Team

Dr. Katherine McKay

Dr. Katherine McKay graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 1987 and chose the site of Mount Seymour Optometry Clinic (MSOC) on the  beautiful North Shore in 1990. Her favourite part of her work is solving challenging eyecare problems and seeing the smiles that result. Outside of work, life is very full in a good way with three teenage children, Delaney, McKenzie and Nolan and her husband Doug, who is a stroke survivor.

Dr. Valeria Kao

Dr. Val Kao graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 1998 and relocated to Vancouver in 2002. She enjoys all aspects of optometry including pediatrics, contact lenses, refractive surgery co-management, and ocular disease. Outside of work she loves to spend time with her family including her two young daughters. She is active as both a Fitness Instructor and a participant at She's Fit Metrotown.   

Dr. Susan Lee

Dr. Susan Lee graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 1998. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages from children to great-grandparents. Her keen interests are in contact lenses, laser surgery co-management, and children's vision. Outside of work she loves gardening, reading and walking her two dogs.

Dr. Alison Leung

Dr. Alison Leung is our Vision Therapy specialist, having graduated from Waterloo’s School of Optometry and Vision Science with the COVD Award for Excellence and the GoodLite Pediatrics Award. She is passionate about working with pediatric patients and is specially trained in vision therapy with children, patients with developmental delays, concussion victims and stroke patients. Dr. Leung loves working with children to improve their quality of life, development and learning. In her free time, she likes to hike and explore Vancouver, eat yummy foods and attend Vision Therapy related conferences.

Stephanie Seto

Stephanie Seto graduated from the Dispensing Optician program at Douglas College in 1997 and has been here ever since. She loves to find the perfect pair of glasses for our patients and is very meticulous in doing so. When not at work, Stephanie enjoys hiking and is an avid photographer.

Link Walker

Link Walker is a Licensed Dispensing Optician who graduated in 2010. He is most passionate about helping people to see better, look better and therefore feel better. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with family, going to movies and cooking.

Sharon Mackenzie

Sharon Mackenzie is our main Receptionist. She was born and raised in North Vancouver, so she loves coming to work and seeing familiar faces in the clinic. When not at work she is busy knitting up a storm, reading, or spending time with her family.

Delaney Querns

Delaney Querns is our Saturday Receptionist and a full time university student. She is very chatty and fits right into the MSOC team. When not at work or studying she loves horseback riding, music and watching Supernatural.

Nikki Gill

Nikki Gill is our Optical Assistant. She has been in the optical industry for six years now. She loves helping patients find eyewear that fits their lifestyle! She also loves chatting about Maui Jim sunglasses and is very passionate about proper eye protection. In her spare time she enjoys running and playing with her dog.