InSight Optometry & Occupational Therapy is dedicated to ensuring your child's success at school, in sports, and at play.
Dr. Larson grew up in White Rock and completed his undergraduate degree in molecular biology at the University of Victoria. He decided to pursue a career in Optometry and completed his doctrine with Honors at the University of Waterloo. After completing his internship with Barnett Delaney Perkins Eye Care Center in Arizona, he moved back to the lower mainland 9 years ago and looks forward to staying here to raise a family. Dr. Larson enjoys helping patients of all ages with their vision care needs and has specialized over the years in the fields of pediatrics, as well as learning related vision problems, binocular vision disorders, and patients who suffer from traumatic brain injuries. He is currently an associate member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and offers vision therapy and rehabilitations programs for those patients in need.
Dr. Charn ToorOptometrist
Dr. Charn Toor was born and raised in Burnaby, BC. He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology. He continued his education, graduating from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry with honours.
Dr. Toor then returned home to BC and has been working locally in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley, gaining a wealth of experience - including providing eye care services for the Vancouver Canucks (his favourite team!) and the Vancouver Giants while growing his practice.
Dr. Toor is an avid sports fan. He plays competitive ball hockey and enjoys golf. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Jody, and his daughter, Nya.
Dr. Sass studied general science at UBC and received his doctorate degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Throughout his career in optometry he’s had a special interest in children’s eye care, learning-related vision problems, and neuro-developmental optometry.
He is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), the Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEPF), the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA), Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the BC Association of Optometrists (BCAO). He is licensed to practice in BC and Washington State. When not at the clinic he enjoys digging in the backyard.
MoiraOffice ManagerThe friendly smile you see when you arrive belongs to our Office Manager Moira. She oversees our appointment scheduling, reception, pre-testing for examinations, and office administration. She and her husband Tim are the parents of 2 adult children and they volunteer their time with a number of community organizations. In addition to her position at the clinic, Moira teaches ballet from kindergarten to the professional level, drawing on her experience as a professional ballerina in England and Australia.
LindaVision TherapistLinda enjoys her work as vision therapist, training children and adults to improve vision skills. She draws on her experience in hospital administration, as well as years spent coaching ball and instructing children with developing abilities at a therapeutic horseback riding academy. Away from work, Linda enjoys horseback riding and spending time with her family.
Aman has obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Psychology, majoring in neuropsychology. She is interested in pursuing medical school with a focus in neurology. She is well versed in Punjabi and Hindi and is currently learning ASL. Aman enjoys working with children and draws from her experience volunteering as a playtime assistant at the Surrey Memorial Hospital. She is now part of their emergency and trauma team support. In addition to her work as a vision therapist at InSight, Aman tutors children of all ages in math, science and english. In her spare time, she loves baking and watching documentaries.
Nathalie has been a licensed optician and contact lens fitter for the past 12 years and a preceptor for student opticians for the past 5 years. Nathalie’s cheerful and confident manner in the dispensary makes it easy and enjoyable for our patients to have their eyewear needs met, as she uses her years of experience to carefully select their optimal lenses and frames. Nathalie comes from a large family, speaks fluent spanish and is currently an aunt to 10 nieces and nephews. Nathalie’s free time is shared with her puppy Charlie.
Almara’s keen eye for fashion and trends is a great asset in her position at InSight as an optical dispenser, as is her background and training in the hospitality industry. She will be happy to use her knowledge to help you with frame and lens selection. Almara is fluent in a number of languages which include: dari, farsi, urdu, punjabi, hindi. Outside the clinic, Almara enjoys spending time with her multi-generational extended family and travelling.
LisaOptometric AssistantWith more than 25 years working in a wide range of medical setting, Lisa has been a large asset to our clinic. She is also a former instructor of the Medical Office Assistant Program at UCFV. In 2006 she took some time off to pursue a career in professional landscaping, for which she is still actively involved. Lisa's greatest joys in life are her son and six year old grandson and she believes that all children, like the best gardens, require continuous encouragement and nurturing to flourish and bloom.
Georgia comes to us from Alberta and brings with her many years of office experience, which we are all happy to benefit from. You will find her welcoming smile greeting you as you enter our clinic. Away from the office, time spent with her children and grandchildren is special and treasured, as are Georgia’s days spent horseback riding.