Dr. Karen Deane was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she completed her Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Manitoba. Upon graduation, she continued her studies at the University of Waterloo School of Vision Science, where she earned her Doctor of Optometry Degree with honours in 2017.
As part of her training, Dr. Deane traveled to Lima, Peru to provide optometric services to those who could not obtain or afford such care. It was an eye opening experience and she hopes to be involved in many more mission trips throughout her career. In her final year of studies, she completed an ocular disease and therapeutics externship in Salt Lake City, Utah. Here, she gained special interest in diagnosing and managing various eye diseases including glaucoma, macular degeneration and dry eye.
In her spare time she enjoys curling, soccer, running and spending time with her family and friends . Dr. Deane looks forward to continuing to serve the members of the community both in Morden and Carman.
Fun fact about Karen: She loves Dachshunds!