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Meet our optometric team in Edmonton, Alberta. We offer a full range of eye health services to clients of all ages - all with personalized attention and a smile. In our eye care office, every patient is treated warmly. Individualized attention is the foundation of our care, to ensure that your eyes remain healthy. We're dedicated to optimizing your vision!

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Meet Dr. Moe Tarabey & Dr. Amal Ahmed - Optometric Team Near You

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Dr. Moe Tarabey O. D.

Dr. Moe Tarabey attended the University of Alberta, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree with Honours. He subsequently earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from The InterAmerican University School of Optometry. Dr. Moe Tarabey is also a member of the Optometric Honour Society, Beta Kappa Sigma. Dr. Tarabey is interested in general primary care optometry and provides comprehensive eye exams in a caring environment. His special interests in optometry include pediatrics, geriatrics, ocular pathology and contact lenses. Dr. Tarabey has significant expertise in these areas of optometry and keeps abreast all developments and advances. Dr. Moe Tarabey’s extensive experience in optometry is an asset to his patients, and we hope that you visit our clinic at Thompson Optics for a thorough eye exam and assessment of your eye health.


Dr. Amal Ahmed O. D.

Dr. Amal Ahmed was born and raised in Edmonton. While achieving her Master of Optometry in 2014 from Aston University in Birmingham, UK, she completed a dissertation on Diagnosis and Management of patients with Alzheimers, and a dissertation on Diabetic Retinopathy and Disease Management. She then worked throughout the UK, including as a resident optometrist in Canterbury, UK. Upon completion of her residency, she moved back to Canada, qualified to practice in Canada through the International Optometric Bridging Program in October 2017, and began practicing at our clinic in March of 2018.


Jim Thompson

  • Registered optician for over 40 years.
  • Founding member of the Alberta contact lens dispensers association.
  • Former contact lens program instructor at NAIT.Graduate of the NAIT refraction course.
  • Alberta Optician of the year 2005.
  • Current member of Johnson & Johnson Professional Affairs Committee.
  • Former director of the Alberta College and Opticians Association.
  • Participant in NACOR’s National Validation of competencies process.
  • Member of the OAC for over 30 years.
  • Have worked in optometric, ophthalmologist, independent optical, chain store practices.
  • Co-owner of Thompson Optics Ltd for 30 years.
  • Have lectured across Canada on numerous occasions.
  • Topics include specialty contact lens practice, multifocal contact lenses, scleral lenses, successful optical practice, refraction, clinical complications.
  • Member of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Alberta, Member of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite.Owner/Director of Eyellusion Corp.
  • Member of Peruvian Horse Club of Alberta.
  • Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
  • Active mentor for contact lens students.

Thompson Optics in Edmonton

Thompson Optics provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Edmonton. We offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Thompson Optics aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.