The talk will be an assortment of case presentations from each of our esteemed UWOVS residents who will be presenting a specific case in their proposed speciality.
Dr. Zoe Stein: Pediatric Optometry & Vision Therapy
Dr. Rachel Amaral: Ocular Disease
Dr. Boris Wong: Cornea & Contact Lens
Dr. John Chen: Vision Rehabilitation
Dr. Zoe Stein is the current Pediatric and Vision Therapy resident. She received her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo. She is a proud graduate of the class of 2020 and was the recipient of the COVD Award for Excellence in Vision Therapy. Prior to this, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Guelph.
From Richmond Hill, Ontario, Dr. Rachel Amaral is the current Ocular Disease and Glaucoma Resident at the University of Waterloo Optometry School. After completing her undergraduate degree in Life Sciences at Queen’s University, she received her OD degree from Waterloo. It was there that she developed a passion for academia and teaching. Her special interests include advanced imaging techniques, optic neuropathy, and ocular surface disease. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, roller coasters, and motorcycles.
Dr. Boris Wong attended the University of Waterloo for undergraduate studies in Biomedical Sciences before attending the School of Optometry and graduating from the program in 2020. He is now the Cornea and Contact Lens Resident where he can explore his interest in myopia control and scleral lenses. In the near future, he will be looking to practice in Toronto, close to his home city of Markham, with a focus on specialty lenses. In his spare time, you can find him tinkering with electronics or trying out a new recipe.
Dr. John Chen is the current Resident for Low Vision Rehabilitation. John graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario. While at the University of Waterloo, he developed a passion for Low Vision Rehabilitation - especially in the pediatric population. He is also the recipient of the John G. Flanagan Award for Academic and Clinical Excellence in Glaucoma.If you are interested in doing a residency then this talk is for you! Join us online in support of our 4 residents and learn more from their cases!