_____ Meet our optometrists!
Dr. Kristine MacDiarmid
Dr. MacDiarmid is originally from Miramichi, New Brunswick, where she began her training in science at the University of New Brunswick. After graduating from the University of Waterloo with a Doctor of Optometry degree in 1993, she practiced several years in New Brunswick. In 1996, she moved to Ottawa and joined the Merivale Vision Care team. She has completed a 100-hour training program in pharmaceutical treatment of eye disease and enjoys the challenge involved in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. Dr. MacDiarmid is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the Ottawa Society of Optometrists. Dr. MacDiarmid has traveled to Jamaica to provide eye exams to those without the access to health care. In her spare time, she enjoys playing hockey, ringette and tennis as well as helping with her kid’s sports teams.