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Mt. Pleasant Optometry Centre offers aok vancouver, orthokeratology, laser eye surgery consulting, eye glasses, contact lenses with late extended hours.
Ivy M. Koh, BSc, OD
Dr. Ivy Koh
completed both her
Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees with Dean's Honours at the Univeristy
has received numerous scholarships and awards recognizing her
aptitude for the profession, including the E.J. Chisholm Memorial Scholarship for Pediatric Optometry as well as the A.W. Cole Award for Clinical Excellence.
final year, she
completed an Ocular Disease and Therapeutics externship at Omni Eye Services
in Atlanta, Georgia - a large tertiary care ophthalmology centre where she
worked under the guidance of corneal, glaucoma and retinal ophthalmologists.
After graduation, Dr. Koh
spent time practicing optometry in a variety of clinical settings in her
home province of Ontario.
She worked as a staff optometrist in a private ophthalmology clinic, diagnosing ocular pathology and performing diabetic retinal screenings.
also devoted time to a few busy private practices, with a focus on contact lens fitting and primary eye care for all ages - from toddlers to the elderly.
also gained experience working at a large refractive surgery centre, screening candidates for Lasik/PRK and cataract surgery, and managing post-operative complications.
Falling in love with the west coast lifestyle, Dr. Koh
is excited about her
relocation to Vancouver and plans to take advantage of the mild climate to keep active in her
favourite sports, which include fastpitch, basketball, running, and skiing.
free time, she
loves to attend live concerts and in addition to playing piano, she
is currently attempting to learn the acoustic guitar.
is very happy to serve the eye care needs of the greater Vancouver area at the Mount Pleasant Optometry Centre