Welcome to Focused! We are fanatical about eyes! Feel free to ask us any question you have. Our friendly and diverse staff are ready to assist you! From baby’s first eye exam to red eye work ups to specialty contact lens fitting, we do it all. No problem is too big or too small for us to handle. Tell us how we can FOCUS on you!
Our Doctors of Optometry have a wide variety of professional experiences both in our own communities and overseas. We have participated in Eye Health Missions to Costa Rica, Honduras and El Salvador, partnered with OneSight and Optometry Giving Sight, done presentations at numerous local schools, and volunteered in our city.
Ongoing education is a key part of our profession. New advances in eye health and vision are embraced and incorporated into our treatment recommendations.
Our staff are chosen for their special interests in eye health. Their desire to expand their knowledge enhances their customer service and compassion for all patients.
Meet Our Team
Dr. LORI JAFFRAY
Dr. Lori Jaffray grew up in the Red Deer area, and later attended the University of Alberta, where she received a BSc. in Specialization Biochemistry in 1997. She completed her professional education at Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon. In 2001, Dr. Jaffray fulfilled her dream of becoming an Optometrist, graduating with distinction, and obtaining her Optometric Doctorate. In the same year, she won the national level thesis award for exceptional research from Beta Sigma Kappa Honors Fraternity.
Dr. Jaffray is fluent in Portuguese and can conduct examinations in Spanish as well. She enjoys fitting custom contact lenses, including sclerals, hybrids and multifocals. Dr. Jaffray practiced in several locations in Alberta before settling in Calgary in 2003. She currently manages her own practices in Northland Plaza (NW), Marlborough Mall (NE) and Chinook Mall (SW), Calgary. Dr. Jaffray is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists (AAO) and is active in the Calgary Society of Optometrists (CSO). Dr. Jaffray is a Past-President of the Alberta College of Optometrists (ACO).
Dr. BRADY TURNER
Dr. Turner is a native of Grande Prairie, Alberta and in 2007 completed his Bachelor of Science in biology at the University of Alberta with a minor in Psychology. In 2011, he graduated with honors, and obtained his Optometric Doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois and was one of only two in his class to receive the VSP Scholarship for Clinical Excellence.
His clinical interests include dry eye and contact lenses, including specialty fits. In 2010, he was fortunate to be involved in a volunteer mission to Honduras where he helped provide specialty eye care services to thousands of people in need.In his spare time he enjoys golf, weight training and distance running and in 2011 he qualified for and completed the prestigious Boston Marathon.
Dr. Turner is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists (AAO) and the Calgary Society of Optometrists (CSO). He is the primary doctor at the Chinook location but also works at Marlborough.
Dr. AMINDER S. GILL
Dr. Aminder S. Gill completed his Hon. B.Sc. degree from the University of Toronto in 2010 specializing in Cell and Molecular Biology. He then went on to study at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA graduating in the spring of 2014. After returning to practice in Toronto for one year, Dr. Gill moved to Calgary during the summer of 2015.
Clinical interests include contact lenses, ocular pathology, pediatrics and geriatrics. Additionally, he is fluent in Punjabi & Hindi and is able to conduct eye exams in French and Spanish as well.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Gill has a strong passion for Indian music and dancing. While studying in the US, he spent 5 years competing as lead dancer on a professional Bhangra team all across North America. These days, he has shifted his focus to playing soccer, ball hockey and weightlifting using a Crossfit training regimen to stay in shape.
Dr. CAMELLIA ALFORD
Dr. Alford was born in Winnipeg. She studied Microbiology at the University of Manitoba, and completed her BSc in 1994. She studied optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry, and earned her BSVS in 1997 and her OD in 1999. While working in Chicago, she completed her residency in primary care and ocular disease at the Illinois Eye Institute in 2000. After moving home to Canada, she finished her FAAO in 2002 and began practicing in Calgary in 2003.
Dr. Alford enjoys seeing patients of all ages, but loves her infants and seniors. She enjoys cooking, knitting and taking long walks with her husband and puppy.
Dr. LANA FILIPIC
Dr. Filipic grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan and studied at the University of Regina before graduating with honors, and obtaining her Optometric Doctorate from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2011.
While Dr. Filipic’s clinical interests include management of ocular disease and dry eye, her personal mission is to treat every patient as though they were family. Dr. Filipic takes the time to explain every step of your eye examination and to thoroughly answer any questions or concerns you may have.
Dr. Filipic is also fluent in Serbo-Croatian. In her spare time, Dr. Filipic is very enthusiastic about fitness, nutrition and the great outdoors: you will probably run into her at the local gym, supermarket, running trails or ski hill.
Dr. Filipic is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists and is the past-president of the Calgary Society of Optometrists.
Dr. NICOLE MADDEN
Dr. Nicole Madden was born and raised in Calgary and graduated from the University of Calgary in 2006, where she received a first class honors degree in Psychology. In 2012, she completed her professional education at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, and graduated as a member of both the Tomb & Key Honorary Society and Gold Key Honorary Society.
Dr. Madden is extremely passionate about eye health and travel, and has been able to incorporate the love of both in her career. She has been fortunate enough to travel to Honduras and rural Mexico with various aide organizations to provide eye exams to those in need, and has also spent several months working at an eye hospital in China.
Her clinical interests include working with low vision patients as well as pediatrics, but above all, she loves spending time with her patients and answering any questions they might have about their vision or ocular health. Dr. Madden is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists (AAO) and the Calgary Society of Optometrists (CSO).
Dr. ANITA TIEU
Dr. Tieu received her Bachelors of Science from the University of Calgary in 2011 where she majored in Microbial Biology. Afterwards, she pursued her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo and graduated in 2015. Being a native to Calgary, she is excited to be back home to provide her services and give back to the community.
During her professional education, she had the fortune of travelling to, and providing optometric care in Peru and Mexico. During these trips she discovered her passion for providing optometric care in underserved communities and hopes to be involved in more projects in the future.
Dr. Tieu enjoys seeing patients of all ages. Her clinical interests include binocular vision and ocular disease.
She is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese with working understanding of Vietnamese.
In her spare time she enjoys playing ultimate Frisbee and paddling for her Dragon Boat team.
Dr. Sonja Hagemann
Dr. Sonja is an eye health nerd. She feels it’s her duty to educate people on how to keep their eyes healthy and spends a lot of her free time studying the latest research. She has even been teased for reading research papers on the beach in Mexico!
Dr Sonja was born in Ottawa and raised in Calgary. She attended the University of Calgary and earned her Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo with honors (Beta Sigma Kappa).
She has served on eye care projects in Jamaica and Mexico and currently manages the eye care program at the CUPS medical clinic, offering free health care to Calgarians who struggle with poverty.
She has been happily practicing in NW Calgary for 20 years, previously at Dalhousie Station and Market Mall.
She is a member of the Ocular Nutrition Society (ONS), the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) and a local study group with other functional medicine doctors. Dr. Hagemann also serves with the Canadian Examiners in Optometry (CEO) and is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists (AAO), the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and the Calgary Society of Optometrists (CSO).
In her free time, Sonja enjoys yoga, hiking, and travel.
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