Dr. Colleen Gnyp grew up in Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan and still cheers for the Roughriders. She graduated with honours from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2001. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
She opened Vivid Eye Care (formerly Cranston Market Optometry) in 2010 to provide excellent eyecare to the communities of SouthEast Calgary. Dr. Gnyp believes in the importance of lifelong eye health exams from infant through senior years, and is committed to providing state of the art eye care in a welcoming environment.
She works with each patient to provide personalized eye care and eyewear recommendations to improve their quality of life. She has a special interest in refractive eye surgery and has worked at both LASIK-MD and Gimbel Eye Centre.
Dr. Colleen Gnyp believes in “giving back” and volunteers as a Scout leader, a Community Board member, and as an outreach optometrist and educator both in Calgary and internationally. She is enthusiastic about outdoor activities including hiking, skiing and fishing and loves to trade travel stories. She and husband Malcolm and have two young children Matthew and Sarah who keep them busy with youth soccer, dance and hockey.