Zoe Briggs Optometrist Optometry Vision Therapy

Dr. Zoé Briggs
OD, FAAO, FCOVD

 

Dr. Zoé (Lacroix) Briggs received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Montreal School of Optometry. Upon graduation, she completed a Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy at the University of Waterloo. She then obtained advanced training and fellowships in Vision Therapy, Vision Development, and Neuro-Optometry.

Following her residency, Dr. Briggs accepted a position as a clinical supervisor in the Binocular Vision Clinic at the University of Waterloo, and practiced in the Toronto area for several years. She has received awards for outstanding clinical care, and for distinction in practice excellence. She has also published work in international optometric journals and has been a speaker at numerous professional organizations.

Dr. Briggs has extensive experience in family eye care with a focus on vision therapy, learning- related vision problems, and neuro-optometric rehabilitation for patients with brain injuries. She is passionate about helping patients of all ages achieve optimal vision and ocular health.

Dr. Briggs is member of the Ontario College of Optometrists, and the Ontario Association of Optometrist. She has also obtained post-graduate fellowships with the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) and the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). She is an active member of the Canadian Optometrists in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation (COVTR), and the Neuro- Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA).

Originally from Kingston, Dr. Briggs is happy have settled down in the area. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, outdoor sports, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Dr. Briggs is fluent in both English and French, and is pleased to offer eye exams in both languages.

 
Amanda Vision Therapist Vision Therapy

Amanda Perry

CCOA, PVT

Practical Vision Therapist

Amanda began working in the optometry field in 2013 and received her Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) certificate in 2015.  After joining the team at Napanee Family Eyecare in 2019 she developed an interest in Vision Therapy.  She then obtained her Practical Vision Therapy (PVT) certificate in 2020. Amanda enjoys working with both children and adults, and is especially interested in working with patients with concussions and brain injuries.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.  They enjoy camping, boating and spending time outdoors.  

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Brooke Paton-Janssens
Vision Therapist

 

Brooke holds an advanced diploma in Child and Youth Care from the Mohawk College. She joined Dr. Briggs at Kingston Optometry as a vision therapist in 2021 and is currently completing her Practical Vision Therapy (PVT) certification. Brooke has implemented programs in both group and individual settings for over 4 years. She enjoys working with patients of any age and ability to support their goals.

In her spare time, Brooke enjoys spending time outside, reading and walking through the downtown core with friends.