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Our Vision For Your Eye Care

Downtown Optometry provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Sault Ste. Marie. We offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.


At Downtown Optometry, Dr. Myles and Heather are dedicated, compassionate and provide a friendly atmosphere for patients of all ages. We strive to offer advice and products that will help improve your quality of vision and ocular health. State-of-the-art technologies allow us to efficiently diagnose and treat ailments. We understand the importance of finding the right eye care product for you and offer a large and varied selection of products at our dispensary. From hundreds of frames to choose from, vision care products for children and the latest, best-performing contact lens products, we are confident that you will find the perfect product for your individual needs.

Why Choose Us?

We offer convenience and competitive pricing on our products and services, to ensure total eye health for you. Providing affordable eye care packages, multiple pair savings and the convenience of having enough options available are important to us. Take advantage of manufacturer rebate programs and special promotions through our office. Be sure to ask about our convenient contact lens direct shipping program.

You can also custom order top-quality eyewear and contact lenses that fit your lifestyle and fashion and we will make sure it comes within your budget. We will also work to maximize the coverage from your insurance company.

Dr. Myles

Meet Dr. Myles

Born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Dr. Myles went on to study and receive degrees in Biology, Toxicology and Neuropharmacology from several universities. She received her final degree of Doctor of Optometry in 1990 and began her solo practice. Dr. Myles always makes sure she keeps up-to-date with the latest techniques, drugs and procedures. She treats people of all ages and provides a sense of comfort to her patients. She feels every patient has the capability to teach her something new. Off work, Dr. Myles loves to spend time with family and friends, golfing, kayaking and travelling to far-off places.

Heather Paat

Meet Heather Paat

Heather Paat is the certified optometric assistant/receptionist/eyewear consultant/insurance specialist and office manager. She has been with the practice since its inception in 1990 and has played a very important role in our ongoing success. She is a graduate of the medical office assistant programme and was certified in the first Optometric Assistant programme offered by the Canadian Association of Optometrists. Heather is the ‘frame buyer’ and knows how to source the right products. She also teaches contact lens insertion and removal. Her warmth and friendliness have become synonymous with the clinic.


We offer a two-year frame and lens warranty. If for any reason under normal wearing conditions your frame breaks, we will replace it for two years. If you scratch your plastic lenses, we will even remake your lenses once during the first two years. If your contact lenses become unwearable, we will find another lens in a more comfortable material.

We accept new patients any time and invite you, your family and friends to call us

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