Dr. Atchison

Dr. Atchison is originally from Northern Michigan, earning her Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University before attending Optometry School at Indiana University. She completed a residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses at Indiana University, bringing with her the skill to fit numerous specialty contact lenses.

As an optometry student, Dr. Atchison had the opportunity to complete numerous externships throughout the continent, including Glenview Vision Care in Glenview, IL; Bennett and Bloom Eye Care Center in Louisville, KY and Clinica Optometrica Hospital General in Guanajuato, Mexico. Through these Externships, Dr. Atchison treated many different ocular diseases, developing a passion for eye care, while gaining experience working in various hospital and private practice settings.

Her residency training has afforded her the opportunity to win numerous awards, including recognition at the national level for her work in cornea and contact lenses. She has a true passion for optometry and providing her patients the highest level of vision and health care possible.

Dr. Atchison loves giving back and enjoyed serving as adjunct faculty in the Cornea and Contact Lens department at the Indiana University School of Optometry until opening her own practice. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband – golfing, watching movies, fishing and just being outdoors. She treats every patient as if they are family and is excited to serve the Bedford and Lawrence county community.

Cari Brinegar

Cari is our experienced technician. Cari has over 20 years of experience in ophthalmology and can answer any questions you may have regarding your eye care. Cari has been Dr. Atchison’s right hand man for the past three years and Atchison Eyecare is lucky to have her join their team. Cari enjoys spending time with her family in her free time. She looks forward to seeing you at your yearly ocular health check!

Shayna Thompson

Shayna is our experienced patient care specialist. Shayna enjoys working with patients and has been a great addition to our team. She enjoys watching netflix with her husband, Evan and rescue dog, Shelby in her free time. She looks forward to meeting you and helping you with your eye care needs.