Dr. Chahil was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. She attended the University of Alberta, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. She then graduated from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts after completing her clinical training at Veterans Affairs Lowell Health Care System, Low Vision at Veterans Affairs New Haven Health Care System, Dimock Community Health Center, and New England College of Optometry Special Populations.
Dr. Smith was raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He attended the University of Sioux Falls, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He earned his Doctorate of Optometry from the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, graduating cum laude in May 2021. Dr. Smith completed clinical training at the Bowden Eye Center in San Antonio, Texas, Rochester Family Eye Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and the Eye Center of Texas in Houston, Texas. He is an active member of Fellowship of Christian Optometrists.
Dr. Uehara was born and raised in Southern California. He completed his undergraduate studies in molecular biology at the University of California, Berkeley. He then earned his Doctorate of Optometry at State University of New York, College of Optometry, graduating with honors and as Vice President of the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society. His clinical training included rotations through SUNY's Cornea and Contact Lens specialty practice, Gouverneur Health, EyeCare Unlimited, and Pisacano Eye Surgery. As a student, Dr. Uehara was involved in the Student Glaucoma Society, Contact Lens Education and Research Club, and the New York Vision Walk. Outside of work, Dr. Uehara enjoys eating and cooking, video games, hiking, and movies. He is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Las Vegas Golden Knights.
Dr. Yan was born and raised in Changsha, China. She attended the University of Colorado Boulder, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Dr. Yan continued her education at the SUNY College of Optometry where she obtained her Doctorate of Optometry and Master in Vision Science. Dr. Yan also completed her clinical training at Eyecare Professionals, Gouverneur NYC Health + Hospital, and Eye Care Unlimited. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Club and recipient of the Josh Wallman, PhD Memorial Research Award.