She was born in Colombia and raised in Venezuela. She obtained her Medical Degree at the Central University of Venezuela, and later went on to her post grade degree of Ophthalmology She immigrated to Canada with her husband and two daughters in 2008 and then she enrolled in the international Optometric Bridging Program (IOBP) where she achieved her license to practice optometry in Canada.

Monica and her husband Optometrist as well, opened IGO Optical ten years ago, since then they have expanded their business around the GTA, Ontario.

She is a very passionate professional not only about the well-being of her patients’ eyes, but also ensuring that they experience a well-rounded and informative exam.