Dr. Fallon Patel completed her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo with Deans Honour List. She has been providing comprehensive eye care services for over 10 years.
Dr. Patel provides comprehensive eye care for all ages. With a special interest in helping children, it is her mission to ensure that our paediatric population have access to current and up-to-date preventative eye care services. With this interest, Dr. Patel furthered her studies to complete a fellowship with the College of Vision Development (FCOVD), the leading non-profit organization focused on advancing excellence in optometric vision therapy and myopia management. This extensive process allows for Dr. Patel to comprehensively examine and confidently treat children requiring myopia control including orthokeratology, vision therapy and rehabilitation. With this subset Dr. Patel also provides care for paediatric and adult patients having keratoconus to be fitted into scleral lenses. Dr. Patel and the Canadian Optometric Association recommends that your child have their first eye exam at 6 months of age and then to check yearly.
Dr. Fallon Patel was born in Hamilton, Ontario and now with her family resides in Oakville, Ontario. On her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, two small children and their family dog, a Keeshimo. She also enjoys the outdoors, reading and fine arts.
Dr. Anegla Fu graduated from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry, International Optometric Bridging Program. She obtained her license for practicing optometry, board certification to treat and manage ocular diseases in 2012 and started to practice in Ontario since then. Dr. Fu also has a Master Degree of Ophthalmology from Fudan University, Shanghai Medical School in China where she completed her internship in general ocular disease and specialty clinical training in pediatric eye care. She has 5 years working experience as an ophthalmologist at hospitals.
Dr. Fu has been providing comprehensive patient care in ocular health field since 2004. She has extensive experience in determining various refractive errors, prescribing glasses and contact lens, diagnosing and treating eye diseases, co-management with other health specialists. In her spare time, she loves travelling, music and spending time with family.
Dr. Shobitha Ratnakumar received her Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences from University of Toronto. She then went on to receive her Bachelor of Science in Optometry from Aston University in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Following this she continued her training at Boots Opticians in Swindon, United Kingdom where she gained valuable experiences in diagnosing various eye diseases and fitting different types of contact lenses.
Dr. Ratnakumar has over 9 years of experience in optometric practice and she enjoys providing comprehensive eye examinations for all ages and fits a wide variety of contact lenses.
Dr. Sandy Zhu graduated from the University of Waterloo with her Optometry degree and Dean’s Honours List. She has completed an ocular therapeutics and disease rotation at the Eye Foundation of Utah in Salt Lake City where she has worked extensively with ophthalmologists and optometrists on difficult and unique cases involving conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and dry eye diseases.
Dr. Zhu welcomes patients from all ages. She strives to provide a comfortable and enriching experience for her patients. She is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Dr. Rajwinder Saggu grew up in Oakville, Ontario and attended McMaster University in Hamilton, where she received her Bachelors of Life Sciences degree with Honours. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
During her Optometry training, Dr. Saggu resided on the Beta Sigma Kappa Honour’s society for all four years of her schooling. She has received extensive training in ocular disease, and contact lenses through externship programs with The Eye Centers of South Florida in Miami, and Envision Eye Care In Ft. Lauderdale.
Dr. Saggu is an active member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario and Ontario Association of Optometrists. She is fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Saggu enjoys reading books, traveling, cooking different cuisines.
Dr. Colleen Brown is passionate about providing comprehensive eyecare for patients of all ages. She has a professional interest in dry eye management, ocular nutrition and disease prevention.
Dr. Brown has been practicing optometry for over 20 years and has been working in Burlington for the last 10 years since moving from her hometown of Calgary.
Dr. Brown graduated from the University of Waterloo with her Doctor of Optometry (Dean’s Honours List) with awards in excellence for Low Vision and Binocular Vision. Dr. Brown also has a B.Sc. in Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology with distinction from the University of Calgary.
Dr. Brown and her family live in Oakville. She is an avid tennis player and enjoys travel, reading and walking with her two dogs.
Dr. Militar completed his Bachelor of Science Honors Degree at the University of Toronto where he graduated with distinctions. He then completed his Doctor of Optometry Degree at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Militar has had extensive training in ocular disease, primary care, low vision as well several speciality contact lenses. He trained at several Veterans Affairs Hospitals, including the Jamaica Plain VA in Boston and the Hudson Valley VA in New York. He also worked alongside several ophthalmologists at The Eye Centers of South Florida in Miami and the Boston Foundation for Sight in Massachusetts.
Dr. Militar is a member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario, Ontario Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. He is also board certified in both Canada and the United States. Dr. Militar is dedicated to providing high quality comprehensive eye care and welcomes patients of all ages.
Dr. Petra Costa graduated from the University of Waterloo with her Bachelor of Science and went on to obtain her Doctor of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry.
Her optometric training included externships at the Boys and Girls Club, where she worked with children of all ages, and the Las Vegas Veterans Affairs Hospital, where she worked alongside ophthalmologists to diagnose and manage retinal conditions, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. While studying, she was invited to be a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honour Society – an organization dedicated to academic excellence and professionalism, and assisted in teaching courses to fellow optometry students.
Dr. Costa is passionate about providing high quality comprehensive eye care to her patients, focusing on education and disease prevention. She is an active member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, College of Optometrists of Ontario, and College of Optometrists of British Columbia. She is board certified to practice in Ontario and British Columbia.
Dr. Divya Mistry received her Bachelors of Science in Optometry from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom. After gaining her degree, she continued to work overseas for 6 years allowing her to gaining experience in diagnosing and managing various eye conditions. To add, she has experience in fitting a wide rage of contact lenses to help fit your needs.
Dr. Mistry has an interest in ocular disease and is dedicated to helping you improve and maintain excellent eye health. Dr. Mistry is passionate about building relationships with her patients and looks forward to getting to know you and your family. Outside of work, she enjoys keeping active where she is regularly involved in exploring the outdoors, bouldering, fitness and traveling.
Dr. Chloe Somers graduated from Queen’s University with a Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then went on to New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts to obtain her Doctor of Optometry.
Her training focused on ocular disease and low vision, working in Veterans Affairs hospitals in Providence, RI and Buffalo, NY. She also spent time learning from a diverse group of ophthalmologists and optometrists in Miami, FL.
After practicing in Boston, Dr. Somers decided to return home to Ontario but remains board certified in both Canada and the United States. Outside of work, she enjoys baking, traveling, and reading the latest best-seller novel.
Dr. Joab Howell attended the University of Waterloo before graduating from the Illinois College of Optometry on the Dean’s Honours List.
He has completed an ocular disease rotation at the Michigan Eye Institute where he worked comprehensively with ophthalmologists and optometrists on various cases involving glaucoma and macular degeneration. As well as co-managing pre and post operative LASIK and cataract patients.
Dr. Howell welcomes patients from all ages. He strives to provide a comfortable and enriching experience for her patients. He is fluent in English and Urdu. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Howell enjoys reading books, traveling, and playing basketball.
What our Eye Doctors Have to Say...
At our Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville eye care clinics, we handle everything from adult and children’s eye exams to eye emergencies, treatment of eye diseases and co-management of eye surgery such as LASIK.
Expert eye care solutions should be convenient and easy, and we excel in serving all your vision needs. We are devoted to helping you maximize your vision, so you can enjoy the highest quality of life!