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Kristen Robinson, BSc, OD

Doctor of Optometry
  • Dr. Robinson joined Saugeen Shores Family Eye Care in 2011
  • She graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2011, with her brother, Dr. Greg Carr (and no, they aren’t twins!)
  • She loves her profession and is committed to providing excellent optometric care and friendly customer service to all of her patients

Honours and awards:
– Good-Lite Pediatric Optometry Award
– Vice President of her Optometry class

Special interests:
– General family eye care for all ages
Pediatric eye care
Binocular vision and vision therapy

– Certified by the College of Optometrists of Ontario to prescribe therapeutics pharmaceutical agents (TPAs)
– A member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists
– Grey-Bruce Lead Optometrist for the Eye See… Eye Learn children’s vision program, which provides free glasses to children in junior kindergarten
– A member of the Children’s Vision Committee

– Interactive presentations with JK/SK classes in schools in Saugeen Shores to teach the kids about eye health and the importance of taking care of their eyes
– She has dedicated herself to increasing awareness of the importance of children receiving comprehensive eye exams with an Optometrist before they start school, so that they have the best possible start to optimize learning
– Presentations within the community to help promote the importance of early prevention and detection of ocular diseases
– Provides off-site eye care services to a day care in Cape Croker

Known for:
Being enthusiastic and very bubbly (no caffeine needed)

Favourite local businesses:
Allan’s Fireside Grill, The Wismer House, Cook’s Cupboard

Favourite brands:
Kate Spade and ECO

Port Elgin

– Reading
– The original Star Wars trilogy (especially Episode IV)
– Participating in the Port Elgin Community Band as 1st Flute
– Playing slo-pitch (the Mommas)
– Personal training classes at Fitness Corner
– Spending time with friends and family, including her husband, Scott, and their dog, Dazy


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