributes to their compassionate attitude toward patient care. Here’s a little bit about your Londonderry Eye Care neighbours.

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Dr. Rina Sahi also graduated from the New England College of Optometry working in various hospitals in Boston, New Hampshire, China and Baltimore before arriving in Edmonton. She has volunteered internationally and is fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi.

She has a special interest in family practice, ocular disease, glaucoma co-management, postoperative care, pediatric and diabetic eye care.

 


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Dr. Ruby Mangat, born and raised in Edmonton, completed her Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology at Simon Fraser University followed by a Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry.

Special areas of interest include: ocular disease, and contact lenses.

 

 


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Dr. Khaldoun Ramahi, born and raised in Edmonton, graduated with honours with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta and then earned his Doctor of Optometry degree with honours at the InterAmerican University in Puerto Rico.

 

 

 


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Dr. Rob Eastwood hails from Camrose, Alberta graduating from Augustana University before receiving his Doctor of Optometry Degree with Distinction in 1997 from Pacific University in Oregon. As an Optometrist, he practiced 15 years in Red Deer before relocating to Edmonton to pursue a role at the Alberta College of Optometrists and Londonderry Eye Care.

 


Edmonton Eye Doctors

At Londonderry Eye Care, our team is bright, experienced, and involved in the community. To learn more about our team, services, vision care products, or to book an eye exam fill out our online form or call us at 780-476-7631 today.

In light of the pandemic situation currently affecting Canada, we wish to advise you that our stores can only offer urgent care services at this time.

We are committed to your vision and your health, so we would like to advise you that we are available, by appointment only, if you have an eye care emergency please contact using our contact form or calling 780-476-7631.

In the event of an ocular emergency, breakage of your glasses or loss of contact lenses, please call and leave us a detailed message with your name and contact information. Messages will be checked every 48 hrs. We will then contact you to evaluate the situation and make an appointment if necessary.

If you are expecting the delivery of your purchase of glasses or contact lenses, we will contact you as soon as we receive them in order to evaluate the best delivery option for you.

If you have an eye emergency but have travelled in the last 14 days or if you have flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough and breathing difficulties, or if you have been in contact with someone at risk, you should contact Health Link 811. Our phones and office will be open for emergencies only from 12pm - 3pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday as of March 20th, to leave a message press *221

We wish you continued good health and thank you for your understanding.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

In light of the pandemic situation currently affecting Canada, we wish to advise you that our stores can only offer urgent care services at this time.

We are committed to your vision and your health, so we would like to advise you that we are available, by appointment only, if you have an eye care emergency please contact using our contact form or calling 780-476-7631.

In the event of an ocular emergency, breakage of your glasses or loss of contact lenses, please call and leave us a detailed message with your name and contact information. Messages will be checked every 48 hrs. We will then contact you to evaluate the situation and make an appointment if necessary.

If you are expecting the delivery of your purchase of glasses or contact lenses, we will contact you as soon as we receive them in order to evaluate the best delivery option for you.

If you have an eye emergency but have travelled in the last 14 days or if you have flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough and breathing difficulties, or if you have been in contact with someone at risk, you should contact Health Link 811. Our phones and office will be open for emergencies only from 12pm - 3pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday as of March 20th, to leave a message press *221

We wish you continued good health and thank you for your understanding.

We look forward to seeing you soon!