Dr. Malalai Sultani joins us from Los Angeles, California, where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Western University of Health Sciences. She graduated at the top of her class, on Dean’s List, and as a member of the prestigious Beta Sigma Kappa International Honor Society. Prior to her doctorate, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
Dr. Sultani completed extensive training in the US, including a clinical rotation at a private optometry practice which provided her with comprehensive experience in primary eye care, pediatrics, ocular trauma, emergency eye care, and surgery co-management. She also completed an externship where she received further training in glaucoma, advanced dry eye disease, and contact lenses. She then concluded her clinical training with a six-month intensive ocular disease rotation at a medical optometry practice primarily focusing on cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy.
During her studies, Dr. Sultani was on the executive boards of both the Optometry Private Practice Business Club and Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. She also became a Nutrition in Medicine scholar, was a founding member of the environmentally-conscious EARTH club on her campus and completed a student fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry.
Dr. Sultani grew up in Vancouver, and after leaving California behind, she happily returned to settle in beautiful BC. She loves the west coast and enjoys being by the ocean.
Dr. Sultani is accepting new patients. She is passionate about vision and eye health, and is a strong advocate for holistic practice and prevention, caring for the overall well-being of her patients.