Located on the main floor of the Market Mall professional building. Providing eye exams, in-stock contact lenses and over 2,000 frames from over 40 brands of eyeglasses. Free parking is available for this Northwest Calgary location.
Dr. Reisner and Dr. Kuntz (who is also Dr. Reisner’s uncle) acquired and expanded Urban Optique into its current location in 2006 and 2007. Dr. Reisner was born and grew up in Limerick, Saskatchewan – a small farming community about an hour south of Moose Jaw. After attending the University of Saskatchewan he earned his degree in Optometry from Indiana University in 2001. Dr. Reisner is very proud of everything he and his colleagues have accomplished.
Dr. Kuntz and Dr. Reisner (who is also Dr. Kuntz’s nephew) acquired and expanded Urban Optique into its current location in 2006 and 2007. Dr. Kuntz was born and raised in Assiniboia, Saskatchewan. In 1969, he graduated from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry. Dr. Kuntz eventually settled in Moose Jaw where he built one of the largest optometric clinics in Canada. He moved to Calgary in 2000.
Dr. Kuntz remains passionate about eye care and his patients. He has an on-going special interest in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which has taken him to the Filatov Eye Disease Institute in Odessa, Ukraine, where he gained exposure to new and non-invasive therapies for AMD. Dr. Kuntz is a member of the Alberta Optometric Association and is certified in Ocular Therapeutics.
Dr. Schmidt graduated from the School of Optometry in Waterloo in 1970. Originally from Stavely, Alberta, Dr. Schmidt began practising in his hometown as well as at two Calgary offices. In 1987, Dr. Schmidt opened his own practice on Center Street with his wife Barbara – whom he met in Optometry school.
Dr. Schmidt joined Urban Optique in 2007 and looks forward to providing excellent eye care to his patients for years to come. In his spare time, he enjoys being outdoors, either on his bike or snowmobile.
Dr. Priyesh Tawar, or more popularly known as Pri or Dr. Pri, has been practicing optometry in Alberta for over 14 years.
Born and raised in Regina, he moved to Saskatoon in 1997 to attend the University of Saskatchewan. At the University of Saskatchewan, he majored in Anatomy & Physiology. In 2000 he moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico to attend the Inter-American University School of Optometry. Graduating in 2004, he then moved back to the prairies to start practicing optometry in Alberta.
When he’s not in the office, Dr. Pri spends most of his spare time with his gorgeous wife and beautiful baby boy, doing whatever they tell him to…
Dr. McIvor was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Saskatchewan and his Doctorate of Optometry from the Indiana University School of Optometry in 2001. Dr. McIvor is a member of the Canadian and Alberta Optometric Associations and is Optometry Board Certified in both the United States and Canada. After practising Optometry in the United States for several years, Dr. McIvor returned to Calgary in 2008. In his spare time, he enjoys playing hockey, golf, travelling, and spending time with his kids.