Our optometrists

Optometrists with passion!

Dr. Edward M Takahashi, OD, FAAO, Optometrist and Clinic Founder - Dr Takahashi Optometry Centre

Dr. Edward M Takahashi, OD, FAAO, Optometrist and Clinic Founder

Dr. Takahashi received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1953 and his fellowship from the American Academy of Optometry in 1962. Throughout the years, Dr. Takahashi has worked with suppliers evaluating different contact lenses and has followed other specific patient cases he has encountered. He was the cornerstone of the practice until his passing in late 2010. Dr. Takahashi will be sadly missed.

 

Dr. Edward T Takahashi, B Sc, OD, Optometrist and Clinic Director - Dr Takahashi Optometry CentreDr. Edward T Takahashi, B Sc, OD, Optometrist and Clinic Director

Dr. Takahashi graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Victoria in 1986 and his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University in Oregon in 1989. He is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and is recipient of the Irvin M. Borish award from the AOA Foundation for his comparative study of the Goldmann Applanation Tonometer. He has also been recognized by London Eye Centre for his dedication to laser refractive surgery patient care. Dr. Takahashi’s community involvement includes speaking to the local diabetes foundation on the ocular manifestations of diabetes, volunteer on-call Optometrist for the 2006 World Junior Hockey Championship and Western Canada Games 2011 and ongoing mentoring of Optometry students in the Kamloops area.

 

Dr. Sandford - Dr Takahashi Optometry CentreDr. Donald Sanford, OD, Optometrist

Dr. Sanford joined our practice in August 2012. Dr Sanford has been practising optometry since graduating from Pacific University in 1981.