Dr. Lauren Sim attended Queen’s University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences with Distinction (academic honours). During her final year at Queen’s University, she co-authored a publication in the Canadian Respiratory Journal. She then earned her Doctorate of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo, having achieved the Dean’s Honour List every semester.
Dr. Sim completed an externship at Vision America, Alabama, where she studied ocular disease and surgery under renowned corneal, retinal and neuro-ophthalmologists. She gained valuable experience in diagnosis, management and treatment of severe and rare ocular diseases including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, strabismus and amblyopia (lazy eye), neurological eye disorders and corneal dystrophies. She provided post-operative care for patients with the latest refractive laser correction (LASIK and PRK), cataract extractions, glaucoma surgeries, and corneal transplants.
Dr. Sim enjoys all aspects of optometry, and she has special interests in orthokeratology and glaucoma. She also completed internal rotations at the University of Waterloo, including pediatrics, contact lenses, special needs patients, geriatrics, binocular vision, and ocular health. Dr. Sim is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, Alberta Association of Optometrists and Calgary Society of Optometrists.
Outside the office, Dr. Sim enjoys all that Calgary has to offer including hiking, playing golf, running outdoors and skiing. She is proud to be part of the Eye Class Optometry team and she is committed to providing exceptional eye care and education to her patients. Dr. Sim is accepting new patients, and looks forward to taking care of you and your family.