Dr. Chris Bakouris was born and raised in Regina and graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in 2010 where he received his Doctorate of Optometry degree. He enjoys all aspects of optometry with a special interest in contact lenses, dry eye disease, and LASIK co-management. Dr. Bakouris had the opportunity to do his internships in Florida, North Carolina, Chicago, and Denver where he gained valuable experience in all fields of optometry. Upon graduation, he practiced optometry in Minneapolis, Denver, and Regina. He also volunteered his time by providing eye care to those in need in Mexico.
Outside of the office, Chris is very excited to live in the Okanagan where he can enjoy the great outdoors with his amazing wife, Marta and dog Dexter. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking, surfing, snowboarding, travelling the world, fitness, and living a plant-based lifestyle. He is also an avid sports fan and enjoys a good conversations with people from all walks of life.