Dr. Craig Watson

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Dr. Craig Watson
Dr. Watson grew up in Redford, MI and went on to attend Ferris State University where he met his wife, Kelly.  He attended optometry school at Illinois College of Optometry, graduating in 1995. He is an active member of Lapeer Kiwanis, a board member of The Chatfield School, sits on the Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA)  of Lapeer and is a board member and chairman of the recently formed LEADER Fund of Lapeer. He enjoys his free time with his wife and children, Gabe and Ava and playing the occasional game of golf.

Dr. Jeff Johnston

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Dr. Jeff Johnston
Dr. Jeff Johnston was born and raised in SE Iowa. He graduated from NE Missouri State University with a degree in Biology in 1991. In 1995 he graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry where he also met his wife of 20+ years, Melissa. Dr. Johnston has lived in Lapeer since 2002.  He is an active member and past president of the Rotary Club of Lapeer.  Currently he serves on the Finance Committee at Trinity United Methodist Church in Lapeer. Dr. Johnston enjoys Iowa Hawkeye athletics, entertaining family and friends and raising his three sons, Chase, Drew and Grant.

Dr. Shane King

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Dr. Shane King
My name is Shane King, I was born and raised in Lapeer, MI and graduated from Lapeer West High School. I have practiced optometry for the past twelve years after getting my degree from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University. I have been married for eleven years and have two wonderful daughters.  Whether hunting, fishing, playing sports, or training for marathons; I am the happiest being outdoors.

Dr. Leanna Pender

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Dr. Leanna Pender
Dr. Leanna Pender is a Lapeer native, who graduated from Lapeer East High School in 2008. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at Saginaw Valley State University. In 2016, Dr. Pender graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry (MCO) at Ferris State University with distinction. During her optometric education, she completed her first internship at MCO with a focus on pediatric eye care and speciality contact lens fittings. Dr. Pender also rotated at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Detroit, Michigan with an emphasis on Ocular Disease. She completed a rotation at Balian Eye Center, a large private practice, in Rochester Hills, Michigan for comprehensive primary care and cataract surgery co-management. She also spent time training with Low Vision Specialist, Dr. Becker, for care and device training for patients of low vision. Dr. Pender is especially passionate about low vision and received a scholarship to pursue primary care low vision in practice in her final year of schooling. She is an active member of the Michigan Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. Dr. Pender married her high school sweetheart in 2013 and they had their first child, Anneliese, in 2015. They enjoy spending time with family and quality time at their home in North Branch playing with their black lab, Cooper.