IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 17 2020
To Our Valued Patients,
Simcoe Optometric Clinic has temporarily suspended all non-urgent eye care visits in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. This is in response to strong recommendations from the College of Optometrists of Ontario and a directive from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, and will be in place until further notice. We value your health and the health of our staff, and believe that these decisions are necessary at this time. If you have an upcoming appointment you will be contacted by our office. Please read the following so that we can continue to meet your eyecare needs.
OUR CURRENT PHONE HOURS ARE MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8:30am – 12:00 pm
REACH US AT 519-426-3123
ALL VISITS TO OUR OFFICE REQUIRE PRE-APPOINTMENT
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR PATIENTS AND STAFF
PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE AT OUR OFFICE WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT
Urgent and Emergency Eye Care
Dr. Zona, Dr. Hadaller, Dr. VanBerlo, and Dr. McKnight are committed to providing urgent eye care and answering questions and concerns about your eye health. We encourage you to contact us during our phone hours if you have concerns about any eye problem. Not sure if your problem is urgent? Call us! Our office is equipped to manage many acute eye care problems including treatment of eye infections, eye injuries, and prescribing eye medications. Sudden changes in your vision may also be urgent. If your eye problem requires referral to an ophthalmologist we are able to arrange that care for you. Lost or broken glasses may also constitute an urgent eye problem; contact us!
Contact Lens Orders
We are able to process all contact lens orders and also offer FREE DIRECT SHIPPING on any amount of lenses! Call our office or order through our website; we make it easy to get the contacts you need!
Current available information shows no increased risk of COVID-19 infection with contact lens wear if proper hygiene is followed, and we encourage all of our contact lens wearers to be vigilant with ensuring good hygiene with your contact lens wear. Please consider reading this article for more information.
Eyeglass repairs and pick-ups
If you have glasses on order with our office, you will be receiving a phone call in the coming days with available options for pickup. If your glasses break or you run into a situation with your eyewear that you feel is urgent, please contact our office during our phone hours.
Please refer to documents provided by the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, the Ontario Ministry of Health, and Health Canada for important information about protecting yourself and others.
THANK-YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE DURING THIS TIME.
WE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO WORK TOGETHER FOR YOUR OWN HEALTH AND THE HEALTH OF OUR FAMILIES, FRIENDS, AND COMMUNITY
PLEASE WATCH FOR UPDATES ON OUR SERVICES AND AVAILABILITY ON OUR WEBSITE
OR CONTACT US AT 519-426-3123 MONDAY TO FRIDAY 830AM-12PM
With Sincere Thanks,
The Doctors and Staff of Simcoe Optometric Clinic