About Us

At Pixel Eye Care Centre, we strive to provide exceptional eye care services and one-on-one consultations for all ocular, optical and contact lens needs.

We do so by providing a welcoming health care environment and community leadership to facilitate and promote eye health. The Pixel experience is beyond your traditional optometrist or optical.

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It all begins with our state-of-the-art technology that allows our exceptional optometrists to be even more exceptional. From The most advanced automated refractors, keratometer, tonometer, and retinal imaging to the most enhanced visual field system, we got you covered for your vision needs.

Our experienced optical staff, alongside our doctors, bring to you the most fashionable eyewear to be combined with the most advanced lens technology that your lifestyle deserves. Come in today and visualize your dreams.

Our Team

Dr. Ghassan Neema

Optometrist

Dr. G. Neema is our senior optometrist with over 30 years of experience. He received his medical degree and a residency in Ophthalmology in 1983 from the University of Damascus. Then, he served as the Chief Ophthalmologist for 23 years in Syria. Dr. G. Neema then relocated to Ottawa, received his Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, and has been serving the community since then. Dr. G. Neema is caring and passionate about his patients. His outgoing personality and invaluable experience make him very approachable and keep him connected with his patients. Dr. G. Neema enjoys spending time with his family and his favourite time of the year is summer, when he can work on his BBQ skills.

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Dr. Fady Rizk

Optometrist

Dr. F. Rizk's journey began at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, where he earned a degree in Opticianry. After that, he worked as a licensed Optician while attending the University of Waterloo. He continued to build his skills and accumulated experience in cutting, edging and mounting lenses, as well as styling, fitting and dispensing glasses and contact lenses. After obtaining his Honours Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Waterloo, he began his Optometry training at Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University in Philadelphia. During this time, he was able to work with various Ophthalmologists and renowned leaders in eye care in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina, San Jose, and Virginia Beach. Dr. Rizk then joined his family and community in Ottawa and has provided complete optometric services. Dr. Rizk enjoys spending time with his family, going to the gym and playing soccer.

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Dr. Youssef Neema

Optometrist

Dr. Y. Neema's journey began at Western University in London, Ontario. He received his Bachelor of Science with Honours and Specialization in Cell and Developmental Biology. After, he was relocated to Philadelphia, where he joined Salus University (Pennsylvania College of Optometry). He graduated with honour and clinical excellence in Primary Care Optometry and Low Vision. During his training, Dr. Y. Neema worked alongside renowned optometrists and ophthalmologists in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut and North Carolina. He finally returned to join his community and give back to his city and country. Dr. Y. Neema enjoys playing guitar and was a member of various bands in the past. He also enjoys working out, swimming and lots of outdoor activities.

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Markou Rizk

Optician

Markou’s journey began at Carleton University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. During his studies, he was intrigued by the eyes and the visual system. His interest in eyes and optical systems helped him pursue his Opticianry Degree at Georgian college in Barrie, Ontario. He developed his skills in glasses fitting, adjustments, and contact lens fitting during his studies. Finally, he relocated back home to Ottawa to be back with his family. Markou enjoys many outdoor activities such as football and hiking but also likes his video games and is known for his collection of shoes.

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McKenzie Vandekemp

Optometric Assistant

Working at Pixel has been such a rewarding and pleasant experience. Not only is the environment professional and welcoming, but I am also blessed that my colleagues are supportive of me in improving my knowledge and providing resources to contribute to my growth in the Optical industry. I take pride in being a part of a team that adheres to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and personal responsibility. Worthy of the trust our patients place in us. I enjoy spending time with my family and golfing in my spare time, and I am an avid painter!

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Dana Abdul Massih

Optometric Assistant

Dana attended Carleton University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Law, minor in Disability Studies and minor in American Sign Language. After graduation, Dana’s path crossed with Pixel and began an incredible learning journey and opportunities. The extraordinary team at Pixel is what makes it stand out within its community, aiming to provide the best service to its patients. Dana enjoys spending time with her family and puppy and taking care of her plants.

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