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
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 Jeffrey Clarke
Dr. Jeffrey Clarke originally grew up in southwestern Ontario, where he began working in
optometry clinics in 2002. He went to the University of Waterloo for his Bachelor of
Science, before going on to study Opticianry at Georgian College (Barrie, Ontario). Dr.
Clarke continued his studies at Aston University (Birmingham, UK) and obtained his Masters
of Optometry degree in 2013. During his time at Aston, he received the Elsevier award for
best overall performance in clinics.
While completing his Optometry degree, Dr. Clarke underwent an internship at the Royal Derby
Hospital (Derby, UK) and worked at optometry practices in both Long Eaton and Dover, UK. Dr.
Clarke was a council member of the UK Association of Optometrists, where he sat on the
membership committee and helped share the student’s voice on council.
After returning back to Canada, Dr. Clarke has been practicing in Alliston, Ontario before he
and his fiancé decided to move to Nova Scotia. He is excited to put down roots in the
Maritimes and looks forward to getting involved in the community.
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
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
Quinton has just recently joined our team following graduation from the optician program
offered by Oulton College in Moncton.
Originally from the Annapolis Royal area, he spent several years in Halifax and Montreal
working for an online contact lens dispensary. This led him to pursue a career in eye
Quinton worked at our Annapolis and Digby locations as a student and is excited to become a
member of our team.
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
Calista joined our practice in 2020. With several
years’ experience in customer service, she is
looking forward to helping you in both Digby
And Annapolis offices. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with
family and her dog, Bear.