Downtown Eye Care & The Contact Lens Department

IN OTTAWA

Specialized Eye Care Catered to Your Needs

At Downtown Eye Care & The Contact Lens Department, we have provided Ottawa with specialized eye care for over 30 years. No matter what care you need, we’re here to help.

Whether it is a comprehensive eye exam, specialty contact lenses, or eye disease management, we have the experience to help with your vision needs. Come visit us and we can help support your visual health.

A Dedicated Team of Professionals 

Our team has years of experience to provide you with quality eye care. We may be professionals, but that doesn’t mean we’re all business. With our warm and welcoming office, we hope to offer every patient a comforting visit. 

We’re passionate about educating our patients and offering custom solutions for eye conditions including dry eyes. The ocular health of our community is our priority. If you’re interested in taking care of your eyes for a lifetime, learn more about our practice and get to know us. We’re excited to meet you. 

Our Location 

We’re located in Suite 216 in the 350 Sparks Street Office. We share an underground parking garage with the Hilton Garden Inn at 361 Queen Street. The parking garage can be accessed via Queen Street. Please see the photos below for our main and back entrances.  

Our Address 

  • 350 Sparks Street, Suite 216
  • Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7S8

Contact Information 

Hours of Operation 

  • Monday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Our Services

Can LASIK Fix Presbyopia?

Laser Eye Surgery

If you’re having a hard time reading at a normal distance or focusing on nearby objects, it could be a sign that you’re suffering from a refractive error known as presbyopia. Luckily, a basic eye exam can help your optometrist detect presbyopia and get you the treatment you need in order to see clearly. If […]

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August 5, 2022
Dr. Neil Haney

Can I Wear Contact Lenses with PVD?

Contact Lenses

Vision problems that leave you seeing floaters or flashes of light may indicate posterior vitreous detachment (PVD). PVD is an eye problem that results from natural changes that occur in the eye.  PVD is prevalent in 24% of patients aged 50–59 years and 87% in patients aged 80–89. If you experience these changes and wear […]

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July 15, 2022
Dr. Neil Haney

How Long Will My Vision Be Blurry After LASIK?

Eye CareLaser Eye Surgery

Choosing LASIK LASIK can be a convenient alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses. Meeting with your optometrist for a consultation is a chance to ask questions and determine if you’re a good candidate for laser eye surgery. Many patients experience minimal symptoms, but knowing what to expect can help patients prepare.  Other common laser eye […]

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June 22, 2022
Dr. Neil Haney
An older man taking his glasses off to read a book clearly

If you’re having a hard time reading at a normal distance or focusing on nearby objects, it could be a sign that you’re suffering from a refractive error known as presbyopia. Luckily, a basic eye exam can help your optometrist detect presbyopia and get you the treatment you need in order to see clearly. If […]

Read More…

A pair of contact lenses sitting next to a contact lens case and someone pouring contact lens solution in the case

Vision problems that leave you seeing floaters or flashes of light may indicate posterior vitreous detachment (PVD). PVD is an eye problem that results from natural changes that occur in the eye.  PVD is prevalent in 24% of patients aged 50–59 years and 87% in patients aged 80–89. If you experience these changes and wear […]

Read More…

A woman with her hands on her temples, and a blurred effect around her face

Choosing LASIK LASIK can be a convenient alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses. Meeting with your optometrist for a consultation is a chance to ask questions and determine if you’re a good candidate for laser eye surgery. Many patients experience minimal symptoms, but knowing what to expect can help patients prepare.  Other common laser eye […]

Read More…

Our Contact Lens Brands

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