Morgan Herder, Community Outreach/Optometric Technician/Contact Lens Specialist
Morgan started her career at Opticology Eyecare in July, 2012. She currently is one of optometric technicians and contact lens specialists. Morgan also has been involved with community outreach and finding ways to better serve our community through volunteering. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Keatin, and daughter, Mia, as well as crafting, spending time outdoors, cooking, and hosting.
Laura Doggett, Optician/Optometric Technician/Glasses Lab Fabricator
Laura started her career at Opticology Eyecare in June, 2018. She currently is one of our talented opticians and strives to help our patients see good and look fantastic in our many awesome eye glasses. She currently is studying to be American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certified. In her free time, Laura enjoys weight training, taking Zumba classes, doing outdoor activities, planning out DIY projects and getting crafty.
Kristey Dodge ABO, Certified Optician/Glasses Lab Fabricator
Kristey started her career at Opticology Eyecare in October, 2018. She is the other half of our amazing and talented opticians. Kristey is certified by the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and has 18 years of opticianry experience. In her free time, Kristey enjoys spending time with her family and loves getting out and exploring our wonderful downtown city of Wichita. Kristey is married to Eric and they have three children Ashley, Elisa, Andrew.
Lauren Lazell, Optometric Technician/Contact Lens Specialist
Lauren started her career at Opticology Eyecare in June, 2019. She is one of our optometric technicians and contact lens specialists. Lauren is currently a college student majoring in elementary education and has a passion for teaching children. She enjoys spending time outdoors and hanging out with her family and friends.
Melissa Young, Billing Coordinator/Insurance Specialist
Melissa started her career at Opticology Eyecare in December 2019. She is our billing/insurance coordinator and assists patients with understanding their benefits as well coordinating payments. Melissa enjoys a good happy hour, trying new places to eat, spending time with her dog and listening to music.
Lindsey Hoveskeland, Administrative Office Assistant/Insurance Assistant
Lindsay started her career at Opticology Eyecare in May 2020. She is currently serves as an administrative office assistant and helps with collecting insurance information. Lindsay was born and raised in Goddard, KS. She graduated from Friends University with Bachelors of Arts Degree where she also was a member of the cheerleading squad. After college, she began her family with husband, Landon, and 3 beautiful girls, Addison, Laykin & Emberlyn. In her free time, she loves traveling, boating, gardening plus cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs.
Pamela Helgason, Administrative Office Assistant/Doctor assistant
Pam started her career at Opticology Eyecare in June, 2020. She currently is our director of first impressions, helping our patients feel welcomed when scheduling their appointments and checking in. In her free time, she is an avid volunteer, especially for her favorite animal rescue, Beauties & Beasts. Pam enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and is an HUGE animal lover. Pam is married to John and they have two children, Rian and John Phillip.
Kristen Hankins, Optometric Technician/Contact Lens Specialist
Kristen started her career at Opticology Eyecare in September, 2020. She is currently one of three optometric technicians and contact lens specialists. She plans to apply to graduate school within the next year to pursue her goal in becoming a physician assistant. In her free time, Kristen enjoys being an active member in the CrossFit community, playing board games with her family, traveling, and cooking.