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Our Optometry Practice | Winnipeg, MB | Henderson Vision Centre
Henderson Vision Centre
1439 Henderson Hwy Winnipeg MB R2G 1N3 (204) 582-2308
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About Henderson Vision Care

For over 35 years, the expert Optometrists and caring support staff at Henderson Vision Centre have been working to provide one thing: the highest quality optometric care combined with excellence in patient service and satisfaction. We believe that supporting our patients in excellent lifelong eye care starts with understanding their individual needs.

Our mission: we are committed to providing the highest quality vision care in a thoughtful and friendly manner. Our professional and knowledgeable team values your trust and promises to use the most recent technology and products to meet your needs.

What You’ll Find at Henderson Vision Centre

Optometric Excellence
Being leaders in our field means staying on top of a rapidly evolving discipline. Advancements in optometric testing and in our understanding of the eye continues to progress quickly, leading to new technologies and improved visual acuity for many.

It is our commitment to remain at the forefront of our changing field in order to continue to provide our patients with the best quality of care available today.

Compassionate, Knowledgeable Staff
Whether you’re looking for a new pair of frames or are seeking a comprehensive eye exam, our staff are fully prepared to assist you. Our staff will help you find the latest styles from the world’s top brands in both eyeglasses and sunglasses. We are here to help you with your questions and to ensure that you are enjoying the best quality of vision you can.

Expert Optometrists
Our Optometrists have over 100 combined years of experience. We are some of the foremost dry eye experts in Winnipeg and are proud to work with patients from all over the city (and surrounding communities).

Meet Our Doctors

A University of Waterloo graduate (class 1983), Dr. Mundle became a partner in Henderson Vision Centre just one year later. Dr. Mundle has been an integral part of Henderson Vision Centre ever since. His professional and academic accomplishments are many. Highlights include:
  • Deep involvement with the Manitoba Association of Optometrists (MAO), with roles that include:
    • Chair, Scope of Practice Committee
    • Chair, Manitoba Law Reform Commission Review
    • Secretary-Treasurer
    • Vice-President
    • President
  • Deep involvement with the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), with roles that include:
    • Chair, Publications Committee
    • Chair, Public Visual Welfare Committee
    • President, 2002 - 2004
Currently, Dr. Mundle is the President-Elect of the World Council of Optometry (WCO) after serving as the Canadian delegate to the WCO from 2009 - 2015. “I’m now caring for my patients’ kids and grandkids. Aside from a subtle reminder of how old I am, I love that my patients trust me and Henderson Vision Centre enough to bring their kids, who in turn are bringing their kids. It reminds me that people really do value the great care we provide.” When he isn’t in the clinic or fulfilling duties associated with his professional obligations, Dr. Mundle can be found spending time with his wife (fellow University of Waterloo graduate, Dr. Michelle Georgi) and his three kids (Cameron, Kirsten, and Kent). He’s also deeply dedicated to his beloved Saskatchewan Roughriders - feel free to give him the gears about it when you come in. ;)

Practicing 19 years since she graduated from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Dr. Mestito-Dao is one of our owners and Optometrists. She joined Henderson Vision Centre 14 years ago and is an experienced and accomplished member of our team, Dr. Mestito-Dao is a staple in our office - come in and say hi! Her academic and professional accomplishments include:
  • Doctor of Optometry, New England College of Optometry
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Manitoba\
  • Volunteer Clinician (for the last 18 years), CNIB Low Vision
  • Volunteer Clinical Director, Special Olympics
  • Volunteer Clinician for TWECS (Third World Eyecare Society) and VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity)
  • President, St. Mary’s Academy Alumnae Association
  • Co-Chair of Conventions Committee, Manitoba Association of Optometry
  • Co-Chair - Public Education Committee, Manitoba Association of Optometrist
  • Optometrist of the Year (2013), Manitoba Association of Optometrists
  • Executive of the Year Finalist (2014), Manitoba Filipino Business Council
“I love interacting with my patients every day - especially kids! Watching them grow into adults, and eventually parents, is extremely rewarding… especially when they bring their kids to me! It feels really incredible to be a true multi-generational Optometrist” Dr. Mestito-Dao is a dedicated mother of two. A self-described “dance and stage mom”, you can find her at various dance events and behind the scenes as she encourages her daughters on in pursuing their passions. An interesting note, Dr. Mestito-Dao was the first Filipino to practice Optometry in Manitoba. She is a true leader and aspires to inspire people of all walks of life to pursue their ambitions and realize their dreams.

Dr. Chow graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2005. She has been an integral part of the Henderson Vision team for over 11 years, joining us immediately upon graduating University. Some of her professional and academic accomplishments include:
  • Graduated from the University of Waterloo on the Dean’s Honour List
  • Received the Eschenbach Low Vision Award, which is given to outstanding clinicians in their fourth year
  • Co-Chair of Convention Committee for the Manitoba Association of Optometrists
  • Currently sitting on her son’s school board
“I’ve been with Henderson Vision Centre ever since I graduated. For me, Henderson Vision Centre is an extension of my professional self and a big part of who I am. I am hugely proud of everything we do here and am humbled to be part of such an amazing team and community. I am honoured that my patients continue to see me year after year- it really shows the trust that exists between us.” When she isn’t at the clinic, Dr. Chow is running circles trying to keep up with her two energetic boys. Once she’s had enough cardio, her favourite treat is making ice cream (she makes her own at home) in all sorts of delicious flavours.

Dr Melo joined our team in 2010 and has been an important part of our team ever since. She brings her expertise from her experience working with an ophthalmologist in Ontario and her present position with Focus on Falls, performing comprehensive vision care in nursing homes in Winnipeg. Her academic and professional accomplishments include:
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Manitoba (Honour Roll)
  • Doctor of Optometrist, University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science (Honour Roll)
“Henderson Vision Centre feels like home; I have been a patient here since age 4. Growing up, I was a patient of Dr. Reiss’ and it was her passion that inspired me to become an Optometrist. It is a pleasure to work alongside a great team of Optometrists.”

Dr. Melo has travelled extensively, and has volunteered in India at a local eye hospital. Her husband is from Mexico and she has 2 young boys. She is a “foodie” and makes great desserts!

Dr. Leanne Zimmer started her career at Henderson Vision Centre while she was studying to become an Optometrist at the University of Waterloo. She joined the team as an Optometrist in 2014 and is a tremendous asset to our practice. Dr. Zimmer has a great interest in ocular disease including glaucoma treatment, dry eye management and pediatric optometry. Her academic and professional accomplishments include:
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Winnipeg (Honour Roll)
  • Doctor of Optometry, University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science (Honour Roll)
  • Board Member; CNIB Manitoba
  • Volunteer, Siloam Mission
“What I love more about working at Henderson Vision Centre is meeting new patients and watching our patients and their families grow. Being part of a comprehensive eye care team allows us to go the extra mile for our patients and provide the highest quality of care possible; it gives me personal satisfaction that I don’t think I could find anywhere else!”

Dr. Zimmer is a self-proclaimed travel nut. Her most memorable trip was in 2012 when she traveled to Ecuador for an Optometry Mission through Volunteer Optometrist Services to Humanity (VOSH). During this trip, she provided vision care and performed eye exams for those in need. Locally Dr. Zimmer volunteers with Soup Sister’s Winnipeg and the Plug In Gallery. You can also find her playing tennis in her spare time!

Dr. Peloquin was first introduced to our team during the summer of 2017 when he completed a clinical externship at our practice. During his final year of optometric studies, he was exposed to a wide array of ocular diseases and became well-versed in pediatric eye care. Dr. Peloquin is excited to bring his knowledge to HVC. His academic and professional accomplishments include:
  • Bachelor of Science, Université de Saint-Boniface (honour roll)
  • Doctor of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry (Dean's list)
  • Trustees Scholarship
  • A.H Basman Scholarship
“Being born and raised in Winnipeg, I’m very excited to be back from Chicago and able to give back to the community that has given me so much. I consider it an honor and privilege to work with so many great people at Henderson Vision Centre.” In his spare time, Dr. Peloquin enjoys playing/coaching hockey, golf and spending time at the lake. He is also bilingual in French/English and is happy to give eye exams in either language."

Location & Hours

You can find us in the River East Plaza, between Safeway and Booster Juice, and across from Tim Hortons.
We have plenty of parking available on-site.

Location

Unit 1B - 1439 Henderson Hwy
Winnipeg, MB R2G 1N3
Tel: (204) 582-2308
Fax: (204) 339-1272
E-mail: info@hendersonvision.com

Office Hours

Monday-Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 9am - 3pm (except for long weekends and July/August)
Sunday: Closed

Our Services

ADULT EYE EXAM

DRY EYE THERAPY

CHILDREN'S EYE EXAM

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