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Morden: 204.822.5478
Carman: 204.745.2792

About Carman Vision Services

Carman Vision Services (2016 owned and operated), in Carman, Manitoba is our second location.  This historical building is as warm, charming and welcoming as our staff.  This progressive, full-scope practice serves the Carman communities with the latest innovations in instrumentation, techniques and products.  We continue to see growth and strive to preserve and enhance the vision of our valued patients, both established and new.


Our Optometrists

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Dr. Karen Deane

Dr. Karen Deane was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she completed her Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Manitoba. Upon graduation, she continued her studies ...

Our Team

Connie Klassen

Director of Operations

Kalynn Warren

CVS Practice Manager

Kyiah Krahn

Optometric Assistant, CCOA

Laura Reimer

Optometric Assistant, CCOA

Lisa Wiebe

Marketing Coordinator, CCOA

Nancy Dueck

Eyewear Consultant, CCOA

Schudy Sawatzky

Business Administrator

Why Us?

Providing comprehensive eye care close to home for over 50 years to serve you.

Latest technology to better diagnose, treat and care for your eyes.

Wide selection of the newest frame styles curated with you in mind!

Our Mission

We enhance your vision and enrich your life by caring for the gift of sight.


We empower our team and patients.

We impact our community through education and involvement.

We help people see.




People Matter

Innovation and Development

Compassion and Respect

Our History

Dr. John Friesen Opens Valley Vision Services

Drs. Friesen & Lautenschlager Optometrists

New University of Waterloo Optometry graduate moves to Morden, MB to partner with Dr. John Friesen.  Valley Vision Services changes it name to Drs. Friesen & Lautenschlager Optometrists serving Morden and surrounding communities.  A satellite office was set up in Winkler to accommodate patients as well.

Building Expansion Renovations & Dr. Magarrell Joins The Team

In preparation for the growing southern Manitoba population, Drs. Friesen and Lautenschlager made plans to add to their existing building, tripling it’s current size. With the continued growth, Dr. Cynthia Magarrell, also a graduate from University of Waterloo joined the practice as the first associate in 2001.

Focal Point Brand Established

Meeting the demands of the growing communities meant the team had to add more associates.  The staff already had their mouths full when answering the phones…”Good Morning, Drs. Friesen, Lautenschlager and Stephen’s office.  How may I help you?” and thereby the decision to rebrand was made.  The owners held a…Read More

Focal Point Welcomes Dr. Crystal Henderson

Dr. Crystal Henderson joins the Focal Point Team

State-of-the-Art Building Opens

Within 10 years, the 2000 renovations and expansion were bursting at the seems.  It was time to plan, design and build a new building.  The 7700 sqft building opened its doors in the fall of 2004.  This 10 lane exam room office, with filled with the latest equipment in the…Read More

Dr. Tio Bellisario Joins the Team

Dr. Tio Bellisario joined the team with the intention of taking over Dr. John Friesen’s portion of the practice.

Dr. Brook Barteaux Joins Focal Point

Dr. Brooks Barteaux becomes Focal Point’s 4th Associate.

Founder, Dr. John Friesen Retires and Dr. Tio Bellisario welcomed in new partnership

In February 2011 Dr. Friesen retired and Dr. Bellisario took over as owner/optometrist, in partnership with Earl Lautenschlager.

Focal Point Welcomes Associate, Dr. Graham Noseworthy

Dr. Graham Noseworthy joins Focal Point in September 2013 to meet the growing demands of the surrounding communities.

Focal Point Acquires Carman Vision Services

With the retirement of Dr. Holroyd, Carman Vision Services was acquired by Focal Point Comprehensive Vision Care.

“Dr. L” Retires and Daughter Jessica Becomes Partner

Dr. L begins to retire by allowing his daughter Dr. Jessica to become owner. He continues to see patients until April 2019 on a part time schedule.

Dr. Karen Deane Joins the Team

Dr. Karen Deane has joined Focal Point to help meet the demands of our growing communities.

Dr. Dan Klauke Joins Focal Point

Dr. Dan Klauke joins the Focal Point team with the departure of Dr. Brooks Barteaux.

Focal Point Celebrates 50 Years

The much anticipated 50th Anniversary of Focal Point in year 2020 was thwarted with the onset of COVID-19, but the historical milestone of serving our communities with eye health care second to none, carries on.

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