Dr. Douglas A. Puttaert • Dr. Rachel J. Cherian • Dr. Romie Dhaliwal • Dr. Brett D. Puttaert
March 25, 2020
In response to the current public health instructions made by the Centre for Disease Control, and Manitoba Health, Village Family Eyecare will be closing temporarily to slow the spread of COVID-19. Our doors will remain locked, however we are available for essential optical needs and for processing most orders which can be arranged by contacting us through the email below. This is subject to change as we closely monitor the on-going situation.
We have kept record of appointments that have been cancelled and will do our best to reschedule and accommodate when it is safe to do so.
In the case of a sight threatening eye emergency, the Misericordia Urgent Eyecare Centre will remain open at 99 Cornish Ave Winnipeg, MB.
BUT PLEASE CONTACT our email address first for guidance as Misericordia will be limited to seeing true ocular emergencies.
For general questions and guidance, we will be responding to email at:
Established in 2000, Village Family Eye Care has been serving the St. James community for almost twenty years. With a full size dispensary that includes a wide variety of frames for all budgets, we are able to provide full service eye care. Four optometrists are available for comprehensive eye examinations five days a week, including evening appointments on Wednesdays as well as being open some Saturdays. Our office specializes in contact lens fittings, providing vision therapy and follow up for diabetic retinal evaluations and glaucoma monitoring using visual field testing, photography and optical coherence tomography (OCT). Please note the office will be closed on Saturdays over long weekends where the Holiday falls on a Monday.
1870 Portage Ave
- Monday8:30am - 5:30pm
- Tuesday8:30am - 5:30pm
- Wednesday8:30am - 7:00pm
- Thursday8:30am - 5:30pm
- Friday8:30am - 5:00pm
- SaturdayBy appointment only
- Eye health examinations
- Vision examinations
- Pediatric care
- Vision therapy
- Contact lenses
- Fashion eye wear and Sunglasses
- Student eye wear packages
- Certified staff