About Your Scarborough Eye Care Team

At Dr. Ian D. Baron & Associates, our team of eye care professionals are kind, friendly and caring. Whether you are setting an appointment for an eye exam or receiving a consultation for contact lenses; we want to ensure a smooth process. Serving Scarborough and communities within the GTA for over 25 years, we are passionate about providing quality eye care services. We take our time with each patient and offer a wide variety of frames and contact lenses to choose from. We look forward to providing you the best care, advice and options that best suit your vision. To schedule an appointment, contact us today.

Practice Policy

As your eye care provider, it is our goal to provide you with the best care to meet your needs. We offer a variety of test options from standard comprehensive eye exams to advanced testing including specialized visual field tests, Optomap digital retinal photography, pachymetry and Optical Coherent Tomography to help diagnose subtle retinal and optic nerve diseases. We also offer a wide variety of fashionable and designer eyewear as well as contact lenses services. Your eye health is important to us, which is why we offer only superior services and premium products. We are committed to giving you the best value and ensuring your experience at our clinic is a rewarding one.

Mission Statement

To provide the most comprehensive eye examinations where our patients needs are being met and they have available the latest technology to diagnose and manage their conditions.

Our Optometrists

Dr. Ian D. Baron

Dr. Ian D. Baron is a full time optometrist who has operated our full scope clinical practice since 1986. Our goal is to build a network of doctors who can take care of your eye care needs while providing excellent vision care.


  • Doctor of Optometry University of Waterloo April 1986
  • Bachelor of Science University of Waterloo April 1982
  • GCE Advanced Level (London) Queens College (Guyana) June 1976


  • Ontario Association of Optometrists
  • Canadian Association of Optometrists
  • Society of Eye Care Professionals
  • College of Optometrists of Ontario License # 8603

Professional Activities

  • Clinical instructor to final year externs, University of Waterloo School of Optometry
  • Clinical instructor for US externs, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Certified to use diagnostic & prescribed therapeutic eye medications

Dr. Karen H.L. Louie

Dr. Louie is a graduate from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry with honours in 2010. Her past experience includes training in glaucoma and ocular disease based practices in Utah and diabetic screening institutes in Hong Kong. She has a special interest in ocular disease, and is fluent in both English and Cantonese.

Dr. Louie is committed to providing thorough patient care, and strongly believes in taking the time to address any patient concerns in a warm and relaxed environment.

Professional Activities

  • Asia Cornea and Contact Lens Conference, Hong Kong HK Apr 2009
  • Specialty Contact Lens Training Seminar, Jacksonville FL Dec 2009

Certifications & Memberships

  • Ontario Association of Optometrists
  • Canadian Association of Optometrists
  • College of Optometrists of Ontario
  • Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent (TPA) certification
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