Dr. Heather Chin
OWNER & OPTOMETRIST
Dr. Heather Chin graduated from University of Waterloo’s Doctor of Optometry program in 2016 and practiced alongside distinguished optometrists and ophthalmologists for 4 years in Southern Ontario before moving to Vancouver. While working with ophthalmology, Dr. Chin refined her ocular health skills as she co-managed ocular diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, wet age related macular degeneration, cataracts and pre/post refractive surgery. In private practice, she enjoyed getting to know her patients and working with her community. She now has a special interest in dry eye.
Dr. Chin decided to move to Vancouver in 2020 to pursue an active lifestyle as she enjoys skiing and biking in the mountains. She took over Yaletown Eyecare in October 2021. Dr. Chin has completed San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training.
Dr. Helon Law
Dr. Helon Law grew up in Vancouver and received his bachelor’s degree from UBC. He went on to study at Pacific University College of Optometry, where he graduated with distinction and was the recipient of the Dean’s Award. His optometric education also included an intensive ocular disease rotation at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the #1 ranked eye hospital in the USA. As a practicing optometrist, he enjoys taking care of all manner of patients, including everyday primary care, ocular disease management, dry eye management, specialty contact lenses, and brain injury rehabilitation. Dr. Law is passionate about taking a tailored, whole-person approach to better serve his patients. He loves finding new ways to improve his patients’ quality of life by maximizing their ocular health and visual function. Dr. Law is able to serve his patients in English and Cantonese. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, rock climbing, and planning his next travel adventure.
Dr. Malalai Sultani
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 and 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, then concluded her clinical training with a six-month intensive ocular disease rotation at a medical optometry practice primarily focusing on cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Dr. Sultani grew up in Vancouver, and after her studies in California, she happily returned to settle in beautiful BC. She loves the west coast, enjoys being by the ocean, and is passionate about vision and eye health. As a strong advocate for holistic practice and prevention, she cares for the overall well-being of her patients.