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Greg Carr OD, BSc

Doctor of Optometry

SSFEC 0650

Dr. Carr graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2011 and joined Saugeen Shores Family Eye Care in 2011
His father, Dr. Larry Carr, has always been an important role model for him, and he feels privileged to be working alongside his father, sister, and wife

Hometown: Port Elgin
Known for:
being on time
Favourite Local Businesses: Rabbit Dash
Favourite collections: Maui Jim, Ray-Ban and Revo
Currently wearing: Maui Jim model Kawika
Enjoys: reading; playing classical piano and painting; playing beach volleyball, slo-pitch and hockey; and spending time with his wife, Steph and their dog, Charlee
Fun fact: he was accepted to and graduated from the School of Optometry at the same time as his sister, Dr. Kristen Robinson (and no, they aren't twins!)
Favourite part of working at SSFEC: "One of the things I'm most proud of is being part of an incredible health care team. I know I can trust every member of our team with any task, whether it's routine or emergency"

Honours and awards: The University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship, The Biomedical Sciences Upper Year Scholarship, The Don E. Brodie Scholarship in Sciences and The Centennial Optical Scholarship

Special interests: general family eye care for all ages and ocular diseases (specifically dry eye, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma management)

Associations: certified by the College of Optometrists of Ontario to prescribe therapeutics pharmaceutical agents (TPAs); a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrist and Canadian Association of Optometrists and registered as an eye care provider with the Eye See... Eye Learn children's vision program, which provides free glasses to children in junior kindergarten

Outreach: in 2008, he spent time in Haiti volunteering for Optometry Giving Sight (OGS) and Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), delivering eye care and donated eyewear to those less fortunate

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