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Located in the Empress Walk Mall
on Yonge St in North York, ON

Located in the Empress Walk Mall on Yonge St in North York, ON

Welcome to Empress Eye Clinic

Our office is conveniently located at Empress Walk, 5095 Yonge Street, North York, Ontario.

Our office is directly accessible from North York subway station.


Stop by for your comprehensive eye exam today in North York!


Empress Eye Clinic: Dr. Heshmati and Associates, Optometrists

Empress Eye Clinic is directly accessible from Yonge subway and the Yonge St. exit for easy access from HWY 401.

Utilizing Technologically Advanced Instruments we Diagnose, Treat and Prevent Eye Disease. We provide wide range of eye care services including comprehensive eye examination of adults and children, fitting of variety regular & specialty contact lenses, and the dispensing of regular & specialty eyeglasses, medical management of eye diseases, dry eye treatment, emergency eye care, glaucoma, macular degeneration, co-management of LASIK, and corneal cross linking for Keratoconus.

WOW! Choose from 4 Incredible Deals!

1 – Buy one pair of eyeglasses and get a 2nd pair for 50% off *
2 – 20% off all designer sunglasses
3 – Up to 20% off all daily Contact lenses

4 – Free supply of solution with the purchase of disposable contact lenses

Save even more: Click here to learn more!

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Dr. Javad Heshmati, Optometrist


Dr. Roger Habib, Optometrist


Dr. Sahar Nehzat, Optometrist

What Patients Say

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Our staff will help you find the best fit for your specific needs and explain how different lenses and frames will impact your vision. Read More

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Early detection of eye diseases enables your eye doctor in North York to prevent some eye diseases, before permanently damaging the eye and deteriorating the vision. Read More

Contact Lens experts in North York, ON - Empress Eye Clinic

At Empress Eye Clinic, our skilled doctors and technicians will strive to find the right contact lenses for you. Read More

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What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye is a condition affecting the front surface of the eye that is caused by either a low volume of tears or because the quality of your tears is poor. Your natural tears provide moisture & nourishment to the front surface of the eye. Any change in the normal chemistry of your tears can start contributing to dry eye issues.

Q&A with Our Doctors | What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

How do I know if I have Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye can cause quite a few symptoms, anything from the eyes actually feeling dry to the eyes watering often, or having a burning, itchy, or irritated feeling. One of the most common symptoms is the eyes feeling gritty or like something is in your eye. Most people will often experience blurred vision since the tears, which comprise the outermost surface of the eye, are unstable.

Is there anything I can do to prevent DES?

Dry eye is multifactorial, and each person’s dry eye is unique to them. To help prevent dry eye, make sure to consume 8 to 10 glasses of water per day to avoid dehydration. Some nutritional supplements, such as fish oil and flaxseed oil, can contribute to a more stable tear layer.

Remember to blink regularly and take breaks often when on a computer, cell phone or when watching television. During times of the year when there is less humidity, a humidifier might be helpful to provide more moisture in the air.

More About Dry Eyes >

Preparing for your Eye Exam:

  • Comprehensive Eye Exams – Our Empress Eye Clinic eye doctors offer a total vision evaluation including checking for common eye diseases, an assessment of how your eyes work together, and prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • Insurance – We provide both medical and routine eye care to the residents of Thornhill & North York, we accept a number of insurance plans to help cover the cost depending on your individual needs.
  • Patient Forms – Complete this form to book your appointment!
  • Hours and Location – For hours, a map and directions, and contact information for our North York office.

Office Hours

  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Closed
Special Office Hours:
  • Closed

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