Our Mission Statement
We practice kindness, compassion, respect, and equality.
We want to improve your quality of life by helping you see what matters the most.
We want you to have fantastic eyewear on any budget.
Dr. Nestor Bayona
Dr. Bayona graduated with honours from the Doctor of Optometry program at the University of Waterloo in 2009. Dr. Bayona also holds an Honours Bachelor of Science and a Master’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Western Ontario. As part of his Optometry training, he completed two externships at Scarborough Eye Associates in Toronto, ON and at the Ivey Eye Institute in London, ON with special interest in retinal diseases.
Dr. Bayona joined Ingersoll Optometry in 2014 and was pleased to become a partner in 2019. He provides comprehensive eye care for all ages. For several years Dr. Bayona has taken pride in serving his profession as a Quality Assurance Assessor for the College of Optometrists of Ontario. He has also served as an Assessor for the Optometry Examining Board of Canada, the exam which is required to practice Optometry in Canada; as well as an Assessor for the International Optometric Bridging Program.
As an avid soccer enthusiast, Dr. Bayona enjoys soccer, as a player, coach, and spectator. He is happily married and has 3 children. He is also fully fluent in Spanish.
Dr Stephen Tait
Dr Stephen Tait has a forty three year history as an optometrist serving Ingersoll and area, since graduating from the University of Waterloo in 1979. He continues his association with the University of Waterloo School of Optometry Eye Clinic as a part time Clinical Instructor. He has supervised many optometric interns at his practice, who are now successful practicing optometrists in this region. He now limits his practice to his existing patients, many of whom require comanagement with local ophthalmologists for various eye diseases sharing treatments in Woodstock or at the Ivey Eye Institute at St Joseph's Hospital, London. Dr Tait has maintained a practice which integrates the latest technologies and the best referrals possible with his years of experience in eye examination and treatment. He is proud of his collaborators, partners and associates who have helped to build a stable level of excellence in optometry for the people of Ingersoll and area for many years. A foundation that will carry the practice well into the future.