Our doctors provide excellent eye care through compassion, knowledge, and state of the art technology to ensure optimal vision by integrating nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. The eyes are the window to your health.
MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Helen Mach, O.D.
Dr. Helen Mach grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan where she attended the University of Saskatchewan studying Physiology and Pharmacology. She then completed her Doctor of Optometry at the University of Waterloo where she graduated on the Dean’s Honour list.
During her studies, Helen completed an ocular disease externship at an ophthalmology clinic in Coral Gables, Florida where she gained invaluable experience in the diagnosis and management of various diseases including cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and chronic dry eye. For her primary care rotation, she received additional training in pediatric assessments, binocular vision evaluation, and vision therapy.
In her free time, Dr. Mach enjoys travelling, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, and hiking.
Dr. Gwendolyn Wong, M.Sc, OD
Dr. Gwendolyn Wong grew up in Coquitlam and obtained her Bachelor of Science at Simon Fraser University. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry at Pacific University of Oregon. She completed a concurrent Masters of Education in Visual Function in Learning along with her Optometry degree. She had the chance to work with teachers and gave a presentation with two of her colleagues about “Educating Teachers about the Detection of Vision-Related Learning Problems” at the Oregon Association of Teacher Educators Conference.
During her time in school, she was active in the Pacific Practice Management Group club and also presented a poster at the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Wong has a special interest in pediatrics and binocular dysfunction. She is fluent in English and has conversational skills in Mandarin and Fukinese.
Dr. Karen HL Lee, O.D.
Born in Hong Kong and raised in Vancouver, Dr. Karen HL Lee completed her undergraduate studies at the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Biology and Genetics. She then obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo and graduated on the Dean’s Honour List.
During her studies, she had the opportunity to join a Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) mission trip to Cuzco, Peru. Along with other volunteers on that mission trip, she provided eye care and dispensed donated glasses to the residents there. In her final year of the Optometry program, she was able to gain invaluable experiences through various externship sites. These sites include a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Kentucky, the optometry clinic at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and a general ophthalmology clinic in Richmond.
In her spare time, Dr. Lee enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing/snowboarding. She also enjoys traveling and sightseeing with her family and friends.
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