Skip to main content
Come Home to Your
Family Eye Doctor
We're Waiting for you!

Welcome to Dr Cote and Associates Optometrists in Aurora, Ontario

Homepage
Homepage2
Homepage3

Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Dr Cote and Associates Optometrists, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. Our optometrists provide the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.

New Patient Starting Points:

Great Eyewear and Eye Care

From our offices in Aurora and Bradford, our doctors serve patients from York Region and Simcoe County.

Schedule an appointment today.

Why Choose Us?

Our highly trained, compassionate team make the difference between a good and great visit.

Our practice serves the entire family; generations of great vision, stunning eyewear and full service eye care.

We have one of the most extensive eyewear collections in the area. We stay on top of trends and styles.

We're right in your backyard! Forget about having to travel far for great care, walk-ins are welcome!

#HappyPatients


keilidh ewan 189124 e1510661641792

We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials.

Photo of woman's eye

Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

phoropter girl drk 600x427 640x427

Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

Ask Dr. Matthew Cote, Dr. Daniel Cote, Dr. Zrinka Cote, Dr. Melissa Clark, Dr. Ryan Bowser, and Dr. Lisa Cossetto a Question...

What is the examination like to determine if someone has dry eyes?

A large part of the examination is finding out what the patient is experiencing and determining the type of dry eye causing the symptoms. We examine the surface of the eye under a microscope to look at the quantity and the quality of the tear film. Additionally, we examine the eyelids and the glands inside the eyelids to insure they are healthy.

What are the typical treatments for dry eyes?

There are a wide range of treatments ranging from over the counter products to specialty laser procedures. Many times using artificial tears and vitamin supplements can help boost the tear film. There are prescription eye drops that can aid in tear production as well as laser procedures for patients with more advanced dry eye.

Are there any recommendations to help people avoid dry eye?

Of course – stay hydrated and making sure you consume enough water each day. Additionally, take breaks from your computer and smart phone. I recommend the 20/20/20 Rule – take a 20 second break every 20 minutes and look 20 feet away and blink your eyes. Finally, wearing sunglasses is critical to protecting the surface of the eye and the eyelids from UV exposure.


Dry-Eye-Girl-640x350
woman-wearing-glasses-stylish_640x350
woman-wearing-glasses-stylish-2_640x350
teenager-contacts_640x350

Here’s Why Hydrogen Peroxide is an Excellent Contact Lens Solution

Once you and your doctor have decided on the type of contact lenses you'll need, it's time to choose the most suitable contact lens solution for your...

Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your vision. Below...

How to Keep Glasses from Getting Foggy

Whether you live in a cold climate or have visited one in the winter, you have probably seen someone who just walked in from the cold outdoors...

12 Tips for Optimal Eye Health

Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can prevent many vision problems from occurring. Eye problems and the risks...

Aurora Location

15005 Yonge St. Unit 4
Aurora, ON L4G 1M5
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Closed

Bradford Location

PO Box 1000 174 Holland St. W.
Bradford, ON L3Z 2B4
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Closed

Emergency?

Please call: 905-727-0139 for further instructions.

We take most medical insurance plans. Use your best judgment on urgency; if you feel you need to, find the nearest emergency room. Visit our eye emergencies page for more information.