About

_____ Meet our optometrists!

Dr. Somya Dixit

Dr. Somya Dixit has lived in Ottawa since the age of 11. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of 

Dr. Jamie Lau

Originally from Toronto, Dr. Jamie Lau moved to Ottawa in 2011 after graduating from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. She 

Dr. William Clarke

Dr. Clarke received his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degree in 1992. Since moving to Ottawa, Dr. Clarke has been providing 

Dr. Melanie Scott

Dr. Scott is originally from New Brunswick. After completing her bachelor’s degree in Biology at St. Francis Xavier University she went on to 

Dr. Kirsten North

Dr. North has been working at Merivale Vision Care since 1992 and is now one of the clinic's owners. Dr. North enjoys getting to know her 

Dr. Kristine MacDiarmid

Dr. MacDiarmid is originally from Miramichi, New Brunswick, where she began her training in science at the University of New Brunswick.  

Dr. Joelle Zagury

Dr. Zagury is from Montreal and joined Merivale Vision Care in June 2008 when she moved to Ottawa. She received her education at the 

Dr. Estelle Saunders

Dr. Saunders joined Merivale Vision Care in 1991. She is originally from South Africa, now living in Canada for over 30 years. She 

Dr. Tanya Merwiak

Dr. Tanya Merwiak is happy to return to her hometown of Ottawa to practice optometry. She completed her undergraduate 

_____ Meet our professionals!

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Tracey

Optician

lori-lynn

Lori-Lynn

Clinic Coordinator

saxon

Saxon

Pre-Test/Front Desk

sylvia

Sylvia

Front desk
angel

Angel

Optometric Assistant
antoinette

Antoinette

Optician
colleen

Colleen

Optometric Assistant
crystal

Crystal

Optometric Assistant
franca

Franca

Frame Stylist / Pre-Test
janice

Janice

Optician
kari

Kari

Optician
kyle

Kyle

Pre-Test / Front Desk
lori

Lori

Optometric Assistant
vanessa

Vanessa

Optometric Assistant

saarah

Saarah

Student
sarah

Sarah

Front Desk Manager

sharon

Sharon

Optometric Assistant
stu

Stu

Lab Technician

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8A-1547 Merivale Road Ottawa, ON K2G4V3
T: (613) 226-8446
F: (613) 226-1831

New patients welcome!

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