Baffin Optical Now Offering Eye Exams

Published on March 4, 2014
Baffin Optical is pleased to welcome Dr. Kathy Bourget O.D.Baffin Optical is pleased to welcome Dr. Kathy Bourget O.D.

Iqaluit, NU (March 4, 2014) – Nunasi Corporation is pleased to announce that Baffin Optical has expanded their services and now offers eye exams making it the first one stop shop for eye exams, prescription eye glasses and contact lenses in Nunavut.

n“When we consider opportunities to grow our businesses, we take into account the sustainability of the opportunity and the impact it will have on our communities. This new service Baffin Optical provides will greatly improve access in Iqaluit and across the Qikiqtaaluk region. Previously it was not uncommon to wait months to see an eye doctor in Iqaluit, now with Baffin Optical you can make an appointment to see our resident eye doctor.” Said Okalik Eegeesiak, Chairperson, Nunasi Corporation.

To make appointments clients can call 867 979 4300 or toll-free 1 888 244 0084. With the new service offered Baffin Optical has moved to a larger location. Baffin Optical is now located at Iqaluit House, building 622, unit 99 (across from the post office).

Baffin Optical is part of Polar Vision Centres Ltd. Nunasi established Polar Vision in Yellowknife in 1986 and opened Baffin Optical in Iqaluit in 1989. As a subsidiary company of Nunasi, Polar Vision and Baffin Optical are 100% Inuit-owned.

Polar Vision operates two optical outlets in Yellowknife and Iqaluit (Baffin Optical), with the opticians of Polar Vision traveling to other communities all across the NWT and Nunavut.


For further information, please contact:

Franco Buscemi
Director, Communications and Marketing
Nunasi Corporation
O) 867 979 2160
C) 867 222 2477

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