Dr. Fallon Patel has been providing comprehensive eye care services for over 9 years. She completed her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry both from the University of Waterloo with Deans Honour List. She is an avid promoter for paediatric and developmental vision care, vision therapy, and vision rehabilitation. With this interest, Dr. Patel furthered her studies to complete a fellowship with the College of Vision Development, the leading non-profit organization focused on advancing excellence in optometric vision therapy and myopia control. Achieving a fellow requires having to successfully complete the necessary education, having met the prescribed criteria, having been examined by a Board of peers, and committing to ongoing professional development in the practice of vision development and vision therapy. This extensive process allows for Dr. Patel to comprehensively examine and confidently treat patients requiring myopia management, vision therapy and rehabilitation in Oakville.
It is Dr. Patel's mission to ensure that the paediatric population of Oakville has access to current and up-to-date preventative eye care services. Dr. Patel and the Canadian Optometric Association recommends that your child have their first eye exam at 6 mos of age. With a special interest in paediatrics, Dr. Patel provides myopia management and vision therapy services for children with in-office and at-home treatment plans. As an eye doctor, she has the knowledge to work in-depth with children that may have or are suffering from progressive myopia and/or learning and reading difficulties.
Dr. Patel also operates a Contact Lens Specialty Clinic specializing in paediatrics for MiSight lenses and orthokeratology lenses. She is very knowledgeable in hard to fit contact lenses including scleral contact lenses for patients with irregular corneas (keratoconus).
Dr. Patel resides in Oakville with her children, furbaby and husband and on her spare time adores working with kids.