DR. KRISTEL TOOMSALU OPTOMETRIST
Dr. Toomsalu joined the West Toronto Eye Care practice in October 2005 and has extensive experience in family eye care, including pediatric eye examination, contact lens fitting, eye surgery co-management, adult eye care, diabetic and post-cataract surgery care. She strongly believes in listening to her patients, so she can best address their needs and involve them in decision making.
EXTENSIVE EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Dr. Kristel Toomsalu completed a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees at the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry in 2004. During her studies, Kristel participated in many extra curricular activities, including several international conferences, and an eyecare mission to Mexico. To better serve the Estonian community, Dr. Toomsalu completed an internship with ophthalmologists in Tartu, Estonia where she achieved a better understanding of medical and technical terminology.
Dr. Toomsalu was born in Tallinn, Estonia and moved to Toronto at the age of 12. She is now a married mother of two living in the west end of Toronto. In her spare time she loves to read, sing choral music and curl at the High Park Curling Club. She continues to attend international and Canadian conferences on new advances to the eyecare field.