Meet Our Team at Focus West Optometry

Our friendly staff at Focus West Optometry in Calgary is focused on serving you and meeting your every vision health need. We make it a policy that all staff members are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible.

“The high road to service is traveled with integrity, compassion and understanding.
Our patients don't care how much we know, until they know how much we care."

Dr. Derek Gaume

Dr. Derek Gaume

Dr. Gaume graduated from Pacific University in Oregon in 1992. After five years as an associate for a group practice here in Calgary, he started Focus West Optometry in 1997 so he could better serve the vision needs of the community. He is currently the team Optometrist for the Calgary Flames as well as The Canadian National Long Track Speed Skating Team. When he's not in the office, Dr. Gaume can usually be found on the golf course.

Dr. Julie Lee-Ying

Dr. Julie Lee-Ying

Dr. Lee-Ying graduated from the University of Waterloo in Ontario in 2007, proudly serving as the president of the Canadian Association of Optometry Students during the 2005-2006 school year. After graduation, she joined Focus West Optometry as an associate. Dr. Lee-Ying has a special interest in pediatric vision and is looking forward to participating in upcoming eye care missions in Asia and Africa.

Jerry Hill

Jerry Hill

Office Manager

Starting her career in Red Deer before moving to Calgary, Jerry has been with Focus West since our beginning in 1997. She has more than 25 years of experience in the optical industry.

Kristy Lee

Kristy Lee

Optometric Assistant

Kristy joined us in 2011 and has over 15 years of experience from working at Calgary Optometry Centre. She specializes in contacts but is happy to help you with whatever you need.


We offer designer frames and lenses to complement any style.

Contact Lenses

We have a comprehensive and affordable contact lens program.


Test your vision and rule out possible health issues with an eye exam.

Focus West Optometry

268 Stewart Green, SW

Calgary, AB T3H 3C8


Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

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