DR. RITESH PATEL
DIRECTOR OF OPTOMETRY
Dr. Patel is an Optometrist in Toronto providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities. Dr. Patel is a native of Toronto and grew up in the Markham area. After completing his Bachelor of Science in 2003 from the University of Waterloo, he went on to study at the prestigious New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA.
Once earning his Doctorate in 2007, Dr. Patel moved to Cincinnati, OH where he practiced for three years in a variety of settings – retail, surgical and private practice. He was also part of the medical team that performed examinations on the Cincinnati Bengals NFL team.
With intentions of always returning to his hometown, Dr. Patel moved back to Toronto in 2010 and became the Lead Optometrist of The Herzig Eye Institute. As Director of the Dry Eye Clinic, he was the first practitioner in North America to utilize the Lipiflow Thermal Pulsation device. His dream of owning his own practice led him to open See & Be Seen Eyecare in 2013.