Our Eye Doctor
Dr Karen Wong, Optometrist – Olympic Village and Seymour Street
Dr. Wong pursued a Bachelor of Science at McGill University as a recipient of the R.E. Powell Scholarship. During her studies, she conducted research at the McGill Vision Research Centre and volunteered at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. After several years at McGill University, she completed her Doctor of Optometry degree with Honours at the University of Waterloo, the only English speaking Optometry School in Canada.
During her clinical training, she completed an internship at Omni Eye Specialists in Baltimore. At this multi-specialty ophthalmology clinic, she was involved in the diagnosis and management of many eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. After her training in managing ocular pathology, she furthered her studies in advanced specialty contact lens fitting in Australia. Between her clinical rotations, she has volunteered to provide eye care to under-serviced communities in Nicaragua and Australia. After many months abroad, she has returned to Vancouver with extensive experiences in Lasik, ocular pathology, and contact lenses.
In her free time, she enjoys travelling, snowboarding and tennis. Dr. Karen Wong enjoys seeing patients of all ages at the Olympic Village and Seymour Street locations and is happy to provide services in Cantonese and English.