Our Modern Team

Our mission at Vision Specialists is to provide simple, modern eyecare — and it all starts with our family-friendly team of optometrists, opticians, and office staff who takes the time to get to know you and walk you through your entire optical experience. Meet the friendly faces that are proud to serve Omaha, NE and Council Bluffs, IA!

Dr. Robyn Epley

Our Skilled Staff

Modernizing our approach does not mean sacrificing the quality of care or the relationships you build with our team. Our skilled opticians are experts in all things eyewear, and can match your style, vision needs, and budget with the perfect pair of eyewear. And our friendly staff will help you with all the practicalities, from sorting insurance to getting you to your appointment as soon as possible.

Alisa S. Lead Technician at Vision Specialists in Council Bluffs

Alisa S.

Lead Technician

Lead Technician Alisa Schlegelmilch adores her job because she gets to provide our patients with the best vision care around! She loves FYSH frames because they make frames with strong, independent, women in mind. She relaxes outside of the office with her favorite movie, Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Cailey S.

Optometric Technician

Cailey Schaa is an optician technician who loves meeting all our patients and collaborating with the Vision Specialists team! The first pair of frames she got from us were Ray-Ban®, and they’re still her favorites. She’s also an enthusiastic Marvel movies buff.

Jocelyn M. Patient Experience Coordinator at Vision Specialists in Council Bluffs

Jocelyn M.

Patient Experience Coordinator

As a patient experience coordinator at our Council Bluffs office, Jocelyn Masterson loves the process of connecting with and getting to know the people we serve. She currently wears a pair of Marc Jacobs® frames, and is a huge fan of the Pitch Perfect trilogy.

Julie W. Vision Consultant at Vision Specialists in Council Bluffs

Julie W.

Vision Consultant

Julie Williamson's favorite part of her job is seeing patients smile from ear to ear the first time they put on new glasses! Her ideal activities when not at work are spending time with her family, going camping, and watching movies.

Corrie W. Ambassador of Centralized Excellence at Vision Specialists in Council Bluffs

Corrie W.

Ambassador of Centralized Excellence

Corrie is one of our ambassadors of centralized excellence, where she develops new skills every day here. She recommends Kate Spade New York® frames for their size range, and PRADA and Michael Kors®. If not in the office, she’s probably reading, currently The Heroine with 1,001 Faces by Maria Tatar.

Teresa B. Ambassador of Centralized Excellence at Vision Specialists in Council Bluffs

Teresa B.

Ambassador of Centralized Excellence

As an Ambassador of Centralized Excellence, Teresa Bernal looks forward to learning something new from our awesome team every day. She’s constantly getting compliments on her Regis-Miami Lux frames, but Versace® will always be her favorite. She’s a big fan of the film Love & Basketball and the show Top Chef.

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Council Bluffs

Phone: (712) 217-2549

2514 W Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Dr. Bruegman

Our Skilled Staff

Modernizing our approach does not mean sacrificing the quality of care or the relationships you build with our team. Our skilled opticians are experts in all things eyewear, and can match your style, vision needs, and budget with the perfect pair of eyewear. And our friendly staff will help you with all the practicalities, from sorting insurance to getting you to your appointment as soon as possible.

Ashlyn R. Optemetric Technician & Photographer at Vision Specialists in Harrison

Ashlyn R.

Optemetric Technician & Photographer

Ashlyn Rollins is Vision Specialists’ optometric technician and photographer, and loves how her work impacts other people’s lives in a positive way. She rocks her TOM FORD® Neurolens™ glasses daily and enjoys reading when not in the office — her favorite books are The Motive and The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni.

Rebeccah B. Technician at Vision Specialists in Harrison

Rebeccah B.

Technician

Vision Specialists Technician Becky Brown loves coming to work every day where she can interact with all her fun coworkers and make a difference. Her favorite eyeglasses to recommend are Jimmy Choo™ frames. Ask her about her latest TV obsessions — she loves Heart of Dixie.

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Sydney B.

Lead Patient Experience Coordinator

Sydney is our lead patient experience coordinator, and she loves greeting our patients. She wears her Kendall and Kylie frames every day and recommends them! When at home, her absolute favorite TV series is The Amazing Race for the excitement and opportunity to learn about cultures around the world.

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180th and Harrison

Phone: (402) 260-7012

6720 S 178th St.
Omaha, NE 68135

Dr. Kate Holthaus
Dr. Jared Holthaus optometrist at Vision Specialists in West Maple

Our Skilled Staff

Modernizing our approach does not mean sacrificing the quality of care or the relationships you build with our team. Our skilled opticians are experts in all things eyewear, and can match your style, vision needs, and budget with the perfect pair of eyewear. And our friendly staff will help you with all the practicalities, from sorting insurance to getting you to your appointment as soon as possible.

Ashley B. Patient Experience Coordinator at Vision Specialists in West Maple

Ashley B.

Patient Experience Coordinator

Ashley Binau, a Patient Experience Coordinator, loves the family atmosphere that Vision Specialists encourages, among the staff and through helping customers. Her favorite brand from our collection is Kate Spade because they are great quality glasses that come in so many different styles!

Mia D. Optometric Technician at Vision Specialists in West Maple

Mia D.

Optometric Technician

Mia Davidson is one of our technicians and says her favorite part of the job is the sense of community and support. She’s planning on grabbing Marc Jacobs® frames the next time she needs a pair of glasses. When she needs a laugh at home, the movie Superbad always makes her giggle!

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Thomas S.

Vision Consultant

As a Vision Consultant, Thomas Snyder absolutely loves working with patients to make sure they see well, look fantastic, and feel good throughout the process! He appreciates that the team he works with everyday care about their patients and co-workers as much as he does. He’s currently rocking a pair of Oakley, his favorite brand at Vision Specialists.

Lily S. Optometric Technician at Vision Specialists in West Maple

Lily S.

Optometric Technician

Technician Lily Sammons feels like she learns something new about people and their perspectives every day she works at Vision Specialists. She’s a fan of the funky designs of FYSH frames and recommends them to patients. Outside of work, she’s a sucker for DC Comics and their storyline.

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156th & West Maple

Phone: (402) 520-6990

3606 N. 156th St., Suite 105
Omaha, NE 68116

Dr. Dayna Hazlewood optometrist at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Our Skilled Staff

Modernizing our approach does not mean sacrificing the quality of care or the relationships you build with our team. Our skilled opticians are experts in all things eyewear, and can match your style, vision needs, and budget with the perfect pair of eyewear. And our friendly staff will help you with all the practicalities, from sorting insurance to getting you to your appointment as soon as possible.

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Ben W.

Optometric Technician

Benjamin Williams is a talented technician who loves teaching patients about our medical tests. He’s partial to in-house Anonymous frames, and Chesterfield for their big lenses. When not talking frames and eyewear, he enjoys discussing David Mitchell’s writing style and Blade Runner 2049.

Terri S. Vision Consultant at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Terri S.

Vision Consultant

Terri Steyer loves working as a Vision Consultant, getting to know each patient and using that knowledge to help them find the perfect pair of glasses! She recommends Fysh and Kate Spade frames, which she personally likes to wear the most. Outside of work, her favorite thing to do is spend time with family and spoil her six grandchildren!

Chad B. Fulfillment Specialist at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Chad B.

Fulfillment Specialist

Our fulfillment specialist, Chad Burns, enjoys how Vision Specialists gives him the opportunity to use his knowledge and skills to the fullest. An avid reader who loves to challenge himself, he adores unique frames and helping patients choose pairs that get them out of their comfort zon

Tamika S. Ambassador of Centralized Excellence at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Tamika S.

Ambassador of Centralized Excellence

Tamika Shannon is an ambassador of centralized excellence and adores the comforting and welcoming vibes here. She doesn’t have a favorite pair of frames — our selection has too many terrific options to choose just one! When not working, she loves to travel or unwind with her favorite shows, 90 Day Fiancée and Tyler Perry’s Sistas.

Aleeta C. Center of Excellence Manager at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Aleeta C.

Center of Excellence Manager

As our Center of Excellence Manager, Aleeta Corbin loves working directly with her team to find new way to improve workflow so we can create the best patient experience possible. You can catch her sporting her Gucci glasses in the office, traveling to different national parks, or watching adventure movies.

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Papillion

Phone: (402) 378-9294

120 Olson Drive #107
Papillion, NE 68046

Dr. Dayna Hazlewood optometrist at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Our Skilled Staff

Modernizing our approach does not mean sacrificing the quality of care or the relationships you build with our team. Our skilled opticians are experts in all things eyewear, and can match your style, vision needs, and budget with the perfect pair of eyewear. And our friendly staff will help you with all the practicalities, from sorting insurance to getting you to your appointment as soon as possible.

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Ben W.

Optometric Technician

Benjamin Williams is a talented technician who loves teaching patients about our medical tests. He’s partial to in-house Anonymous frames, and Chesterfield for their big lenses. When not talking frames and eyewear, he enjoys discussing David Mitchell’s writing style and Blade Runner 2049.

Terri S. Vision Consultant at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Terri S.

Vision Consultant

Terri Steyer loves working as a Vision Consultant, getting to know each patient and using that knowledge to help them find the perfect pair of glasses! She recommends Fysh and Kate Spade frames, which she personally likes to wear the most. Outside of work, her favorite thing to do is spend time with family and spoil her six grandchildren!

Chad B. Fulfillment Specialist at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Chad B.

Fulfillment Specialist

Our fulfillment specialist, Chad Burns, enjoys how Vision Specialists gives him the opportunity to use his knowledge and skills to the fullest. An avid reader who loves to challenge himself, he adores unique frames and helping patients choose pairs that get them out of their comfort zon

Tamika S. Ambassador of Centralized Excellence at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Tamika S.

Ambassador of Centralized Excellence

Tamika Shannon is an ambassador of centralized excellence and adores the comforting and welcoming vibes here. She doesn’t have a favorite pair of frames — our selection has too many terrific options to choose just one! When not working, she loves to travel or unwind with her favorite shows, 90 Day Fiancée and Tyler Perry’s Sistas.

Aleeta C. Center of Excellence Manager at Vision Specialists in Papillion

Aleeta C.

Center of Excellence Manager

As our Center of Excellence Manager, Aleeta Corbin loves working directly with her team to find new way to improve workflow so we can create the best patient experience possible. You can catch her sporting her Gucci glasses in the office, traveling to different national parks, or watching adventure movies.

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Papillion

Phone: (402) 378-9294

120 Olson Drive #107
Papillion, NE 68046