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Dr. Samina K. Khan, O.D. - Lead Optometrist Sight N' Steps

Graduated from the prestigious Chicago based Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Khan has been practicing as an Optometrist all over North America. With her professionalism, from Chicago to Daytona Beach to Toronto, Dr. Khan managed to create a loyal patient base for her optometry services. During her career as an optometrist, Dr. Khan has worked with a vastly diverse patient population and some of the leading North American Optometry experts. Dr. Khan joins Sight N’ Steps with a passion to serve her childhood communities of Durham Region.

Dr. Palak Desai, O.D. 

Dr. Desai is an honors graduate of State University of New York with extensive experience working in the US prior to moving to Canada. Dr. Desai has been working with Leading Ophthalmologists in the Toronto area evaluating patients for various eye surgeries and laser treatments. In addition to managing Sight N' Steps, Dr. Desai is in-charge of two other practices in the GTA at Lenscrafters and Wal-Mart Vision Center. She is a very hardworking professional, serving six to seven hundred (600-700) patients a month on average between all three of her practices. Dr. Desai joined Sight N' Steps in August 2015, and has been very successful in establishing a very loyal patient base of over 2000 patients in a very short period of time.

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I have always been curious to find out why? Luckily, I walked into Sight N' Steps, and her friendliness gave me courage to finally ask the question. She looked at me, smiled and responded with enthusiasm.

"In Canada, any and all medical devices must be dispensed by a licensed professional who has had proper education and sufficient training to do so. Eyeglasses are no exception. Eyeglasses, when prepared with your prescription, become medical devices and therefore be dispensed by a licensed optician or a Doctor of Optometry".

"But anyone can bend the frames and tighten screws?" I replied quickly as Lori, the Licensed Optician at Sight N' Steps continued examining my eyeglasses from various angles.

"It's not about bending the frame, it is about ensuring how i can help you maximize your vision".

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