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Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our staff will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.


Annetta, CCOA

Annetta, CCOA

Annetta is originally from Kingston. She trained as an Orthotic Technician at George Brown College and worked in the field for 10 years. Her hands-on abilities make her a great addition to our lab staff. She is in the process of becoming a Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant, a training program that takes 9 months to complete. Annetta's hobbies include woodcarving, art, and playing board games. Her favourite local business is Improbable Escapes.

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Chris

Chris started working at St. Lawrence Optometry over 10 years ago. She is a local, having grown up in Elginburg. She wears many "hats" but you will see her mainly working at our front desk or conducting diagnostic testing for our patients. She enjoys reading, cooking and crafting in her spare time. Chris is the proud mother of her son Logan and is married to Mark. She loves Golden Rooster in downtown Kingston. Her favourite frame brand we carry is Etnia Barcelona.

Eilbi

Eilbi

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Heather, CCOA

Office Manager

Heather is originally from Nova Scotia but lived in Calgary for almost a decade before moving to Kingston in spring 2018. She has previous eye care experience with roles in pretesting, reception, sales and surgical assisting with Lasik MD. More recently she worked in the food industry where she gained managment experience. Heather earned her Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant designation in summer 2019. Heather is married to Mike and has 2 small boys. Her hobbies are reading and cooking - she loved to try new recipes and is a self-proclaimed food nerd!

Kayla, CCOA

Kayla, CCOA

Kayla is originally from Orillia, ON but moved to Kingston to follow her military husband. She previously worked in Optometry for 4 years at a clinic in Ottawa and is a Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant. You can find her at either of our offices, working in various areas including the front desk, pretest, diagnostics and in the dispensary.
After a long day at work, Kayla enjoys working out in her full home gym, and keeping active with her two furry friends Chewie & Shorty (a Chocolate Lab puppy and a Jack Russell Terrier). She also enjoys cooking, reading and a good cup of coffee. Her favourite local business is Midori Gifts.
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Krystyna, CCOA

Krystyna was born in London, ON but grew up in Kingston. She has worked in the tourism & hospitality industry and more recently in retail. She is in the process of becoming a Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant, a training program that takes 9 months to complete. She loves photography and is a homebody - she doesn't mind spending a night watching Netflix with her cats Maylor and Bellatrix! She loves horses and worked four summers on a horse ranch in Picton & still visits them when she can. Krystyna's favourite local businesses are Harper's Burger Bar and Copper Penny.

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Maureen

Maureen has been working at St. Lawrence Optometry for 30 years and has been seen greeting patients at our front desk ever since. She was born and raised on Wolfe Island. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors including swimming in her pool. She also loves spending time with her family; she is happily married to Bill and has a beautiful daughter, great son-in-law and two fantastic grandchildren. You'll see her wearing her favourite frame brands Etnia Barcelona and Nicole Miller. Her favourite local establishments are Battery Bistro and The Kingston Brewing Company.

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Morgan, CCOA

Morgan is originally from Picton and moved to Kingston a few years ago. Morgan previously worked as an optometric assistant at an Optometry clinic in Picton just prior to attending the Optician program at Georgian College. Since joining our clinic she has earned her Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant designation. Morgan loves the great outdoors - camping, kayaking and hiking are some of her favourite activities. Fun fact: Morgan loves sharks! A bucket list goal of hers is to go to Mexico and dive with great white sharks. Morgan's favourite frame brands are MODO & Eco, and her favourite local business is Kingston Brewing Company.

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Pam, CCOA

Pam is originally from Mallorytown but has called Kingston home for the last year. She joins our team with a customer service and management background in retail. Her experience is extremely valuable in helping patients choose their next pair of glasses. She earned her designation as a Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant in summer 2019.  In her spare time Pam enjoys baking and outdoor activities like rollerblading, kayaking, and hiking with her dog Ben. She also has two rescue cats: Layla who is from Kingston’s “The Forgotten Ferals” and Will Feral who was found as a stray. One of Pam's favourite local establishments is Fardella’s Classic Bakery.

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Tim

Tim has been working at St. Lawrence Optometry as our lab technician for 30 years. Between manufacturing, repairing and dispensing eyewear - he has seen it all!. Tim is a local lad having grown up in Battersea. In his spare time Tim enjoys riding his motorcycle, golfing and is interested in old cars. He is also an avid blood donor and has done so over 50 times! Tim is married to Nancy and has a son named Kurtis.

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Trena

Trena is originally from Kingston and has worked in Optometry (administration and dispensing) for the last 20 years. She has four children and seven grandchildren, including 3 granddaughters and 4 grandsons). She is also a dog mom to Harley and Lexi (who also happen to be mother and daughter). Trena's hobbies include baking, booking, camping, needlework, playing cards and spending time with family & friends. Her favourite frame brands are Etnia Barcelona and Easyclip.

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Tracy, CCOA

Tracy has always loved working with patients and had previous experience working in health care as a nurses’ aid. She started working at St. Lawrence Optometry in 2006 and is a Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant. She loves helping patients look and feel their best when selecting their new eyewear. Tracy was born and raised in the Kingston area and enjoys many outdoor activities like gardening, boating and fishing. She also enjoys family time with her children Lynnette and Braden and her husband Duane.

We remind you to check the expiry date of your health card prior to your appointment. ALL RED & WHITE health cards without expiry dates will no longer be valid as of September 30th, 2022. If your health card is expired you will be required to pay out of pocket for your health services.