Dr. Samantha Lai graduated from the University of Waterloo with Honors in 2011. As part of her training, she has worked with Image Optometry in Burnaby and Abbottsford BC, OMNI Eye Specialists in Baltimore, MD, Saton Optiek in the Netherlands, and the University of Waterloo School of Optometry. She has completed additional training in specialty soft contact lenses including high astigmatism, children, monovision, and multifocal contact lenses at the Vision Care Institute in Jacksonville, FL. In 2013, Dr. Lai went on an eyecare mission in Bueng Kan, Thailand.
She is a member of the Calgary Society of Optometrists, the Alberta Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. Dr. Lai is also a faculty member of the Young Guns of Optometry specializing in Dry Eye.