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Our Team

We are a team of optometrists and well-trained staff that can provide the best care for your vision needs. Our goal is to provide efficient, specialized care, ensure you know your options, and help guide you in what would work best for you for your eye care, optical needs, contact lens wear and eye health. We look forward to fulfilling all your family’s vision and eye health needs.

For your convenience, we have locations in Steinbach, St. James and East St. Paul. Our friendly and welcoming staff and optometrists will provide you with the highest quality in care. Using up to date technology in our clinics and years of experience we will provide you with the best in eye care.

Come in for a visit to have all your questions answered in a relaxed, positive environment. We are proud to be a locally owned, community based small business able to provide warm, personalized service.


Our mission is to provide complete, current and professional vision care in a caring and friendly manner with consideration to time and efficiency. To remain approachable, flexible and cost effective and to work to continually improve our standards of care. Our patients’ visual needs and wellness are our top priority.

Photograph of Dr. Douglas A. Puttaert

Dr. Douglas A. Puttaert

Optometrist / Partner
Photograph of Dr. Rachel J. Cherian

Dr. Rachel J. Cherian

Optometrist / Partner
Photograph of Dr. Brett D. Puttaert

Dr. Brett D. Puttaert

Optometrist / Associate
Photograph of Dr. Kalyn Gregory

Dr. Kalyn Gregory

Optometrist / Associate

Insurance Providers

We provide direct billing for insurance to prescription eyeglasses, prescription sunglasses, and eye exams for the many insurance providers. Below are a few examples we regularly work with.

Don’t see your provider? Contact your insurance company directly for instructions on applying for reimbursement.

Vision Emergencies

If you are experiencing an urgent eye issue, please proceed to Misericordia Health Centre’s 24/7 Eye Care Centre in Winnipeg and present at Patient Registration through the 99 Cornish Avenue entrance.

Please email if you have any questions.