DR. BRUCE COWARD Optometrist, CEO of Dr. Bruce Coward and Associate
Dr. Bruce Coward was born and raised in Trenton, Ontario. He received his undergraduate prerequisites from Queen’s University, and his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo in 1983. Dr. Coward lives in Batawa Ontario with his wife Anne Marie. Dr. Coward has been active both with his professional association and also with numerous local public service groups.
DR. MARIA COWARD Optometrist
Dr. Maria Coward grew up in the community of Batawa Ontario. Some of her fondest memories of the area are skiing at the Batawa Ski Hill, exploring the outdoor trails, and going into town for a movie and pizza. Dr. Maria studied an Honour’s Bachelor of Science with Specialization in Psychology at the University of Ottawa. She then completed a dual Doctor of Optometry and Master of Science degree at the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Her research investigated the early diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration using colour vision.
DR. NATHALIE RENAUD Optometrist
Dr. Nathalie Renaud was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario. She finished her Bachelor of Science with concentration in Biochemistry at the University of Ottawa in 1996 and graduated from Université de Montréal in optometry in 2000. She has been an associate optometrist with Dr. Bruce Coward and Associates since 2000 and speaks French and English. She has a special interest in contact lenses, including multifocal and specialty lenses. She likes to add fun elements to children’s eye exams and is interested in preventive eye and health care. She has done volunteer work in Ecuador and Jamaica. Dr. Renaud currently lives in Brighton with her husband and daughter. She enjoys skiing with her family in the winter and paddle boarding in the summer.
DR. SANYUKTA AWALE Optometrist
Dr Sanyukta Awale graduated from the University of Mumbai, Lotus College of Optometry, India with academic honors. After graduation she continued with an eye extensive fellowship in Clinical Optometry at L.V.Prasad Eye Institute.
During her fellowship she gained valuable experience while working on emergency/ pre and post-operative Cataract /Lasik/ PRK patients, handling challenging cases in the area of corneal diseases, diabetic retinopathy , glaucoma, binocular vision, low vision aids and specialty contact lenses. Dr. Awale has also provided eye care to the poor in rural India through non-profit organizations. Read more ...
To excel in her career as an Optometrist she obtained advanced certification to practice optometry from University of Waterloo in Canada. She has practiced with Dr. Bruce Coward and Associates since 2009. Her specialty interests are pediatric optometry, ocular diseases and contact lenses.Dr Awale is certified by the College of Optometrists in Canada and granted the use of Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPA requirement). She is a member in good standing of the College of Optometrists, the Ontario Association of Optometrists, and the Canadian Association of Optometrists.
Dr Awale believes that patient education and disease prevention are vital to enhance and maintain vision. She takes pride in her ability to provide her patients with the best possible care while taking time to address all their concerns.
Dr Awale is actively involved in attending conferences and seminars to maintain her expertise with current knowledge. In her leisure time she enjoys classical dancing, exercising and travelling with her husband and two lovely daughters. Less
DR. JIM TZENG Optometrist
Dr. Tzeng graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1999, where he received his Honours Bachelors of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees. During his training, he worked at several practices including the Eye Institute of Utah which specialized in ocular disease and treatment.
Dr. Tzeng is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Associations of Optometry. He has many interests in optometry including contact lens therapies, ocular disease and therapeutic eye care, and laser vision consultation and co-management.
In his leisure time, he enjoys playing badminton and golf, biking and following his favourite hockey team, the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Dr. Ricky H.K. Cheung Optometrist
Dr. Ricky Cheung received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 2019 with Dean’s Honours. Dr. Cheung completed an intensive clinical externship at the Lebanon Veteran Affairs Medical Centre in Pennsylvania, where he routinely diagnosed and managed ocular diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and dry eye syndrome. Dr. Cheung also has a special interest in Vision Therapy and is committed to help manage binocular vision disorders in people of all ages. In his spare time, Dr. Cheung enjoys yoga, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. He looks forward to meeting you and caring for your ocular health needs.