Dr. Sara Buckley
Optometrist – Optimed Optometry Clinic
Born and raised in Victoria, Dr. Sara Buckley has been in the “eye industry” for 15+ years! While in high school and through her undergraduate degree at UVic, Dr. Buckley gained over 10 years of experience selling and dispensing eyeglasses – including working at ArtSEE Eyewear! Now with her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, Dr. Buckley is happy to be the one writing those prescriptions that help you see so much better! She is excited to be working once again with the wonderful staff at ArtSEE.
In 2013, Dr. Buckley and her husband added a new member to their family – a smiling baby boy. In her time outside of work, Dr. Buckley loves playing “peek-a-boo” and making her son laugh. She also hopes one day to continue her travelling adventures to explore the beautiful sights offered around the world.
Dr. Buckley understands that every person’s eyes are unique and require individual attention. She is happy to answer any questions related to your eye health. Dr. Buckley loves seeing patients from 3 months to 100+! She looks forward to seeing you and your entire family.
Degrees, Awards and Experience:
Sara Buckley received her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Victoria in 2006, and then graduated with honours from the University of Waterloo in 2010 with her Doctor of Optometry degree. In her final year at Waterloo she was awarded The Canadian Contact Lens Society Prize for proficiency in contact lens application. Dr. Buckley’s optometric training includes an externship in therapeutics and ocular diseases in Muskogee, Oklahoma where she gained valuable experience in diagnosing and managing many eye conditions including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration. She is comfortable prescribing medications for treating eye infections and other ocular problems.