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Please be advised that we will not be seeing children, seniors or any OHIP insured eye exams as of September 1st due to province wide withdrawal of service by Ontario optometrists. Self paid exams with patients aged 20-64 are still being offered as usual. To learn more about this situation please click HERE.

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From Dr. Ellison

Dr Ellison tries to communicate as much specific information as possible during eye examinations but she has posted some information pages below which hopefully add some updated eye and vision information, applicable to the Waterloo area in general and our practice in particular.

Dr. Ellison's Articles

Dry Eye 'Simplified' (I hope!)

Ok, so here is the simplified (I hope) version of good care for the lids, lashes, and front of the eyes, for the best comfort and vision, and the whitest, clearest eyes.

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Children’s Vision and Eyecare

At Pierce Family Vision our optometrists' expertise to make sure our baby and children's eye exams are comprehensive but also easy and fun for both children and parents.

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OHIP and Cataract Surgery

Private cataract surgery has recently come to K-W and has allowed surgeries outside of St. Mary’s Hospital. This has given more choice to patients but can also be more confusing.

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Suggestions for Visually Impaired Family or Friends

In the past, the optometrists at Pierce Family Vision thought we would give families some newer options to consider beyond spectacles...