B.Sc (University of Calgary), O.D. (Illinois College of Optometry)
Dr. Karen Hodgins grew up in the Calgary, AB area and is a 2010 graduate the Illinois College of Optometry (Chicago, Illinois). She is an American board certified optometrist and licensed to practice optometry in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario.
She is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists and numerous provincial associations and regulatory colleges.
Throughout her education, Dr. Hodgins participated in various externship opportunities, practicing throughout the United States including ophthalmology surgical facilities and low vision clinics in Illinois, a vision therapy specialty practice in Kansas, and a veterans hospital in Tennessee.
Dr. Hodgins’ primary areas of interest include binocular vision, contact lenses and ocular disease. She is passionate about the profession of optometry and enjoys mentoring and providing job shadow opportunities to students.