At Bellemore Optometry, we care deeply about your health and well-being. We want you to feel like your eye care needs are being met, which is why we take great pride in providing the communities of Tecumseh and Windsor with high-quality, patient-centric eye care and health education.
Because your wellness is our priority, we make sure that our dedicated eye care team goes above and beyond to help you find the perfect frames and quality lenses to meet your vision and budget needs.
Such great service! Tanya was so helpful in picking out frames! She even brought hers from home for me to try on so I could see if I liked them before ordering! Would definitely recommend!! Can't wait to pick up my new glasses!!
— Jessica M.
Dr. Janice Bellemore
Dr. Bellemore graduated from University of Waterloo in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry Degree.
She moved to Windsor and opened a multi-doctor, full-service vision and eye care practice three years after graduating and now has a second location in Tecumseh.
Dr. Bellemore worked closely with the WECDSB to provide vision screenings to JK and SK students shortly after starting her new practice. She then founded Kids Health Day, an annual health and education event offering free vision, dental, hearing, spinal, speech, language, and growth and development screenings to children in Windsor and Essex County. This collaboration with the elementary school boards, community partners and volunteers provided a free barbeque, prizes, games, crafts, and a fun health-focused day to children ages 1 to 13.
Dr. Bellemore is the current president of the Windsor Essex Optometric Society and dedicated to the continual education of optometrists in her profession. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Windsor 1918 and an active Youth Exchange Counselor to teens from Australia, Germany, and France. She is a member of the Ontario and Canadian Optometric Associations and Eye Recommend network of independent optometrists.
Dr. Bellemore enjoys time with her family, travel, fitness, and a healthy lifestyle. She is fluent in French, plays piano and flute, and is currently learning Spanish and German.
Dr. Bellemore is committed to serving her family and community and providing excellence in eye care to children and adults.
Dr. Kristie Drca
Dr. Kristie Drca was born and raised in Tecumseh, Ontario. She attended Belle River District High School where she was involved in basketball, stage band, equestrian, and curling. She graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor of Science in Honours Biological Sciences. During this time, she was also a lifeguard and swimming instructor.
Dr. Drca received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She completed clinical internships at the Illinois Eye Institute, The Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind, The University of Kentucky Advanced Eye Care, The John D. Dingell Veteran Affairs Hospital in Detroit, and the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit. Her clinical interests include contact lenses, and the management and treatment of ocular disease.
Dr. Drca is certified by both the Optometry Examining Board of Canada, and the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. She is a member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario, The Ontario Association of Optometry, and the Windsor-Essex Optometric Association.
Dr. Drca enjoys the privilege of practicing full-scope optometry in her hometown. She is committed to providing high quality eye care as well as ocular health education to the community.