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Dr. Dufresne

Dr. Dufresne

Dr. Brigitte Dufresne graduated with a doctorate of optometry form the University of Montreal in 1995. During her training she completed 2 externships in U.S hospitals in Gallup New Mexico and Pocatello Idaho. She then successfully wrote the national boards to practice in Ontario.

She holds a certificate in advanced ocular disease in therapeutics. She joined the clinic in 1997, and has used her education experience in clinical skills to provide her patients with state of the art eye care. Dr.Dufresne's practical areas of interests are pediatrics, contact lenses therapy and refractive surgery.

Dr. O'Connor

Dr.Dayna O'Connor Originally from Cornwall where she attended La Citadelle High School, she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Ottawa in Sciences (with minors in Psychology and Biology). Dr.O'Connor then completed her doctorate of optometry at the University of Waterloo. Through her training, she also participated in externships such as one in Houston Texas where she worked alongside ophthalmologists. She holds a certificate in advanced ocular disease in Therapeutics.

Dr.O'Connor volunteered in Guatemala with a humanitarian organisation called VOSH (volunteer optometric services to humanity) to offer optometric care to the population in need. Dr.O'Connor has special interests in contact lens therapy, laser co-management, dry eye therapy, ocular disease and pediatrics. Fully bilingual she is accepting new patients of all ages.

Dr. O'Connor
Dr. Poirier

Dr. Poirier

Dr. Caroline Poirier graduated from the University of Montreal with a doctorate of Optometry in 1995. She was in the same class as Dr.Dufresne. She also completed one year of physical therapy at the same University. Dr. Poirier participated in an externship in South Dakota in a U.S. military hospital on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation. Dr. Poirier is from the Valleyfield area where she is also practicing.

She is a member of the Ontario College of Optometrists as well as the Quebec association of Optometrists. She is licenced to prescribe various therapeutics agents to treat ocular diseases. Dr. Poirier has special interests in specialty contact lenses, binocular vision therapy, pediatrics and ocular disease including dry eye disease.