About Us

The Opticians Behind the Church

Comprehensive eye and vision care is about more than just choosing attractive eyewear. Eye health is an important factor for your overall health. That’s why, when it comes to your vision, you want to know that you are in the care of a trusted professional.  

Acton Optical is a family-owned, full-service optical located in the heart of Acton.  Owned and operated by dynamic mother and daughter duo and licensed Opticians Nancy Wilkes and Nicole Walker, we have been delivering high-quality and personalized eye-care solutions to clients of all ages in Acton and Halton Hills since 2005.

Our trusted licensed Opticians have over 50 years of combined industry experience that allows us to draw on a vast history of industry experience while still providing modern solutions to meet your unique vision and eye care needs. We offer a wide range of services, including eye exams on-site, a wide selection of designer product lines from all price points, and contact lens services.

Our friendly and professional staff are dedicated to building long-lasting client relationships. We get to know you and understand your vision needs so that we can provide comprehensive eye care that you can trust. We also provide direct billing to most insurance companies and government programs, making the process as stress-free as possible.

To learn more about how the friendly and professional team at Acton Optical can help you, visit the Opticians Behind the Church at 80 Mill Street East in Acton, or contact us online at info@actonoptical.ca or by telephone at 519-853-5133.

80 Mill St. E., Acton “The Optician Behind the Church”

Your neighbourhood optician

With more than 50 years of combined industry experience, the professional and knowledgeable team at Acton Optical has been delivering high-quality eye and vision care to clients in Acton and Halton Hills since 2005. Visit our welcoming and reliable staff for comprehensive solutions to all your eye care needs.

Meet the Acton Optical Team

Nicole Walker

A third-generation Licensed Optician, Nicole is a member of the Opticians Association of Canada and the College of Opticians of Ontario. She is also an Examiner for the National Opticianry exams. She started working at Acton Optical with her mother in 2008 before going on to complete the Opticianry Program at Georgian College, graduating in 2014. Nicole continued to work in the industry for seven years before returning to the family business in 2021. She ensures she is current with industry standards and regulations with annual continuing education classes. Nicole also sits on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Acton BIA and is an active volunteer with Food for Life.

Nancy Wilkes

Nancy is a second-generation Licensed Optician and a member of the Opticians Association of Canada and the College of Opticians of Ontario. Nancy started her career as an Optician in 1975, working for her father, who was also an Optician. She graduated from Georgian College in 1981, and she continues to participate in annual education classes so she remains up to date with industry standards and regulations. After many years in the optical industry, she opened Acton Optical in 2005. As passionate about the community of Acton, where she works and lives, as she is about quality vision care, Nancy has been a Rotarian with the Acton Rotary Club since 2014.

Karen Tribble

Administrative Support extraordinaire Karen joined Acton Optical in November 2020, and her hard work and efficiency keep our office running smoothly. As well as being the welcoming voice clients hear when they call or the smiling face they see when they visit our office, Karen books appointments, coordinates referrals, and even ensures our garden thrives. A woman of all trades, Karen is an essential member of the Acton Optical team. Her keen attention to detail, dedication to customer care, and vast skill set ensure our clients experience top-notch service.

Nancy Wilkes

Nancy is a second-generation Licensed Optician and a member of the Opticians Association of Canada and the College of Opticians of Ontario. Nancy started her career as an Optician in 1975, working for her father, who was also an Optician. She graduated from Georgian College in 1981, and she continues to participate in annual education classes so she remains up to date with industry standards and regulations. After many years in the optical industry, she opened Acton Optical in 2005. As passionate about the community of Acton, where she works and lives, as she is about quality vision care, Nancy has been a Rotarian with the Acton Rotary Club since 2014.

Nicole Walker

A third-generation Licensed Optician, Nicole is a member of the Opticians Association of Canada and the College of Opticians of Ontario. She is also an Examiner for the National Opticianry exams. She started working at Acton Optical with her mother in 2008 before going on to complete the Opticianry Program at Georgian College, graduating in 2014. Nicole continued to work in the industry for seven years before returning to the family business in 2021. She ensures she is current with industry standards and regulations with annual continuing education classes. Nicole also sits on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Acton BIA and is an active volunteer with Food for Life.

Karen Tribble

Administrative Support extraordinaire Karen joined Acton Optical in November 2020, and her hard work and efficiency keep our office running smoothly. As well as being the welcoming voice clients hear when they call or the smiling face they see when they visit our office, Karen books appointments, coordinates referrals, and even ensures our garden thrives. A woman of all trades, Karen is an essential member of the Acton Optical team. Her keen attention to detail, dedication to customer care, and vast skill set ensure our clients experience top-notch service.

Services

With more than 50 years of industry experience, the mother-daughter team at Acton Optical has been providing high-quality eye care in Acton and across Halton Hills since 2005. We are fully licensed and passionate about what we do. We work closely with clients of all ages to determine their specific vision needs, then deliver tailored eye-care solutions to help them see better. As well as a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, we offer a full range of services, including:

Eye Exams Available on Site

Maintaining eye and vision health is essential for preventing some common eye diseases that can result in vision loss or even blindness. Let our Optometrist help to examine your overall eye health while delivering strategies to help you see better.

Designer Product Lines

We offer a wide selection of quality designer products at various price points. No matter your taste, style, or budget you’re working with, we have something for everyone.

Contact Lens Services

When it comes to contact lenses, there are no one-size-fits-all solutions. Everyone’s eyes are different, so working with a knowledgeable professional is essential to ensure that you are wearing the best contact lenses to suit you and your lifestyle. We can help you find the contact lenses that are best for you as well as teach you how to wear, clean, and maintain your contact lenses.

Convenient In-Store Lab

Our on-site lab allows us to provide top-of-line service when handling prescriptions, repairs, and adjustments. We work quickly and accurately to ensure your specific vision needs are met.

Direct Billings to Most Insurance Companies

Managing insurance can be a daunting experience. That is why we offer direct billing to most insurance companies and government programs for optical services. Our experienced team can navigate the insurance process, helping to determine your budget and alleviate the stress of processing a claim.

At Acton Optical, our licensed professionals offer a wide range of services to meet all your eye and vision care needs. To learn more, visit the Opticians Behind the Church at 80 Mill Street East in Acton, or contact us online at info@actonoptical.ca or by telephone at 519-853-5133.

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80 Mill Street East, Acton, ON, Canada, L7J 1H6

(519) 853-5133

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80 Mill St. E., Acton "The Optician Behind the Church"