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Dr. Ildiko Fossey
Dr. Ildiko FosseyOptometrist
Dr. Fossey was born in Hungary and moved to St. Catharines at the age of four with her family. From a very young age, she was exposed to the exciting world of vision care through her mother, a licensed optician. She completed an Honors degree in Health Sciences (2003-2007) at Brock University. After a year of studying and volunteering in South America, she went on to complete her Doctorate in Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry (2008-2012) in Chicago, Illinois.

Throughout her training in the United States, she has worked with specialists in all fields of optometry and ophthalmology, diagnosing and managing ocular diseases. Over the course of her schooling and career, Dr. Murray has worked with oral and systemic therapeutics for ocular diseases. As such, she has a strong interest in emergency care.

Dr. Fossey is a proud member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists, the Canadian Association of Optometrists, and the College of Optometrists of Ontario. She is board certified by the Canadian Examiners in Optometry (CEO), and the use of Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPA) in Canada and the United States. Dr. Fossey is also accredited by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) and holds a license to practice optometry in the state of New York.

Dr. Fossey was one of eight individuals to receive the first annual Niagara Catholic District School Board Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013. She has a special interest and passion for working with children. She welcomes infants, toddlers and children to her practice and looks forward to serving the families in Niagara. When not working, she enjoys going on hikes, spending time with family and friends, and enjoys watching hockey.

Dr. Fossey is fluent in both English and Hungarian, and is capable of conducting eye examinations in Spanish. She is working on improving her conversational French.

Learn more about eye care health for your children.

Dr. Fossey welcomes infants, toddlers and children to her practice and looks forward to serving their families in Niagara.

Learn more about eye care health for your children.