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THE STAFF AT Shaughnessy Optometry


Our exceptional eye care staff in Vancouver, British Columbia look forward to helping you and your family with all your eye care needs. We will help you select the most appropriate frames or contact lenses and will meticulously fit your new glasses to meet your needs. At Shaughnessy Optometry, we are dedicated to optimizing your vision care.

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Meet Our Team in Vancouver, British Columbia

Yashvi Patel

Yashvi Patel

After completing her grade 12 in India, Yashvi moved to Canada to pursue further studies in 2019. She was interested in pursuing a career that encompassed both medical and customer service and found the opticianry program best suited her needs. After graduating from Stenberg College in 2020, Miss Patel was pleased to join the Shaughnessy team. She loves working with of our experienced Doctors.

Yashvi is fascinated with the newest technology and advanced instrumentation at Shaughnessy Optometry. She really enjoys helping patients with assisting them with their choices in the latest eyewear and lens choice to best serve their optical needs and  with eye scans, performing pre-examination screening.

She is also continuing her studies in business management at Langara University to grow her skills which will be a further asset to Shaughnessy Optometry.

Outside of work she is fond of volunteering at BAPS organisation which is known worldwide for its charitable activities for all mankind, animal care and environmental care. Her leisure time is spent exploring new places, local events and cooking.

Deanna Cvitanovich

Deanna Cvitanovich

Deanna completed her Grade 12 year on Vancouver Island in 2020 and has recently moved to Vancouver where she found the Shaughnessy team in October 2022. 

With previous work in customer service, she has found passion in engaging and assisting patients at the clinic. Healthcare has always been of high interest for her, and she looks forward to expanding her knowledge in the opticianry field. In the office, you may see her working at the front desk, as well as assisting patients with the pre-screening process.

In her spare time, you can find Deanna playing rugby, listening to music and spending time with friends and family. 

Tijana Maric

Tijana Maric

After completing the Medical Office Assistant program and working behind the scenes with family practitioners for over four years, Tijana decided to pursue a new career in Medical Aesthetics. Her passion for skincare and her own skin journey kept her curious in learning what other treatments are available for those going through stubborn skin conditions.

Tijana graduated from All Body Laser Institute and has been a medical aesthetician for over three years. She is driven by helping people and enjoys working alongside medical professionals.

Outside of work, Tijana loves spending time with family and friends, enjoying delicious food, going for walks and watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on repeat!

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