Opticology Team Members
Hope Ahrendt, Patient Coordinator/Administrative Office Assistant/Insurance Assistant
Hope started her career at Opticology Eyecare in April 2015. She is certified in Medical Coding through Butler Community College. In her free time, she loves reading, working out, and spending time outside with her daughter Luna.
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, Optical Lead/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.
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.
Kelley Huynh, Optometric Technician/Contact Lens Specialist/Optometric Scribe
Kelley started her career at Opticology Eyecare in April, 2021. She currently helps our doctors perform preliminary testing and is heavily involved with contact lenses. She is currently going to school be become a nurse. In her freetime, she loves to spend time with family and friends. She also likes to read, travel and explore new places to dine.
Lynde Corr, Patient Intake/Call Coordinator
Lynde started her career at Opticology Eyecare in April, 2021. She currently assists patients that need to schedule exams. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with her children and grandchildren, growing/canning vegetables, and spending time lakeside.
Anthony Nola, Optometric Technician/Contact Lens Specialist/Optometric Scribe
Anthony started his Opticology Eyecare experience in July, 2021. He currently helps our doctors perform preliminary testing and is heavily involved with contact lenses. He is a WSU proud graduate and aspires to serve his community by going to optometry school some day. He enjoys staying active by playing pickleball and training at the YMCA. He also enjoys hanging out and grilling with his family.
Robyn Garrison, Optometric Technician/Contact Lens Specialist/Optometric Scribe
Robyn started her Opticology adventure in 2021. She is married to Jim and has one daughter, Rebekah. She loves jogging and 5k fun runs, coaching Special Olympics for a local Wichita team, visiting vintage markets and repurposing rusty old stuff. Robyn also enjoys making abstract art in the medium of pen and ink.
Nicole White, Optician/Glasses Lab Fabricator
Nicole grew up in Holyrood, KS. She enjoys sewing, painting, and cooking when not at work. She really enjoys being nerdy about glasses! She spends a lot of time with her fiance, Richard, and her dog, Stuart, and is looking forward to getting married in the next year.
Angela Kelly, CPC – Billing and Coding Specialist
Angela joined the team in March of 2022. She has 20+ years experience in the field of billing and coding, and in 2020 passed the AAPC certification on her first attempt. Her goal is to gain maximum reimbursement for our patients by accurately reporting services to insurance vendors. In her personal time, she enjoys photography, painting, various church activities, and spending time with family and friends.