Who We Are
Core Eye Care was started in 2016 by Dr. Cynthia Du. She had worked with LensCrafters since 2008. When an opportunity arose to open a new eye clinic connected to a LensCrafters in downtown Calgary it was the beginning of Core Eye Care. Dr. Cynthia opened Core Eye Care with the intention of providing Calgarians affordable eye care, at a convenient location with business hours and appointment times that worked for busy professionals. Since then, Core Eye Care has continued to fulfill this vision and provide customers the best service in the industry.
Dr. Cynthia Du
Dr. Du was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She graduated with honors from Pacific University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science (Visual Science) and Doctor of Optometry degree. In addition to her studies, she was Vice President of her class, and also treasurer for a non-profit organization. Dr. Du also volunteered to go on an eye care mission trip to Belize, and provided eye care to over 800 patients in the surrounding cities of Belize. In her spare time, she likes to travel, do yoga, try new restaurants and play sports such as basketball and tennis.
Dr. Sarah Kim
Dr. Kim grew up in Calgary, Alberta and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Calgary. She then graduated with honours from the Southern California College of Optometry, at Marshall B. Ketchum University, with her Doctor of Optometry degree. During her time at SCCO, Dr. Kim was President of the BSK National Honors Society and Chair of the Education Committee, which allowed her to be active in inter-professional development and mentoring programs for the incoming classes. Dr. Kim was able to work in different hospitals and clinics during her schooling and has had experience with pediatrics, ocular disease and low vision. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling, baking and going to barre and spin classes.
Tracie is an optometric assistant with over ten years’ experience in the industry. She recently moved from Edmonton with her husband and two cats and is enjoying exploring the city. She loves movies and has attended the Toronto International Film Festival for the last several years. Tracie is looking forward to getting to know the downtown community and making your experience at our clinic comfortable and friendly.
Donna is a part-time optometric assistant at Core Eye Care with a full-time job elsewhere. She loves meeting new people as well as spending quality time with her family, friends and hedgehog. In her downtime, she enjoys trying new food, hiking and playing various sports.
Bridget is new to the optometric scene working part-time as an optometric assistant with Core Eye Care. She has always loved being able to help people out in a customer service role. In her free time she loves spending time with her dogs, getting outside, she also loves to eat.
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