Dr. Shelly Ling grew up in Toronto, having moved to Canada at the age of five. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physics and Medical Sciences from the University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Ling went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo. As part of her clinical training, she completed an ocular disease and therapeutics externship at The Eye Foundation of Utah in Salt Lake City, where she gained experience in the management of glaucoma and dry eye disease.
Dr. Ling is fluent in English and Mandarin. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, biking, and practicing karate.