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The Team

Dr. Christy Ayles

Dr. Christy Ayles was raised in rural Alberta and moved to Calgary in 2003. She majored in Biological Sciences at Dalhousie University and the Unviersity of Calgary. Dr. Ayles graduated on the Dean's honours list in 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.

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 Institute 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. 


Kristine Holland

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 and her Ocular Hygienist training in 2022 and enjoys 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.

Office Manager, CCOA, Ocular Hygienist

Amie Donato

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 completed her Ocular Hygienist training in 2022 and enjoys 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.

CCOA, Ocular Hygienist

Mikayla Mulgrew

Coming soon.

Optometric Assistant

Erna Fe Balaoro

Coming soon.

Director of First Impressions

Natasha Perkins

Coming soon.

Director of First Impressions

Shawn Filipchuk

Coming soon.

Optometric Assistant


Nestled between the Selkirk and Monashee mountains, our family owned office is in the heart of picturesque downtown Revelstoke.

At the Revelstoke Optometry Centre, our mission is to provide each patient a lifetime of healthy vision through comprehensive eye examinations focused on prevention and early detection.


We strive to educate our patients and continue to educate ourselves in order to remain at the technological forefront of our profession.


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. 

Diagnostic Technology

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.

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