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

Contacts for Dry Eyes: What are the Options?

Contact LensesDry Eyes

When your eyes are dry, irritated, or watery, the sensation pulls focus. Wearing your contact lenses might feel rough as you fight the urge to close or rub your eyes. Dry eye is a common problem for contact lens wearers, and the condition can limit your choices—from the types of lenses to how long you […]

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January 24, 2023
Dr. Neil Haney

Keratoconus Treatment: What Can I Do?

Eye Care

Everyone’s eyes are unique, and because of that, everyone deals with different and unique eye issues, like keratoconus. This eye condition can make it difficult to wear contact lenses because it affects the cornea—the clear dome on the front of your eye.  Keratoconus is progressive and causes the cornea to become thin and bow outwards, […]

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December 5, 2022
Dr. Neil Haney

What Happens at a Contact Lens Fitting?

Contact Lenses

Whether you’re looking for the best contact lenses for sports or a pair that helps you reach your vision goals with minimal discomfort, the first step is a contact lens fitting exam. With this particular exam and fitting, the eye doctor can ensure you get the best contact lenses for your lifestyle. This article explores […]

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November 17, 2022
Dr. Neil Haney
A close-up o a soft contact lens held at the tip of two human fingers. In more mild cases of dry eye, soft contact lenses are sometimes suitable

When your eyes are dry, irritated, or watery, the sensation pulls focus. Wearing your contact lenses might feel rough as you fight the urge to close or rub your eyes. Dry eye is a common problem for contact lens wearers, and the condition can limit your choices—from the types of lenses to how long you […]

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A woman having her eyes examined at the eye clinic Topography of the cornea, a diagnostic that creates a three-dimensional map of the surface curvature of the cornea

Everyone’s eyes are unique, and because of that, everyone deals with different and unique eye issues, like keratoconus. This eye condition can make it difficult to wear contact lenses because it affects the cornea—the clear dome on the front of your eye.  Keratoconus is progressive and causes the cornea to become thin and bow outwards, […]

Read More…

A male optometrist speaks to a female patient about wearing contact lenses while handing her a case

Whether you’re looking for the best contact lenses for sports or a pair that helps you reach your vision goals with minimal discomfort, the first step is a contact lens fitting exam. With this particular exam and fitting, the eye doctor can ensure you get the best contact lenses for your lifestyle. This article explores […]

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