Dr. Tannis Rode grew up in Three Hills, Alberta. She completed a Biology degree at the University of Calgary, before entering the Doctor of Optometry program at the University of Waterloo. In addition to the comprehensive University of Waterloo Optometry Degree program, Dr. Rode gained valuable experience from an externship at an ophthalmology centre in Texas (Houston Eye Associates), where she received training on the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of ocular diseases. She graduated with honours in 2014. Following graduation, Dr. Rode spent two years working in south-western Ontario, before returning to her home province of Alberta.
Dr. Rode is committed to providing each of her patients with an exceptional eyecare experience. She has a variety of clinical interests, including children’s vision, dry eye treatment and humanitarian eyecare outreach. She has participated in eyecare charity projects in Peru, Mexico, and Honduras. In her spare time, Dr. Rode enjoys exploring the great Canadian outdoors, playing the piano and reading.
Message to patients: Healthy vision is one of the greatest gifts we have. All children should have a thorough eye examination before starting kindergarten, and regular eye check-ups should be maintained throughout life. I am pleased to be providing eyecare in my home town of Three Hills!