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Kristen Robinson, BSc, OD

Doctor of Optometry

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Dr. Robinson 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
She loves her profession and is committed to providing excellent optometric care and friendly customer service to all of her patients

Hometown: Port Elgin
Known for:
being enthusiastic and very bubbly (no caffeine needed)
Favourite local businesses: Allan’s Fireside Grill, The Wismer House and Cook’s Cupboard
Favourite collections: Kate Spade and ECO
Currently wearing: Kate Spade Sunglasses model Johanna
Enjoys: reading; the original Star Wars trilogy (especially Episode IV); participating in the Port Elgin Community Band as 1st Flute; playing slo-pitch; and spending time with friends and family, including her husband Scott and their dog, Dazy
Fun fact: she was accepted to and graduated from the School of Optometry at the same time as her brother, Dr. Greg Carr (and no, they aren’t twins!)
Favourite thing about working at SSFEC? “The feeling of family I have with all of our team when I come to work!”

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

Special interests: general family eye care for all ages, pediatric eye care, as well as bbinocular vision and vision therapy

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, Grey-Bruce Lead Optometrist for the Eye See… Eye Learn children’s vision program, which provides free glasses to children in junior kindergarten, as well as a member of the Children’s Vision Committee

Outreach: 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; giving 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; presentations within the community to help promote the importance of early prevention and detection of ocular diseases; and she also provides off-site eye care services to a day care in Cape Croker

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