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Our Optometrists

We make it a policy to ensure that all staff members are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible.

Dr. Peter McGuigan

Optometrist / Owner

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Dr. McGuigan has been practicing in High River for 40 years and specializes in all your eye health needs.

Dr. McGuigan is involved in many local community projects including the Rotary Club. Within the optical industry Dr. McGuigan is a Director on the Alberta College of Optometrists Executive Board and is a longtime member and volunteer with the Canadian Vision Care group, which takes him abroad performing eye examinations in underprivileged countries. Dr. McGuigan enjoys his family, work and golf. Hola! Dr. McGuigan also speaks Spanish!

Dr. Tannis Shakya

Optometrist / Owner

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Dr. Shakya provides full scope optometry, including routine eye examinations, contact lens fittings, pre and post-operative patient care, emergency eye examinations and treatment, glaucoma co-management, refractive surgery assessments, and pediatric examinations.

Dr. Tannis Shakya has been practicing at Spectrum Eyecare & Eyewear in High River since 2004. Originally from rural Saskatchewan, she attended the University of Regina fulfilling the requirements for pre-optometry, and continued her education at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry from 1999-2003, graduating with a Doctor of Optometry degree (Dean’s Honours List). She was awarded the J.C. Thompson Memorial Prize for Optometry for achieving top marks in clinical rotations, as well as an Alcon Continuing Professional Education Award for achievement in contact lens courses/clinics. She spent a four month externship in Baltimore, MD, working at the Omni Eye Centre and a five week internship in Edmonton, AB. In 2014, she completed a course in Oral Therapeutics, Glaucoma and Advanced Diagnostics. Dr. Shakya is a member of the Calgary Society of Optometrists, the Alberta Association of Optometrists, and the Canadian Association of Optometrists.