Dr. Eva Kalicinsky, Optometrist
Eva Kalicinsky was born and raised in Winnipeg Manitoba. She studied optometry at the University of Waterloo and graduated on the Dean’s Honour List. After completing her optometry degree, Eva moved to British Columbia and practiced in White Rock for two years. Shortly after, she decided to open her own clinic, Brookswood Optometry. Eva’s professional interests include pediatrics, ocular health and contact lenses. She is a member of the British Columbia Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. Eva enjoys spending her free time playing tennis, running and biking. Dr. Kalicinsky welcomes patients of all ages.
Dr. Forouzandeh Alavi, Optometrist
Dr. Forouzandeh Alavi joined Brookswood Optometry in December 2016. She attended the University of Washington in Seattle on a full scholarship where she completed her bachelors of science in Biology. Dr. Alavi obtained her doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry, graduating with clinical honours. She practiced in Chicago until she met her husband and subsequently moved to British Columbia. In her spare time, Dr. Alavi enjoys hiking, camping and trying new restaurants. Dr. Alavi is also fluent in Farsi and Spanish.
Amanda, Optometric Assistant
Amanda Clark was born and raised in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. Amanda comes from a family with opticians, which influenced her decision to pursue the field of eye care. She completed a two year dispensing optician program at Douglas College. Amanda has worked alongside Dr. Kalicinsky since Brookswood Optometry’s opening day. Her hobbies and interests are painting, running and vinyl collecting.
Kyle, Optometric Assistant
Kyle is an optometric assistant at Brookswood Optometry. He moved to Langley from Lethbridge, Albetrta in September 2015. Kyle studied Optometry Sciences in Calgary. He enjoys connecting with the wonderful patients of Brookswood Optometry. Kyle also has a degree in Pastoral Theology. In his spare time he works as a Pastor at a local church. Kyle loves living in the beautiful lower mainland, and does his best to make time to explore the nearby mountains. He enjoys rock-climbing, reading, hiking, and playing board games.
Terri-Lynn, Licenced Optician
Terri-Lynn is a licenced optician at Brookswood Optometry. She completed her training at the BC College of Optics in 2007. Terri-Lynn loves her career as an Optician and is thankful for it everyday. Through this passion she continues learning about her field through continuing education and gaining new experiences. Terri-Lynn grew up in the ranching and farming community of northern Alberta. Today she lives on a small hobby farm in Abbotsford. She loves spending time outdoors, horseback riding, and being with her family.
Mai, Optometric Assistant
Monica, Support Staff
Taking a special interest in the faculty of health and human services, Monica began her career in optometry by drawing inspiration from her mother’s career as an optician. Naturally empathetic and detail oriented, Monica exemplifies her motivation to serve by creating a positive and inviting atmosphere for the
community of Brookswood Optometry. In her spare time, Monica enjoys going to the gym, reading, playing guitar, and horseback riding.