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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