Fallan started at our clinic in 2007 and has been a certified optometrist assistant since 2008. She is well trained in all positions of the clinic and is now our Dry Eye Technician. She specializes in dry eye treatments and all our pharmaceutical products. Fallan is always happy to help you with any of your optical needs.
Jillene has been working in the optical industry in 2009. She joined our team in January 2013 and completed her Optometric Assistant course in 2015 and her Opticians course in 2018. She is trained to assist you through each step of your visit with us, and enjoys helping you with selecting the perfect set of glasses for you. She will be on Maternity leave until June 2019.
Damaris joined us in 2013. Her certifications in administration and accounting help our office run efficiently. She is currently finishing her Bachelor in Business Administration & Accounting at Mount Royal University. Although Damaris works mainly at the back office as an accounting assistant and in processing documents, Damaris speaks Spanish and she will happy to translate for our Spanish speaking patients.
Gord joined our team in 2010 with many years of Optical and Leadership experience with a global optical retailer and with private Optometry offices.
Danielle joined our team in 2017 and has been working in the industry since 2016. She successfully completed her Optometric Assistant course in 2019. Danielle primarily works as our front desk receptionist. She has plenty of training with contact lenses and enjoys assisting with pretesting. Danielle looks forward to helping all patients.
Rhonda joined our clinic in the spring of 2018; she has worked in the optical industry since 1985. She enjoys picking out the right pair of eyewear and is skilled in lens selection for all of your vision needs. Rhonda will be happy to assist you and your family with your optical needs.
Krystal joined our team in October 2006 as a receptionist and pre-tester. She has been a Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant since 2008. Krystal is our primary frame purchaser for our practice. With her experience in the optical industry, she will be happy to assist you with all your vision needs.
Julia has been in the optical industry since 2007. She joined our clinic in 2011. She has successfully completed the Optometric Assistant course in 2009. Julia is a key member to the clinic and is available to help with all of your optical needs from glasses to contact lenses.
Marnie joined the team in 2006. She left the clinic in 2011 to gather more experience with Dr. Robert Mitchell and then Dr. Michael Ashenhurst two very well-known ophthalmologists. Marnie rejoined the team part time in June of 2013 and is thrilled to be back full time as of January 2014. With a strong back ground in the optical industry Marnie is available to help with any requirements or questions you might have when it comes to your optical needs.
Alexis joined our office in 2016. One of her specialties is Pre-Testing patients, and assisting the Doctors with their exams. Alexis has a genuine interest in people and she enjoys connecting with patients. She especially enjoys working with children that come in for their eye exams.
Sandyman began his Optics Apprenticeship straight out of School back in England, 1972. He worked in Leicester with a small Family Practice grinding lenses into frames using only chipping pliers and a handstone. Thankfully since then, the Technology has improved tremendously in machinery and lens product capabilities. These days Sandy can be found grinding “Perfect Pairs of Spectacle’s” for both our locations in our new Lab situated at our Olds Office. In addition, he now has facilities on site for Solder repair, Partial tinting of certain lenses and can service set Single Vision lens requirements within the same or next day. Olds Eyecare welcomes Sandyman to their Family and is looking forward to increasing our Patients’ Edging Service Times, Quality and Lens requirements accordingly.
In his spare time, Sandyman can be found enjoying time with his wife Laurie, their daughter Olivia and their family pet, Kitty. His Hobbies are Card Games, Golf, Tennis, Computer and Biking.
Ashley recently completed her BSc Honors Specialization in Genetics at the University of Western Ontario. She will be a part of our team for the next year as she pursues her goal of attending optometry school. She is more than happy to help you in a range of positions in the clinic, from reception to pre-testing to helping you find the perfect pair of glasses!