Dr. R. Pabla OD., MSc

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Pabla is offering emergency eye care. Please call in advance and you will be triaged. 

After having received her Honour’s Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto, Dr Pabla, OD, MSc earned her Optometric Degree from the New England College of Optometry in 2009. She has trained extensively in diverse areas of eye care, including detection and management of various eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and emergency eye care. She also provides advanced dry eye therapies as well. 

Dr. Pabla completed a Master's in Vision Science in 2009 studying and developing a grassroots approaches to pediatric eye care delivery in remote communities. Her research involved working alongside teachers and doctors in Central America to train them on identification of visual deficits in children. Techniques developed by Dr. Pabla are currently in use in schools and nursery centres in Central America.

Continuing her passion in pediatric eye care, Dr. Pabla completed a post-doctorate residency program in pediatric optometry in 
Boston, MA. As part of her residency, she trained at the New England Medical Center and the Boston Medical Center under some of the region’s leading pediatric optometrists and ophthalmologists. 

Dr. Pabla is actively involved with the Ontario Association of Optometrists, where she was elected to serve on the Board of Directors. Through the Association, she currently mentors other optometrists and optometry students looking to gain further insight into the profession. Dr. Pabla also consults for the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care for the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph region and lectures on various topics relating to pediatric eye care. 

Dr. Pabla enjoys participating in eye care missions to provide services to patients in parts of the world where eye care is inaccessible and scarce. She has participated in several volunteer expeditions to remote areas of Central America and Africa.