About Gordon Wood Optical

Our Experience

Since 1968, Gordon Wood Optical has provided quality eyewear for our customers in Richmond Hill and York Region. Awarded the prestigious Business Achievement Award by the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce, we are honored to be part of the community, and care for the optical needs of people of all ages.

At Gordon Wood Optical, we employ only opticians licensed to practice by the College of Opticians of Ontario. We offer trendy and fashionable eyewear, including frames as well as sunglasses and custom clip-ons from such brands as Versace, Boss, Ray Ban and Maui Jim. We pride ourselves on providing the latest in lens technologies which continue to improve to meet the needs of a 21st century lifestyle.

We also offer custom fitting of prescription lenses into your task-specific eyewear, including scuba masks and goggles.

The Gordon Wood Optical Team

Rob Dickinson

Gordon Wood Optical Team

Rob Dickinson grew up in Willowdale and became a licensed optician after graduating from Ryerson in 1975. He has been with Gordon Wood Optical ever since.

Rob takes an active part in the day-to-day operation of the business and can usually be found happily helping someone with their spectacles.


Gordon Wood Optical Team

Angie has been a licensed optician since 1992. She studied to be an optician at Georgian College in Barrie and graduated with honors. She now teaches optical dispensing at Georgian College part-time.

She has been with Gordon Wood Optical since 1991. Her ready smile and wonderful people skills make her a favorite with her patients and co-workers. She is good at ferreting out information and is responsible for the stock upgrading in the store. New frame styles are always arriving, so she invites you to come in and see what's new!


Gordon Wood Optical Team

Ruth has worked at Gordon Wood Optical since 1997. She graduated with high honors from Georgian College in 1997 and received her optician's license in 1998. She also holds American certificates in eyeglass and contact lens fitting.

Ruth works on a part-time basis but is as important to the day-to-day operation as anyone else. As well as fulfilling the duties of an optician, she looks after much of the clerical work in the office. She has a sharp wit and a ready smile and would love to help you choose your next pair of frames.

Kam Tung Ip

Gordon Wood Optical Team

Kam Tung Ip became licensed in 2011. She is fluent in Cantonese and understands Mandarin. She graduated from Georgian College and was the top student in her year. Although our newest employee, she has quickly become a favorite for her attention to detail and willingness to help people.

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Saturday: 9:30AM - 1:00pm