Dr. Neeru Johal graduated with honours in Optometry at Aston University School of Life and Health Sciences in 2012. She decided to pursue a Masters in Optometry from which she graduated with honours in 2013.
Dr. Neeru Johal completed a primary care externship practicing alongside a glaucoma-specialty optometrist and an ocular disease externship at the Eastbourne District General Hospital and Eastbourne Eye Clinic. After obtaining her license to practice independently from the General Optical Council, she took on a resident optometrist position at Vision Express Winchester where she remained for 2 years providing patient-centred care through comprehensive eye examinations and working alongside binocular vision specialists and ophthalmologists within the Hampshire region.
Dr. Neeru Johal obtained her IOBP certification from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry before returning home to Calgary. She completed an additional ocular therapeutics externship at Seema Eye Care where she evaluated post-operative patients for any developing signs of ocular infection or inflammation. She also had the pleasure of observing ophthalmic surgeons, Dr. Ahmed Al Ghoul and Dr. Jamie Bhamra, perform surgical procedures involving cataract extraction with IOL placement, corneal transplants, dry eye management, YAG laser capsulotomy and collagen cross-linking for corneal ectasia.
Outside of practicing optometry, Dr. Neeru Johal loves to try out new places to eat, travel with her husband and go to group-boxing sessions with her sisters.
Dr. Neeru Johal is excited to be a part of the Blink Eyewear team and is happy to provide eye examinations in English, Punjabi or Hindi.