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Dr. Faran Vafaie

Optometrist

Dr. Vafaie is an optometrist practicing with a special focus on ocular disease management.

About

Dr. Vafaie is an optometrist practicing in the Greater Toronto Area with a special focus on ocular disease management. He received his degree from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science as well as his Masters of Science in Biochemistry at Western University.

Dr. Vafaie has been actively involved in public promotion of eye health care, giving numerous presentations and talks at public events. Furthermore, he has had the opportunity to supervise and teach clinical techniques to optometry and medical school students.

He also serves on a committee of the Ontario Association of Optometrists tasked with promoting interdisciplinary collaboration amongst health care professionals.

 


Education

Undergrad

Bachelor of Science Honours Biology, Western University

Graduate

Masters in Biochemistry, Western University

Doctorate

Doctor of Optometry, University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Sciences


Accomplishments

2015 OSI Award for Excellence in Practice Management

2015 Graduating Class Valedictorian

2015 Dean’s Honour List


Memberships

Active member of Ontario Association of Optometrists

Active member of Canadian Association of Optometrists


Research

“Collagenase-resistant collagen promotes mouse aging and vascular cell senescence”.

Vafaie F, Yin H, O’Neil C, Nong Z, Watson A, Arpino JM, Chu MW, Wayne Holdsworth D, Gros R, Pickering JG. Ageing Cell 13, 121–130.