Our history

Our clinic was founded in 2006 under the name of ‘Eyecare at the Mulberry’ by Dr. Susan Seibold. The clinic was recognized for excellent patient care and quality eyewear. In 2014 Dr. Henry Reis, an experienced and acclaimed corneal surgeon from Brazil, was provided the opportunity to take on the clinic following Dr. Seibold’s departure back to Germany. His vision for the clinic is to offer patients the most advanced technology in eye care and pair it with a highly skilled team of eye care professionals that create a distinct personal experience for each and every patient. This unique combination of drive, innovation, and commitment to serving the community has given life and purpose to Integra Eyecare Centre.

Our Mission

Our mission is to offer our patients the most advanced technology in eye care and pair it with a highly skilled team of eye care professionals who will exceed expectations and deliver the best patient experience possible, treating them with all the warmth, attention and respect they deserve.

Technology

Striving to cover all your medical needs.
Our eyes contain over two million working parts and are the body’s second most complex organ, after our brain. It takes high tech equipment and skilled doctors to properly navigate the complexities of the human eye.
We offer state-of-the-art technology and advanced services that have been attracting patients from all over the Lower Mainland and beyond. Learn more about what sets us apart.

Our history

Focus Eyecare Centre Facility

Our clinic was founded in 2006 under the name of ‘Eyecare at the Mulberry’ by Dr. Susan Seibold. The clinic was recognized for excellent patient care and quality eyewear. In 2014 Dr. Henry Reis, an experienced and acclaimed corneal surgeon from Brazil, was provided the opportunity to take on the clinic following Dr. Seibold’s departure back to Germany. His vision for the clinic is to offer patients the most advanced technology in eye care and pair it with a highly skilled team of eye care professionals that create a distinct personal experience for each and every patient. This unique combination of drive, innovation, and commitment to serving the community has given life and purpose to Focus Eyecare Centre.

Our Mission

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Our mission is to offer our patients the most advanced technology in eye care and pair it with a highly skilled team of eye care professionals who will exceed expectations and deliver the best patient experience possible, treating them with all the warmth, attention and respect they deserve.

Technology

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Striving to cover all your medical needs.
Our eyes contain over two million working parts and are the body’s second most complex organ, after our brain. It takes high tech equipment and skilled doctors to properly navigate the complexities of the human eye.
We offer state-of-the-art technology and advanced services that have been attracting patients from all over the Lower Mainland and beyond. Learn more about what sets us apart.

MEET OUR FACILITY

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MEET OUR DOCTORS

Our doctors will provide you with the care, expertise, and precision that your eyes demand.

DR. HENRY REIS
DR. HENRY REIS
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DR. CINDY HO
DR. CINDY HO
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DR. DANIELA ALBUQUERQUE
DR. DANIELA ALBUQUERQUE
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DR. JENNY TSUI
DR. JENNY TSUI
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DR. PETAR PRPIC
DR. PETAR PRPIC
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MEET OUR TEAM

CRAIG PETRISHIN
CRAIG PETRISHINLab Coordinator
Craig first entered the Optical industry in 1986 after attending an Optician course at the Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. He moved to BC in 1990 and has since worked for various high end optical stores ranging from the Fraser Valley to Kitsilano and Yaletown. He even owned his own Optical Retail Store in Vancouver’s East End before joining us in 2011. Craig is responsible for running our on-site lab, specializes in making and dispensing custom eyewear and is well known with our patients and customers for the quality of care and service he provides. He brings a wealth of knowledge about optics, eyewear, optical lenses and the eyecare industry in general.
Widely considered by others in the industry as ‘a legend’, Craig has a following of loyal patients that wouldn’t trust their eyewear needs to anyone else.
EWA MICHALSKA
EWA MICHALSKAEyewear / Contact Lens Expert
Born in Poland, Ewa is a very experienced optician and contact lens fitter, who started practicing in 1994. Ewa also holds a Psychology degree from the University of Silesia in Katowice Poland.
Extremely hardworking, always upbeat and ready for a challenge, you will find that she is your go-to person for anything from finding the perfect eyeglass frame to contact lens training and fitting, whether you are new to wearing them or a seasoned wearer.
Ewa loves helping people and makes your eye wear experience fun and memorable. She lives and breathes optical and we feel blessed to have her join our team.
TATIANA CHEKHTER
TATIANA CHEKHTEREyewear / Contact Lens Expert
Tatiana originally came to us from St. Petersburg, the cultural heart of Russia. While there, she created a background for herself in Architecture and Accounting. Tatiana journeyed to Canada in the year 1997, and shortly after joined the Optical Industry in 1999.
She is an experienced Licensed Dispensing Optician, having worked in the eye care industry for the last 18 years. She also obtained her MOA certification in 2004.
Tatiana is very skilled at filling even the most difficult and complex optical prescriptions with the highest degree of accuracy. She has an extensive knowledge of the newest lens technology, and will expertly help you choose the best possible frame that fits your own unique style and personality.
STEPHEN MOKRY
STEPHEN MOKRYEyewear Expert
Stephen is known across the Lower Mainland for his prairie-born practicality and sense of fun.
A licensed optician for over 10 years, he is dedicated to helping you choose eyewear that fits and suits your needs. Stephen has a very fashion-forward approach to eyewear, while staying true to the principle that form should always follow function. When not at work, he is currently enjoying jewellery making and tailoring.
MARYAM MERKHO
MARYAM MERKHOOptometric Assistant / Aesthetics Specialist
Maryam has a strong background in medical aesthetics, and has joined our team as an optometric assistant, IPL and RF technician. She is very positive and loves helping our patients.
MARIA DAUDJI-ROLPH
MARIA DAUDJI-ROLPHVision Therapist Coordinator / Optometric Assistant
Maria was born in Tanzania; East Africa, and completed her high school there. She then lived in North Carolina, where she completed her undergraduate degree in Biology, Early Childhood Education and pre-medicine at Duke University. After graduation, she emigrated to British Columbia and has called this place her home ever since. She discovered Vision Training by accident, and has worked as a vision therapist for over 8 years now. Maria’s interest lies in neuro-rehabilitation and the eye-brain connection. She loves working with people from all walks of life and hopes that can help them improve their visual functioning through vision training. Maria is currently in the process of becoming credentialed as a Vocational Rehabilitation professional. When she’s not at work or school, Maria enjoys long hikes with her husband and 2 kids, summer days, discovering new coffee shops and writing.
ROCHELLE ROBBERTZE
ROCHELLE ROBBERTZERF Therapist / Staff Coordinator / CCOA
Originally from South Africa, Rochelle laid roots in Canada in 2001 and entered the optical industry in 2007. Possessing a strong background in both customer service and office management and with a passion for people and eyes, she is ready and willing to help you with anything from booking an appointment to learning to insert and remove your contact lenses.
Rochelle is the one responsible for managing our clinic patient flow, and has also assisted in training our new team members with compassion and great attention to detail. We are very happy to have Rochelle as a member of our team, and we look forward to seeing her grow further into a managerial role over the years.
KRISTAL RUBIA
KRISTAL RUBIAOcular Hygienist / CCOA
Before Kristal came to find herself at home as part of the Integra Eyecare family, she was living in the beautiful islands of the Philippines. During her life there, she was able to pursue and complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, before immigrating to Canada with her family in 2007.
Kristal began to realize a new calling, and decided to move away from the nursing field and towards the life of an MOA. She earned her diploma in 2013 at the BCCE. Kristal is always on the go and loves discovering new places while traveling and hiking.
Our team and patients have greatly benefited from her background in Nursing, her cheerful outlook and unshakeable positive attitude. Kristal is currently enrolled in the Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant program (CCOA).
CAITLIN DAWKINS
CAITLIN DAWKINSCCOA (in progress)
Caitlin was born and raised in North Vancouver, where she grew up competing in gymnastics and indoor rock climbing. She earned a diploma in musical theatre from Randolph College for the Performing Arts in Toronto, before moving back home and completing a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics at SFU. She uses her performing background to spread laughter among our patients and our team, as well as when performing improv comedy. Caitlin is relatively new to optical, having recently moved to the field following over a decade of experience in the service industry. She loves being able to help people every day and is so happy to have found a home with our team at Integra. Caitlin is currently enrolled in the Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant program (CCOA).
CAOIMHE HOGAN
CAOIMHE HOGANOptometric Assistant
Caoimhe grew up in Ireland and lived in New York City before finding her home here in Vancouver just over 4 years ago.
She has a background in Animal Care, Bartending, Marketing and recently graduated from her MOA program at BCIT. With a passion to help people she found herself excited to become part of the Integra team and assist you with your eye care needs.
In her free time she can be found exploring BC, travelling, dancing or spending time with her friends and family.
CHARLOTTE MCNAIR
CHARLOTTE MCNAIROptometric Assistant / Vision Therapist (in training)
Charlotte is from the Tricities and has joined our team in 2020.
She has a background in healthcare and has worked with Leukaemia Bone Marrow Transplant Program of B.C. assisting patients and their families to find a stem cell match. She absolutely loves dogs and is very passionate about patient care.
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