True North Optometry

About the Clinic

True North Optometry

True North Optometry is nestled in the north of beautiful British Columbia. We love having the opportunity to provide eyecare to the people of our northern community including Prince George, Vanderhoof, Fort St. James, Mackenzie, and Quesnel.

We are excited to join the growing downtown Prince George business community and are passionate about providing our patients with an impactful, enjoyable and educational experience from the moment you step through our door.

Our Team

Vincent Budac

Vincent Budac

Optometrist, Owner
Hi, I’m Dr. Vince. I grew up in Prince George and am a proud alumnus of UNBC. I graduated with honours from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science in 2015, and have been practicing Optometry in Prince George ever since. During school, my interest in ocular disease and dry eye was kindled, and since receiving my Doctor of Optometry in 2015, I’ve gone on to study the field of behavioural optometry and vision therapy. I love what I do and I am so grateful for the opportunity to provide vision care to this community. Outside of work, I enjoy strength training, wake surfing, and spending time with my friends and my wonderful wife and kids.
Emily Budac

Emily Budac

Office Manager, Owner
Hi! I’m Emily. I’m originally from Ontario where I met and married Vincent. While I may be new to the field of optometry, my passion for health, patient experience and connection with our community, have made the transition into this field very smooth and exciting. When I am not at the clinic, I can be found playing with our two small children, teaching yoga and Barre or spending time with friends and family.
Mellissa

Mellissa

Office Staff
Hello! I’m Mellissa. Generally, I introduce myself as a photographer/entrepreneur, but recently, I am one more thing- a newbie in the field of Optometry. I’m a lifelong student, constantly seeking, dedicating myself wholeheartedly to work worth doing, and surrounding myself with people & places that inspire me. I’m an enthusiast of camping, music, design, good literature, plants, fabulous food, and even better conversation. Beyond that, I’m likely spending time with my freakishly handsome husband, our three teenage daughters, and our sweet but lazy golden-doodle.
Kendra

Kendra

Office Staff
Hi! I’m Kendra. I was born and raised in Prince George and I love the people and community here. I have years of experience in healthcare administration and am passionate about helping others and making sure their patient experience is exceptional. My eagerness to learn and to care for others was what guided me towards expanding my knowledge into Optometry. I love learning new things, meeting new people and spending time with my wonderful husband and family.