Dr. Sydney Davidson was born and raised in Moncton, New Brunswick. She completed her undergraduate degree at Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia) with a double major in Neuroscience and Philosophy, and graduated with Honours from University of Waterloo with her Doctorate of Optometry. Her optometric experience includes 4 months working in the Ophthalmology department at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, externships at 2 Ophthalmology clinics and 2 Binocular Vision clinics in BC, experience with an ocularist regarding assessment and recommendations for artificial eyes, as well as various rotations in Ocular Disease, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Low Vision, Binocular Vision and Specialty Contact Lens. Dr. Davidson was also awarded scholarships from the New Brunswick Association of Optometry.
Dr. Davidson is an avid traveler, having explored 30 countries across the globe, and living in Asia for 2 years between her degrees. She has traveled within the eye care world through I Care International humanitarian missions to Mexico and Honduras, and spent 3 weeks working at the Foundation for International Self Help and Development (FISH) in Jamaica. She has also volunteered with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB).
Sydney and her husband Daniel recently welcomed their first daughter, Liv. The three of them spend most of their time outdoors, usually by the ocean (Atlantic or Pacific!). They look forward to someday involving Liv in Eyecare humanitarian initiatives around the world.