Dr. Susan Jany is a graduate of the School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, where she received her Doctor of Optometry degree on the Dean’s Honour List in 1986. She received her certification in the use of therapeutic drugs in 1994 from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She has practiced in Milton since 1987 and is the founder of Milton Family Eye Care. Dr. Jany is pleased to provide services to her patients in French.
She enjoys all aspects of primary optometric care and has a special interest in contact lens therapy, ocular health management and pre- and post- operative care of patients interested in refractive surgery. Dr. Jany is a member in good standing of the Ontario and Canadian Associations of Optometrists. She is a strong supporter of continuing professional education as a means of keeping up to date with the latest developments in eye care.
Dr. Benu Sabharwal has been practicing with Milton Family Eye Care since 2009. In 2005, Dr. Sabharwal graduated on the Dean’s Honours List from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry. While in Optometry school, she served as Secretary of the Canadian Association of Optometry Students. Dr. Sabharwal is happy to serve her patients in Punjabi and Hindi.
She is thankful for her experiences in Villahermosa, Mexico where she volunteered for an eye care mission and she hopes to be able to do such work again in the future. Working alongside several ophthalmologists at Credit Valley Eyecare in Mississauga gave her the opportunity to further her knowledge of ocular disease. Her special interests in optometry include ocular disease co-management, contact lenses, and pediatrics. She is a proud member of the Ontario and Canadian Associations of Optometrists.
Dr. Beth Schellenberg joined Milton Family Eye Care in 2017. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax in 2009. In 2013, she received her Doctor of Optometry degree on the Dean’s Honour List from the School of Optometry, University of Waterloo. As an Optometry student, she worked with Dr. Sieunarine on a research study comparing progressive lenses.
Dr. Schellenberg completed an internship with Omni Eye Specialists in Baltimore, Maryland where she received extensive training in the treatment and management of ocular disease, with an emphasis on glaucoma, diabetes, and cataracts. After graduation, she practiced in an independent group practice in Toronto where she enjoyed caring for patients of all ages. With a recent re-location to Halton, Dr. Schellenberg is excited to bring her passion for pediatric vision care, binocular vision, and eye health to Milton Family Eye Care. She is a proud member of the Ontario and Canadian Associations of Optometry.
Dr. Simone Sitar joined Milton Family Eye Care in 2019. Dr. Sitar received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo with a Dean’s Honours List distinction in 2019 after having completed her Bachelor of Science at McMaster University. While at the University of Waterloo, Dr. Sitar was the co-founder of the School of Optometry’s Contact Lens Club. She also traveled to Haiti as a member of an eye care team and gained valuable experience in providing primary optometric care.
Dr. Sitar completed an externship at the Parkland Hospital Ophthalmology Department in Dallas, Texas, where she worked alongside optometrists and ophthalmologists to provide comprehensive dilated eye exams and problem-specific care for patients with complex medical conditions and a wide range of ocular diseases. She received extensive training in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and plaquenil toxicity. She also had the opportunity to observe surgical procedures, including injections for macular edema, which provided her with more in-depth knowledge about retinal disease management. She is proud to be a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists. Dr. Sitar is very excited to start practising in Halton Region and providing the best possible eye care to the community.