Patricia S Fink ODOptometrist, Burlington, Ontario
Dr. Fink is a graduate of the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA (1995). She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the McMaster University in Hamilton, ON (1991). She has been in private practice for over 22 years. Her passion in vision therapy led her to make in-office vision therapy a prominent part of her practice.
Dr. Fink’s vision therapy education includes all curriculum courses from the OEP as well as completing her FCOVD (2014). Dr. Fink is the first Canadian to be called to the OEP Board of Directors and is actively involved with international vision therapy education at ICBO, KISS, and CCVC. Dr. Fink is also one of the founders of the non-profit Canadian National Vision Therapy Group COVT&R (Canadian Optometrists in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation).
Dr. Fink offers her Vision Therapy space at no charge to host lectures to permit affordable education to more Canadian doctors. She was instrumental in acquiring the Vision Therapist Accreditation program for Canada via the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists.
Dr. Fink is involved in lecturing for different groups which include Eye Recommend, The Ontario Association of Optometrists and individual Allied Health Professional Associations.
Her main directive is to enlighten practitioners, parents and educators about the benefits of vision therapy in remediating and enhancing, as well as preventing issues stemming from the visual system.