About Dr. Thomas Cousineau

Dr. Thomas Cousineau received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo in 1983. He subsequently completed his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Waterloo in 1987. Upon graduating, Dr. Cousineau and his wife Susan moved back to their home town of Fort Frances where he has been practicing optometry for over 30 years.

Dr. Cousineau obtained his certification in the treatment and management of ocular disease from Northeastern University in Oklahoma. He is also certified by the Ministry of Health as a Long Term Care Assistive Device Plan (ADP) low vision aid authorizer and vendor.

Dr. Cousineau has extensive clinical experience in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease. Telehealth services with area ophthalmologists are provided with special emphasis on advanced imaging technologies. Dr. Cousineau's practice was also selected by an area ophthalmologist to participate in a scientific study examining the genetic mutation responsible for pseudoexfoliative glaucoma. This research study was offered to a select number of his patients who have a genetic risk for developing this ocular disease.

The diagnosis and treatment of dry eye syndrome is also of keen interest to Dr. Cousineau and he and his staff offer a variety of screening and treatment options featuring the LipiScan, LipiFlow, Keratograph 5M and Blephex technology.

Dr. Cousineau is a proud sponsor of Optometry Giving Sight and the Eye See Eye Learn program as well as numerous local charities and non-profit organizations. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his wife Susan and spending time at their cabin.

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