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Dr. Ryan Smith

388076_185889378169164_557536159_nDr. Ryan Smith was born in New Glasgow and raised in Enfield, Nova Scotia.  He graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2007 and completed his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 2011.  While in optometry school Dr. Smith completed an externship in ocular disease at the Omni Eye Centre in Baltimore.  He joined Elmsdale Vision Centre in 2011.

In 2012 Dr. Smith and his wife Stacey welcomed the first addition to their family, Lucas.  The Smith family enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.  Dr. Smith was once an avid soccer and rugby player and now enjoys a game of squash whenever he can.

 Curriculum Vitae                   


  • University of Dalhousie, Bachelor of Science, 2007
  • University of Waterloo, Doctor of Optometry, 2011

 Professional Memberships:

  • Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO)
  • Nova Scotia Association of Optometrists (NSAO)
  • Nova Scotia College of Optometrists (NSCO)

 Current Professional Activities:

  • Co-chair, Continuing Education Committee, NSAO

 Past Professional Activities:

  • Public Health Committee, NSAO, 2011-2012

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Office Hours

Mon 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tues 8:00am - 8:00pm
Wed 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thurs 8:00am - 8:00pm
Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
*Sat 9:00am - 2:00pm

*Closed Saturdays in July and August and most holiday weekends