Dr. Sara Frye (Gaib) joined Tucson Eye Care after serving on faculty at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ for five years, where she earned the rank of Associate Professor. During her time at MWU, she was involved in patient care, teaching and clinical research. Dr. Frye obtained her Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia in Canada, after growing up in France. Her Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree is from Nova Southeastern University, where she received the Florida Optometric Association Presidential Award upon graduation in 2009.
Dr. Frye went on to complete a post-doctoral residency at UC Berkeley. She has a demonstrated passion for lifelong learning, recently finishing her Master of Public Health (MPH) at the University of Arizona.
Dr. Frye is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). She has held various leadership positions, including serving as Vice President of the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry.
At Tucson Eye Care, she works with surgeons in providing individualized care for patients before and after their eye surgery. She performs diabetic eye exams, in addition to diagnosing and treating a wide range of ocular conditions, from infections to glaucoma. She also runs a specialty dry eye clinic, where she offers customized and contemporary treatments to target conditions such as blepharitis, meibomian gland dysfunction and ocular surface disease. This includes thermal pulsation (Lipiflow) and microblepharoexfoliation (Blephex). No matter what you see her for, she strives to deliver thorough and compassionate care.
Dr. Frye speaks French and is passionate about travel, cooking and fitness. She was married in 2016, so you may remember her as Dr. Gaib.