For more than 30 years, the trusted team of professionals at Kootenay Optometry Clinic have been providing patients from Castlegar, Trail and surrounding areas with the eye care that they need. We're always welcoming new patients, and we invite you to learn more about our team below, or contact us today for an appointment.
Dr. Brent Allen, OD
Dr. Brent Allen has been in practice for over 20 years, returning to his hometown after working in Williams Lake for two years. He graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1995, and attended Simon Fraser University prior to that. Dr. Brent Allen is an avid hunter and fly fisherman and served as a volunteer firefighter in Warfield and Castlegar for 10 years combined. He also enjoys golfing, alpine skiing and curling. He is currently a director with the BC Doctors of Optometry. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Examiners in Optometry, and on the Board of Directors for Eye Recommend. He has 3 children, and currently lives in Castlegar.
Cindy DaCosta, CPOA
Cindy DaCosta is a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant (CPOA) at our Castlegar location.
Monica Ross, CPO
Monica Ross is an Optometric Assistant at our Trail location.
Lisa Boutilier is an optometric assistant, working at both our Castlegar and Trail locations.
Tiffany Bird is an optometric assistant, working at both our Castlegar and Trail locations.
Joyce Smienk is an optometric assistant, working at both our Castlegar and Trail locations.