December 15, 2022
As the holiday season approaches, concussion recovery can become especially challenging. The hustle and bustle of the holidays often bring increased social expectations and overwhelming schedules that can cause additional…
Dr. Shirley Blanc obtained her Bachelor degree in Honors Science at the University of Waterloo, and then graduated with a Doctorate of Optometry in 2001. She has years of experience working in private practice catering to patients of all ages.
In recent years, Dr. Blanc dedicated a significant portion of her practice to assessing and treating patients with traumatic brain injury, due to the need for optometric intervention as a vital component of a post-concussive healthcare team.
The skills and education she obtained through an extensive array of specialized courses and certifications in the field of Neuro-Optometric Vision Rehabilitation, as well as her clinical experience has enabled her to provide individualized and research-supported strategies for patients with Post-Trauma Vision Syndrome.
Dr. Blanc incorporates a multidisciplinary team-based approach with consideration of vision as an interactive component with other systems in the body. She has been a speaker for several health professional organizations educating on the topic of vision and concussion, and has received recognition for her volunteer contribution to the Canadian Optometrists in Vision Therapy & Rehabilitation Association.
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