Dr. Ly received her Honours Bachelors of Science from the University of Toronto, graduating with high distinction. She then went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo where she graduated on the Dean’s honour list. During her studies, Michelle completed an ocular disease externship at the Jack C. Montgomery VA hospital in Muskogee, Oklahoma where she gained invaluable experience in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma, retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, cataracts, and various other ocular diseases. For her primary care rotation, she worked at the Vision Institute of Canada where she received training in binocular vision evaluations, specialty contact lens fitting, and low vision exams.
Dr. Ly has travelled to Peru on a volunteer mission to provide optometric care to the underprivileged.
She is an advocate of regular eye exams to monitor the overall health of our eyes. She believes that everyone should have an understanding of their ocular health and vision and loves answering patient questions.
In her free time, Dr. Ly likes listening to music, biking, and travelling. She is fluent in English and Vietnamese.