Dr. Mitra Mehin has been with the Downtown Vancouver Optometry Clinic since 2013.
Originally from Vancouver, Dr. Mehin graduated from UBC with an undergraduate degree in Microbiology and Immunology (1995) before getting her degree in Optometry (2000) from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (2006). Dr. Mehin spent seven years doing research at the Shiley Eye Centre at the University of San Diego, California in the areas of refractive surgery, keratoconus, intra-stromal corneal rings and implantable corneal/anterior chamber devices. Dr. Mehin has participated in several FDA studies and clinical trials and has authored two papers.
Dr. Mehin is currently serving on the Registration Committee with the College of Optometrists. Her greatest clinical strengths include her sincere attitude and caring nature which enables her to provide her patients with complete and comprehensive care. She takes pride in tailoring each eye examination to solve specific vision problems and in being able to offer state of the art instrumentation to detect and diagnose eye health issues in advance of loss of function.