Dr. Jeff Goodhew
Dr. Jeff Goodhew enjoys seeing patients of all ages. He has a special interest in fitting advanced contact lens designs and has worked as a consultant for some of the world’s largeset contact lens companies, most recently for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. Dr. Goodhew graduated from the University of Waterloo with his Optometry degree in 1993 and became therapeutically licenced in 2000.
He enjoys being an active part of his profession serving as the President of the Ontario Association of Optometrists from 2014 – 2016. He also served as the co-chair of the National Public Education Committee for the Canadian Association of Optometrists.
Dr. Goodhew is also a partner in Socialpractice.ca, a social media consulting firm helping health care providers leverage the power of social media.
Outside of work he is passionate about running, cycling, snowboarding and spending time with his wife Dr. Tina Goodhew and their two teenage sons Camden and Braedon.
Dr. Tina Goodhew
Dr. Tina Goodhew delights in helping patients see their best. She is especially passionate about children’s vision having won the Eye See Eye Learn award in 2012. She has further special interests in advanced contact lens fitting, dry eye disease and laser vision correction.
Dr. Tina graduated with the highest standing in her class with a B.Sc. Honors degree from Queen’s University for which she was awarded a full scholarship to attend. After receiving several offers and awards including an Ontario Graduate Scholarship and NSERC, she chose to attend the University of Waterloo to pursue Optometry; a decision she is pleased to have made to this day.
Being thankful for her profession, Dr. Tina is active in service to Optometry. She served on the Board of Directors for the BC College of Optometrists in the early 2000’s and as a Director for Eye Recommend from 2010-2016; a group responsible for helping chart the course of optometry in Canada. She has given numerous talks to community groups and is a past recipient of the Ontario Association of Optometrist’s Public Education Award. Currently, she serves as a key opinion leader for Alcon, a consultant for Allergan and co-edits the online publication Canadian Eye Care Business Review along with her husband, Dr. Jeff Goodhew.
After hours, Dr. Tina enjoys spending time with her family and playing volleyball, tennis and softball.
Dr. Adrienne Tong
Dr. Adrienne Tong graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours B.Sc. (2005). She has received several awards including an Ontario Graduate Scholarship which allowed her to pursue her research interests in retinal physiology at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry where she completed her M.Sc. in Vision Science (2008) while concurrently earning her Doctor of Optometry degree (2011). There, she also served as a lab and clinical instructor. In her final year of training, Dr. Tong completed an ocular disease externship at the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Centre in Kentucky where she became skilled in managing eye diseases and the use of ocular therapeutics.
Dr. Tong grew up in Halton and is proud to be returning to serve her home community. She welcomes patients of all ages and is committed to educating her patients on the latest eyecare options. She also provides her services in Cantonese.
After hours, she surrounds herself with friends and family and enjoys dragonboating, yoga, social dancing, photography, and planning her next big hiking adventure.
Dr. Mariam Hermiz
Dr. Mariam Hermiz is devoted to helping patients see, look, and feel their best. She began her journey to becoming an optometrist at the University of Toronto where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science degree. During her undergraduate studies, Dr. Hermiz received the University of Toronto Excellence Award in the Natural Sciences and Engineering to pursue research in insect neurophysiology. She attended the University of Waterloo thereafter and obtained her optometry degree in 2017. Dr. Hermiz discovered a special interest in specialty contact lenses during her studies, and was awarded the Alcon Award for Excellence in Contact Lenses upon graduation. She has many wonderful optometry-related memories, including her ocular disease and therapeutics externship at the Eye Centers of South Florida, and her mission trip to Tela, Honduras.
Dr. Hermiz has humble beginnings in Leamington, ON, where she was raised until she moved to Burlington in 2009. She is fluent in both English and Neo-Aramaic. You might see her tripping over branches while exploring new hiking paths, creating great GoPro footage while tumbling down a ski hill, or getting too close to the geese and swans prior to attending musical and theatrical performances in Stratford, ON. She welcomes laughter in all these instances.
Judy is an exceptional member of our team as she has mastered all areas of the office.Judy has been in the eyecare industry since 2004 and has a wonderful way of connecting with our patients. She completed the Optometric Assistant course in 2013. Judy is our Dispensary Lead and has an incredible eye for picking fashionable eyewear. In her spare time Judy enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys movies, shopping, and fine food.
Jessie comes to Abbey Eye Care with extensive experience working in other eye care offices. She is well versed in all aspects of the office and can help our patients with virtually any aspect of their eyes or eye wear. Jessie is our Specialty Testing & Contact Lens training lead, and has completed the Optometric Assistant course in 2014. She enjoys going out to dinner and spending time with her family.
Kasia came to Abbey Eye Care in 2014 new to the industry. Since then, she has gained knowledge and expertise becoming a Certified Optometric Assistant. With a knack for fun, originality & flair, Kasia enjoys finding success in shedding light on alternative eyewear options often overlooked. Kasia enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, swimming and being out in the great outdoors.
Denise started her career in optometry back in 2012. Since then, she has excelled in providing exceptional service in our optical boutique. She is passionate about finding the perfect look for each patient. In her spare time Denise enjoys spending time with her family, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Natalie is our newest addition to the Abbey Eye Care team. She is presently completing her Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant course where she is gaining valuable knowledge in the field. Natalie enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She also enjoying swimming, movies and exploring Ontario.
Rachel is a grade twelve student looking to gain some experience in Optometry. She helps out with the pre testing and retinal photographs. Rachel works exceptionally well with children and is always ready with a smile. On her free time Rachel enjoys photography and going out with her friends.
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