Dr. Romie Dhaliwal, B.Sc., O.D.

Dr. Romie Dhaliwal B.Sc., O.D.

Dr. Romie Dhaliwal, Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Dhaliwal has been practicing optometry in Manitoba since 2011. She was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and attended the University of Winnipeg where she completed her B.Sc. in Biology. She then moved to Chicago, Illinois to complete her doctorate of Optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Dhaliwal has done clinical rotations in pediatrics/binocular vision, cornea and contact lens, advanced care, and low vision. On her rotations she worked in Chicago, IL, Albert Lea Eye Clinic-MayoHealth System, MN, Mid-Florida Eye Center in Mount Dora, FL, and the Veterans Association Medical Center in Providence, RI.

Dr. Dhaliwal has worked closely in clinical and surgical settings with many different Ophthalmologists all over the US. She has gained experience in many fields with the diagnosis, management and prevention of eye diseases, vision therapy, cataract pre-operative and post-operative management, glaucoma, and retinal diseases. She has a special interest in the treatment of chronic dry eye and myopia management. With the growing concern of myopia in children, she recently completed her certification in CooperVision's Brilliant Futures Myopia Management Program. It is the first and only one day contact lens approved by the FDA for slowing the progression of myopia in children.

She is a current member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, Manitoba Association of Optometrists, Canadian Optometrists in Vision Therapy & Rehabilitation, the Awards Committee, and the Mentor Committee. She has completed her Practical Vision Therapy Accreditation Program with COVT&R. Dr. Dhaliwal helps mentor new grads and enjoys teaching and being observed by students who show a particular interest in the field of Optometry.

She enjoys seeing patients of all ages, from newborns to the elderly, and is passionate about educating her patients about their eye health.

Dr. Dhaliwal is a big advocate of supporting small businesses as you are supporting a dream, and growing your local community! So in her spare time you can often find her with her husband and kids supporting local restaurants, breweries and markets in Winnipeg. To stay active, she enjoys Peloton workouts, bootcamps and kickboxing. She hopes to get back into martial arts and complete her blackbelt in Taekwondo.

She offers comprehensive eye exams in English, Hindi and Punjabi.


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