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Located at 1342 King St. E. Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2N7

Drs. Wilkinson, Runstedler, Cottreau & Barth

Located at 1342 King St. E.
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2N7

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Protecting Your Eyes

Tennis playerDid you know…

  • Nearly half of traumatic eye injuries relate to ball sports
  • 45% of these occur in children under the age of 14
  • 90% of these are preventable

Polycarbonate is a lens material that is widely used for shatter-and-impact resistant lenses, and when combined with sturdy frame materials, makes for formidable eye protection.

There are hazards of sunlight and bright light that are harder to understand; namely, ultraviolet rays (UV) and Glare (extreme brightness). Protecting your eyes from these distracting, even dangerous elements is equally important to eye protection.

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Please reach out to any of the individuals listed below.

Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre)

Suite 212 25 Frederick St.
Kitchener,ON N2H 6M8
Tel.  519-579-5460       Fax  519-579-2121

Amy Fee (Kitchener South—Hespeler)

Unit 44281 King St. E
Kitchener, ON N2P 2E9
Tel. 519-650-9413,  Fax  519-650-7006

Mike Harris (Kitchener—Conestoga)

Unit 3 & 4  63 Arthur St. S
Elmira, ON N3B 2M6
Tel.  519-669-2090  , Fax 519-669-0476

Catherine Fife (Waterloo)

Suite 220100 Regina St. S Waterloo,ON N2J 4P9
Tel. 519-725-3477
Fax 519-725-3667

We remain open to welcome you for routine optometric care including eye exams, contact lens care, and eyeglass dispensing.

We are committed to protecting your health and safety by maintaining controlled entry, temperature screening, hand sanitizing stations throughout the office, and mandatory masks as well as dedicated entrance/exit points. Doctors and staff will wear face masks and other personal protective equipment, in addition to adopting rigorous disinfection procedures.

Appointments are required to enter the office, in order to limit the number of patients and allow for social distancing. To ensure your safety and that of our team, entrance will be denied to anyone who does not have a booked appointment or to anyone who fails the COVID screening questionnaire. Please call our office to confirm hours and to schedule an appointment.