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Dr. Jessica Saint Pierre Street and Petrolia optometry is proud to be active in our local community. Below are some of the activities in which our practice participate in.

 


23316449 328094264326629 7698002090097419667 n (1)Dr. Jessica St. Pierre Street was selected by the Ontario Association of Optometrists to meet with her local MPP Bob Bailey during Optometry Week.

On November 10, 2017 Dr. St. Pierre Street and the staff of Petrolia Optometry welcomed Bob Bailey to the office where he met with Dr. St. Pierre Street, had a tour of the office and watched Dr. St. Pierre Street perform an eye exam. These visits allow MPPs to see first-hand the work optometrists do, and how they contribute to Ontario’s health-care system.


drJessicaDiabetes101“Diabetes 101” Class at the Central Lambton Family Health Team:

Dr. St. Pierre Street volunteers her time to teach a 30-minute portion of the “Diabetes 101” class that is held approximately 4 times a year at the Central Lambton Family Health Team. She speaks to family health team diabetes patients about how diabetes affects the eye and the importance of regular eye examinations for diabetic patients.

Please contact Melissa at 519-882-2500 at the Central Lambton Family Health Team if you are interested in taking the class.


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The Oil Heritage District Community Centre (“The Centre”) is the home to Boomers Extra, a senior social group that participates multiple activities including weekly lunches followed by an information program. On November 30, 2017, Dr. St. Pierre Street was invited to speak to the group about the importance of seniors eye exams. Dr. St. Pierre Street believes that one of the most important components of her job as optometrist is to educate the public on eye health and the importance of eye examinations so she really enjoyed having this opportunity to speak to large community group.


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Petrolia Optometry enjoys participating in great community events like the Petrolia Santa Claus Parade. 2017 was their first year entering a float in the parade. They were pleased to be awarded Third Place Commercial entry in 2017.


Optometry Giving Sight

World Sight DayPetrolia Optometry has chosen Optometry Giving Sight as their charity of choice. The office collects donations to Optometry Giving Sight in lieu of payment for minor repairs and adjustments. As well, on October 30 2017 Dr. St. Pierre Street participated in the the World Sight Day Challenge by donating a day of eye exam fees. She worked all day from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM and and donated $1500.


Centennial 1On May 13, 2016 Petrolia Optometry welcomed SK, Grade 1 & 2 students from Lambton Centennial Public School.

On this day the students participated in a field trip to Petrolia that included tours of the Central Lambton Family Health Team, Petrolia Dentistry and Lambton EMS, as well as our office. While at Petrolia Optometry, students enjoyed a tour guided by Dr. Jessica St. Pierre Street which included stops in the finishing lab to see how lenses are cut, the digital imaging room to have retinal photos taken and the dispensary to see different types of sunglasses.

Students also learned about the importance of wearing sunglasses, having regular eye exams, starting at age 6 months.

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