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    Dr. Shelly Hook

    Shelly 1Dr. Shelly Hook graduated from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry after finishing her B.Sc.(Honors) in Zoology and M.Sc. (Cell Physiology) at the University of Alberta.  Upon graduating from the University of Waterloo, Dr. Hook received serveral awards for outstanding clinical achievements and academic excellence.

    She opened her practice in 1981 in Edmonton and moved to her current location in Millwoods in 1991.

    Dr. Hook's work in the area of Developmental and Binocular Vision has earned her the respect of other professionals inside and outside the health care field.  She and her therapy team work closely with schools, pyschologists, and other professionals to help children with learning disabilities and eye coordination problems.  This is an area of special interest to Dr. Hook in addition to her primary eye care practice.

    She is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, Alberta Association of Optometrists and The Edmonton Society of Optometrists.  Dr. Hook has served her profession as Registrar, Chair of The Discipline Committee and Chair of the Children's Vision Committee.

    In her spare time, she is an avid golfer and can be found on the links with her husband, Michael.  She resides in Edmonton with her husband and two high maintenance Devon Rex cats.



    Dr. Natalie Chai

    Dr Natalie ChaiDr. Natalie Chai was born and raised in Edmonton. She began her undergraduate studies at the University of Alberta in biology before attending Pacific University College of Optometry in 2010 in Forest Grove, Oregon. In 2014, Dr. Chai graduated with a doctorate of Optometry with distinction and a Bachelor of Science in Vision Science from Pacific University. Her clinical experience has given her extensive training in primary eye care, ocular disease, contact lenses, and pediatrics. In addition to providing quality eye care, she strongly believes in the importance of taking the time to educate her patients on the status of their eye health and in turn their general health. She continually strives to keep conversation open and to help patients realize eye sight is more than just seeing 20/20. In her spare time, Dr. Chai enjoys fitness, sports, and spending time with family and friends.




    Dr. Rashid has left Lifetime Eyecare to pursue other opportunities. We have enjoyed working with him and wish him well in his future.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide comprehensive, personalized, vision care utilizing state of the art instruments and technology.

Vision Statement:

Our Vision is our patients, whose needs are met by a dedicated, enthusiastic team committed to providing the best professional service possible.

Our Goal:

Our goal is to educate our patients, about their eye health and visual needs for a lifetime.