Dr. Pond established his practice here in Acton in 1990. His undergraduate studies were completed at the University of Winnipeg. He graduated with his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Waterloo in 1989. After graduating, he ran an outreach program for the University of Waterloo at the Huronia Regional Center in Orillia. Dr, Pond completed his Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease (TMOD) certification at Northeastern State University in 1994 and his Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent (TPA) certification for Ontario in 2011. He has been a TLC-affiliated practitioner in LASIK co-management since 1996. Dr. Pond is also an active member of the Ocular Nutrition Society.