Dr. Lam grew up in Houston and graduated from J. Frank Dobie High School. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston with Cum Laude honors. He went on to earn his Doctorate degree at University of Houston College of Optometry in 2003. Dr. Lam is a Texas board certified Therapeutic Optometrist and Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. His awards include being named one of "America's Top Optometrists" by the Consumers Research Council of America. During his diverse optometric education, Dr. Lam received extensive training in the fields of LASIK co-management, cataract surgery co-management, eye diseases, specialty contact lenses, low vision, binocular vision, and pediatrics.