A native of Newfoundland, Dr. Combden obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the Memorial University of Newfoundland where he majored in Biology. He then went on to obtain his doctor of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in the United States.
Dr. Combden has received extensive training in contact lenses, and the diagnosis, treatment and management of ocular disease while carrying out his internships at the Albert Einstein Medical Hospital in Philadelphia, and the Eye Centers of South Florida. He has much experience in the use of ocular and oral therapeutics to treat many disorders of the eye, and is licensed to do so in Ontario. After completing his Optometry degree he moved to Connecticut where he worked for two years at the Robins Eye Center in Bridgeport, specializing in pre and post operative evaluations for refractive and cataract surgeries.
Dr. Combden is an active member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, College of Optometrists of Ontario, and the American Optometric Association. He is board certified to practice in Canada as well as the United States. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and fellow Optometrist, Dr. Bita Moeinifar, as well as playing guitar.