Dr. Dayna Hazlewood
Dr. Dayna Hazlewood grew up in Cheyenne, Wyoming and received her undergraduate education from the University of Wyoming with a bachelors in Physiology and minor in Neuroscience. She earned her doctorate of Optometry at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Dr. Hazlewood has focused on service by working as an ambassador for Pacific University and volunteering in events such as the Special Olympics and local eye care clinics to the underserved community. In addition, Dr. Hazlewood has served on an eye care mission trip to Jamaica. Her training provided her with a broad range of experience as she interned with honors within the Portland VA Medical System, a surgical co-management site, a private practice and the United States Navy Medical Center.
Dr. Hazlewood is devoted to providing quality eye care for adults and their children in a fun and friendly environment. Dr. Hazlewood provides comprehensive eye examinations, including contact lens evaluations. She has a special interest in dry eye, emergency eye care, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic exams and LASIK and cataract evaluations. In addition, Dr. Hazlewood is one of the first in Nebraska to provide neurolens® technology to treat and manage headaches, tired eyes, neck/back stiffness, and digital eye strain.
Dr. Hazlewood is a member of the American Optometric Association, Nebraska Optometric Association and College of Vision and Development and provides no cost InfantSEE exams to infants between the ages of 6-12 months.
Although a Wyoming native, Dr. Hazlewood has chosen Nebraska to be her home. She is actively involved in the Papillion Area Lion's Club and Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce, with the goal of promoting the community’s quality of life through enhanced vision. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Justin, and their energetic cattle dog, Freckles. Dr. Hazlewood enjoys anything outdoors, traveling, live concerts, and football.
Virginia knows every patient wants honesty. Which is why she will help you find the perfect fit.
“My favorite part of working at Vision Specialists is the awesome team we have, they are all down to earth and so much fun to work with! Most of all, I love what the company does and how they treat both their employees and patients, it is rare to find a place who genuinely cares about you and not what you have in your pocket."
Virginia grew up in Sioux City, Iowa, and joined Vision Specialists in 2019. She has been wearing glasses and contact lenses since she was 9 years old. Virginia loves her Kate Spade® frames with NeuroLens® technology. Virginia's favorite frames are Ray-Ban®, Kate Spade® and Gucci®. She is a fan of the Chicago Blackhawks, the Wisconsin Badgers, and the Green Bay Packers.