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Dr. Brandon Stephens

Dr Brandon Stephens
Optometrist

Dr. Brandon Stephens graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry on the Dean’s Honours List after also completing an Honours Bachelor of Science degree. During his final year of training, Dr. Stephens completed an externship focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease at an ophthalmic surgical centre in Mobile, Alabama alongside cataract, glaucoma, oculoplastic and vitreo-retinal specialists. Dr. Stephens also received advanced contact lens training in Jacksonville, Florida and was one of twelve members of his graduating class selected to attend an ophthalmic therapeutics course in Fort Worth, Texas. Upon graduation, Dr. Stephens was the recipient of the Alcon Case Study Award for a research article he authored during his final term of training.

Dr. Stephens began his career in private practice in his hometown of Simcoe, ON before joining the St. Lawrence Optometry team in 2010 where he happily practices full-scope optometry and welcomes new and returning patients of all ages. In his free time, Dr. Stephens enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and dog as well as golfing, reading, traveling and training in Brazilian jiu jitsu. You might see Dr. Stephens around town training on the mats at Hayabusa Academy or out to dinner with his family at Windmills. His favourite frame brands are Oakley and Ray-Ban.

In February 2022, the Ministry of Health issued an extension of expired Health Cards until September 30th, 2022.  The date is nearing and we wish to remind you to check the expiry date of your health card prior to your appointment if it's after October 1st, 2022. ALL RED&WHITE health cards without expiry dates will no longer be valid after September 30th, 2022.

IF YOUR HEALTH CARD IS EXPIRED, YOU WILL NOT HAVE OHIP COVERAGE STARTING OCTOBER 1, 2022 AND YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY OUT OF POCKET FOR YOUR HEALTH SERVICES.