Our friendly team of professional optometrists at Browz Eyeware will serve you with all the eye care services that you require! For more than 13 years, we have been providing Alberta’s Calgary and Airdrie area with everything you need for quality vision. From eye exams to disease management to vision therapy (and much more), we do it all!
Your eyesight is our priority, and our optometrists will work together with you to ensure that your eyes stay healthy. Great healthcare depends upon a partnership between you and your eye doctor, and we are committed to treating each patient as a unique individual. We will listen to your visual concerns and expectations and discuss the best treatment options with you. If you need vision correction, we’ll explain the pros and cons of different eyeglasses and contact lenses.
Every member of our optometric team brings a particular specialty to our Calgary offices. For example:
- If you or a family member has a condition that requires Vision Therapy, we will assess your needs and custom-design the most effective eye exercises. Our personalized therapy sessions will address a range of ocular conditions, such as vision-related learning problems, traumatic brain and eye injuries and special-needs issues.
- We are also highly trained and experienced in using Vision Therapy and specialized eyewear to enhance sports performance.
- Many of our eye doctors have higher level certification in managing common ocular diseases, such as cataracts and glaucoma.
- If you suffer from the irritations of Dry Eye Syndrome, we have a range of remedies and strategies to recommend. If dry eyes interfere with your daily life and/or ability to wear contact lenses, we can help alleviate your symptoms and bring lasting relief.
At Browz Eyeware, our eye doctors also volunteer their time and expertise to promoting sharp eyesight around the globe. In addition to serving you – the valued members of our local communities – we travel the world to donate the gift of eyesight to underprivileged individuals, providing eye exams and eyeglasses to those in need.
Meet Our Calgary Eye Doctors:
Dr. Fung was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he graduated from University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry in 1993 followed by an additional Bachelor of Science degree (with honours) in human physiology in 1994. Fascinated by the complexity of human visual system, optics, and personally experiencing the reliance on glasses while growing up, he was able to combine his passion and interests by furthering his education and obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry in 1998. During his studies, he was very active in current student affairs and served as President for the Optometry Student Association for three years. He continues to be affiliated with the University of Waterloo, by holding the position of adjunct clinical professor and devoting his clinic to optometry interns as a teaching facility. From 2000-2002, Dr. Fung served as Chief Optometrist for a national laser vision correction centre in Edmonton, and currently is an external consultant for LasikMD in Calgary.
Although Dr. Fung is well educated in the treatment of ocular diseases and injuries through extensive training at the Eye Foundation in Utah, in Salt Lake City, he practices holistic full-scope primary eye care for the entire family. His athletic nature in various sports disciplines cultivated a special interest in finding alternative methods to enhance and protect visual performance for athletes in competitive sports, whether it is through contact lenses, speciality lenses and glasses, safety goggles, sports vision therapy, or laser refractive surgery.
In his free time, Dr. Fung continues to combine various aspects of his work with play and can be seen on the baseball diamonds coaching his son’s Calgary South Division 8 Little League baseball team, or enjoying his various sports interests from skiing to golf. He is an avid photographer and is rarely seen without his camera.
Dr. Fung is currently an active member of the Alberta College of Optometrists, Alberta Association of Optometrists, Calgary Society of Optometrists, and Canadian Association of Optometrists and sits on the committees for the Canadian Examiners in Optometry and the Occupational Vision Care safety eyewear program for the Alberta Association of Optometrists.
Dr. Fung is fluent Cantonese and provides excellent services to his Cantonese-speaking patients when the opportunity arises.
Dr. Debbie Luk is one of the few residency-trained and board certified Developmental Optometrists in Canada. In addition to primary care, she provides vision therapy and performs specialized testing to identify strabismus (eye turn), amblyopia (lazy eye) and learning-related vision problems. Dr. Luk is also experienced in treating patients with special needs, learning disabilities and traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Luk graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Western Ontario. She then completed her Doctor of Optometry degree with Honours at the University of Waterloo where she served as President for four years. Upon graduation, she was presented with the prestigious American Optometric Foundation Carl Zeiss Vision Fellowship and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development Award for Clinical Excellence in Vision Therapy.
Dr. Luk’s post-doctorate studies include a Vision Therapy residency in New York City. She has also earned a certificate of Advanced Clinical Competency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation. In order to have the highest levels of knowledge and skills for treating her patients, she completed a certification process and was inducted as a Board Certified Fellow (FCOVD) of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.
Dr. Luk has conducted research in juvenile glaucoma and cataracts, published in the Journal of Medical Genetics, and presented posters at the Academy of Optometry Meeting. She has lectured at continuing education conferences, where she spoke about treatments for adults with double vision. Furthermore, she has taught a binocular vision laboratory to optometry students. Dr. Luk is currently a Clinical Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry.
Dr. Luk is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrist, the College of Optometrists of Alberta, the Alberta Association of Optometrists, Calgary Society of Optometrist, the College of Optometrist in Vision Development, the Optometric Extension Program Foundation and the American Optometric Foundation.
Dr. Luk is fluent in Cantonese.
Dr. Wright studied Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in 2000 before making the big move to Australia where she completed a Bachelor’s of Optometry degree at the University of Melbourne in 2005. She loved Australia so much that she stayed for almost a decade. During this time, she decided to further her knowledge and obtained a post-graduate diploma in ocular therapeutics at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. While in Australia, Dr. Wright mainly focused on patients with cataracts and glaucoma. She also volunteered for the Lion’s Club Low Vision Clinic.
In 2009, Dr. Wright returned to Calgary and currently also works at a national laser vision correction clinic. In 2012, Dr. Wright joined Browz Eyeware & Eyecare, bringing with her the wealth of knowledge and vast experience that she possesses in several areas of optometry and enjoys complementing her practice by seeing a variety of patients.
With a keen interest in travelling, Dr. Wright has served as a volunteered for eye care missions around the world including South Africa in 2005.
Dr. Wright is a member of the Alberta College of Optometrists, Alberta Association of Optometrists, and Calgary Society of Optometrists and is currently accepting new patients of all ages.
Dr. Anthony Fu grew up in prairie town of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where he was schooled in both English and Cantonese. He attended the University of Saskatchewan and graduated with a BSc with High Honours in Anatomy and Cell Biology in 2010. He then attended the University of Waterloo and graduated on the Dean’s Honour list as a Doctor of Optometry in 2014.
As part of his clinical training, Dr. Fu spent four months in Baltimore, Maryland, training in ocular diseases under the supervision of Optometrists and Ophthalmologists. Dr. Fu also travelled to Vancouver B.C. where he worked alongside sports vision specialist Dr. Alan Boyco who is the primary Optometrist for the Vancouver Canucks and the Vancouver White Caps. Finally, a 4-month rotation in Calgary, AB gave him additional experience in general optometry including pediatrics, vision training and contact lenses.
Optometry has allowed Dr. Fu to combine his love of travelling with his passion to help individuals in need. Through VOSH (Volunteer Optometry Services for Humanity) he has travelled to Jamaica to perform free eye exams and give out glasses to deserving individuals. Dr. Fu has also helped to serve the Calgary community by participating in programs which provide eye care services to Calgary’s senior populations.
Prior to becoming an Optometrist, Anthony worked summers doing research with Dr. Terra Arnason on yeast proteins for diabetes research. Anthony’s many other extra-curricular activities have given him great people skills including volunteering with children as a Day Care worker, and with the mentally disabled in a long-term care facility. He also has spent many days working at his father’s automotive facility.
Dr. Fu enjoys both competitive and recreational sports and has competed at the provincial and national level for Tae Kwon Do and Soccer. He also enjoys playing Volleyball, badminton, soccer, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, and dodge ball and loves the great outdoor activities that Calgary and the surrounding region have to offer.
Dr. Fu is fluent in Cantonese.
Dr. Fu looks forward to serving the Calgary Community and becoming a part of it as well!
Dr. Andrew Chan is a residency-trained optometrist who graduated with honours from the New England College of Optometry in 2009. Prior to this, he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Calgary and obtained his BSc. in Biological Sciences.
During his clinical training, he practiced in a wide range of clinical settings among diverse patient demographics, giving him greater understanding of epidemiologic trends in eyecare. His experiences included working with community health centres in Boston, the New England Eye Institute, and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Manchester, NH. He also trained at the University of Maryland’s Department of Ophthalmology in Baltimore, MD, where he gained insight on medical and surgical disease management and obtained an in-depth understanding of the full spectrum of eyecare. Following graduation, he pursued residency training with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, working with a group ophthalmology practice in Maryland to gain further experience in ocular disease. There, he had the opportunity to work in conjunction with pediatric, refractive surgery, retinal and glaucoma specialists.During this time, hewas also a sub-investigator for a number of clinical trials, researching next-generation pharmaceuticals for eyecare — many of which have now successfully reached the market.
He has presented at the American Academy of Optometry and lectured at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and atcontinuing education courses as well. He has also been a provider of hospital inpatient and nursing home eyecare.
Born and raised in Calgary, Dr. Chan eventually decided to return to his hometown. As an avid skier, he enjoys Calgary’s proximity to the mountains. In his spare time, he keeps up with his fitness through cycling and running, but has interest and experience in a broad number of athletic activities, which also helps him understand patients’ safety and visual performance needs during their athletic pursuits.
Dr. Chan is excited to be an Airdrie eye doctor and provide Airdrie eye examinations. He enjoys sharing his medical experience and passion for quality patient eyecare.
He is an active member of the Alberta College of Optometrists, Alberta Association of Optometrists, Calgary Society of Optometrists, and Canadian Association of Optometrists as well as being dually certified by the American National Board of Examiners in Optometry and the Canadian Examiners in Optometry.
Dr. Patrick Wu received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University and is a Doctorate of Optometry graduate at the Illinois College of Optometry. During his training, he completed an ocular disease externship in Chicago, Illinois where he worked with optometrists and ophthalmologists, including retinal and corneal specialists, cataract surgeons and neuro-ophthlamologists.
Dr. Wu is dedicated to building a strong rapport with his patients while providing excellent eye care and patient education. He has participated in eye care missions in Honduras and hopes to go on more missions in the future. He is also a member of the Canadian and Alberta Association of Optometrists as well as the Calgary Society of Optometrists.
Dr. Wu is a Toronto native who recently moved to Calgary after getting married. He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and road cycling. He also enjoys cooking, playing guitar and is an avid basketball, baseball and hockey fan.
Dr. Vivian Fung was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Calgary in 2010, earning a Gold Medal and a Silver Medallion award upon graduation. She furthered her studies at the University of Waterloo Doctor of Optometry Program and graduated on the Dean’s Honour List in 2014.
During her internship, Dr. Fung received extensive training in ocular disease with a specialty in glaucoma at the Eye Foundation of Utah in Salt Lake City. She also had the unique experience of working alongside Family Medicine Residents to learn a more integrated approach to patient care during her rotation at the University of Waterloo Satellite Optometry Clinic in Kitchener, ON. Following that, she returned to Calgary where she trained under Dr. George Fung at Browz Eyeware & Eyecare until she joined the practice in late 2014 (here she is known as “the female Dr. Fung”, surprisingly not related to Dr. George Fung!).
Dr. Fung’s love of patient care and travelling brought her to Ecuador during her schooling. Here she was part of a volunteer group that provided optometric services and free eyeglasses to those with limited access to this type of care. She hopes to partake in many more volunteering opportunities in the future, both around the world and within her community.
In her free time, you will find Dr. Fung attending a hot yoga class, sitting down with a good book, eating her way through the new and exciting restaurants of Calgary, or spending time with family and friends watching movies, playing board games, or solving puzzles at an escape room.
Dr. Fung is a member of the Alberta College of Optometrists, Alberta Association of Optometrists and the Calgary Society of Optometrists. She is fluent in English, as well as Cantonese and is able to provide services in Cantonese when needed. She is always welcoming new and existing patients who require optometric care and looks forward to serving the residents in and around Calgary for many years to come.
Dr. Jillian Yeaman graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry on the Dean’s Honour List, after having completed her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from McMaster University. As part of her training, she completed several externships, including one in Mobile, Alabama, where she worked with retinal, oculoplastic and neuro-ophthalmologic specialists. She also completed a primary care externship in Dryden, Ontario and a binocular vision externship in Calgary.
Dr. Yeaman was the vice-president of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) and an active member of the student Lion’s Club at the University of Waterloo. She participated in a vision care mission trip in Mioveni, Romania where she had the opportunity to provide vision care to thousands of patients in an underserved community. In her spare time, she enjoys running, hiking, speed skating, cheering on the Blue Jays, and traveling to new locations.
A native of Banff, Alberta, Dr. Cassandra Biro attended the University of Alberta Undergraduate Science in Physical Sciences prior to graduating from The University of Waterloo with a Doctorate in Optometry (Honors). She was also the recipient of the A.W. Cole Prize to the final-year Optometry student ranking highest in clinical proficiency.
From mid-2015 and on, Dr. Biro established a learning relationship with Dr. Luk including a formal clinical externship in her final year of her Optometry studies. Additionally, she completed three other externships including one in ocular disease and therapeutics in Muskogee, Oklahoma and two in primary optometric care in Calgary, Alberta.
In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and heading home to enjoy the mountains with her family. Dr. Biro is both excited and honored to return back to Browz to serve the surrounding community.