At Barrie Vision Centre, we strive to exceed your expectations without reservation, to make sure that you keep using and recommending our services to others. We have been conveniently located in the same place for more than 15 years. Get in touch with us.
Our friendly optometrists are proud to provide comprehensive eye care to you and your family. We take time to explain your eye health status and vision needs in detail, with a special emphasis on preventative care. And, if you have any questions, we will answer them for you.
Dr. Kim Lalonde
My first experience with the world of optometry was when I was 12 years old, and could no longer see the board at school. It was during my undergraduate studies that I decided to pursue optometry as a career. I graduated from the Université de Montréal’s School of Optometry in 1999. After a few years in Windsor, my family and I moved to the Barrie area in 2004. That is when I joined the Barrie Vision Centre team. Practicing Optometry is a great combination of art and science. But in some cases, getting patients to see 20/20 just didn’t seem to resolve all of their issues. Thus began my path with Vision Therapy. I now enjoy the challenges of working with learning related visual issues, fixing lazy eyes, and helping concussion patients get back some sense of normalcy. That is the awesome thing about my field-there is always something new to learn!
In my downtime, I enjoy reading a good book, taking my dog for a walk, playing a game of cards, or hanging with my husband and 2 daughters. I am fluently bilingual, and offer services in both French and English.
Dr. Ryan Bowser
I graduated from the University of Waterloo with Honours, earning my Bachelor in Health Science. From there I traveled to Portland to study at Pacific University, obtaining my Doctorate of Optometry with special interests in vision therapy and therapeutic treatment of ocular disease.
Having grown up in Barrie, I knew I wanted to bring my services back to my community. In 2009 I began practicing Optometry at Barrie Vision Centre, the same office I had trusted my own eyecare to throughout my own life.
I believe in helping patients, having fun doing it and pursuing life passions along the way. Outside of the office you'll fine me working up a sweat riding my mountain bike, trail running or finding new places to explore with my wife Susie and two amazing children.
Dr. Lindsay Gallowitz
I am very exited to be providing eye care in Barrie, my new home since moving from my childhood town of Richmond Hill. Since high school, Optometry has always appealed to me as a great way to meet so many friendly people while also allowing me to have direct patient care for one of our most important senses, our vision.
I received my Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Guelph, before completing my Doctor of Optometry with honours at the University of Waterloo. I have great interest in ocular disease management and bringing awareness to eyes being more than just 20/20 vision. I also have completed clinical rotations in pediatrics and contact lenses.
In my spare time, I love reading a good book or hitting the ski slopes in the winter, and I am always open to any suggestions for exploring Barrie with my husband! I'm looking forward to keeping your eyes healthy and seeing their best!
Our friendly, experienced staff is dedicated to treating you with compassion and respect while providing the care you deserve.