Above and beyond routine eye care

Meet our Doctors

Above and beyond routine eye care

Meet our Doctors
dr. wendy tam-wai

Dr. Wendy Tam-Wai

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Dr. Wendy Tam-Wai received her Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry and has been a partner at Bloor West Optometry since 2002. The well being of her patients is her top priority. Her philosophy is that listening to their concerns, educating patients about their eyes, and taking a preventative approach to eye diseases will result in the best possible care.

When not meeting new patients, Dr. Tam-Wai can be found brushing up her golf skills, throwing rocks with her curling team and visiting exciting, new destinations around the world with her family.

dr. kalyn burroughs

Dr. Kalyn Burroughs

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Dr. Kalyn Burroughs received her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 2003. She completed an externship in ocular disease, refractive and cataract surgery management and oculoplastics in Birmingham, Alabama. At graduation, she was awarded the College of Optometrists of Ontario General Proficiency Award for her academic achievements.

Dr. Burroughs has been practicing at Bloor West Optometry since her graduation and became a partner in 2013. Her primary focus is to provide current and exceptional eye care to all ages. She is passionate about preventative eye health and takes the time to educate her patients. Her specialized training includes dry eye therapy and myopia management.

When she is away from the clinic, Dr. Burroughs can be found enjoying the great outdoors with her husband and two children; biking, hiking and downhill skiing. She also enjoys reading a good book and practicing yoga.

dr. lauren horochowskyj

Dr. Lauren Horochowskyj

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Dr. Lauren Horochowskyj was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. She graduated with Honours from the University of Waterloo in 2018 where she received a Doctor of Optometry degree. She has had thorough training in both pre-operative and post-operative management for cataracts, laser vision correction and various ocular diseases which she obtained by completing an internship with ophthalmologists in Houston, Texas.

She looks forward to continuing her work at Bloor West Optometry providing high quality eye care to the community. When not working she enjoys reading novels, watching basketball and spending time with family and friends.

dr. andrea mierzynski

Dr. Andrea Mierzynski

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Dr Mierzynski received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1991 and has enjoyed working in the Bloor West area for over 30 years in the same practice. She is married with 3 adult children.

She practices full scope optometry including pediatric, geriatric, ocular disease management and pre- and post-operative care. She focuses on educating her patients about their ocular condition, so they fully understand their treatment options.

Outside the clinic, she does committee work with her professional association and with the University of Waterloo School and Eye Institute. She enjoys cooking, travelling, kayaking and biking.

dr. victoria hoy

Dr. Victoria Hoy

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Dr. Victoria Hoy graduated with distinction from the University of Waterloo with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2017 and Doctor of Optometry in 2021. During her studies, her externships in the Scarborough and Mississauga regions were heavily focused on ocular disease management, especially for diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.

Dr. Hoy is no stranger to the Bloor West Village community as she first joined our office back in 2010 working at the front desk! She looks forward to meeting you and being a part of your healthcare circle!

In her spare time, Dr. Hoy enjoys trying out new recipes and likes to experiment with various noodle dishes!