Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Kelly Gallagher

Dr. Gallagher received her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph in 2004. She then went on to the University of Waterloo and graduated in 2008 with her Doctor of Optometry degree. During her training, Dr. Gallagher completed an internship at Eye Associates of Pinellas in Pinellas Park, Florida. While in Florida, Dr. Gallagher gained valuable clinical experience while working alongside ophthalmologists, including retina and glaucoma specialists.

After graduation, Dr. Gallagher joined a group practice in Guelph where she worked for five years. Dr. Gallagher has also worked as a Clinical Supervisor for optometry students at both the University of Waterloo and the International Optometric Bridging Program. She also has done work at TLC Laser Eye Centres providing patient consultations for laser vision correction and post-operative care. Dr. Gallagher also has a passion for our youngest patients and enjoys seeing children of all ages, including babies from the age of 6 months.

Dr. Gallagher grew up in Milton from the age of 7 and is now very happy to provide eye care in the Halton region. She lives in Milton with her husband and two young boys. Dr. Gallagher and her husband love the outdoors and being active. They enjoy backcountry canoe camping, skiing, and cross-fit.

Dr. Sandra Ho

Dr. Sandra Ho received her Honours Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees from the University of Waterloo. During her studies, she completed an ocular disease and therapeutic externship at the Eye Associates of Pinellas in Florida, where she worked alongside cataract, retina and oculo-plastic specialists. She received extensive training in the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and other ocular diseases. Dr. Ho has also completed primary care externships in Vaughan and Mississauga with a focus on ocular disease and pediatric care.

Dr. Ho enjoys volunteer work and has travelled to Nicaragua on an optometric mission trip to provide eye care to the underprivileged. She is passionate about delivering high quality eye care to her patients. Dr. Ho believes that annual eye exams and patient education are crucial to maintaining optimal eye health.

In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, reading, and trying new recipes. She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Dr.Karen Smith

Dr.Smith graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1982 with her Doctor of Optometry degree. She then completed a Residency Program in Paediatrics at the University of Houston in the summer of 1983.

After graduation, Dr.Smith was very active teaching at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry, working at the Vision Institute of Canada, and co-chairing the Ontario Association of Optometry’s Paediatric and Vision Therapy Committee. During that time she also worked at several offices in various locations for nine years as an associate Optometrist.

In 1992, she set up her own very busy and successful Optometric office in North Oakville. Dr.Smith continued her education and in 1991 passed a 100-hour course in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease (TMOD).

In the summer of 2008, Dr.Smith opened up a new office on the shores of Lake Ontario in beautiful Bronte (west Oakville).  In 2018, Dr. Smith stepped down from ownership of Bronte Village Eye Care in order to spend more time with family and friendds and pursue personal interests.  She continues to work on a part-time basis.  

She has clinical experience in the areas of:

  • Primary care
  • Ocular Health and Therapeutics
  • Paediatrics
  • Contact Lenses
  • Binocular Vision
  • Low Vision
  • Refractive Surgery Co-Management (e.g.LASIK)
  • Visual Perceptual Testing

Dr.Smith stands behind her Mission Statement , “To provide the highest quality of Vision and Eye Health Care possible and to meet individual Eye Care needs professionally and with sensitivity using up-to-date knowledge,equipment and products.”

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October 30, 2019
We will be closing early at 4:30pm this Thursday October 31st.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.  Have a happy Halloween!