OUR OPTOMETRISTS

Dr. Tina najafi

After receiving her Bachelor in Microbiology in 2008 from the University of Victoria, she moved to Chicago to obtain her Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. After taking both Canadian and American National Boards, she continued to work in Chicago, providing eye care to children in underserved communities before returning back to British Columbia. Dr. Najafi has a special interest in dry eye and computer vision treatment. She believes preventative care and patient education play an integral role in maintaining healthy eyes. Dr. Najafi is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometry and the British Columbia Association of Optometry, and sits on the membership and continuing education committees. 

Dr. Gerard Gauthier

Dr. Gauthier received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1995 from the University of Montreal. After, he completed his optometric training through an internship at the Anchorage Alaska Native Hospital, Dr. Gauthier passed the Canadian and United State National Board Examinations. He is certified in the management of ocular diseases and the use of ocular pharmaceutical agents. He is fluent in French.