Vaughan Vision

About us

Vaughan Vision

A Community of Education & Expertise

Like any field of medicine, eye care is always evolving. New techniques and technologies are discovered every day to help protect and maintain healthy vision.

At  Vaughan Vision Centre, we insist on staying up-to-date with the eye care industries’ latest innovations. All of our staff are committed to education, ensuring that we are always working with the most current information and cutting-edge technology.l

Dr. Vishakha Thakrar

Dr. Vishakha Thakrar has a passion for contact lens fitting, dry eye treatments and myopia control therapy. She has been fitting scleral lenses since 2001 and was the first optometrist in Canada to treat dry eye and corneal disease patients with EyePrint Prosthetic lenses. She also was one of the first to start myopia control therapies.

Dr. Thakrar is residency-trained in cornea, contact lenses and refractive surgery co-management. She has worked at several ophthalmology centres including The Cleveland Clinic, TLC and Kensington Eye Institute. She has spoken on scleral lenses and myopia control throughout Canada and the US.  She has also been a contributing editor and has written numerous articles for Canadian and American journals. 

Dr. Thakrar primarily sees patients for:

  • Scleral lens fitting of corneal disease and dry eye
  • IPL, Lipiflow and other dry eye treatments
  • Myopia control therapy for children
  • Contact lens fitting
  • Routine eye exams

Kimberley Nguyen

Dr. Kimberley Nguyen earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the SUNY College of Optometry in New York City. Dr. Nguyen is a developmental optometrist and is residency-trained in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision.

Dr. Nguyen’s passion in pediatrics started when she learned that early-age visual issues could have a severe negative impact on learning and development. Her goal is to provide her patients with the opportunity for clear, efficient, and comfortable vision.

Dr. Nguyen primarily sees patients for:

  • Children’s eye exams (including infants and special needs)
  • Myopia management for children
  • Vision Therapy assessments to manage:
    • Strabismus (eye turn)
    • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
    • Visual processing disorders
  • Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation assessments (post-TBI, ABI)
  • Routine eye exams