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Just 9 min walk east from Wilson Subway Station
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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.

Health Care Team


Debra Turco

Office Operations Manager
Debra Turco is the Office Operations Manager at Eyes on Sheppard. Dr. Stan Salsberg first employed Debra in 1976 when the Eyes on Sheppard team consisted of only two Optometrists and two staff working out of a space smaller than the current size of our optical boutique. As Operations Manager,...

Irene Lau

Front Desk
Irene Lau is a Certified Ophthalmic Medical Assistant and assists in greeting patients and answering phones as well as assisting patients with diagnostic tests prior to seeing their Doctor of Optometry. She enjoys meeting our wonderful patients and marvels at the stories patients tell her about the changes and growth...

Brittany Codrington

Brittany brings her smile and cheerful enthusiasm every day to greet our patients and listen to their eyecare needs.  She holds a bachelor degree in Speech Communication from the University of Waterloo which has helped refine her ability to create meaningful connections with people through friendly dialogue and exceptional observation. ...

Karen Gotleib

Front Desk
Karen Gotleib has been a member of the evening front desk team at Eyes on Sheppard since 2006 and was a long time patient well before becoming staff. Karen’s positive attitude, caring nature and attention to detail help foster great customer service. A masseuse by trade, Karen is very much...

Preservice Team


Katherine Lopez

Preservice Team
Katherine came to Canada in 2003 and received her medical office assistant certification at the Medix School.  She currently assists the Doctors of Optometry by performing diagnostic testing prior to the eye examination.  She is well versed in all our technical equipment including visual field analysis, imaging and photographing the...

Loraelizabeth Reantoquio

Preservice Team Leader
Loraelizabeth Reantoquio is the Eyes on Sheppard Preservice Team Leader. Her role is to perform the diagnostic tests needed to give the doctor a comprehensive understanding of your eyes prior to the examination. Beth’s pleasant and professional manner allows her to educate and put patients at ease at the beginning...

Contact Lens Team


Maryann Andres

Contact Lens Administrator
Maryann Andres is our Contact Lens Administrator. Maryann’s role is to process the contact lens orders prescribed by our Doctors of Optometry as well as teach new wearers insertion and removal techniques as well as the importance of care and cleanliness to reduce complications. She is dedicated to the patients...

Optical Lens Team


Jason Barrett

Lab Manager
Jason Barrett, came with a breadth of optical experience from Ireland, to take the position of Lab Manager at Eyes on Sheppard in 2013. Jason manages our optical eyeglass selection of over 1500 frames as well as the team of skilled opticians to service our optical boutique. He is knowledgeable...

Renata Galewska

Head Optical Technician
Renata Galewska, joined Eyes on Sheppard in 2007 and is our Head Optical Technician. She takes great pride in her task of edging and fitting each patient’s custom lenses into frames and adjusting them to fit each individual for comfort and styling. Renata’s experience and knowledge comes from her years...

Mahshid Razavi

Optometric Assistant
Mahshid Razavi joined the Eyes on Sheppard Lab team in January 2015.  Mahshid brings over 10 years of experience since graduating with her Optometric certificate.  She has worked all facets of the eye industry ranging from selecting frames and lenses for customers to being a manager of an optometrist practice....

Jila Ahmadpanah

Jila, studied Opticianry in Seneca College, she has been in the  eye health care profession for more than five years. Jila has great sense of fashion when it comes to choosing frames, and she picks frames based prescription and face shape. Jila joined Eyes on Sheppard, as part of our Lab team...

Claire Verbunt

Claire is from New South Wales and completed her Bachelor of Medical Science in Vision Science at Flinders University in Australia.  She wanted to further investigate all the opportunities in vision care that her career path may lead as well as be able to see more of the World.  She...

Vision Therapy Team

Mariette Soosaipillai

Mariette received her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto in Neuroscience and Cells and Systems Biology. Her experience includes volunteering at Hospital for Sick Children and the Toronto Western Hospital.  Mariette commutes in daily from Brampton and first began in our preservice department with all the diagnostic...