For over 20 years, Stittsville Optometry has been serving the families of Stittsville, Kanata and west Ottawa. Our experienced optometrists and friendly staff can help you with all of your eye care needs.

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Dr. Alan Franzmann

Dr. Alan Franzmann

Dr. Franzmann graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2000, receiving his Bachelor of Science with Distinction. In 2004, he received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, graduating on the Deans Honor List.

In 2003, Dr. Franzmann interned under ophthalmologist Dr. James Wiens, who specializes in corneal and cataract surgery, laser vision correction, and glaucoma management / surgery. Dr. Franzmann's other ophthalmological rotations included retinal disease, retinal surgery and oculoplastic surgery. Dr. Franzmann's optometric rotations included pediatrics, contact lens, binocular vision and low vision.

Currently Dr. Franzmann is an active member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO), and local Ottawa Society of Optometrists (OSO).

Dr. Corrine Motluk

Dr. Corrine Motluk

In 1999, Dr. Motluk graduated on the Deans Honour list, receiving a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo. She also graduated with honours in 1994 with a Biology Co-operative degree from the University of Waterloo.

Dr. Motluk studied with the OMEGA Eye Institute in Birmingham, Alabama and the L.V. PRASAD Institute in Hyderabad, India. She has traveled to Merida, Mexico to work clinically with I Care International that helped many of the rural population access eye exams, eye care and prescription eyeglasses.

She currently is working with the Canadian Examiners in Optometry as a member of ICLO: the Indicator of Current Learning in Optometry and is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometry (CAO), the American Optometry Association (AOA), the Ontario Association of Optometry (OAO) and the Ottawa Society of Optometrists (OSO).

Dr. Melanie Bolton

Dr. Melanie Bolton

Dr. Bolton received her Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, graduating with Dean's Honours. From there Dr. Bolton continued her education at the University of Waterloo receiving a Doctor of Optometry in 2010, also with Dean's Honours.

Dr. Bolton furthered her training at the Vision America centre in Huntsville, Alabama where she studied ocular disease and surgery under numerous renowned specialist and surgeons. She also completed intern rotations in clinics specializing in pediatrics, contact lenses, geriatrics, binocular vision, ocular health, amongst others.

Dr. Bolton is an active member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, the Ontario Association of Optometrists and the Ottawa Society of Optometrists.

Dr. Graeme Ferguson

Dr. Graeme Ferguson

Dr. Ferguson was born and raised in Nepean and attended St. Pius X High School, where he received the Governor General's Academic Medal. He graduated summa cum laude with an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry at the University of Ottawa in 2008. During his summers, he worked at the Bureau of Microbial Hazards, as well as the National Research Council, where his research on stroke pathology was published in the Journal of Neurochemistry.

Dr. Ferguson then studied at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry, where he graduated in 2012, having acheived the Dean's Honour List every semester. During his final year of study, he completed a clinical externship with several prominent optometrists and ophthalmologists at the Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center in Mesa, Arizona. In 2011, Dr. Ferguson interned under Dr. Motluk and is excited to join the team again at Stittsville Optometry.

Dr. Ferguson performs vision therapy for binocular vision disorders and post-trauma/concussion vision syndromes. In order to further his education in this area, he has attended numerous workshops and conferences in North America and he is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association.

Dr. Ferguson is the current president of the Ottawa Society of Optometrists, and he is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists.

Dr. Erin Kelly

Dr. Erin Kelly

Dr. Kelly graduated with honours from the University of Toronto in 2007, earning an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Biology & Anthropology. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2013 from the University of Waterloo, graduating on the Dean's Honour list.

During her optometry program she interned at Vision America centre in Mobile, Alabama, working with retina, cornea, cataract, and oculo-plastic specialists. Her other clinical rotations included pediatrics, binocular vision, contact lens & low vision.

In 2012 Dr. Kelly volunteered in an eye care mission to Peru with VOSH International that provided eye exams, eye glasses and ocular health screening to hundreds of rural Peruvians who otherwise had no access to vision care. In 2015 she volunteered with the Lion's Club Opening Eyes program, performing vision screenings for athletes in the Special Olympics Provincial Floor Hockey Championships.

Currently, Dr. Kelly is an active member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, the Ontario Association of Optometrists and the Ottawa Society of Optometrists.

Dr. Michelle Steenbakkers

Dr. Michelle Steenbakkers

Dr. Steenbakkers graduated from Queen's University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences. She then earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 2004 on the Dean's Honour List and was the recipient of the Dr. Irving Baker Award for Clinical Excellence and the Canadian Association of Optometrists Award of Merit.

Dr. Steenbakkers went on to complete two post-graduate optometric residencies with the University of Houston in 2005, the first focused on Community-Based Family Practice and the second, as Chief Resident at Bridge Builder's Eye Clinic in 2006.

Dr. Steenbakkers is an active member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists and has earned her fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry. She has served as a faculty member at the School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo where she received the Young Alumni Award in 2015 prior to joining Stittsville Optometry.

With over 20 years of experience, our knowledgeable optometrists and optometric staff can provide you the best care for you and your family.
  • Rachel Rose
    Rachel Rose
    Certified Optometric Assistant, Office Manager
  • Maggie Marcantonio
    Maggie Marcantonio
    Certified Optometric Assistant, Dispensary Manager
  • Nicole Loveless
    Nicole Loveless
    Certified Optometric Assistant
  • Carol Brown
    Carol Brown
    Certified Optometric Assistant, Pretest
  • Alison Tomlins
    Alison Tomlins
    Reception / Pretest
  • Jennifer Morgan
    Jennifer Morgan
    Reception / Pretest
  • Maritza Marcantonio
    Maritza Marcantonio
    Reception / Pretest
  • Sarah Wilson
    Sarah Wilson
    Reception / Pretest
  • Jennifer Fournier
    Jennifer Fournier
    Reception

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