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We treat our patients with respect, compassion and kindness.

We bring innovative vision care, inspired eyewear and industry leading customer service to our community.

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Our Services

Comprehensive eye and vision exams

We take the time to explain the value of maintaining good vision. By detecting eye and vision conditions early on, our eye doctors are able to provide treatment options and in many cases restore or prevent vision loss before it’s too late.

Our Services

Comprehensive eye and vision exams

We take the time to explain the value of maintaining good vision. By detecting eye and vision conditions early on, our eye doctors are able to provide treatment options and in many cases restore or prevent vision loss before it’s too late.

FAQs

What can I expect from an eye exam at Merivale Vision Care in the age of COVID?

OHIP covers a complete eye exam once a year for children 19 years of age or younger and for adults 65 years of age or older, as well as follow up visits for those patients.

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Exceptional selection of eyewear

Our experienced eye doctors & opticians work closely with you to select the best frames and lenses for your prescription and lifestyle. We also ensure that they look & feel fabulous!

The Blog

Featured News

Our International Women's Day initiative was a huge success! With your help we raise $925 to support the Zonta Club of Ottawa in their efforts to establish gender equality. Thank you for selecting your eyewear with us and in doing so supporting women in our community!

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month 2022

May 18, 2022
The Merivale Vision Care family strongly believes in equity for everyone, and we love learning how people from all walks of life celebrate their culture. Asian Heritage Month is all May long, and to celebrate we would like to shine the light on important and informative resources and businesses from the Asian community. The Chinese Canadian National Council for Social...

Honouring Women in May with Dress for Success Ottawa

May 2, 2022
Here at Merivale Vision Care supporting and honouring women from all walks of life is of massive importance to us, and we are so proud to share that we will be supporting Dress for Success Ottawa for the whole month of May in honour of Mother’s Day. When you visit us, please bring your gently used (but in very good...

New In for Spring – Gucci Salted Caramel Dreams

April 27, 2022
One of the hottest colourways for spring is salted caramel, and our gorgeous new Gucci arrivals speak to that colour in the sweetest way! These styles are so hot they’ll melt your ice cream when you look at it through your frames. Embellished with gold, and in shades of pearly cream, caramel striations, warm amber, and tortoiseshell, you’ll be right...

Our Dry Eye Treatment Unsung Hero: The BRUDER Moist Heat Eye Compress

April 20, 2022
If you’ve hung out with us for a while, you’ll have read all about our amazing new Dry Eye treatment services, and the cool gadgets and gizmos we have in office to help relieve those desert-like eyeballs. Sometimes it’s not the big fancy equipment that should get all the accolades though, sometimes it’s the frequently used items in our daily...
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Philip Hachey
Philip Hachey
2021-02-03
Caitlin Wesley
Caitlin Wesley
2021-01-29
All of the reviews are true! If I could give an extra star I would, because they do the extra out of passion for their work. I've been dealing with glasses since I was 4 years old, and this place is the best I have and ever will go to. I swear I'm human, this is not a robot or affiliate post 😀 Thanks to all the girls and guy who helped me yesterday. I really appreciate your positivity through this pandemic. You all made my day.
Margaret Sambol
Margaret Sambol
2021-01-29
Very positive experience. No waiting. Dr. Lau is very good at explaining all the tests she is doing and why and she offered great advice to keep my eyes in good health.
Jill Forrest
Jill Forrest
2021-01-27
I have been going to the Merivale Vision Care for many years and am completely please with them.
Yara Kodmous
Yara Kodmous
2021-01-27
Love Dr. North. She is friendly, gives honest advice and is right to the point. Also, the staff at the boutique are knowledgeable and provide friendly one-on-one service. I recommend this clinic.
L. G. Bloomquist
L. G. Bloomquist
2021-01-27
First-rate eye care (able accurately to diagnose my difficult-to-diagnose eyes) and personnel. Highly recommended!
Chris Davidson
Chris Davidson
2021-01-21
Everyone I dealt with here was very friendly and professional. My first eye exam in approximately a decade, and everyone made sure to explain everything in detail and made sure I knew everything I had to before making any sale. I felt very taken care of and listened to. When it comes to medical-related institutions, this likely is the best one I've ever walked into. From start to finish, everything was sanitized, explained, and put at ease for me. One of the easiest 5-star experiences ever.
Tim Scapillato
Tim Scapillato
2021-01-21
I highly recommend Merivale Vision Care. Friendly, knowledgeable, competent staff. Completely COVID safe with all the safety protocols that they follow. I have been a patient of the clinic for many years and wouldn't go anywhere else for optometric services. This is Ottawa's finest vision care centre.
Doug Long
Doug Long
2021-01-21
My wife and I had our annual check-ups with Dr McDiarmid yesterday and received the usual excellent treatment and service from her and the staff.
Tigist Mba
Tigist Mba
2021-01-21
very efficient friendly staff. Clear instruction with COVID. I saw several staff members constantly sanitizing after people. A bit pricey which I don't mind paying for as I was in and out in a short period of time. Also got to see some cool pics of my eyes

Wellington

1282-C Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A7
T: 613-421-4880
F: 613-226-1831
E: info@wellingtonvisioncare.com

New patients welcome!

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Closed

Holiday Closures


Friday December 24th – closed at 1:00p
Saturday December 25th - closed
Tuesday December 28th – closed
Friday December 31st – closed at 3:00pm
Saturday January 1st – closed

Merivale

8A-1547 Merivale Road Ottawa, ON K2G4V3
T: (613) 226-8446
F: (613) 226-1831
E: info@merivalevisioncare.com

New patients welcome!

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Holiday Closures

Friday December 24th closed @ 1:00pm
Monday December 27th – closed
Tuesday December 28th – closed
December 31st – closed @ 3:00pm
Monday January 3rd 2022 – closed

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