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cheryl1Cheryl Vincent-Riemer, O.D., F.A.A.O 
Dr. Vincent-Riemer received her bachelor’s and Doctor of Optometry degrees from Ferris State University and has been practicing in East Lansing since 1986. Decades of successful work in contact lenses and children’s vision has brought her the respect of patients and professionals alike. She specializes in bifocal and hard-to-fit contact lenses. Additionally, she serves as a Clinical Investigator for several ophthalmic laboratories. She has previously been awarded the Michigan Optometric Association’s Key Person of the Year. Soon after, she was given the mark of distinction as Wessley Jessen’s “Optometrist of the 90s.” As a current member and past trustee of the Michigan Optometric Association who has worked diligently to promote public policy beneficial to patients, Dr. Vincent-Riemer has been active on their Contact Lens Committee for 27 years. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
sarah1Sarah N. Knapp, O.D., F.A.A.O
Dr. Knapp is a graduate of Michigan State University and The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She has served patients in the East Lansing area since 1997. Years of exemplary patient care has established her a reputation for providing unparalleled treatment to children and their families. Along with clinical private practices, her experience extends into contact lens research, serving as Clinical Investigator in multiple contact lens and solution studies. Her professional concentrations include patient education and specialty eyewear lenses such as occupational, anti-fatigue, digital, and sports lenses. She has been the recipient of the Michigan Optometric Association’s Key Person of the Year award. Dr. Knapp is a member of the Michigan Optometric Association, the Optometric Nutrition Society, and the American Optometric Association and its Contact Lens Committee. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

cheryl1Colleen (Gould) Keiper, O.D.
Dr. Keiper received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from Michigan State University and her Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry. After graduating with honors, Dr. Keiper completed her residency training at TLC Eyecare & Laser Centers in Jackson, MI. During this additional year of training, her focus included the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, primary care optometry, and the management of postoperative care for cataract surgery and LASIK/refractive surgery. Since joining the VisionCare team in 2014, she has developed a passion for fitting specialty contact lenses for the management of keratoconus, dry eye, post-refractive surgery, and other corneal irregularities. These lenses include scleral contact lenses, rigid gas permeable lenses, as well as specialty soft contact lenses and corneal reshaping therapeutic lenses (orthokeratology) for the treatment of myopia. Dr. Keiper is a member of the Michigan Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.

cheryl1Andrew White, O.D.
Dr. White received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University and has been with VisionCare since 2015. He performs routine comprehensive vision exams as well as medical exams to treat ocular diseases such as diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He also treats common eye disorders such as dry eye, styes, pink eye, corneal abrasions, and conjunctivitis. Contact lenses are also one of his specialties. He can fit soft and hard contact lenses, including those that correct for astigmatism, as well as customized contact lenses for patients with corneal diseases such as keratoconus. Dr. White is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Michigan Optometric Association.

andreaAndrea Shank, O.D.
Dr. Shank received her Bachelor of Vision Science from Ferris State University. She earned her Doctor of Optometry from the Michigan College of Optometry, graduating with High Distinction. Dr. Shank completed a one year residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision from the Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, Michigan. During this year, she specialized in diagnosing and treating common and advanced binocular vision cases, vision therapy, and primary care. Dr. Shank is thrilled to become a member of the Visioncare team. Dr. Shank is a member of the Michigan Optometric Association, and American Optometric Association. She is also a board member of the Michigan College of Optometry Alumni Association.

cheryl1Douglas E. Widmer, O.D., MS

*Congratulations, Dr. Widmer on your recent appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at The Ohio State College of Optometry!!!*
Dr. Widmer is a native of Ohio and as of August 1, 2018, has returned to The Ohio State University as a faculty member in The Ohio State College of Optometry.  He is excited to return to the academic world of pediatric optometry. Dr. Widmer has made an everlasting impact on our practice and will be missed by all who have encountered him as a doctor, a colleague and friend.  He has transitioned his patients to Dr. Andrea Shank, our newest associate optometrist.  She has similar specialty training in pediatrics, binocular vision disorders and vision therapy.  We are so excited to welcome Dr. Shank to the VisionCare family.  We wish you the best of luck, Dr. Widmer.
 

 

 

 


Come meet our well-trained and friendly staff. Each staff member is focused on making your experience exceptional.
VisionCare takes pride in providing every patient with excellent care and personalized service. Our passion is your vision.

 

Director of Operations:
Susan

Scheduling/Reception/Billing:
Laura, Nancy, Jackie, Christine & Shelly

Technical/Studies/Contact Lenses:
Terry, Jesica, Jen, Becky & Shantrese

Optical:
Charice, Sarah, Sherronda & Angie