Dr. Heshmati is a Doctor of Optometry. He is certified in controlled substances, diagnostic, topical and oral therapeutics to medically treat eye diseases. Dr. Heshmati received his optometry degree in 1991 from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. After moving to Ontario in 1997, he continued studying Optometry and Ophthalmic Dispensing, and he received his certificates in ophthalmic dispensing in 1999. He received his certification to practice optometry and became a member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario in 2004. He then started his practice as an Eye Doctor in Ontario. Dr. Heshmati established the Empress Eye Clinic in 2007 to provide the highest quality eye care to his patients. Dr. Heshmati backed his academic knowledge with extensive Optometry experience in ocular health, geriatric, pediatric, myopia management, primary care optometry, dry eye and contact lenses. He co-manages cataract, corneal cross-linking and laser refractive surgery with top ophthalmic surgeons in Toronto. Dr. Heshmati also prescribes and fits a wide range of advanced and specialty soft and gas permeable contact lenses (Toric for astigmatism, multi-focal for presbyopia, scleral for keratoconus and dry eye, therapeutic, bandage and prosthetic contact lenses for damaged cornea, and Orthokeratology (Ortho K)also known as Corneal Reshaping for adults and myopia control in kids. Throughout more than 25 years of practice, Dr. Heshmati has demonstrated excellence in clinical practice by dedicating himself to the highest level of patient care. He continually strives to learn the latest knowledge and treatment techniques to incorporate them into his routine practice. Dr. Heshmati strongly believes in preventative eye care. He incorporates advanced technologies and techniques in his practice that enabling him to diagnose, prevent, and treat eye diseases in their early stages to prevent vision loss. Providing the most thorough eye care available and educating and helping patients understand all aspects of their vision and eye health, Dr. Heshmati prides himself that his patients are the primary referral source to his practice.