Dr. Lesley Epstein was born and raised in rural Newfoundland. She completed her undergraduate training at Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2003, receiving her Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Biology and Biochemistry. She then moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where she received her Optometry Degree from the New England College of Optometry in 2008.
Dr. Epstein has completed many diverse internships across the United States. Her training focused on Specialty Contact Lens Fittings in Boston, MA, Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease in Salt Lake City, Utah and Portland, Oregon, and Paediatric Optometry in Miami, Florida.
Upon graduation, she moved to Victoria, British Columbia, where she practiced optometry for four years. During this time, she practiced Primary Care Optometry, and enjoyed seeing patients of all ages!
Now happily married with young children and a dog, they have moved to Burlington, Ontario to raise their family. Dr. Epstein has been a part of the Burlington Eyecare team since August 2012. In her spare time, Dr. Epstein enjoys travelling, skiing, hiking and spending quality time with her 2 young sons and daughter.