Meet the Doctors

  • Dr. Lawrence D. Reed

    Dr. Lawrence D. Reed is a Kansas City native and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1975 from Kansas State University. He began his professional training in Chicago where he obtained his Doctorate of Optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry in 1980. He has been providing eye care at Advanced Eyecare since 1980 and at Blue Springs Optical since 2005.

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  • Dr. Melissa Enevoldsen

    Dr. Melissa M. Enevoldsen is a native of Shawnee, Kansas. She attended the University of Kansas and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology. After college, Dr. Enevoldsen attended the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry where she was involved in many student organizations, including the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society.

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  • Dr. Richard C. Wilson

    Dr. Richard C. Wilson graduated from the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry in 1997 where he received special training in pediatrics, ocular disease, and contact lenses. Prior to optometry school, Dr. Wilson taught public school in rural Missouri and served in the U.S. Army during Desert Storm.

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  • Dr. Dana J. Krause

    Dr. Dana J. Krause is originally from Concordia, Missouri. She graduated from Missouri Western State College in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. Dr. Krause received her professional training at the University Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry where she graduated with honors.

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  • Dr. Jeffrey A. Harter

    Dr. Jeffrey A. Harter graduated in 2005 from Pittsburg State University achieving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After college, he attended the University of Missouri- St. Louis College of Optometry. During optometry school, Dr. Harter was named to both the Beta Sigma and Gold Key Honor Societies. Additionally, he traveled to Paraguay to help provide free eye care to impoverished families.

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  • Dr. Lauren Hendrickson

    Dr. Hendrickson grew up in Nixa, MO. She graduated from Missouri State University for her undergraduate studies in 2012, majoring in Exercise and Movement Science with a minor in Biomedical Science. Soon after, Dr. Hendrickson graduated from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, OK with honors.

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  • Dr. Julie R. Lafreniere

    Dr. Julie R. Lafreniere was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is fluently bilingual in both English and French. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2013 while also playing on the University Women’s soccer team. Subsequently, she attended the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, where she received her Doctorate in Optometry in 2017.

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Advanced Eyecare Raytown

Mon:

8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Tue - Thu:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Fri:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sat:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Advanced Eyecare South

Mon - Thu:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Fri:

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sat:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Blue Springs Optical

Mon - Thu:

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Fri:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sat:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed