Originally from Saint-Basile, in northwest New Brunswick, Dr. Levesque graduated from University of Waterloo in 1994. He then moved to Halifax where he worked for a year and a half. Dr. Levesque purchased the Liverpool office in 1996 and started another one in Digby that same year. He really enjoys practicing in friendly rural Nova-Scotia. He is licensed to prescribe medication to treat ocular infection, dry eyes and ocular allergies in addition to removing foreign bodies.
Dr. Levesque has always been very involved in the Nova Scotia Association of Optometrists and served on council of that organization for four years. Most of his time outside the office is now being spent with his young kids and wife. When he has some spare time, he enjoys playing hockey, downhill skiing, swimming, sailing and playing tennis.
Dr Sara Wilkinson
Originally from Port Mouton, Dr. Sara Wilkinson graduated from Dalhousie University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree (Advanced Major in Biology). She then attended the University of Waterloo. She worked at our Liverpool office as a student and also did her externship with Dr. Levesque. Dr. Wilkinson graduated in 2004 with a Doctor of Optometry degree.
Dr. Wilkinson began working at the Digby location in August 2004 soon after graduating. She is a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. She has served on the Children’s Vision COETF and AGM Committees. When not at work, Dr. Wilkinson keeps busy with her two young kids and husband.
Dr. Kathleen MacDonald was born and raised in Souris, PEI. She graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) with a major in biology in 2009. She attended the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science and earned her Doctor of Optometry in 2015. During her studies, she volunteered at a clinic in Paraguay through the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH). After graduation she practiced in NS and PEI before moving to Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.
In her spare time, Dr. MacDonald enjoys reading, running, hockey and helping out with her father’s lobster fishing fleet. She is very happy to be back in the Maritimes.
Crystal graduated from the NSCC in the spring of 1984 from a two year Graphic Art & Design program. She worked for a computer software and internet company for seven years prior to joining Dr. Levesque’s office in July 1996. She completed the Optometric Assistant course in July 1999, the first year it was offered in Canada. Crystal has been with our team since the beginning in July 1996 and brings years of experience in helping you choose frames and lenses that best suits your needs. In her spare time, she still enjoys doing some form of artwork, and has recently caught the travel bug and loves to spend time somewhere warm on a beach.
Lisa joined our eye care team in March of 2004. She graduated from the Nova Scotia Teachers College in 1990. She taught in Halifax with special needs children for 10 years before moving back home. She became a certified optometric assistant in July of 2005. Lisa now works full time in our Digby practice in our edging lab. She enjoys travelling, summers camping, family and 2 golden retrievers.
Jackie first joined our team in February of 1997. She left for a couple of years to help with her husband’s refrigeration business. Jackie completed her course and became a Certified Optometric Assistant in October 2007. Jackie will be happy to help you select your new set of eye glasses as well as answer any questions you might have.
Sabrina joined our team in October 2013. She has completed her Optometric Assistant’s course. Sabrina is originally from Digby and she is excited to call Digby home permanently. After taking a year’s maternity leave to be with her son, she is estatic to be back as a member of the Digby Eye Care team.
Savannah joined our team in June 2018. She is a recent graduate from the Office Administration Course. Savannah can often be found in the pre-exam room and at the front desk. She enjoys spending her spare time with her fiance Blake and her boxer Abby.
Rachel joined our team in April 2018. Rachel graduated from NSCC in 2004 with a Certificate in Toursim & Hospitality Management. She has many years of customer service experience. She looks forward to assisting you with all of your eye care needs. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband, her 2 kids, 2 dogs and her cat S'mores.
Lisa joined our team in September 2018. She has had extensive experience working with customer service. She is the first smilling face that will greet you as you arrive for your appointment. She looks forward to helping you.
Steve completed the Ophthalmic Dispensing program in 1991. He graduated high school in Ledue, Alberta. Hobbies include sports and travel. Steeve became part of our team in October 2018.
Joining our team in March 2018, Kara brings with her many years of customer service experience. She enjoys being able to help others and looks forward to assisting you with any of your eye care needs.
Kara is currently on maternity leave but is excited to return.
Venessa joined the eye care team in September 2018. She will be one of the first people you'll meet upon arrival. She is part of the team in both the Digby and Annapolis offices.