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All About eyeDOCS

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To All Our Patients & Communities

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We built our practice around the care of your eyes and your vision. eyeDOCS optometry clinics are the premier full-service eye care clinics in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. We provide you with the highest quality eye care using the latest state-of-the-art technologies.

Our Promises

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We ADD VALUE through superior care, products and services. We provide SPECIALTY CLINICS to serve your specific needs. We EXPLAIN THE EXAM results so you understand your needs. We INVEST IN TECHNOLOGY that makes a difference in your care. Our boutique has HIGH-QUALITY FRAMES in the latest trends. We source the BEST LENS TECHNOLOGY to meet your needs. We produce SUPERIOR QUALITY EYEWEAR as promptly as possible. We WARRANTY our products. We seek and cultivate the right talent to ensure you receive the BEST CARE AND SERVICES. We TRAIN AND COACH our staff to empower them to help you. As part of your community; we provide CONVENIENT LOCAL SERVICE.

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How We Became Who We Are

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Allow us to regale you with the story of how we got where we are today and the foundation of our clinics. 

eyeDOCS traces its roots from the practice of Dr. Earl Whan in the late 1950s. In 1967, Drs. Roland des Groseilliers and Margaret Hansen-des Groseilliers purchased the Billings Bridge Plaza location. To accommodate the growing practice, the Billings Bridge clinic saw 2 expansions in 1972 and 1978. 

In 1990, we built a new office that is still the home of the eyeDOCS Ottawa optometric clinic at 1285 Kilborn Avenue. In 1997 the eyeDOCS Westboro optometric clinic was established on Richmond Road in Westboro. To keep up with ever-increasing patient volumes the Kilborn clinic was renovated in 2008 and again in 2016 to provide an inviting open-concept space, and the Westboro clinic moved and doubled its size in 2010. 

To Ottawa’s growing communities, the eyeDOCS Kanata optometric clinic (located on March Road) and the eyeDOCS Riverside South optometric clinic (located on Limebank Road) were added in 2012. Then, eyeDOCS Preston was added in 2013. Our newest clinic, eyeDOCS Barrhaven, opened in 2017.

In October 2011, after more than 40 years of practice, Drs. des Groseilliers and Hansen-des Groseilliers retired. Today, the practice counts 4 partners. Our team of optometrists has experience in a number of specialized fields such as sports vision, pediatric eye care, senior eye care, night vision testing, neonatal, cataract removal follow-up, contact lenses, binocular vision, etc. 

Our knowledgeable opticians and optometric assistants will ensure that your vision needs are professionally met and that you also look fantastic!

Our Partners

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Dr. Shawn Charland

Optometrist (Westboro & Ottawa)

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Dr. Eric DesGroseilliers

Optometrist (Barrhaven & Ottawa)

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Dr. Serge Fauchon

Optometrist (Preston & Ottawa)

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Dr. Nathan Stolch

Optometrist (Ottawa & Riverside South)

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Dr. Melissa Ings

Optometrist (Kanata)

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Dr. David Featherstone

Optometrist (Barrhaven & Ottawa)

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Our Doctors

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Dr. Anthony Irani

Optometrist (Ottawa & Riverside South)

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Dr. Erin Condran

Optometrist (Ottawa & Riverside South)

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Dr. Annie DesGroseilliers

Optometrist (Ottawa)

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Dr. Carolyn Fyffe

Optometrist (Ottawa)

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Dr. Carolyn Kudo

Optometrist (Westboro)

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Dr. Kristel Jefferies

Optometrist (Ottawa)

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Dr. Elaina Kuang

Optometrist (Westboro)

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Dr. Stephanie Wu

Optometrist (Ottawa & Kanata)

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Dr. Brittany Yelle

Optometrist (Ottawa)

Our Team

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Nathalie Barjolin

Clinic Manager

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Mark Donnison

General Manager

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Mark George

Sales and Operations Manager

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Find A Location In Ottawa

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eyeDOCS Barrhaven

Just off the Fallowfield Road exit of Highway 416, we provide eye care for all patients in this area. Services are available in English and French.

  • 4100 Strandherd Dr
  • Ottawa, ON K2J 0V2

eyeDOCS Kanata

Find us across from the Kanata Research Park and down the street from the Richcraft Recreation Centre. Services are available in English, Spanish, and Mandarin.

  • 700 March Rd
  • Ottawa, ON K2K 2V9

eyeDOCS Preston

Find us in the expanding community of Little Italy for accessible eye care services. Our optometrists can provide appointments in English and French.

  • 351 Preston St
  • Ottawa, ON K1S 1V6

eyeDOCS Riverside South

In the heart of Riverside South conveniently serving: Manotick, Greely, and Barrhaven. We are happy to treat the surrounding communities for all their optical needs in English or French.

  • 4452 Limebank Rd
  • Ottawa, ON K1V 2N8

eyeDOCS Ottawa

Our flagship office is located in Alta Vista near Billings Bridge Shopping Centre. Services are available in English, French, Mandarin, Spanish, and Portuguese.

  • 1285 Kilborn Ave
  • Ottawa, ON K1H 6K9

eyeDOCS Westboro

Find us in the heart of the Westboro Village on Richmond Road near the corner of Eden Avenue. We provide services in English, French, Cantonese, and Spanish.

  • 298 Richmond Road
  • Ottawa, ON K1Z 6X5
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