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For over 30 years, Dr. Harvey Mayers and his team has been providing exceptional eye care to Greater Toronto residents. Now Bloor Islington Optometry is joining the FYidoctors family to provide you with even more services. With exclusive, Freeform Technology and industry leading OCT examination equipment, your eye health, as always, is our top priority. We are also a true eyewear boutique with top eyewear frame brands, and we’re here to help you choose the look that’s suits you best. So stop by, or book an appointment today.
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.