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

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

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

Our 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. 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...

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...

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Q&A with Our Doctors | What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Dry eye is a condition affecting the front surface of the eye that is caused by either a low volume of tears or because the quality of your tears is poor. Your natural tears provide moisture & nourishment to the front surface of the eye. Any change in the normal chemistry of your tears can start contributing to dry eye issues.

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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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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.


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...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of vision loss for people 50 years and older; early detection plays a key role in the outcome of the disease. That’s why...
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Kootenay Family Vision Care

1311 2 St N #300
Cranbrook, BC V1C 3L1
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