Dr. Laurie Capogna is a doctor of optometry and the founder of Eye Wellness. She has co-authored the best selling books Eyefoods: A Food Plan for Healthy Eyes and Eyefoods for Kids: A Tasty Guide to Nutrition and Eye Health. She regularly lectures and has written many articles on the topics of nutrition and eye health.
She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1998. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, the College of Optometrists of Ontario and the Ocular Nutrition Society.
On November 10, 2016 Women In Optometry (WO) presented its first awards recognizing women ODs for excellence in the categories of leadership; mentorship and education; and innovation. More than 160 people nominated women ODs for these awards; the WO professional advisory board voted on the final selection. Dr. Laurie Capogna was 1 of 6 women OD’s chosen for the award.
Her mission is to educate and inspire her patients, the public, and the eye care community about the power of nutrition and lifestyle in maintaining healthy eyes.
Her favorite Eyefood recipe is: Dr. Barb’s Green Smoothie
The way she loves to keep fit: kettlebells and yoga
Guilty pleasure: red wine and dark chocolate