Eye Examination

Dr. Allyson Tang Optometrist

Dr. Tang attended Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kentucky, U.S. for her Optometry externship, where she gained a stronger background in diabetic retinopathy and other ocular disease management. She is TPA Certified to prescribe medication for various eye conditions including Allergies and Glaucoma.

Our mission is to deliver attentive and personalized eye care through excellent communication, listening, and patience. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive care with forefront technology.

Opening Hours

Monday

10 AM - 6 PM

Tuesday

11 AM - 7 PM

Wednesday

11 AM - 7 PM

Thursday

10 AM - 6 PM

Friday

10 AM - 5 PM

Saturday

9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

9 AM - 5 PM

Opening Hours

Monday

10 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday

10 AM - 5 PM

Wednesday

10 AM - 5 PM

Thursday

10 AM - 5 PM

Friday

10 AM - 5 PM

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Meet Our Team

Our mission is to make sure you wear your glasses comfortably with confidence, with the help of our professional eyewear team. IPURLE not only provides you professional eyewear knowledge during your visit but also is providing a One-Stop Eyewear Eyecare service with our partner Optometry just around the corner; making everything convenient and efficient for everyone.

Scarborough Location

Elvin Hui
Licensed Optician

Dr. Allyson Tang Optometrist

Dr. Karen Choi
Optometrist

Katie Lau
Optical Expert

Vaughan Location

Dr. Allyson Tang
Optometrist

Dr. Iris Shen
Optometrist

Dr. Melissa Le
Optometrist

Stella Liu
Co-ordinator

Our licensed Optician, Elvin, has over 15 years of experience in the optical field. As a professional optician at IPURLE, he provides every patient a friendly visit by delivering great knowledge in eyeglass lens designs, and frame styles that suit each and every patients needs. Elvin is a top-notch team leader at IPURLE, managing every aspect to keep the office flow running smoothly by providing a great experience for patients being cared for all the way. Being a part of IPURLE & Optometry team he is also experienced in the optometric industry as a cross-trained Optometric Coordinator; by helping with booking appointment to pretesting for patients before seeing the Doctor.

A member of the Optician Association of Canada.

Elvin is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. His hobbies include photography, and he loves to watch movies, and spend time with his friends and family.

She is a graduate of the University of Waterloo School of Optometry, and also completed her degree in Honours Science at the University of Waterloo.

Dr. Tang attended Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kentucky, U.S. for her Optometry externship, where she gained a stronger background in diabetic retinopathy and other ocular disease management. She is TPA certified to prescribe medication for various eye conditions including Allergies and Glaucoma.

Allyson Tang completed her second externship at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Optometry Department, where she gained insight on East Asian eye care. There she was also exposed to an emphasis on Myopia Control or research in methods to slow down progression of near-sightedness, which is a prominent challenge in East Asia. Her special interest is in Accelerated Orthokeratology or AOK.

A member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and Eye Recommend.

Allyson,  Optometrist, was born in Hong Kong and came to Richmond Hill, Toronto for her studies since Grade Five. She is fluent in English and Chinese. Her passion includes traveling and following foodies to try out new good eats!

She obtained her Doctor of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, USA and completed her Honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto.

Karen Choi completed an externship at the Wenzhou Medical University Eye Hospital in China where she gained knowledge about pediatric eye conditions like amblyopia and management of ocular diseases commonly found in the East Asian community. She has also completed externships at the Low Vision Clinic at the White River Junction Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Vermont and Boston Medical Center where she prescribed magnifiers and other visual aids for patients with low vision from ocular diseases like macular degeneration and glaucoma. Her other externships took place in various hospitals and community health centers throughout the Greater Boston Area, notably the Vision Therapy Specialty Clinic at the New England College of Optometry Center for Eye Care.

She is passionate about making eye care accessible to everyone. She traveled to the Dominican Republic with other optometrists and optometry students with Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) to provide free eye examinations and glasses to the individuals there.

Dr. Karen Choi is registered and in good standing with the College of Optometrists of Ontario and is certified to prescribe Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPAs). She is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists. She is also board certified in the United States and is licensed to practice in the State of New York.

She was born and raised in Scarborough and can speak English and Chinese. In her spare time, she likes to try new restaurants and dessert places.

Dr. Iris Jiachang Shen completed her Optometry degree with 1st class honors and graduated on the Dean’s Honors List in 2013. Her residency at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University was focused on specialty contact lens fitting, including orthokeratology. There she gained experience in near-sightedness control and ocular diseases commonly seen in eyes with high prescriptions.

In 2015, Dr. Shen completed the International Optometry Bridging Program at the University of Waterloo, furthering her knowledge in diagnosis and management of ocular disease with therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPAs).

Dr. Shen is passionate about promoting eye health and contributing to the community. She tutored Optometry students in clinical labs while working in Hong Kong. She also led a group of Optometry students on a service trip to rural China in 2014, where they provided complimentary eye care and distributed eyeglass donations.

Her research project studying the accuracy of a portable and affordable device that could be applied to measure prescriptions on rural service trips was presented at the annual American Academy of Optometry meeting in 2016.

Iris was born in China and lived in Hong Kong for about eight years. She is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. She is board-certified to practice both in Hong Kong and Canada. A member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and Canadian Association of Optometrists.

Dr. Melissa Le is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, where she received both her Doctorate of Optometry as well as her Bachelor of Science degrees.

She has completed externships in the Greater Toronto Area, Calgary and Pinellas Park, Florida where she gained experience in treating and managing eye diseases, as well as fitting specialty contact lenses. As a student, Dr. Le had the opportunity to travel to Chisinau, Moldova where she worked with a team of optometrists and volunteers to provide eye examinations and glasses to individuals without access to eye care.

She is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, registered with College of Optometrists of Ontario and is Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent (TPA) certified. Through her training she has developed an interest in both dry eye and specialty contact lenses. She is very excited to join the Dream Team at Dr. Allyson Optometrist and can’t wait to bring her skills and passion for optometry to its patients.

Dr. Le was born and raised in Etobicoke and is fluent in English and Vietnamese. When she is not looking at eyes, Dr. Le loves to travel. Whether she’s abroad or at home, she is always on the lookout for great food and balances out her sweet tooth by running and playing tennis.

Katie, our professional eyewear consultant has over 8 years experience in the optical field, and over 4 years experience as a optometrist coordinator. As a professional eyewear & eyecare consultant at IPURLE & Optometry, she is here to provide a friendly experience in helping patients needs in frame selection, and in booking appointments and pretesting patients before their eye exam. As a Graduate of Seneca Collage with Honours in Visual Merchandising Arts, she applies her Merchandising skills at IPURLE presenting every aspects of IPURLE Eyewear and bringing everyone a comfortable environment to shop.

Katie is born in Toronto,ON and is fluent in English and Cantonese. Her passions includes arts and crafts, cook and spending quality time with friends & family.

Stella has had 10+ years of experience as an Optometric Assistant. She will be able to help you book appointments and prepare your pre-testing. She will also be more than happy to help you select your glasses frames and lenses with her expert advice and knowledge in that area.

She speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin. During her leisure time, she loves to watch movies and spend time with family and friends.

Our customer service team is here to help you from Monday to Sunday 9 am – 9 pm ET 

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We will get back to you as soon as we can.

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