Our Optometrists, Opticians & Staff:
Dr. Andrew Comly
Dr. Comly is a trained and experienced optometrist born and raised in Collingwood and Wasaga Beach. After completing his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Science at the University of Waterloo he went on to receive his Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago.
During his studies Dr. Comly completed his externships in ocular diseases at Omni Eye Specialists in New Jersey, a leading centre in retinal disease, glaucoma management, and corneal degenerations. He also trained at Highline Vision Centre in Denver, Colorado which specialized in children's vision and vision therapy. After finishing his studies Dr. Comly lived and worked in New York before moving back to his home town area.
Dr. David Kwolek
Dr. Kwolek was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where his passion for optometry (and fishing) began. As a graduate from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry, he is excited to begin his new career in the Georgian Bay area.
During his studies, Dr. Kwolek completed clinical internships in Owen Sound, Sault Ste. Marie, and Waterloo gaining a special interest in contact lens fittings. He also completed an externship at the Eye Foundation in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he specialized in glaucoma and dry eye management. In 2015, Dr. Kwolek travelled to Romania where he was part of a team of student doctors that volunteered eye care for those in need.
When he's not in the office, you can find Dr. Kwolek spending time fishing the Nottawasaga River or hiking the Bruce Trail with his fiancée. Dr. Kwolek looks forward to caring after the people of Simcoe region. Be prepared to spend a little extra time discussing your favourite fishing spots during your visit.
Erin - Optician
Erin is our licensed optician who graduated with honours in the Opticianry Program from Georgian College. She joined our team in the spring of 2016 and brings with her a wisdom of lens designs and fitting techniques to suit people's needs based on their prescription and lifestyle and will give a custom experience to everyone she serves.
Erin is continuously learning about new products and lens technology to build on her already vast knowledge of optics. Helping her patients find the perfect frame and seeing their reaction when they see clearly once again is one of the highlights of her day.
Erin was born and raised in Collingwood and is very happy to be working in her chosen field in her hometown. When not at work Erin can be found enjoying a walk with her dog or working in her gardens.
Reception & Tech
With over 18 years of experience in the eye care industry, Anna is passionate about providing top quality service to everyone she meets.
Anna aims to create a comfortable environment starting from the moment that you call the office. She books appointments, processes insurance and billing, and assists with frame selection.
Anna lives in Wasaga Beach with her husband and two sons. In her spare time she enjoys reading and riding her bike on the beach.
Olivia - Optician
Olivia has been proudly serving our Wasaga Beach location as a licensed Optician since 2012. After graduating from Georgian College with honours, she quickly returned to her hometown to pursue her career.
Her approachable demeanour and expertise allows patients to have all of their optical questions answered efficiently and suitably.
In her down time, Olivia is often found on the Bruce Trail, mountain biking, or simply relaxing on the beach with a good book.
Reception & Tech
Dianne moved to Wasaga Beach in 1983 and had several businesses in the area which gave her great customer service that everybody loves. Her two sons also live and work in Wasaga. Dianne like to travel, snowmobile and loves spending time with her grandchildren.
Wendy - Optician
Wendy graduated from Georgian college with honors and she has spent almost a decade offering exceptional, enthusiastic customer care as a Licensed Optician.
Wendy is passionate about finding you the perfect pair of glasses and uses her experience to offer our patients a fun and down to earth approach to finding glasses that will fit your lifestyle and personality. Wendy will also ensure that you not only see well with your new glasses, but that they fit and feel comfortable.
When not supporting the team, Wendy likes to travel, hang out at the beach, and she is always up for a camping trip! Wendy lives in Barrie with her husband and two beautiful daughters.