On May 17, 2017, a Panel of the Discipline Committee of the College of Optometrists of Ontario found Alvin John Metzger (a.k.a. John Metzger) guilty of professional misconduct and ordered the revocation of his certificate of registration, effective immediately.
Mr. Metzger practised optometry under the name of John Metzger at:
East Town Plaza
Hanover ON N4N 1P9
Effective immediately, Mr. Metzger is no longer permitted to:
- provide eye examinations
- prescribe and/or dispense eyeglasses and contact lenses
- provide any other service that would be considered the provision of optometric care
- use the title “optometrist” or “Doctor” and/or
- hold himself out as a person who is qualified to practise in Ontario as an optometrist
For further information, please visit the website of the College of Optometrists of Ontario at www.collegeoptom.on.ca/public, or call 1-888-825-2554.
The College of Optometrists of Ontario is the self-regulatory authority responsible for registering (licensing) and governing optometrists in Ontario, under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991.
The College’s Mission: To serve the public by regulating Ontario’s optometrists. The College uses its authority to guide the profession in the delivery of safe, ethical, progressive and quality eye care at the highest standards.