Welcome to Norfolk Family Eye Care

Your Optometrist in

Simcoe and Port Dover, ON

Call us at 519-426-0415 or 519-583-2020 today

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IS 
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     Welcome to Norfolk Family Eye Care. Dr. Jane Van Dyk, Dr. Katie Ryan, Dr. Matthew Craig, Dr. Janki Kapadia, and the Norfolk Family Eye Care team strive to provide the finest in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services, and invite you to join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our office.

     Norfolk Family Eye Care is a full service eye and vision care provider and will take both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout Norfolk County and surrounding area come to Norfolk Family Eye Care because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Our team is dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Norfolk Family Eye Care, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patient's questions. We will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients and provide direct billing when available.

Our Approach to Optometry

     Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes our staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the area. Our optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our office.

At Norfolk Family Eye Care, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us or schedule an appointment today online.


Dr. Jane Van Dyk | Dr. Katie Ryan | Dr. Matthew Craig | Dr. Janki Kapadia
Optometrists | Norfolk Family Eye Care
420 Norfolk St S.
Simcoe, ON N3Y 2X1
519-426-0415
87 Thompson Drive, Unit 4
Port Dover, ON N0A 1N4
519-583-2020




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Meet The Optometrists

  • Dr.
    Jane Van Dyk
    Dr. Jane Van Dyk grew up near Delhi and graduated from Delhi District Secondary School. In her final year she was honoured with the Delhi Junior Citizen of the Year Award. She earned her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo and then went on to graduate on the Dean's Honour List from Waterloo's School of Optometry. During her clincal training, she did an externship focused on ocular disease and treatment in Memphis, Tennessee.
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  • Dr.
    Matthew Craig
    Dr. Matthew Craig was born and raised in Simcoe. His father, Michael, was a principal and his mother, Susan, a teacher in the local separate school board. He attended St. Joseph's School and Simcoe Composite School. He studied sciences at the University of Western Ontario before being accepted into the optometry program at the University of Waterloo.
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  • Dr.
    Katie Ryan
    Dr. Katie Ryan grew up in Ancaster, Ontario. She attended the University of Waterloo and graduated on the Dean’s Honours List for both her Bachelor of Science (Honours Biomedical Science) and Doctor of Optometry degrees. Her ocular disease externship was in a tertiary care centre that focussed on the management of glaucoma, cataracts, and retinal disease (such as diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration).
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  • Dr.
    Janki Kapadia
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Office Hours

Simcoe Office

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Our office will be closed every other Thursday from 11:45am to 1:15pm for staff training.

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Port Dover Office

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Our office will be closed every other Thursday from 11:30am to 1:30pm for staff training.

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Emergency Contact: In case of emergency you can call us during office hours. Outside office hours please go to the Norfolk General Hospital or the nearest Emergency Clinic.

Occasionally both offices are closed over lunch hour from 11:45am to 1:15pm for a staff meeting.  Please call either office for more details.

Please note that we are closed Saturday's of long weekends. 

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  • "Found something in my eye that shouldn't be there and was extremely scared. I "dropped in" and girls took me in right away. Dr. Katie Ryan checked me out and calmed my fears. Thank you greatly for your admirable customer service! Highly recommend Norfolk Family Eye Care!"
    Marg V. / Simcoe, ON