519-888-4567 x33752
Location: 
OPT 383

519-888-4567 x37136
Location: 
OPT 382

519-888-4567 x35148
Location: 
OPT 143A

519-888-4567 ext. 37210
Location: 
OPT 158

Dr. Khan received both her Honours Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees from the University of Waterloo in 2007, graduating on the Dean's List. Upon graduation, she was awarded the CooperVision Contact Lens Award for excellence in contact lens care, and the J.C.Thompson Memorial Prize for Optometry.

519-888-4567 x35923
Location: 
OPT 145

headshot of Tammy Labreche
519-888-4567 ext. 37742
Location: 
OPT 253

A graduate of the University of Waterloo, Dr. Labreche has earned a Bachelor of Science degree (1999), a Doctor of Optometry degree (1999) and a residency diploma in Low vision and Geriatrics (2000). She is the Head of External Clinics and the Associate Director of the CSE.  She is also an admissions officer for the Doctor of Optometry program.

image of Dr. Susan Leat
519-888-4567 ext. 32040
Location: 
OPT 377

Dr. Leat graduated with 1st class Honours in Optometry from the University of Manchester (formerly UMIST), England. She obtained her PhD and undertook post-doctoral studies at Cardiff University (formerly UWCC), Great Britain. She was founder and director of the Cardiff University Low Vision Clinic, the first university-based low vision clinic of its kind in Britain, and was instrumental in establishing the Special Assessment Clinic in Cardiff. Dr. Leat joined the School of Optometry & Vision Science in 1991. She is currently the Head of Residencies and teaches and conducts research in the areas of psychophysics, low vision and paediatrics.

519-888-4567 x35243
Location: 
OPT 143B

headshot of Heidi Panchaud
519-888-4567 ext. 32807
Location: 
OPT 145A

headshot of Ann Plotkin
519-888-4708

Ann Plotkin graduated from Adelphi University, NY and completed her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1983.  Following this she completed a residency in Low Vision Rehabilitative Optometry at the William Feinbloom Vision Rehabilitation Center, Pennsylvania College of Optometry.

Ann completed her MSc in 1991 from University of Waterloo.

519-888-4567 x33009
Location: 
OPT 145

519-888-4567 x36282
Location: 
OPT 159
Head shot of Graham Strong. He has grey hair and a full grey beard.


Graham Strong completed his Master of Science and Doctor of Optometry at the University of Waterloo. He has worked in the field of low vision rehabilitation since 1970. His primary research focuses on evidence-based low vision services and the development of new assistive devices for people with impaired vision.

headshot of Trent Ujimoto
519-888-4708

Dr. Ujimoto received his Doctor of Optometry from the School of Optometry, University of Waterloo.  He was honoured to receive the A.W. Cole Award for Clinical Excellence for his graduating class.  He also trained in Pennsylvania at the Wills Eye Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, and private ophthalmology clinics.

Image of Linda
519-888-4708 or x84708
Location: 
OPT 142
519-888-4567 x33007
Location: 
OPT 1127

Nicholas is an MA candidate in Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is completing his clinical training in our clinic. Nicholas has a special interest in couples' counselling. He is also an instructor in the Department of Speech Communication and Fine Arts at the University of Waterloo, teaching courses in interpersonal communication & digital and visual media. Nicholas will provide counselling services in English, French & Spanish.

headshot of Dr. Baldry
519-888-4708

Dr. Baldry obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan. She graduated with her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo and remained at UWOVS to complete the Low Vision Rehabilitation residency. This training provided extensive experience in examination and rehabilitation of patients with vision loss, and substantial exposure to ocular disease and therapeutics. She has continued on as a Clinical Supervisor at the University of Waterloo.

519-888-4567 ext. 33007
Location: 
Opt 1127

Liz is completing her Social Work Field Placement in our clinic. Born and raised in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, Liz graduated on the Dean’s List from the University of Water-loo with a Bachelor of Arts degree (2018) in Honours Arts and Business, majoring in Social Development Studies. She is now pursuing a Bachelor of Social Work at Renison University College. In her spare time, Liz loves exploring national parks and spending time at the cottage with her friends and family.

Marwa Ismail
519-888-4567 x35688
Location: 
OPT 378
Image of Sana
519-888-4708

Dr. Sana Owais received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo (2018) and her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (Physiology Specialization) from McMaster University (2013). She graduated summa cum laude and with Deans’ Honour List. During optometry school she received the VSP/FYidoctors Practice Excellence Scholarship, the Gold Key International Optometric Honour Society Award and was the President and Student Liaison of the American Academy of Optometry University of Waterloo Student Chapter. She is currently completing her residency in low vision rehabilitation at the University of Waterloo. She looks forward to seeing you at the Centre for Sight Enhancement.