Dr. Thadshika Parthipan

Was trained in the UK as well as here at the University of Waterloo. She completed her degree in Optometry and Visual Science at City University, London, UK in 2006 and pursued her career as an optometrist in England since then. She achieved the Opticians magazine award for best clinical skills practice. Her training at Central Middlesex Hospital, UK with fellow optometrists and ophthalmologists, in the binocular vision and pediatric clinic has gained her a lot of experience. Dr. Parthipan moved to Guelph in 2010 to pursue her career here in Ontario by completing her training at the University of Waterloo in spring 2010. She has experience in all aspects of optometry and welcomes new patients of all ages.

Dr. Parthipan is a member of the College of Optometrist and The Ontario Association of Optometrist.

Dr. Shalini Vettivelu

Was raised in Guelph, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Waterloo where she earned her Honours Science Degree in Genetics, followed by her Doctor of Optometry degree. She completed an Ocular Disease & Therapeutics externship in Muskogee, Oklahoma at the Montgomery Veterans Hospital where she managed glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and ocular emergencies.
Dr.Vettivelu is passionate about community involvement and providing her patients with gold-standard eye care. She was an executive member of the Lion’s Club and helped organize multiple charitable fundraisers that supported the purchase of sighted guide dogs for the visually impaired.
In 2015, she participated in an iCare mission trip to Mexico where she provided free eye examinations and glasses to impoverished communities. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, yoga and spending time with her friends and family.

Our Team

Tricia Dorscht

Tricia Dorscht

Receptionist

Tricia is the receptionist for the office in Rockwood. She is responsible for greeting and registering patients, answering phone calls, and booking appointments, billing and other administrative duties. Tricia has over 30 years of experience in medical office administration. She is very pleased to be working in the town where she lives.
She is always ready to help answer any of your questions or concerns. So please feel free to call the office any time.

Valeria Nemes

Valeria Nemes

Receptionist

Valeria is the receptionist for the Guelph office. She is responsible for all of the pre-testing needs, frame selection, contact lens teach, lens fabrication and repairs and adjustments on frames. She has been working in the optical industry since 2013. If you have any inquiries related to Eye Exam, Glasses or Contact Lenses drop by the office.

Rachel Dobson

Rachel Dobson

Licenced Optician

Rachel is an Optician. She is responsible for all of the pre-testing needs, frame selection, contact lens teach, lens fabrication and repairs and adjustments on frames.

Florence Dang

Florence Dang

Licenced Optician

Florence is an Optician. She is responsible for all of the pre-testing needs, frame selection, contact lens teach, lens fabrication and repairs and adjustments on frames.

Eva Shield-Street

Eva Shield-Street

Optometrist Assistant

Eva is an Optometrist Assistant. She is responsible for all of the pre-testing needs, sales, frame selection and repairs and adjustments on frames.