Dr. Hanmer graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2017 with clinical honours. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the Ontario Association of Optometrists. Dr. Hanmer is qualified to prescribe therapeutic agents for the treatment and management of ocular disease. Prior to her optometry training, Dr. Hanmer attended Dalhousie University where she graduated with her Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Food Science Engineering. As part of her optometric training, Dr. Hanmer completed clinical externships in Chicago, North Carolina, Wyoming and Boston. Dr. Hanmer went on to start her optometric career in Portland, Maine; and in 2018 she moved back to Ontario, where she continued to practice in Collingwood, Ontario. Family and friends ultimately motivated Dr. Hanmer to move back to her hometown of Waterloo, Ontario, and she joined our practice in 2022. Dr. Hanmer has extensive experience practicing medically focused optometry; and has interests in the management and treatment of ocular diseases, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and dry eye syndrome. Dr. Hanmer also has a special interest in neurological conditions and pediatric optometry. Outside the office, Dr. Hanmer enjoys hiking with her golden retriever, Winonah, and catching up with friends and family in the area.