Dr. Zoé Briggs
OD, FAAO, FCOVD
Dr. Zoé Briggs is passionate about helping patients of all eliminate visual problems that interfere with learning and performance to enhance their quality of life. Dr. Briggs has extensive experience in vision therapy, learning-related vision problems, sports-vision training, and neuro-optometric rehabilitation for patients with brain injuries.
She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Montreal School of Optometry. She then completed a post-graduate Residency program in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy at the University of Waterloo. She subsequently obtained advanced certifications and fellowships in Vision Therapy, Vision Development, and Neuro-Optometry.
Dr. Briggs has received awards for outstanding clinical care, and for distinction in practice excellence. She has experience as a clinical supervisor in the Binocular Vision Clinic at the University of Waterloo. She has also published work in international optometric journals and has been a speaker at numerous professional organizations.
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 Vision Therapy Canada (VTC), 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 two young children.
Dr. Briggs is fluent in both English and French, and is pleased to offer eye exams in both languages.
Amanda Perry, CCOA, PVT
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.
Kate Puffer, PVT
Kate began working in the optometry field in 2014 and received her Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) certification in 2016. Kate then pursued her training to become a Vision Therapist in 2022, completing her Practical Vision Therapy (PVT) certification in 2023. She is very excited to have joined this field. Kate enjoys working with patients of all ages and is looking forward to helping patients achieve better quality of life through vision therapy!
In her spare time, Kate enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She loves spending time outside with her animals and has many including dogs, cats, chickens and ducks!