We ensure the highest quality of eye healthcare possible and keep overall patient wellness, understanding and education as first priorities.
At the office of Dr. Harvey Mayers, we ensure our patients the best quality of care through total dedication to the highest level of primary eye care in accordance with the ethics and aims of the Canadian Association of Optometrists. We demonstrate and provide the highest level of care and interest for each patient’s concern.
We maintain the highest standards of practice, the most progressive optical instrumentation and sustain a total commitment to the enhancement of patient care by on-going clinical research, teaching and learning.
Dr. Mayers graduated from the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry in 1975, and after a residency program, returned to Toronto to begin a private practice in Etobicoke. He has published several papers on contact lenses in Canadian and British journals. Since 1978, Dr. Mayers has worked on outreach programs for the Metropolitan Toronto Association for Community Living. He has performed on-site eye examinations for challenged adults and continues to examine all special needs patients.
He has served as Chief of Primary Care Service and Contact Lens Service at The Vision Institute of Canada and has been a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry since 1982. Dr. Mayers has performed in-office clinical evaluations for a number of Canadian and American contact lens manufacturers and pharmaceutical corporations.
He has presented published papers at The American Academy of Optometry as well as the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry and conventions of the Ontario Association of Optometrists.
He has practiced with sub-specialty ophthalmologists at the Etobicoke Medical Centre from 1996 to 2001. Dr. Mayers is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the scientific division of the Canadian Diabetes Association. Dr. Mayers has been in private practice at the Bloor Islington Place (formally the Shipp Centre) since 1986.
He completed therapeutic pharmaceutical certification in Oklahoma in 1994 and in Toronto in 2007. His research interests are in adaptation of computerized video microscopy and other forms of digital imaging systems to private practice.
From 2002-2015, Dr. Mayers has served on a number of committees for the College of Optometrists of Ontario as well as doing some consultant work. From 2010-2015, he has worked as an optometric consultant in motor vehicle accident insurance cases in Ontario. From 2011-2015, he worked with a neurologist network in Toronto.
In 2009, Dr. Mayers joined a network alliance of Independent Canadian Optometrists called Vision Source.
He enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 adult children, sporting events, photography, philosophy, listening to jazz/blues and golfing.
Diane is a certified optometric assistant. Diane has been working with Dr. Mayers since 1994 and over the years has been involved in all aspects of the practice. She is trained in retinal imaging as well as pretesting equipment and visual fields. She is involved in frame selection, ordering and inventory management of the ophthalmic department of the clinic and the edging and insertion of lenses in the in-office laboratory. The office’s extensive computer networks have developed primarily due to her inspiration and knowledge.
Diane also functions as the office manager and administrator working with accountants as well as staff and industry representatives. She also assists Dr. Mayers in patient care. Diane trains and manages all new staff and attends continuing education courses in Canada and the United States. Diane enjoys challenges. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and her nieces, motorcycle races, computer systems, home design and travel.
Teresa has been with the clinic since 2009. She has had over 15 years of experience as a receptionist and manager in medical practice as well as in dentistry. She is the first and last point of contact for all patients and interfaces with patients in a warm and engaging manner. She has taken a special interest in eye care and has recently graduated as a certified optometric assistant. She enjoys laboratory work as well as some pretesting and frame selections, and she participates in continuing education on a regular basis. She is a very versatile woman and a great addition to the clinic. Teresa loves to spend time with her children, reading, learning and especially travelling.