Burnaby Vision Care

3801 Hastings Street
Burnaby (British Columbia)
V5C 2H7
Friday:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday:
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday:
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday:
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday:
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Our office will be closed on June 30 (Saturday) for inventory count and July 2 (Monday) in lieu of Canada

Meet Our Optometrists

Talisa Dennis

Dr. Talisa Dennis graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry on the Dean's Honour list. Throughout optometry, she was involved with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity), serving on their executive committee and as their treasurer.

Dr. Dennis is passionate about humanitarian work. She is grateful to have been on four eye care missions - Peru, Paraguay, Romania, Nepal - and hopes to go on more in the future.

Originally from Prince George, BC, Dr. Dennis is thrilled to now be living back in BC, close to her family. She enjoys being near the water and exploring the beautiful outdoors in the Lower Mainland. She also has a love for dance and travel.

Helping people best meet their optometric needs is what drives Dr. Dennis' passion for Optometry. She enjoys working with all ages and invites you to come visit the office.

Languages include English and French.

Jessica Ng

Dr. Jessica Ng graduated on the Dean's Honour List from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry. She was awarded the Beta Sigma Kappa Silver Medal for achieving the highest academic standing in the chapter. Dr. Ng was also the recipient of the Dr. Margaret Hansen des Groseilliers Award for demonstrating exceptional leadership skills. She is a past President of the University of Waterloo Optometric Students' Society and currently acts as a Quality Assurance Assessor for the BC College of Optometry.

With an emphasis on taking the time to listen and to educate, Dr. Ng hopes to offer a thorough eye examination with a focus on eye health.

Additional languages include Cantonese. Hobbies include playing alto saxophone, power yoga, and spending time with her daughter.

Dr. Ng loves to travel and is thankful for her experiences in Mexico and Peru while volunteering for optometry missions and is looking forward to doing more in the future.

Nieka Sabeti

Dr. Nieka Sabeti completed her undergraduate studies at UBC, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. She subsequently obtained her Doctorate at the New England College of Optometry in Boston.

Dr. Sabeti received honours standing in all of her clinical rotations during her optometric training. This included an externship at a private practice in San Francisco, a Community Health Centre in Boston, and a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Bedford. Dr. Sabeti has gained invaluable experience working with patients with cognitive impairment and developmental delays at the Perkins School for the Blind. Her clinical experience has cultivated within her a passion for serving a multitude of patients’ needs, especially those with ocular disease, low vision, and specialty contact lenses.

Dr. Sabeti is thrilled to be back home in beautiful British Columbia, alongside the rest of her family. She looks forward to delivering high quality optometric care to patients of all ages.

Cindy Shum

Dr. Cindy Shum, a true Vancouverite, graduated from the UBC in 1994 and then from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1998 with honours in optometry. Dr. Shum did her externship specialty training in pediatric eye care, rural and emergency eye care and diabetic ocular disease management.

Dr. Shum has a special interest in dry eye therapy, refractive surgery co-managment and teaching. She has been an associate clinical preceptor for Illinois, New England and Pennsylvania College of Optometry and the University of Waterloo.

Having volunteered in Guatemala, Mexico and Tunisia, Dr. Shum has developed a love of providing humanitarian eye care. Her family has accompanied her on the eye care missions to learn about volunteering and different cultures. She has volunteered with the North Shore Homelessness Task Force and local preschools to provide eye care and education. These many opportunities have inspired Dr. Shum to provide holistic eye care to those locally and globally.

Tony Wong

Dr. Tony Wong provides family vision care with interests in custom fitted lenses, dry eye/medical eyecare and myopia prevention in children. His dedication to lifelong learning is at the core of providing better patient care.

A former Nova Scotian, Dr. Wong now resides in Deep Cove and is often spotted at local rinks and fields having fun coaching his kids’ sports teams while staying active outdoors.

Knowing vision is critical to learning, Dr. Wong has raised the bar to provide the best standard of eyecare for children in a fun and playful manner. In 20 years of practice, Dr. Wong has enjoyed the privilege of seeing his young patients grow-up with optimal vision to become successful adults.

His commitment to serve locally and globally has seen thousands of disadvantaged receive free visioncare. Each event adds positively charged, life-impacting experiences that fuels Dr. Wong’s dream of helping impact lives, enabling all to see a better tomorrow.