Meet The Team

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Dr. David R. Black

Dr. David Black has over 20 years of experience. He graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) in 1994 and Ferris State University in 1990. ICO is the oldest continually operating educational facility in the world dedicated solely to the teaching of Optometrists and remains at the forefront of Optometry today. In addition to running his practice, Dr. Black has supported different community initiatives such as the Rotary Club of Oshawa, Simcoe Hall Settlement House, Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame, Durham Region Parkison, and other non-profit organizations. Dr. Black has provided vision care services to the Oshawa Generals hockey team. He is a proud supporter of Generals hockey.

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Dr. Thushy Maheswaran

Dr. Thushy Maheswaran completed her undergraduate studies at University of Waterloo in 2006.Dr. Maheswaran then attended Glasgow University in United Kingdom, where she graduated with honors in 2010 with an Optometry Degree. Dr. Maheswaran is board certified by the Canadian Examiners in Optometry as well as the College of Optometrists of Ontario. She is certified to prescribe Ophthalmic medications for the Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent (TPA) legislation allowing Optometrists to prescribe Ocular pharmaceuticals in the Province of Ontario. Dr. Maheswaran’s primary areas of interest are the diagnoses and treatment of eye diseases. She has been practicing in the GTA since 2014 and enjoys providing complete family eye care to patients of all ages. She speaks English and Tamil.

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Dr. Mohammad Seyedian

Dr. Mohammad A. Seyedian has over 20 years of working experience as an eye care professional. He graduated as an ophthalmologist from Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University, Iran, in 1998. Dr. Seyedian also has one year of training as a fellow in Cornea at Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom. He started working as an optometrist in Canada after completing a one-year bridging program at the University of Waterloo. He has been active in research and has many published articles in peer-reviewed international journals.

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Dr. Akanya Siva

Dr. Siva graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Bachelor of Science. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree at Salus University, formally known as Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She gained extensive skills and training from ophthalmologists during clinical rotations at the University of Maryland and the Wilkes Barre Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center that focused on the treatment and management of ocular diseases, including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration, as well as co-management of LASIK refractive surgery and cataract care. Since her clinical training, she has acquired experience and developed a special interest in ocular disease, dry eye treatment, and pediatric optometry. Dr. Siva is Board Certified by the Canadian Examiners in Optometry and is licensed by the College of Optometrists of Ontario; and is also certified to practice in the United States by the Nationals Board of Examiners in Optometry. She is a member of both the Ontario Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists.
Dr. Siva enjoys nature walks, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. She is fluent in Tamil and English and can perform eye examinations in both languages.