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We are dedicated to meeting the eye care and vision needs of patients of all ages. As a family-owned practice in Ogallala, NE, our goal is to provide exceptional eye care services that exceed our patients’ expectations while upholding the highest industry standards.
Our friendly and professional doctors and staff use the latest, state-of-the-art technology to offer everything from comprehensive eye exams to pre and post-op surgical care, ocular disease management, and low vision services. We also carry contact lenses and a variety of designer frames.
John Paloucek, O.D.
Dr. John Paloucek was born in Ogallala, Nebraska, and grew up in Holyoke, Colorado. He graduated from Kearney State College in 1989 with a B.S. in Telecommunications and a minor in Chemistry. He obtained his Doctorate of Optometry Degree in 1993 from Indiana University. While at Indiana, he completed externships in primary care and ocular disease diagnosis and management.
In 1989, he completed a course certifying him in advanced ocular treatment. Dr. Paloucek has been practicing in Ogallala since 1993. He is a member of the Nebraska Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Kendra Fink, O.D.
Dr. Kendra Fink was born in O’Neill, Nebraska, and grew up in Cozad, Nebraska. She graduated summa cum laude with her B.S. in Biology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2014. She went on to graduate summa cum laude with a Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She completed externships in primary care, ocular disease, and pediatrics.
In her spare time, Dr. Fink likes to spend time with her husband, Kesston, and her daughter, Harper.
Nikki has lived in Ogallala for 20 years and has been with Ogallala Eyecare since 2016. She enjoys helping our patients in all aspects of her job—ordering glasses, teaching patients how to use contact lenses, running tests and scans, scheduling, and working with billing and insurance.
Outside of work, she loves spending time with her four kids and husband doing outdoor activities like camping, kayaking, spending time in nature, and walking. She also enjoys performing music and curling up with a good book.
Kylie was born and raised in Ogallala. She now lives in Brule with her husband. She has worked at Ogallala Eyecare since 2016. Kylie does a little bit of everything—she works up patients, adjusts glasses, and teaches patients how to insert and remove contact lenses. Her favorite part about her job is seeing the look on kids’ faces when they get their first pair of glasses and can see well for the first time.
Alexis (Belle) Scheele
Belle was born and raised in Ogallala. She has been with Ogallala Eyecare since 2018. Her favorite part of her job is interacting with patients and helping them pick out new glasses. In her free time, you can find her at her grandparent’s donut shop or at local sporting events.
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