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Dr Ells is an amazing doctor. I had a partial retinal detachment in one eye and tearing in the other that were fixed but require annual monitoring. I see Dr Ells once a year and she is always prompt, professional and incredibly friendly. You do have to wait but that's because you're seeing one of the best specialists in Western Canada.
Almost a year ago I almost lost my sight in my 20's. I went to emergencies, specialists you name it daily. When I was finally referred to Dr. Ells everything changed. I actually had a doctor who genuinely cared. I under went lots of tests and I have never truly had a diagnosis on what had caused my problem. I am thankful she got my vision back and everytime she is so caring to me. If I would've waited any longer I may have not gotten my vision back.
Shes a wonderful doctor with lots of knowledge and great bed side manners.
You may have to wait to see her, but realize she is saving children's vision and seeing the most incredibly challenging cases. She is the reason my son can see today (former preemie). Wonderful, passionate lady who LOVES her clients. Yes she rushes, and yes she is fast, but that is because she knows what she is doing, and sees TONS of patients in 1 day. She also travels between the NICU and children's hospital to save these preemie babies eyesite (usually they don't have time to wait for their surgery).
The wait time to see Dr Ells is ridiculous. They are way overbooked with a wait time of approx 2 hrs almost every time you go there. It's becoming more and more difficult to keep my son entertained every time I go there as he gets older, especially since he doesn't walk so he can't play at all with the toys there. I find Dr. Ells to always be in a rush. She started out just checking my son's retinas to ensure they were growing properly since he was a preemie and she wouldn't say anything at all, then say, come back in a week or whatever. If I ever wanted to know if they were good, or any other thing about my son's eyes that she was checking I had to ask her. I don't find her friendly as others have said and always feel like she can't wait to move on to the next person so she can leave.
Me and my family had a referral to Dr. Ells back when I was 10 years old. She helped correct my eye problem and performed surgery on it a few months later and had good follow up the three years afterwards. We had a great experience with her and highly recommend her for work and effort. A very good doctor!
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