Director of Corporate Relations
Katherine Lai, OD



Dr. Katherine Lai is originally from Southern California but moved to Northern California to complete her BS in microbiology and minors in business and chemistry at San Jose State University. During undergrad and her year off of school, she worked in optometric private practice as an optician. After graduating from UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Dr. Lai moved to New York to pursue the Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation residency at State University of New York. 

Since completing her residency and moving back to the Bay Area, Dr. Lai has been teaching as a professor at UCBSO as well as working at a private practice in Mountain View seeing patients with brain injuries and binocular vision deficits. Her goal is to spread the knowledge about vision rehabilitation and how she can help patients with a history of stroke, concussion, and other brain injuries.

Dr. Lai is a food enthusiast and has a passion for trying new things. She enjoys cooking, playing tennis and video games in her free time.


Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
      San Jose State University

Doctor of Optometry
      UC Berkeley School of Optometry

      State University of New York
      in Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation

Current practice

UC Berkeley School of Optometry
Binocular Vision Clinic and Sports Vision and Concussion Clinic

STL Optometry
1580 W El Camino Real Ste 6
Mountain View, CA 94040