Team

Meet Our Friendly Doctors and Staff
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DR. AMANDA M. OLSEN O.D.

Optometrist
     Dr. Amanda M. Olsen attended Pacific University College of Optometry near Portland, Oregon after completing her Biology degree at the University of Regina. During her fourth year optometry school externships, she had many training opportunities including time in Denver, Colorado and Fargo, North Dakota. Dr. Olsen was honoured to receive the William Feinbloom Low Vision Award at graduation, awarded to a student who demonstrates an aptitude in the clinical care of patients with low vision. During her time at Pacific, Dr. Olsen served as a liaison between students and faculty by serving as her class president as well as chapter president of the Canadian Association of Optometry Students. She also volunteered for numerous Special Olympic Vision Screenings and participated in a weekly elementary school reading program, encouraging literacy and fostering a love for reading at a young age.

 

     Born and raised in Estevan, Saskatchewan, and having worked three summers as an optometric technician at South East Eyecare, Dr. Olsen is happy to come home to the community she loves. Dr. Olsen is looking forward to providing comprehensive eye care including primary care, contact lenses, refractive surgery co-management and ocular disease. She has a special interest in the diagnosis and care of patients with low vision.

 

     Dr. Olsen enjoys knitting, puzzles, and spending time with her family and her husband, Travis Frank and their dog Dodger. She is activity involved in the community though the Rotary Club of Estevan, where she serves as President-Elect, as well as the Estevan Alliance Church teaching Sunday school.
Dr Sliva and Family

DR. SARAH SLIVA O.D.

Optometrist

     Dr. Sliva was born and raised in Glenavon (a small town of approx. 200 people, located 1.5 hours north of Estevan), and did two years of Pre-Optometry at the University of Regina.  In 2005, she started her journey in optometry when she was accepted to the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science (then the University of Waterloo School of Optometry).  She became an active member of the Canadian Association of Optometry Students (CAOS), even acting as President one year.  Knowing that she wanted to return to her home province to practice, she selected externship sites close to home, in an effort to learn as much as possible about the people she would soon be providing eyecare.  Her education took her from Waterloo, to Brandon and Winnipeg, and finally to Regina and Estevan.  She graduated on the Dean’s Honours List in 2009 and was awarded the RACH Memorial Award at the School of Optometry’s graduation awards.  In 2011, Dr. Sliva opened South East Eyecare and received the Ida Petterson Memorial Award for Outstanding Entrepreneur at the Estevan Women of Today Awards.

Dr. Sliva enjoys not only patient care, but patient education, as well.  She firmly believes that everyone benefits when patients are involved in their diagnosis and care plans, and actively strives to find new ways to provide information to patients in order to help them make informed eyecare decisions.  Dr. Sliva is active in her provincial optometry association (SAO), St. Mary’s School SCC, Estevan 6th Scouting, and the Souris Valley Museum board.  She has six beautiful children (who all know where the cookies are kept in the staff room) and a very supportive husband.  She enjoys camping and crocheting, and has two cats.

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Chris

Opthalmic Dispenser
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Janelle

Opthalmic Dispenser
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Jessica

Opthalmic Dispenser
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Emily

Certified Optometric Assistant
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Sandy

Optical Assistant
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Courtney

Certified Optometric Assistant
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Lorranda

Certified Optometric Assistant
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Ashlee

Certified Optometric Assistant
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Linda

Optometric Assistant
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Emily

Optometric Assistant - Carnduff
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Suzanne

Optometric Assistant - Carnduff
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Kevin

Office Manager