Dr. Shawn Charland completed an honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary in 1994 before graduating from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry in 1999. He was a recipient of the Allergan Research award in 1996 and the Canadian Optometry Association Award of Merit in 1999.
Dr. Charland grew up in Calgary and practiced on the East and West Coasts before moving to Ottawa and joining eyeDOCS in 2006. Dr. Charland became a partner in 2007. Dr. Charland has a special interest in and is certified as a Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent certified by the College of Optometrists of Ontario.