MEET OUR DOCTORS
Dr. Glenn Garlock
Glenn is originally from Hanna AB and attended the University of Lethbridge before obtaining his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo in 1994. He is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists, Alberta College of Optometrists and the Canadian Optometrists Association.
Glenn and his family have been residents of High River since 1997. In May 2000 he opened our High River location and has not looked back.
Glenn is well known in the Foothills area as being an excellent, knowledgeable eye doctor who loves to interact with patients! Glenn is married to Sharon and they have three children; Erin, Sean, and Ryan; along with two dogs; Max & Scruffy. You can regularly see Glenn out jogging around High River; he also enjoys music and loves going to concerts.
Dr. Damon Umscheid
Damon grew up on a farm just east of Milo, Alberta where he spent most of his time playing hockey, including a few years on the surrounding High River teams.
He attended the University of Calgary for his undergrad and then headed to Pacific University in Oregon for his Doctor of Optometry. He has clinical experience in many offices, including a surgical / disease centre in Arizona and the Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego with specialized training in contact lenses, pediatrics, vision therapy, and sports vision.
Damon was a welcome addition to our team in July 2010. Damon is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists, Alberta College of Optometrists, and the Canadian Optometrists Association.
In his spare time Damon plays hockey and enjoys snowboarding, golf, fitness and travelling.
Dr. Nikki Umscheid
Nikki is originally from High River, Alberta. She attended Pacific University where she obtained her Doctor of Optometry in May of 2012. Nikki is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists, Calgary Optometric Society and Canadian Association of Optometrists.
She has clinic experience in a variety of settings, including a surgical / disease centre in Arizona, a primary care clinic at the Luke Air Force Base, and a medical based group practice in Oregon.
Nikki is the proud mom of three young boys who keep her busy, but in her spare time she enjoys fitness and travelling.
Dr. Ranbir Sond
Ranbir, born and raised in Calgary, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta with a double major in Chemistry and Biology. He then attended optometry school in San Antonio, Texas.
Ranbir’s externships throughout optometry school provided him an opportunity to serve patients of all ages and demographics. The experience he gained during rotations at Eye Centers of South Florida and Gimbel Eye Centre allowed Ranbir to effectively manage various ocular conditions such as Glaucoma, AMD, and Diabetic Retinopathy.
He now lives near Bragg Creek and in his free time enjoys spending time outdoors and travelling.