Dr. Carolyn Anderson
Dr. Anderson began practicing Ophthalmology in Langley in 1999 and focuses her practice on cataract surgery, glaucoma, monitoring of ocular diseases and cosmetic procedures. She performs upwards of 1000 cataract surgeries a year using state of the art technology in surgical instrumentation and lenses. She performs cataract surgery at Langley Memorial Hospital as well as at the Langley Surgical Centre, a private state of the art facility of which she is co-owner.
Dr. Carolyn Anderson is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with a specialist designation in Ophthalmology. She completed a Bachelors Degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Simon Fraser University in 1990. This training included graduate courses in Oncology leading to published works in the area of Cancer research. She was also involved in peer counseling. She then went on to medical school at the University of British Columbia, graduating in 1994. Following this she completed a general internship covering all fields of medicine at the Royal Columbian Hospital. In 1995, she began residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of British Columbia with additional training at Stanford University, and the University of Western Australia.
She was on the Board of Executives for the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation and is the past president of the B.C. Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
She is a columnist, Huffington Post blogger and professional speaker. Her medical training and years as an entrepreneur give her unique insights in business and life. Carolyn teaches women, entrepreneurs and other physicians how to manage their energy levels for a better work life balance. Carolyn also coaches other doctors on running more effective practices.
Carolyn publishes an online magazine for active older adults called Impowerage. As a doctor who works with the aging population, she has seen first-hand the effect attitude and healthy living plays in aging well. Along with a personal trainer she wrote a comprehensive guide to exercise for older adults. She hosts Impowerage boot camps in her local community where participants are given the keys to aging well.
When not busy with her surgical practice and businesses Dr. Anderson loves to golf, run, kayak, ski and hike. She also values spending quality time with her family and friends and communing with nature.