Visual rehabilitation and vision therapy have been Dr. Jefferies’ passion since her second year of schooling when she became fascinated by the neurology behind the visual process. She has focused her practice on behavioural and neuro-visual optometry and the treatment of binocular vision disorders since began her career in 2013. Dr. Jefferies obtained a baccalaureate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Guelph in 2008. In 2013, she graduated with her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry and Vision Science. During her training, Dr. Jefferies was the recipient of several awards including the W. Ross Andrews Prize for Clinical Optometry, the Essilor Low Vision Award, and the Reginald Williams Memorial Scholarship for Academic Excellence. In April 2020, Dr. Jefferies obtained her Fellowship with the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD), a US organization that certifies Optometrists who have additional training and expertise in the field of Behavioural, Developmental and Rehabilitative Optometry. Dr. Jefferies is the current Director of Internal & External Affairs for Vision Therapy Canada. Dr. Jefferies owns and practices in a full-scope optometry and vision therapy practice in Pembroke, Ontario.
Dr. Alexis Keeling is the owner and optometrist at Dr. Alexis Keeling Optometry clinic in CF Champlain Mall. She offers comprehensive eye exams and has clinical interest in dry eye treatment and specialty contact lenses. She is a former school teacher who merged her passion for optometry and teaching by hosting optometry interns and optician students at her clinic. She is an examiner and exam writer with the Optometry Examining Board of Canada, a councillor on the board of the New Brunswick Association of Optometrists and sits on the events committee for the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce. She has published research on the topic of Low Vision and Falls Risk of Hospital In Patients, 2016, and collaborated on publishing the Canadian Low Vision Guidelines for Practicing Optometrists, 2020. Recent awards received for Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care 2016 and Greater Moncton Top 20 Under 40, 2019.
Dr. Pribis, Diplomate of the American Board of optometry graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh. She graduated with high honors from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. While in optometry school she was president of SOSH. Dr. Pribis was inducted into BSK honor society. She completed an ocular disease residency at the Baltimore VA Hospital. During this time she rotated through Johns Hopkins cornea and specialty contact lens clinics. She’s a partner in private practice in Stamford, CT where she specializes in ocular surface disease and contact lenses. Dr. Pribis lectures extensively with the optometry education company, KMK. She is the director of KMK Optometry Pro, which is the fastest growing professional optometry educational resource on social media. Dr. Pribis was awarded Connecticut’s young optometrist of the year award in early 2015. She is the founder of Ocularprime, a website that encourages you to “Live in Your OcularPrime,” which is a short phrase designed to support a commitment to consistency across the entire health spectrum for those who want to become the best version of themselves.