Dr. Michael D Nelson,

Optometrist

dr michael nelsonDr. Nelson received his Optometry degree in Waterloo, ON and completed a family practice & low vision residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He served as the continuing education chair for the Manitoba Association of Optometrists (MAO), and was the president of the MAO from 2000-2003. Recently he was the co-chair for the Canadian Association of Optometrists Congress hosted in Winnipeg in 2011. His interests lie in low vision, management of ocular diseases and sports vision. He loves to keep up-to-date on the latest in ocular research, diagnostic equipment and lens technology. Dr. Nelson is also the clinical director of Eye Canada a center dedicated to eye research and helping individuals with vision impairments.  In 2014, Dr. Nelson was co-awarded the Manitoba Optometrist of the Year, for his work in changing legislation to allow Manitoba Optometrists to write prescriptions for medications to treat eye diseases.  Dr. Nelson is the Manitoba representative for the Canadian Association of Optometrists.

Dr. Selena Friesen,

Optometrist

dr selena friesenDr. Friesen started Waverley Eye Care in 1995 and is passionate about providing the best eye care possible. She graduated with honours from the University of Waterloo and received the Johnson & Johnson Award for Excellence in Contact Lens patient care. She has also spent time training at eye clinics in Birmingham and Alberta. She is passionate about ensuring children and adults have the best vision possible.