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Our Team

A friendly staff to meet you every vision health need. They are an integral part of our total team – focused on serving you.


Dr. Charlie Alfano

Dr. Alfano has practiced optometry in a variety of capacities since his graduation from New England College of Optometry in 2002, including completion of multiple internship programs and a residency specializing in ocular disease treatment and management. Acquired from his years of experience with patient care, Dr. Alfano maintains partnerships… Read More DSCN0006

Dr. Janice Van Wyngaarden

Dr. Van Wyngaarden started her health care career as a registered nurse. She graduated from the Mohawk College School of Nursing in 1986. She was employed as a registered nurse at the Henderson Hospital in Hamilton from 1987 to 1996. Dr. Van Wyngaarden obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree in… Read More

Cheryl Blagden

Cheryl comes to Freelton Eye Care with over thirty-seven years of experience in the optical industry, from her humble beginnings doing deliveries, to working in labs with frames and lenses, to tracking inventory. Her personal experiences with having worn glasses since age 4 and having had laser eye surgery many years… Read More

Kiley Bell

Kiley grew up in the small town of Kirkland Lake, so she is no stranger to the country setting. She has a strong background in customer service, both in the food and optical industries. With nearly six years in optometry under her belt, Kiley continues to develop her skills and… Read More