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Meet the health care practitioners behind Fairlawn Eye Care

Dr. Ronald Nhan

Dr. Ronald Nhan was born and raised in Toronto and attended York University where he earned a Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences. He went on to complete his Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo in 2014.

As part of his clinical education, Dr. Nhan received training at the Lexington Veteran Affairs Medical Centre in Kentucky where he treated and managed a variety of ocular diseases with an interest in glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataracts, and dry eye. Since graduating, he has worked throughout the GTA, in Newmarket, Mississauga, and Ajax. Dr. Nhan grew up in the North York area and is happy to be serving the the city of Toronto. He is certified to prescribe topical and oral therapeutic agents.

His professional memberships include the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the Ontario Association of Optometrists. Dr. Nhan has a professional interest in treating dry eye and myopia, welcoming patients of all ages. In his spare time, Dr. Nhan enjoys staying active at the gym, tennis, skiing and cheering on the Toronto Raptors.

Dr. Maha Gabarin

Dr. Maha Gabarin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science and Psychology. After completing her psychology degree in Toronto, Dr. Gabarin received her Doctor of Optometry degree from New England College of Optometry. Following graduation, she initially practiced in New York State and has been practicing optometry in Toronto since 1998. Dr. Gabarin has been proudly serving the Lawrence Park community for over 15 years.

Working closely with ophthalmologists in the Greater Toronto Area, Dr. Gabarin was involved in the diagnosing and management of ocular diseases, including glaucoma, age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She was previously an associate at Herzig Eye Institute working alongside corneal surgeons in the co-management of refractive surgery.

Dr. Sherry (Xue) Mei

Dr. Sherry (Xue) Mei graduated from New York University with a degree in biochemistry. She received her Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry. She then completed residency in cornea and contact lens at the Michigan College of Optometry.

Dr. Mei is experienced at fitting various modalities of soft and specialty hard lenses for vision correction, myopia management (ortho-k), and corneal diseases. She has a strong interest in treating myopia progression in young kids. In addition, during her clinical training Dr. Mei has worked alongside ophthalmologists in diagnosing and managing glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Dr. Mei is a candidate for fellowship at the American Academy of Optometry, and the Scleral Lens Society. She enjoys painting, playing golf, and travelling in her free time and is fluent in Mandarin and English.