Dr. Head,Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Liseann Head received a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Waterloo, graduating with honours. During that time, she had internships at a private practice in Terrace, British Columbia and a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky where she had extensive exposure to primary care eye diseases. Dr. Head also received an NSERC Research Grant for vision therapy with children; presenting the findings at the 2008 ARVO conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Upon graduation, she was the recipient of a Clinical Excellence Scholarship and the CooperVision Contact Lens Award.
Dr. Head enjoys all areas of optometry including contact lens, geriatrics, ocular disease treatment and co-management, primary and emergency care, laser surgery co-management, and pediatrics. While Dr. Head provides detailed and attentive care to patients of all ages, she has a passion for myopia control treatment in children.
Dr. Head is a member of the British Columbia Association of Optometrists, serving on the Board of Directors from 2015-2018 and volunteers on the Membership Committee. She is a full therapeutic member of the College of Optometrists. An avid learner, she keeps up with the latest research and treatments. In her free time, Dr. Head participates in various community events, travels with her husband, enjoys cross-stitching, and hiking.