Dr. Petra Costa graduated from the University of Waterloo with her Bachelor of Science and went on to obtain her Doctor of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry.
Her optometric training included externships at the Boys and Girls Club, where she worked with children of all ages, and the Las Vegas Veterans Affairs Hospital, where she worked alongside ophthalmologists to diagnose and manage retinal conditions, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. While studying, she was invited to be a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honour Society – an organization dedicated to academic excellence and professionalism, and assisted in teaching courses to fellow optometry students.
Dr. Costa is passionate about providing high quality comprehensive eye care to her patients, focusing on education and disease prevention. She is an active member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, College of Optometrists of Ontario, and College of Optometrists of British Columbia. She is board certified to practice in Ontario and British Columbia.