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Who we are

At the Chow Eye Institute, your vision is our priority. Established in 1973, we have been offering premium eye care to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for generations. We are a high tech, medically focused practice with top of the line specialized instruments to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of your visual needs.

About Chow Eye Institute

At the Chow Eye Institute, your vision is our priority. Established in 1973, we have been offering premium eye care to the GTA for generations. We are a high tech, medically focused practice with top of the line specialized instruments to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of your visual needs.

Our story

Dr. Edward Chow was the first Chinese OD to establish an optometry practice in Toronto, Canada in 1973. Starting out in Chinatown, Dr. Chow has opened numerous successful practices throughout the GTA.

Today, the CHOW Eye Institute resides in Markham and has grown to become a multidisciplinary practice with specialists in myopia control, dry eye, vision therapy and other specialty vision areas.  The facilities include cutting edge equipment and state of the art technologies for all your specialty eye care needs. We are equipped to address the whole spectrum of general eye care to the most difficult cases.

 
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The OrthoTool™ advantage

OrthoTool is a highly specialized contact lens design software owned and developed by Dr. Edward Chow. As a myopia control researcher and educator, Dr. Chow hosts training workshops to help other Eye Care Professionals learn about the advantages of OrthoTool too. With OrthoTool, lenses are specially designed for your specific eyes and needs such as: Myopic and Hyperopic Orthokeratology, Myopia Control, Astigmatism, Presbyopia and Post-Refractive corneas.

When you trust your eye care to the Chow Eye Institute, you are getting premium, custom designed lenses that are tailor-fit to your unique eyes.

Meet Our Team

Optometrist Dr. Chow

DR. EDWARD S.
CHOW

Optometrist
Dr. Chow is a licensed optometrists and renowned expert in orthokeratology and speciality contact lenses. Dr. Chow is the first Canadian optometrist to engage in the practice of orthokeratology with the accelerated and advanced method of performance... read more about Dr. Chow.
Optometrist DR. JEFFERY NG

DR. JEFFERY
NG

Optometrist
Dr. Jeffery Ng was born and raised in Vancouver and attended Vancouver College before earning his Bachelor of Science at the University of British Columbia. He then obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry.... read more about Dr. Ng.
Optometrist Teddy Chow

DR. TEDDY
CHOW

Optometrist
Following his Master’s degree in Clinical Neuroscience at Western University, Dr. Teddy Chow received his Doctor of Optometry from the Indiana School of Optometry. During this time Dr. Chow actively engaged in clinical research training in areas of retinal imaging.... read more about Dr. Chow.
Optician Amy Chow

AMY
CHOW

Optician
Amy Chow is a licensed dispensing optician, contact lens fitter and a sales and marketing professional in the specialty contact lens and eye care equipment sector. With degrees in both science and broadcast journalism, she brings to the eye care industry her penchant for communications..... read more about Amy Chow.