Your Vision. Our Team.

Get to know Dr. Lexye Bruegman and the Team at Vision Specialists 180th & Harrison

Dr. Lexye Bruegman

Dr. Lexye Bruegman, a born and raised Nebraskan, originally from Lincoln attended Concordia University Nebraska earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry. She earned her doctorate of optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL where she graduated with both didactic and clinical honors. Dr. Bruegman was bestowed a member of Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society for her efforts of leadership, scholarship, and value to her class and to her profession.

Dr. Bruegman focused on servant leadership throughout her education by being an ambassador to the admissions team for the Illinois College of Optometry. She helped others through tutoring, assisting in clinically-based education, and volunteered to do vision screenings in underserved communities. Dr. Bruegman was president of the Cornea and Contact Lens Society, and an active member of Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, American Student Optometric Association, and College of Vision and Development Societies. While in school Dr. Bruegman worked closely with STAPLE, a program to helps students fit, and evaluate soft and specialty contact lenses as well as worked with Johnson and Johnson and their Student Online Clinical Case Education Program.

Dr. Bruegman offers a wide range of services including routine eye exams for infants, children, and adults. She also offers soft and specialty contact lens fittings and evaluations, dry eye exams, glaucoma exams and testing, diabetic eye exams, LASIK and cataract evaluations, pre and post-operative care, and emergency eye care.

Dr. Bruegman also offers myopia control, a new and emerging topic of concern in pediatric optometric care.

Dr. Bruegman is a member of the American Optometric Association, Nebraska Optometric Association, and the College of Vision and Development and provides no cost InfantSEE exams to infants between the ages of 6-12 months.

Dr. Bruegman loves southwest Omaha, and all it has to offer. She is an active member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Gretna, as well as a member of the Gretna Area Chamber of Commerce. She is always looking for ways to become involved and give back to her community. Dr. Bruegman currently resides in Gretna with her husband, Brandon and daughter, Brexlyn. While not working she likes to spend time with her family, attend country music concerts, and cheer on the Huskers- Go Big Red!

Kellie Gamblin 

Vision Consultant

Kellie knows every patient wants a great experience and glasses that fit and look awesome. Which is why we are proud to offer top of the line technology throughout the exam and a wide verity of frames sure to fit even the most selective patient.

“My favorite part of working at Vision Specialists is our amazing vision team! From our leadership to the Optometrists and all the behind the scenes team, to those you see on a daily basis, everyone truly works as a team to take care of our even more amazing patients. I feel so blessed to be a part of Vision Specialists!"

Kellie is from Omaha, Nebraska and joined Vision Specialists in 2019. She received her ABO certification in 2014, and has worked in eye care for over fourteen years.

Kellie has been wearing glasses and contacts since 9 years old. She loves their Fossil® frames with NeuroLens® technology. Her favorite frames are Kate Spade®, Swarovski® and Maui Jim®.  Kellie loves The Drover. They have the best steak and a great atmosphere. The one thing Kellie can’t go without is Dr. Pepper and chocolate.

She is married to Joe and together they have 5 Children, Alex, Ashley, Will, Serenity and (coming soon) Ryker. Kellie participates in the big Westside Church Christmas Pageant every year. She enjoys watching movies with her family, reading and tropical vacations.