Dr. Michelle Elliott
Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Elliott graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, as well as, her Doctor of Optometry degree. She received several awards while at the University of Waterloo including the Corning Low Vision Award, The Canadian Contact Lens Society Prize and two scholarships for summer research. Before starting private practice in B.C., Dr. Elliott worked at the Centre for Contact Lens Research in Waterloo conducting research primarily in the area of dry eye. She has published many research papers and has been an associate editor of Practical Optometry (research journal). Currently Dr. Elliott is volunteering with the College of Optometrists of B.C. as an Investigator for the Complaints Committee. Previously Dr. Elliott was chairperson of the Motor Vehicle taskforce for the B.C. Association of Optometrists, serving as a member of the B.C. Driver's Fitness Advisory Committee. She also served as a director for the B.C. Doctors of Optometry. Dr. Elliott was a member of the Rotary Club of White Rock for 11 years. During that time Spectrum Optometry and the Rotary Club of White Rock partnered together to provide eye care missions to Honduras. Dr. Elliott has been practicing at Spectrum Optometry since she took over ownership of the clinic in 2002. She enjoys working with her husband, Matthew Elliott, who is the clinic manager. They both enjoy living and working in the White Rock community.