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. Husain completed her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston’s College of Optometry in 2004. Her extensive clinical training includes working at a veteran’s hospital in the San Francisco area, to helping the underprivileged in the inner city Houston area. Committed to giving back to her community, she has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston’s Eye Institute, teaching and mentoring students in the program.
A busy mother of two young children, she and her family relocated from Houston to Toronto in 2017. Double board certified in the US and Canada, she is thrilled to be back in her hometown. Dr. Husain is very passionate about helping others with a particular interest in fitting contact lenses and ocular disease. With over 15 years of experience, she works diligently with her patients to provide them with the best eye care to suit all their vision needs.
An active member of the Academy of Opthalmic Education, Dr. Husain is fluent in English and French. When she is not performing eye exams, she enjoys hiking, yoga, and spending time with her family.