Dr. Vishakha Thakrar

Dr. Vishakha Thakrar is residency-trained in cornea, contact lenses and refractive surgery. She is the owner of Vaughan Family Vision Care, a specialty contact lens practice, where she primarily sees patients with corneal and ocular surface disease. She previously held the role of Director of the Contact Lens Service at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, and has spoken on scleral lenses and myopia control throughout Canada and the US. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the Scleral Lens Society.

She currently sits on the board for the Contact Lens Section of the CAO, on the RCCO Contact Lens Working Group, and is a principal organizer for the CCLA conference. She has been a contributing editor and has written numerous articles for Canadian and American journals.