Dr. Lilit Saakova was born in Armenia, then moved to Plano, Texas when she was four years old. Dr. Saakova attended Optometry school at the Western University of Health Sciences, graduating in 2019. She has been practicing Optometry since the summer of 2019.
She has a passion for humanitarian work, volunteering with the Lions Club to provide eye exams to low-income communities in a mobile eye clinic van, rotating in two VA hospitals in Oklahoma and Tennessee to provide eye exams to veterans, and participating in an event called “Care Harbor” in Los Angeles, California where doctors were able to serve over 300 patients providing comprehensive eye exams and free glasses. Dr. Saakova is fluent in both English and Russian.