Meet Your Professional Team of Eye Doctors

Our team of dedicated professionals is focused on providing the best possible eye care services to families throughout Alberta. Now with five associated clinics located in Ponoka, Lacombe, Blackfalds, Hanna and Coronation, we follow the central philosophy of facilitating thorough eye care delivered with up-to-date approaches. We are passionate about eyes! Our dedicated staff and doctors welcome patients of all ages and are ready to assist you with any eye care need. Learn more about our staff; their training, interests, experience and motivations.

Dr. Dennis Heimdahl

Dr. Dennis Heimdahl was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He entered the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago after graduating from the University of Wisconsin with his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1984. Doctor Heimdahl completed his internship at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, and at the Illinois Institute of the Visually Handicapped. Dr. Heimdahl's wife Cheryl, also from Milwaukee, is an exceptional education teacher specializing in the area of Learning Disabilities. Dr. Heimdahl practices in the areas of general and pediatric optometry, contact lenses, and treatment of "partial vision" patients.

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 Dr. Wardell ZoBell

Dr. Wardell ZoBell was born in Raymond, Alberta, and graduated from the University of Waterloo with his Doctor of Optometry Degree in 1999. Dr. ZoBell enjoys practicing full-scope family eye care including contact lenses. Dr. ZoBell trained with a pediatric ophthalmologist and has continued to have a special interest in children's vision. He also enjoys helping with those with special needs.

Dr. ZoBell regularly manages and treats patient with conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts.

In his spare time Dr. ZoBell enjoys hiking, camping, sports and other outdoor activities. He also enjoys working on his family history, playing the piano, volunteering with his church and spending time with his large family.

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Dr. Salina Kanji

Dr. Salina Kanji was born in Calgary, Alberta and attended the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts where she received her Doctorate of Optometry. Dr. Kanji futhered her education and clinical experiences by completing a residency in ocular disease at Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates in Maryland, training with Optometrists and Ophthalmologists in the areas of glaucoma, retina, pediatrics, post-op care, specialty contact lenses, and primary care.


Outside of work, Dr. Kanji enjoys traveling and her hobbies include hiking, running, paddleboarding, biking, and playing soccer.


She welcomes new patients and is passionate about providing the best quality of care to all ages. She looks forward to seeing you and your family soon. 

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