Dr. Ritu Bahl completed her Honours Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees at the University of Waterloo in 2003. She received extensive training in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment & management of ocular disease while attending her externship at the world renowned Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Centre in Arizona.
Post graduation, Dr. Bahl practiced optometry in both medical settings (Scarborough) and in private optometric offices (Mississauga). She has acquired specialized experience in laser surgery co-management having worked closely with refractive surgeons for two years. She has additional interests in contact lens care and pediatric optometry. Dr. Bahl decided to open her own practice in Milton in 2008.
In her spare time Dr. Bahl enjoys swimming, pilates, cooking and traveling. She has and continues to participate in voluntary eye care missions to underserviced countries including Morocco (2006) and Mexico (2001). She is currently a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists. Dr. Bahl lives in Milton with her husband and two sons and looks forward to serving her community.
Dr. Neesha Patel received her Honours Bachelor of Science from McMaster University before attending the University of Waterloo where she completed her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2017 with recognition on the Dean’s Honors List for academic excellence.
In school, she was vice-president of VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanities) student chapter, organizing fundraisers and optometric mission trips. Dr. Patel participated in a volunteer mission trip to Peru, where she delivered eye care to underserviced communities. She also completed an ocular disease and therapeutics internship in Muskogee, Oklahoma where she managed diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and other retinal diseases.
Dr. Patel is passionate about providing high quality eye care to her patients, with a focus on education and disease prevention. She is currently an active member of the Special Olympics Opening Eyes, providing free eye assessments to people with intellectual disability. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling and staying active by going to the gym, hiking and rock climbing.
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