Dr. Merritt graduated from the University of Waterloo, School of Optometry in 1995. She attended Houston Eye Associates where she worked alongside retinal, glaucoma and cataract specialists. Dr. Merritt worked in Tillsonburg before returning to her home town of Smithville to start a practice in 1998. Dr. Merritt is certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease and has been an examiner for the Canadian Examiners in Optometry. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and Canadian Association of Optometrists and is committed to ongoing professional education to provide the best care possible for your eyes. Dr. Merritt has an interest in third world eye care where she has participated in eye projects with Medical Ministries International. Away from the office, she enjoys camping with her husband and son and many connections within the community.