Dr. Cheryl Talsky, a native Torontonian, has been practicing optometry in the Yorkville area since 1988. She obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry in 1988. As a young graduate she received the Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Research, and was appointed part of the North American Advisory Panel for Contact Lens Fitters.
Dr Talsky began her career working with Drs Josephson, Caffery and Associates, an internationally renowned contact lens practice. She has always had a special interest in contact lens fitting and management, and served as a co-author in several journal publications and has participated in numerous clinical research studies in the area of lenses and lens solutions. After 25 years at that practice location, as of August 2014, she relocated her practice to View Eye Care, where she is reunited with her longtime colleague Dr Mike Rotholz.
Dr Talsky continues to stay on the cutting edge of new contact lens and eye care technologies. She also provides a wide range of optometric services including general oculo-visual assessments, early diagnosis and monitoring of many eye diseases including cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Talsky enjoys treating children and adolescents as part of her wide scope of practice. In 2010, she completed a 100 hour comprehensive ocular pharmacology course and exam at Nova Southeastern University in South Florida which allowed her to begin prescribing drugs for numerous eye infections and disease. She continues to attend educational seminars several times annually to keep her level of practice up to date
In her spare time, Dr. Talsky enjoys cooking, running, Pilates, circuit training and travelling. She and her husband have been happily married since 1990 and three wonderful daughters. Her positive outlook and energy is always evident in both her professional and personal life.