Dr. Farrah Sunderji, OD is the past president of the Calgary Society of Optometrists (CSO). She is an active member of the Alberta College and Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. She is passionate about eyes and is committed to helping you protect your vision for life.
Dr. Farrah graduated with Honors from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. She is part of the Beta Kappa Sigma: International Optometric Honors Society. She completed a residency in Pediatrics and Vision Therapy at the Southern California College of Optometry and received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta.
During her residency, Dr. Farrah provided eye examinations to patients of all ages including the blind and visually impaired at the Blind Children’s Learning Center. She has helped patients with strabismus, double vision, amblyopia, head trauma rehabilitation, and special populations. She has additional training in pediatric contact lenses. Dr. Farrah completed her externship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida; ranked as the #1 eye care hospital in the USA. While there she trained with both Optometrists and Ophthalmologists in the areas of retina, cornea, glaucoma, neuro, pediatrics, and primary care.
Dr. Farrah’s vision of eye health and eye care led to the creation of Eyedeology in Centennial Clinic; a multidisciplinary health center providing an integrated approach to health care in the heart of downtown Calgary. She believes eyes provide insight into a person’s overall health, and that yearly exams are critical to keeping both the eyes and the body in good health. As part of her passion for eyes, she enjoys blogging about the latest in eyecare and eyewear: be sure to check out our blog that also features the articles published in Calgary’s Child magazine.
Dr. Farrah, a native Calgarian, understands the dilemma of dry eyes. She started an advanced Calgary Dry Eye Clinic at Eyedeology after experiencing dry eyes herself and finding treatment options that helped her manage this condition. She takes a holistic approach when treating clients and is an early adopter of treatment protocols and technology to help her clients suffering from dry eye disease. She enjoys educating colleagues on dry eye disease and is part of various dry eye boards across the country.
Dr. Farrah is multilingual and fluent in French, Spanish, Katchi, Urdu, Hindi, and Gujrati. She is a mom to two beautiful children and enjoys spending time outdoors with her loved ones.
Dr. Farrah frequently appears on Calgary’s Global Morning Show and City Breakfast TV discussing eye health topics. The segments can be viewed below:
- An Unusual Case of Myopic Shift Post Acquired Brain Injury in the Canadian Journal of Optometry.
- Calgary Child’s Magazine: Seeing Clearly Eye Exams – What you Need to Know
- Protecting a Child’s Vision for Life – It’s Worth the Effort
- Understanding Lazy Eye
- Infant Vision
- Essential Gear for Vision Safety
- What You Need to Know: Red Eyes, Allergies and Dry Eyes
- Keys to a Successful School Year
- New Spectacle Lens Designs Specifically For The Management Of Juvenile-Onset Myopia