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Dr. Crystal Perry


Dr.Perry is originally from Minto, NB, and obtained her BSc from the University of New Brunswick in 2004. From there, she attended the University of Waterloo and completed the Doctor of Optometry program with honours in 2008. Since then, she has been practising in the HRM and has been seeing patients in the Porters Lake area since 2009. Dr. Perry has a special interest in pediatrics. Outside of work, Dr. Perry enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys and will soon be welcoming a third baby to her family. Always the animal lover, she also has two cats at home. When time allows, she also enjoys baking, hiking, and playing volleyball.

Awards & Recognitions

Dawn Roma, B.Rec 

Dawn became a licensed optician in 2002. She graduated from Eastern Shore District High in 1989 and obtained her B. Rec in 1993.  Dawn and her husband Ken Drapeau live in their beautiful home in Porters Lake with their three children and their pug Mabel.  Dawn enjoys playing indoor soccer with her friends, hiking all year round, being with her family, volunteering with her church and local charities and entertaining in her home.  

Claudia Macissac


Claudia currently lives in Elmsdake. She attended Oulton collage from 2017-2019 and just wrote her contact lens exam in June 2019. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies.

At Eastern Shore Optical repairs and adjustments are free or done for a minimal fee; however if you're feeling generous, we accept donations on behalf of the Marine Communities food bank. We match every contribution. Help us help those in need!

Leanne Drapeau

Leanne grew up and currently lives in West Chezzetcook with Joe and their four children. She graduated from Eastern Shore District High in 1988 and worked as a Legal Assistant until 1996, when they opened Eastern Shore Optical where Leanne has been the Business Manager ever since. Leanne enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Ginny Lewis


Ginny and her family came over from the U.K in 2014, she has been working for Eastern Shore Optical since 2017 and just recently completed her CCOA course in 2019. Ginny loves living in the community and enjoys and beaches and walks with her golden retriever Harry. She also practices reflexology in the community which she loves.

About Us


Established in August 1996, Eastern Shore Optical opened its doors in the Lakeview Shopping Centre, and expanded its operations in 2007 by moving to the present location in the Kel Bel Plaza. We are still conveniently located in Porters Lake, and our pleasant and knowledgeable staff are committed to providing you with the best eye health care options available within the industry.

Eastern Shore Optical
CONTACT US  +1.9028279000
esoptical@eastlink.ca

Jean-Louis Drapeau (Joe) 

Jean Louis (Joe) has lived his entire life on the Eastern Shore, graduating from Eastern Shore District High in 1984 and Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1989. Joe has been a licensed Optician since 1992 and in 2007 obtained his Contact Lens license. Together with his wife Leanne, Joey opened Eastern Shore Optical in 1996. With their four children, they currently live in West Chezzetcook where Leanne’s family has a long history. Joe enjoys coaching hockey in sons’ league in the winter and in the summer, he enjoys lounging in his pool with family and friends.