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Dr. Heather MacKenzie, BSc, OD, FCOVD

Doctor of Optometry


Favourite thing about working at SSFEC?
"The feeling of family."

Joined the SSFEC family in: 2019
Hometown: Georgetown, but has family in Inverhuron
Favourite local businesses: Baby Boutique and Ashanti
Favourite collections: ECO, Maui Jim and Emmeline
Currently wearing: ECO Trieste
Enjoys: musical theatre, reading, Netflix, the beach and spending time with her family, especially her son, Graham and her dog, Murray
Fun fact: she went to optometry school with Dr. Greg and Dr. Kristen!

- Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph
2011 - Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry, including earning the RACH Memorial Award
2017 - Fellowship in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development

Special interests: general family eye care for all ages, as well as binocular vision and vision therapy; she also practices with Dr. Robinson at our sister office, Saugeen Shores Vision Therapy Centre

Associations: certified by the College of Optometrists of Ontario to prescribe therapeutics pharmaceutical agents (TPAs); a member of the Ontario Association of OptometristsCanadian Association of Optometrists, COVD, OEPF and COVT&R

At the directive of the College of Optometrists of Ontario, as of March 17, we will be providing urgent care only and all routine eye care appointments will be cancelled until at least April 7. If you had a routine appointment scheduled, we have attempted to reach you to let you know about this update.

If you’re having an ocular emergency, please call our temporary on-call number – 519 832 8525. This line will only be answered between 9-5 and is only for the purposes of triaging ocular emergencies.

If you would like to do any of the following while we’re closed, please email us at

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