Ontario’s Eyes on Market Joins FYidoctors, Marking First Brantford Location

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CALGARY, Alberta—FYidoctors has announced that the Brantford, Ontario, optometry practice Eyes on Market has become part of the FYidoctors organization, marking the latter’s first location in Brantford. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

The new location will “strengthen the company’s position in Ontario and demonstrate its commitment to providing high quality eyecare from coast to coast,” FYidoctors noted in its announcement late last week. Eyes on Market has been in operation since 1950.

“I am very excited to welcome Drs. H.C. Schuster, James R. Bechtold and Will Shi and their team from Eyes on Market to the FYidoctors family,” FYidoctors chairman and chief executive officer Alan Ulsifer, OD, said in the announcement. “As a doctor-owned company, our primary focus is on patient care, and by partnering with thought leaders like the team from Eyes on Market we are able to deliver a fully personalized experience to every single patient across Canada.”

Dr. Schuster has been a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and Canadian Association of Optometrists since 1982. He has also served on the council of the College of Optometrists of Ontario, as well as chairing several of its committees.

“Joining FYidoctors allows us to take our patient care experience to the next level,” Dr. Schuster said. “We are excited to be part of a network of professionals who put patients first.”

FYidoctors is a private, optometrist-owned and operated eyecare company with more than 525 optometrists servicing 200-plus locations. It also operates a fully automated, freeform laboratory and distribution facility in Delta, British Columbia.