Dr. Gary Nelles and Staff


Dr. Nelles is a lifelong resident of the Tillsonburg area.  He grew up in Straffordville and attended both Annandale and Glendale high schools.  He attained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo in 1999 and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo in 2003.  He graduated from both programs on the Dean’s Honours List.

While in school, Dr. Nelles did an externship with the Eye Centers of Florida to complete his training in ocular therapeutics and disease management.  During this time, he worked with ophthalmologists to manage many types of patients including those with: cataracts, diabetes, glaucoma and macular degeneration.  He also went on a mission to Mexico to provide eyecare and donated eyeglasses at no charge.  Since graduation, he has developed a passion for the management and care of infants and children as well as fitting contact lenses and managing laser eye surgery patients.

When Dr. Nelles is not working, he enjoys golfing, playing hockey and woodworking to design and build furniture.  Some of his craftmanship can even be seen at his office.

Our Staff

Krista Assistant

More about Krista coming soon.

Erin Receptionist

More about Erin coming soon.

Jose Assistant

More about Jose coming soon.

Aara Assistant

More about Aara coming soon.

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Payments and Insurance

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OHIP and Fees

Generally, OHIP covers one eye examination per year if you are 19 or younger or 65 and older.

If you are not eligible for OHIP coverage, the fee for a comprehensive eye examination (including Optical Coherence Tomography) is: Call us for current fees

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Lenses:  Essilor Single Vision, Essilor Bifocal, Essilor Custom Fit Digital Progressive No-Line Bifocals, Crizal Anti-Glare Coatings, Transitions, Optifog, Thin Lenses

Frames:  Gucci, Calvin Klein, Ray Ban, Adidas, Nike, Silhouette, Roots, Bertelli, Easy Clip, Elizabeth Arden, Gant, Harley Davidson, Titan Flex, Vogue, BCBG, Ted Baker, Guess, Vera Wang, , Perry Ellis, Solar Shields and more!
Contact Lenses:  Cooper Vision, Johnson & Johnson and CIBA

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Office Gallery

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Canadian Association of Optometrists
Canadian Association of Optometrists http://www.opto.ca

Ontario Association of Optometrists
Ontario Association of Optometrists http://www.optom.on.ca

College of Optometrists of Ontario
College of Optometrists of Ontario http://www.collegeoptom.on.ca

Eye See Eye Learn
Eye See Eye Learn http://www.eyeseeeyelearn.ca

Eye Lids 4 Kids

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Office Location

519 Broadway Street
Tillsonburg, Ontario, N4G 3S8, Canada
T. 519-688-5551 | F.

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