Dr. Dean Willoughby grew up in Red Deer. After high school he attended the University of Calgary and received a psychology degree. He also played volleyball for the U of C Dinos. He attended the University of Missouri in St Louis where he obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1994. Dr. Willoughby will see patients of all ages. He has a special interest in children’s vision, contact lenses, and seniors vision. He provides eyecare to the athletes at the Red Deer College and for the Red Deer Rebels.
Dr. Willoughby is a member of the Alberta Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Association of Optometrists. He is part of the Eye See Eye Learn program that provides free eyeglasses to kindergarten children.
Dr. Willoughby is married to Shauna and has 3 children. He enjoys skiing (water, down, and cross country), hiking, and travelling with his family.