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Inside the Baker Street Professional Centre (formerly the Cranbrook Mall)

Inside the Baker Street Professional Centre (formerly the Cranbrook Mall)

Welcome to Kootenay
Family Vision Care

Our optometrists and eye care team provide the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.



Looking for an Optometrist in Cranbrook,
and Serving Nearby Kimberley?

Cranbrook Mother and Child at Kootenay Family Vision CenterOur optometrists are happy to serve the Cranbrook, Kimberley and Creston communities.

Drs. Don and Whitney Henker provide you and your family with a wide selection of vision care services, including comprehensive eye exams, ocular disease detection and treatment, prescriptions for eyeglasses and contacts and beyond!

With convenient hours and location, we are here to serve the whole family, from children to grandparents! Come visit our eye care clinic today!

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Meet our Cranbrook Optometrists


Dr. Don Henker

Dr. Don Henker grew up in Southern Alberta. He received a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Marketing from the University of Alberta in 1986. He spent a few years in business in Calgary before deciding to return to university to follow a different career path. In 1995, he graduated with...

Dr. Whitney Henker

Dr. Whitney Henker grew up in Alaska. She always knew that she wanted to help people and to be a doctor.  She traveled to the University of Missouri in Columbia to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1991. Whitney graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest...

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Dry eye syndrome (DES or dry eye) is a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye.

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Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. Nipp it in the bud!

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Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

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Schedule An Appointment Call Toll Free! (844) 517-1361


Answers Your Eye Care Questions

Q: When should a person come in to see thier optometrist for Dry Eye symptoms and when is it enought to care of this problem yourself?

A: Anytime a person experiences symptoms they should see their optometrist.

Q: What is the examination like to determine whether someone is suffering from Dry Eyes?

A: Examine tear production.

Read more on our FAQ page.

Why do I Need a Regular Eye Exam in Cranbrook?

Eye Doctor giving kid's eye exam in CranbrookWhile most people schedule regular check-ups with doctors and dentists, many are not aware of the importance of an annual visit to the eye doctor. Regular eye exams can be the key to the early detection and treatment of emerging vision problems, eye diseases, and a number of other health issues. When you come to a Cranbrook optometrist for an eye exam, you will receive thorough vision care aimed at finding and correct any vision or eye issue. Don’t take good vision for granted, schedule an appointment today!

Cranbrook Eye Care News

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and while sure, it can be irritating, is a twitching eyelid ever something to be concerned about? An eyelid twitch, also known as a myokymia, can...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk or talk yet. Over the first few months of life, their visual systems continue to progress, stimulated by their surroundings. Babies will develop the ability...
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Eye Emergencies

If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office at: (844) 517-1361 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room.

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Kootenay Family Vision Care

1311 2 St N #300
Cranbrook, BC V1C 3L1
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British Columbia Association of Optometrists
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