About us

The Optical Shop on Whyte is a family operated business that strives to provide quality service to all customers. A few of the services that we pride ourselves on is our excellent contact lens services and also the stellar vision of every single pair of eyeglasses produced by us. Customers of The Optical Shop on Whyte can expect:


Dr. Gloria Wong

Dr. Wong is committed to providing the best quality of care. She believes in treating every patient as if they were her family. Although she was born and raised in Alberta, she is also fluent in Cantonese. She graduated from the University of Alberta in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Honors Neuroscience with first class Honors. During her undergraduate studies she participated in academic research and published two scientific articles on the neural mechanisms underlying emotion and cognition. Upon graduation she decided to explore the optometric world further and had the pleasure of working at The Optical Shop Ltd. and a refractive surgery center. After accepting the Dean's Endowed Scholarship, she decided to attend the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis Tennessee in 2010. There she had the opportunity to gain valuable clinical experience in advanced medical optometry with the newest cutting edge technology. Dr. Wong enjoys working with patients of all ages and is excited to serve the Edmonton community!


Dr.Alisha Rhemu

Dr. Alisha Rhemu has a passion for patient care. She was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. She travelled to Birmingham, U.K. to complete her Bachelor of Science in Optometry, and graduated in 2010 from Aston University. She worked in London, England for close to 3 years, after which she move to Boston to complete her Doctor of Optometry,  at the New England College of Optometry. Her time in the US included clinical experience in primary care, contact lenses, and ocular disease at the Veterans Affair Hospital in Providence, R.I. Through her travels Dr. Rhemu has had the opportunity to work with many optometrists and ophthalmologists, in a variety of settings. Dr. Rhemu has now returned to her hometown, and looks forward to providing the highest level of care to her patients.



Dr. Tony Mann

Dr. Tony Mann graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Alberta, and subsequently with a Doctor of Optometry in 1998 from the New England College of Optometry. The most rewarding part of his job is his interaction with his patients. After eleven years, he has gotten to know many of them on a personal level. As well, he realizes the magnitude of responsibility in caring for the wellbeing of his patients’ eyes. With the aging population and advancements in medical science, it will become more imperative for optometrists to educate their patients and provide them with superior care. Dr. Mann welcomes this challenge. He is also the proud father of two boys, who are the apples of his eyes, and gives his life meaning. His hobbies include reading, travelling, sports, and music.





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