Dr. Shirley Blanc

Dr. Shirley Blanc graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2001. She focuses a significant portion of her practice on assessing and treating patients with visual-based problems from traumatic brain injury. Dr. Blanc is a fellow of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA), an international multi-disciplinary organization. Her literature review article about visual dysfunction from whiplash injury will be published in Optometry & Visual Performance in December 2019, and is currently a co-investigator at the University of Toronto with the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education and their Sport Medicine clinic, looking at the influence of peripheral visuomotor abilities on sport injury risk. She has provided services in vision rehabilitation as well as vision performance for athletes at all levels, including Varsity, Olympic, and Pro.