Dr. Nish Rajani

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  • Completed his undergraduate studies at the University of New Brunswick majoring in biology
  • Obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1995 where he was the recipient of the KW Optical Company Award for his academic performance
  • Completed an externship in ocular diseases and therapeutics at the Vitreo-Retinal Foundation, an eye hospital in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Upon graduation from the University of Waterloo, Dr. Rajani entered private optometry practice in Toronto. Dr. Rajani has been associated with a group ophthalmology practice (Drs. Herzig and Tanzer), where he was responsible for the medical co-management of ocular disease, and pre- and post-operative cataract and refractive surgery cases
  • He was a staff optometrist and chairman of the advisory board at the Toronto Laser Sight Centre and Herzig Eye Institute
  • He was also a charter director of Custom LASIK Incorporated (A TLC Company) which is consider the world’s most advanced laser eye centre
  • Has lectured extensively in Canada and the United States in the areas of contacts lenses, laser vision correction, pathology and practise management
  • Has been a clinical and business consultant to various leading ophthalmic and pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer, Ciba/Novartis, Alcon Labs Incorporated, Humphrey Instruments, and TLC Laser Eyes Centres and is one of only eleven North American optometrists selected to be on the prestigious Allergan Global Speakers Forum
  • Has appeared on Canada AM, Global TV, VR Land News, Breakfast Televison, CFTO News, 680 News, Humble and Fred and in The Toronto Star, Metro News, Review of Optometry, Optometric Management, Eyecare Visionary, Contact Lens Spectrum and Chatelaine

Dr. Rajani was an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and is a member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario. He has been a member of the College’s discipline committee and currently serves on the Association’s education, legislative, therapeutic and political action committees. His primary areas of interest include laser vision correction, contact lenses and ocular disease. He has a special interest in diabetic and other retinal disease. He lives in Toronto and enjoys golfing, skiing, reading and travelling in his spare time.