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Chris De Guzman

Dr. Chris De Guzman

Dr. Chris received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba where he was on the Dean’s Honour List. He completed his Doctor of Optometry degree at the Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry in California. He went on to complete clinical externships in Ocular Disease, Vision Therapy, and Primary Eye Care in Orange County, Greater New York, and Beverly Hills. Following graduation, Dr. Chris was offered a position in Beverly Hills, where he treated a wide variety of patients including many A-list celebrities. After his U.S. work permit expired, he decided to come back to Canada to work, and ultimately decided to make Calgary his new home.

During Optometry school, Dr. Chris won the Optometry Student Bowl and was nominated for Clinician of the Year. He represented his school at Optometry’s Meeting against all other Optometry schools in North America where he finished in the Top 8 overall. He won various awards during Optometry school and was a tutor in Optics, Principles and Practice of Optometry, and Patient Care Services.

At the age of 21, after being accepted in Optometry school, Dr. Chris was offered a record deal in the Philippines. He chose to pursue his dreams of becoming a singer for four years before returning to Optometry school. He is the winner of Best New Male and Favorite Male Artist at the Philippine Grammy Awards. His other hobbies include modifying cars with his twin brother, travelling, and trying out new places to eat.

Dr. Chris is excited to join the Blink team and is available for eye examinations in both English and Tagalog (Filipino). He is passionate about providing the highest quality care and an exceptional experience for all his patients in the community.

Dr. Chris is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists, Canadian Association of Optometrists, California Optometric Association, and LA County Optometric Society.

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