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Overwhelming Support For New Eye Care Office in Chatham-Kent

Kniaziew Optometry is officially announcing the opening of their fifth location in Blenheim, Ontario at 101 Ellen Street; complete with an on-location lab. Kniaziew Optometry serves people of all ages, from children, to adults, to seniors using a combination of the most current technology paired with expert optometrists.

“This expansion allows us to meet the incredible patient demand in the Blenheim and southern Chatham-Kent region, “says Dr. Richard Kniaziew, Founder and President of Kniaziew Optometry. “It ensures that all of our Chatham-Kent patients can receive our top-level eye health care treatment that we are known for over the last four decades. We have been overwhelmed with the support for our team of doctors”.

The Blenheim location will be a full-service office and include pre-testing, eye exam, dispensing and an on-location lab to ensure patients get both timely and quality service. The Blenheim store will be Kniaziew Optometry’s second location in Chatham-Kent, which will complement their current location in Chatham at 149 Grand Avenue West.

Kniaziew Optometry has been serving patients’ eye health care needs in Southwestern Ontario for over 40 years with practices in Leamington, Essex, Tecumseh, and Chatham. Kniaziew Optometry offers a wide range of optometry services and eye care products; including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames and contact lenses.

“Kniaziew Optometry is a great example of a company that continues to invest in the people of Chatham-Kent,” says Geoff Wright, Economic Development Officer with Chatham-Kent Economic Development. “We are proud of the continued success of Kniaziew Optometry and for giving Chatham-Kent a high level of professional eye health care”.

The importance of eye exams extends beyond the simple need for glasses to improve vision. Annual eye exams are also instrumental in detecting other serious health problems including glaucoma, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and even cancer. With an eye exam, an optometrist can observe and evaluate the health and condition of the blood vessels in your retina, which are a good predictor of the health of blood vessels throughout your body.

“Our first priority is to our patients’ health and we have staff willing to help in any way they can,” says Kniaziew, “We are excited to be a part of such a welcoming community like Blenheim and look forward to providing care for many years to come.”

For more information about Kniaziew Optometry locations, visit them online at

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Media Contact:

Andrew Tompsett
Marketing and Communications Officer, Economic Development Services
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Phone: 519-352-8401 x2039
Fax: 519-436-3237