Millennium Magazine_10th Ed

158 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine HEALTH AND WELLNESS Dr. Milly M. Mui developed an interest in ophthalmology after witnessing her mother endure low vision problems in her youth. At the inception of her career in 1994, she served as a certified ophthalmic assistant for Raymond Fond, MD, P.C., for a decade prior to obtaining her OD in optometry from the New England College of Optometry in 2009. During her optometric studies, she served as an optometric intern for the South Boston Community Health Center, the Children’s Floating Hospital at the New England Medical Center, the Jamaica Plains and Hudson Valley VA Medical Centers, the New England Eye Institute, the Perkins School for the Blind and OMNI Eye Services between 2008 and 2009. Dr. Mui’s first full-time role after graduation was as an optometrist at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center from 2009 to 2010, followed by a per diem appointment at D’Ambrosio Eye Care, Inc., from 2010 to 2012. From there, she served as an optometrist for HMY Vision from 2012 to 2015 and Eyesmate Optical from 2013 to 2015. Since 2013, she has excelled as an optometrist for MUI Eye Care Optometry, PLLC, in New York. Additionally, she has served as the director-at-large for the Optometric Society for the City of New York and a volunteer for the Medical Reserve Corps of the City of New York since 2018. In her profession, Dr. Mui is responsible for practicing the full scope of optometry in primary eye care, including contact lenses, low vision, specialty contact lenses and ocular disease. Maintaining affiliation with the New York State and American Optometric Associations, she has received a myriad of accolades for her service to her community. In 2020 and 2021, the Optometric Society for the City of New York gave her Service Awards, having also been bestowed with their Graduation Award. She attributes her success to her willingness to take on new challenges. Although her career has been filled with highlights, Dr. Mui is especially proud of receiving her doctorate at the age of 36 all whilst battling her own medical problems. Looking forward, she intends to expand her practice. DR. MILLY M. MUI OPTOMETRIST MUI Eye Care Optometry, PLLC New York, NY