Dr. Sara Frye (née Gaib) obtained her Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia in Canada and her Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from Nova Southeastern University, where she received the Florida Optometric Association Presidential Award upon graduation in 2009. She went on to complete a post-doctoral residency at UC Berkeley. In addition, she has a demonstrated passion for lifelong learning, going on to do her Master of Public Health (MPH) at the University of Arizona. Dr. Frye is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
Following residency, Dr. Frye was on faculty at Midwestern University for five years. She earned the rank of associate professor for her performance in teaching, research, and service. Sara then transitioned to practicing in an ophthalmology setting focused on cataracts and glaucoma, where she worked for six years. She now works as a clinical lead at Alcon.