Our Optometrists

Yorkville, Toronto Optometrists

Meet The Yorkville Eye Care Team

Eye Care for you from the best optometrists in Toronto! 

Meet Our Team

At Yorkville Eye Care, our people are the driving force behind everything we do. We have carefully handpicked a team of experienced professionals who are not only passionate about eye care but also genuinely caring and friendly individuals. They go above and beyond to provide you with exceptional eye care services and outstanding customer service that you truly deserve. We take immense pride in our team, and we are confident that you will share the same appreciation once you experience their dedication firsthand.


Dr. Sara Samii


Dr. Sara Samii completed her Bachelors of Science degree majoring in General Biology at the University of British Columbia. With her strong passion for health care, Dr. Samii went on to obtain a Bachelor of Vision Science, as well as her Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, receiving honours in all years of her clinical training.

She went on to complete an Ocular disease Externship at the Fort Lauderdale Eye Institute, and Eye Centres of South Florida where she received extensive training from Ophthalmologists in treatment and management of ocular diseases, as well as co-management of LASIK refractive surgery and cataract care. Since her clinical training, she has acquired experience and developed special interest in ocular disease and specialty contact lens fitting.

Dr. Samii is very passionate about providing comprehensive eye care to those less fortunate in countries where such care is a luxury. She was able to volunteer and gain invaluable clinical experience in Mexico in 2013; that experience was so invaluable that she plans to continue providing charitable care in the future.

As an active member in her community and professional networks, Dr. Samii is always seeking new advancements to better serve her patients. She is an active member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, the College of Optometrists of Ontario, and the Ontario Association of Optometrists. She is fluent in English and Farsi and can perform eye examinations in both languages. Her interests outside of the office include keeping physically fit and travelling.


Dr. Kalindi Patel


Dr. Kalindi Patel, raised in Kingston, Ontario, began her academic journey at the University of Toronto, graduating with honors in Human Biology major, and double minors in Immunology and Cellular Biology. Driven by her passion for ocular health, she pursued her Optometry degree at the New England College of Optometry in Boston.

Throughout her educational pursuit, Dr. Patel distinguished herself through exemplary performance in externships at community health centers and Veterans Affairs hospitals, specializing in retinal diseases and low vision. She has practiced in various cities including Syracuse, Boston, and New York City, collaborating with ophthalmologists to manage advanced ocular conditions such as Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, and cataracts. Excited to return to her roots in Canada, she is eager to provide eye care to her local neighbourhood.

Committed to community service, Dr. Patel actively participates in initiatives such as Onesight and VOSH, offering free vision care to underserved populations in the Bronx, Queens, and the Dominican Republic. Outside of her professional endeavors, she enjoys activities like badminton, board games, and exploring travel destinations.

Dr. Patel is a proud member of the Ontario College of Optometrists and the New York State Optometry, dedicated to delivering primary eye care services with compassion and excellence.


Dr. Leah Xu


Dr. Leah Xu grew up in Vancouver, BC and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of British Columbia, graduating with distinction with a major in Biology. She then continued her studies at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, where she obtained her Doctorate degree in Optometry.

During her time with the University of Waterloo she completed an externship with the Eye Foundation of Utah, working with optometrists and ophthalmologists to manage ocular diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

She went on to train with the Vision Institute of Canada, honing her skills with binocular vision disorders and working with special needs patients. She is passionate about the treatment of ocular disease, myopia control, and pediatrics and takes her time to develop good doctor patient relationships.

She is currently a member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario, Canadian Association of Optometrists and Ontario Association of Optometrists. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, travelling and playing badminton.

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