Nestled between the Selkirk and Monashee mountains, our family owned office is in the heart of picturesque downtown Revelstoke.
Our team strives to provide all patients with the utmost care and respect. We look forward to providing patients with a lifetime of healthy vision through comprehensive eye exams focusing on prevention and early detection of disease.
Our policy is to ensure that all staff members are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible. We are proud to provide the best possible care with advanced technology to our community.
Dr. Christine Ayles
Dr. Christy Ayles was raised in rural Alberta and moved to Calgary in 2003. She majored in Biological Sciences with 2 years at Dalhousie University and 1 year at the University of Calgary before being accepted into the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry. Dr. Ayles graduated with honours in June 2012. She and her husband Alex moved to Revelstoke in August 2014.
While at Dalhousie University, she assisted with a glaucoma research project. In her final year of school Dr. Ayles spent time interning with a Cataract and Refractive Ophthalmologist in Maryland; she also interned with Optometrists in both New Zealand and Calgary. Dr. Ayles has a passion for volunteering and has participated in an eye care mission trip in Ecuador with VOSH International; she has the intentions of participating in other eye care mission trips in the near future.
Dr. Ayles is an active member of the Revelstoke Rotary Club. She loves spending time with her husband, Alex, their children, Carson & Kallie.
Dr. Amy Nordstrom
Dr. Amy Nordstrom graduated from the University of Waterloo with a degree in Optometry in 2006 with honours. Previously she obtained her bachelor degree in Biological sciences at the University of Calgary in 2002. She completed her internship working with ophthalmologists at St. Eriks Eye hospital and the world renowned medical university Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.
She was raised in northern Alberta and has always loved the mountains. Dr. Nordstrom is an avid skier and enjoys mountain biking. She is very excited to be a part of the team at Revelstoke Optometry and is enjoying the vibrant community with her family.
Karris joined our practice in May 2020 bringing with her 6 years experience as an Optician in Australia. Karris rocks the frame room and also manages our in-house lab.
Karris is an avid moutain biker and enjoys spending time with her husband Matt and their dog Sprocket.
C.C.O.A - Office Manager - Ocular Hygienist
Kristine joined the team at the Revelstoke Optometry Centre in January 2016. She started in the optical industry back in 2005 and worked for a couple of years before taking maternity leave to raise her two beautiful daughters. Kristine completed her Optometric Assistant's Course in June 2017. Kristine recently completed her Ocular Hygienist training and is excited to start offering the newest treatments for dry eye management and ocular aesthetics.
Kristine is President of the Revelstoke Aquaducks and volunteers many hours to ensure the club continues to serve our local youth. In her spare time Kristine enjoys spending time with her two daughters who are very involved in community sports and camping with her husband and children.
C.C.O.A - Ocular Hygienist
Amie joined the Revelstoke Optometry Centre team in February 2018 and finished her Optometric Assistant's certification in June 2019. Amie loves helping patients pick new, exciting frames and stays on top of all the new style trends. Amie recently completed her Ocular Hygienist training and is excited to start offering the newest treatments for dry eye management and ocular aesthetics.
Amie has previous healthcare experience with over 10 years in the dental industry.
Amie is Vice President of the Revelstoke Aquaducks and together with Kristine ensure that the club continues to be easily accessible and enjoyable for local families. Outside of work, Amie enjoys spending time with her husband and raising their two beautiful children.
Director of First Impressions
Jaimie joined our team in August 2022. Jaimie and her family moved to Revelstoke in 2013. She enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 children and 2 furchildren. Jaimie is also a creative genius when it comes to her Cricut!
Jennifer has been with the team at the Revelstoke Optometry Centre since 2014. She took a 2-year hiatus and then returned to the team in 2022. Jennifer will be found in pre-test while in the office.
Jennifer comes from the veterinary background where she worked as an RAHT (Registered Animal Health Technologist). She also has her certificate in Landscape Horticulture. Jennifer is frequently maintaining our front garden and keeping our inside greenery alive and well.
Jennifer is a longstanding volunteer with the Revelstoke Humane Society and is an active board member.