Welcome to the Eye Clinic
The Eye Clinic welcomes you. We are here to provide you with quality eyecare in all stages of life. This starts with a regular comprehensive eye exam by Dr. Cynthia Matyas and her associate,
Dr. Kristin Zai.
Dr. Cynthia Matyas is the director of Vision Therapy Services; she carries out the visual perceptual/visual skills evaluations and oversees the vision therapy programs.
Dr. Matyas would like to acknowledge Dr. Ted Kadet for allowing her to use the content from his excellent, comprehensive website.
Dr. Kadet is a fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, and an Optometric Physician, practicing at Hope Clinic in Seattle, Washington.
About Dr. Cynthia Matyas
Dr. Cynthia Matyas has been practicing Optometry for 28 years, 23 of which have been at this location where she started the practice. Dr. Matyas has always had a keen interest in vision and learning, so after she graduated from the School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo, she went on to further study this area at SUNY School of Optometry in New York City, where she completed a Residency in Vision Training. In 1996, she obtained an M.Sc. degree in Kinesiology, also at the University of Waterloo, studying visual motor integration. Dr. Matyas is a developmental optometrist and in 2011 was made a fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development ( FCOVD). She continues to work with children whose vision interferes with their ability to learn, to read, to comprehend, and to pay attention.
About Dr. Kristin Zai
Dr. Zai completed her Undergraduate degree at Dalhousie University where she had her Thesis published on Visual Attention in Sport and was a Millennium Excellence Scholarship Laureate. She then earned her Doctor of Optometry degree with honours from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2012 and was award the W. Ross Andrews Prize for clinical Optometry. Dr. Zai also completed an externship in therapeutics and ocular disease at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Centre. She is qualified to prescribe therapeutic agents for the treatment and management of ocular disease. While completing her optometric training, Dr. Zai went to Puerto Viejo, Ecuador through Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity to provide eye care to their community. Dr. Zai is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, the Ontario Association of Optometrists, and is an Affiliate Doctor of the TLC Laser Centre.
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