Bloor Islington Optometry

Bloor Islington Optometry joins the FYidoctors family.

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.

Bloor Islington

Meet Our Optometrists

Dr. Harvey Mayers
Dr. Harvey Mayers

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.

Our Location

You can still expect the same exceptional service and care you are accustomed to, namely the patient-first philosophy that has made FYidoctors an industry leader in eye care.
Bloor Islington Optometry
3280 Bloor Street W.
Suite #260 Center Tower, 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M8X 2X3
Phone: 416-239-1211
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
* Earlier appointments available by special request

Eye Exams

We recommend healthy adults have their eyes examined every one to two years. Kids and seniors should have their eyes examined annually, as their eyes are subject to more frequent changes.


Learn more about eye exams for adults, children, and seniors.

Insurance Coverage

Your eye exam may be covered by OHIP or your insurance provider.

Eyewear

No matter what your prescription, we have a lenses solution that’s just right for you. Learn more about lens coatings, designer frames, sunglasses and contact lenses.

About the Eye

The eye functions very much like a camera. Light enters the eye through the cornea, passes through the pupil, and is focused by the lens onto the retina.

Learn more about how your eyes work, including common issues presbyopia (age-related loss of near vision) and conjunctivitis (redness, itching and swelling, common on kids).

Eye Conditions

A big part of maintaining eye health is monitoring for the early signs of various eye diseases and conditions. That’s why regular eye exams are important at any age. They can help detect the following conditions in their earliest stages.

Technology

We believe there’s nothing more important than your vision, so we use only today’s leading equipment and technology to keep your eyes healthy, including:

Daytona Optomap

The TearLab

Anterior Digital Imaging (Microscope)

Pachymeter

Visual Field Analyzer

Autorefractor

OCT

Corneal Topography

Vision Correction & Laser Eye Surgery

LASIK is an extremely effective eye laser surgery outpatient procedure that is suitable not only for higher prescriptions but also patients with moderate to low prescriptions. It can be used to correct even the most severe 1% of prescriptions and has generated significant excitement in the eye care community around the world.