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Barb Wohlk, CPOT, NCLEC
Office Manager

Barb joined Eyecare Associates team in 1994 and has mastered a broad knowledge of all aspects of optometry with an emphasis in contact lens fitting. She is a Certified Paraoptometric Technician as well as a National Contact Lens Examiner. Barb is our Laser Vision Coordinator and oversees the daily practice management affairs. Barb has been very active in the state and national associations. She currently volunteers for Optometry Giving Sight and is an active member of the Local Lions Club. She enjoys reading, photography, traveling, fly fishing, and spending time with her family.

   

Lacey Frost
Business Office

Lacey joined our team in 2011. She handles all the insurance claims and is responsible for accounts payables and receivables. She works hard behind the scenes to ensure accounts are correct and up to date. In her spare time Lacey enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

   

Yavanna Allen
Receptionist

Yavanna joined our team in 2013. She is charged with greeting and checking in patients and updating their demographics to ensure our records are current. She is also responsible for verification of insurance and obtaining any authorizations where needed. In her free time she enjoys reading, knitting, watching movies, camping/fishing, and spending time with her family.

   

Jan Kolar, CPO
Clinic Technician

Jan is our lead technician. She is a certified paraoptometric and has been employeed with Eyecare Associates since 2001. She is our clinical care leader and is responsible for patient/doctor interactions. Jan oversees the inventory of all clinical care supplies, contact lenses, and pharmaceuticals. She enjoys the outdoors, especially working with her flowers, camping, and four wheeling with her husband and sons.

   

Stacy Lund
Clinical Technician

Stacy joined our team in 2009. She assists with contact lenses, clinical care, and patient/doctor interactions. She received her Paraoptometric Certification in 2010 and Paraoptometric Assistant Certification in 2013. Stacy grew up in Central Montana and enjoys spending time with her daughter, helping on the family ranch, and working with horses.

   

Nikkita Obergfell
Clinical Assistant

Nikki joined our team in 2009 as our receptionist and has transitioned to our clinical care team. She assists the doctors in pre-test, contact lens instruction and ancillary tests. Nikki also has a broad based knowledge in our optical department to help patients select and fit their eye-wear. In her spare time Nikki enjoys photography, hunting, fishing, and spending time with her family.

   
   

Naomi Donaldson
Optical

Naomi joined our team in 2013. She currently works in our optical department help patients with frame and lens sections. She also preforms adjustment and repairs for patients existing glasses. Her education and background in business is utilized in the sales department as well as understanding inventory needs for our demographics. She enjoys painting, reading, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family and dogs.

   

Susan McConkey, CPO
Optician

Susan McConkey has been with our team since 1994. She is our most experienced dispensary assistant. When it comes to fitting and adjusting glasses she is our “go to” person. With her prior knowledge in retail, she brings a unique perspective when helping patients choose their eyewear. Susan is also responsible for the visual fields ancillary testing. In her free time she enjoys camping, traveling, reading and volleyball. She also volunteers with the high school students in her church where she is very active.

   

Carmen Besel
Optical

Carmen is our newest team member joining us in 2014. She is responsible for helping patients choose new eye-wear, fit and repair glasses, and checking the accuracy of your prescription eye-wear when receiving them back from the lab. Carmen was born and raised here in Lewistown and attended Boise State University where she studied Art History. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, hiking/camping, and spending time with her family and dog.

   
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