Our Team

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Meet the dedicated team of professionals at Nova Lenses who make it all possible for us.


John D. Kerr is the owner and an optician. His area of expertise is eye care management. He has been working in the field for 30 years. He graduated in 1980 from Georgian College. He is also a member of Overseas Compatriot Affairs Commission (OCAC) and Nova Scotia Board of Dispensing Opticians (NSBDO). He has been the owner/operator of this business for 30 years.


Dr. D. Gillam is a Doctor of Optometry, with over 25 years of experience examining eyes.


Dr. R. Zenner is a Doctor of Optometry with over 30 years of experience in eye care. He graduated from the Waterloo School of Optometry.


Nellie Benoit and Bonnie MacPhee round out our office staff.

For more than 30 years, the Nova Lenses full-service eye clinic in Antigonish has been the place for reliable eye exams, emergency eye care, contact lens fittings and onsite eyeglass fabrication. Whether you know us as Nova Contacts, Nova Contact Lens or Nova Optical, be assured that you will find the same high level of service, a wide choice of designer eyewear, and state-of-the-art contact lenses at Nova Lenses.

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