Dr. Hong grew up in Spruce Grove and is fluent in English, Cantonese and basic Mandarin. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in psychology, then completed her Doctor of Optometry at the University of Waterloo. She gained valuable experience in managing complex ocular pathology from corneal and retinal specialists during her externship in Baltimore, Maryland. Currently, she has a special interest in dry eye disease and teaches the condition to other healthcare practitioners.
Optometry allows Dr. Hong to serve her community by providing exceptional care through the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. Her favorite part of her job is developing genuine, long-term relationships with all her patients.
Outside of work, Dr. Hong volunteers overseas to provide eye care to places such as Romania, Thailand and Malawi. She is an avid yogi and teaches yoga twice a week. You will also find her checking out new coffee shops, baking in her kitchen, and planning her next vacation.
She is a member of the Alberta College of Optometrists; Alberta Association of Optometrists and Edmonton Society of Optometrists.