Dr. Sara Samii completed her Bachelors of Science degree majoring in General Biology at the University of British Columbia. With her strong passion for health care, Dr. Samii went on to obtain a Bachelor of Vision Science, as well as her Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, receiving honours in all years of her clinical training.
She went on to complete an Ocular disease Externship at the Fort Lauderdale Eye Institute, and Eye Centres of South Florida where she received extensive training from Ophthalmologists in treatment and management of ocular diseases, as well as co-management of LASIK refractive surgery and cataract care. Since her clinical training, she has acquired experience and developed special interest in ocular disease and specialty contact lens fitting.
Dr. Samii is very passionate about providing comprehensive eye care to those less fortunate in countries where such care is a luxury. She was able to volunteer and gain invaluable clinical experience in Mexico in 2013; that experience was so invaluable that she plans to continue providing charitable care in the future.
As an active member in her community and professional networks, Dr. Samii is always seeking new advancements to better serve her patients. She is an active member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, the College of Optometrists of Ontario, and the Ontario Association of Optometrists. She is fluent in English and Farsi and can perform eye examinations in both languages. Her interests outside of the office include keeping physically fit and travelling.
Dr. Anu Kajla graduated from the New England College of Optometry in Boston in 2012. She previously received her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo.
Her clinical training has ranged from working in a Veterans Affair Hospital, where she treated and managed ocular disease, to working in a community health center, and performing specialty contact lens fittings and pediatric vision training.
Dr. Kajla practiced for three years in Northern British Columbia in a rural primary care setting. Throughout her years in B.C. she gained much experience in the co-management of refractive surgery and corneal crosslinking procedures, as well as treatment of emergency cases.
She is fluent in English and Punjabi and can perform eye examinations in both languages.
Dr. Kajla also has a strong passion for community outreach including active participation in occupational safety demostrations, pediatric seminars, and performing screenings for Syrian refugees.
In her spare time, she enjoys rock climbing, camping, hiking, and spending time outdoors.
Dr. Malarvily Krishnamoorthy completed her Bachelor of Science at York University and went on to obtain Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Her internships in her final years of optometry school includes Ophthalmology department at University of Maryland, Veteran Affairs hospital in Allentown, PA and private practices in different cities in Pennsylvania and Ontario where she gained experience in the treatment of ocular diseases, geriatric care, pre and post-operative lasik and cataract care and contact lens care to diverse patient populations. She also completed a specialized pediatric rotation at the Eye institute in Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Since graduating in 2014, Dr. Krishnamoorthy has been working in a private practice in Peterborough, Markham and Brampton.
She is an active member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, the College of Optometrists of Ontario, the Ontario Association of Optometrists and Canadian Tamil Medical Association. She often participates in senior center meetings, interview sessions and community events to talk about different areas of eye care and importance of eye examinations.
She is fluent in English and Tamil and can perform eye examinations in both languages.