Dr. Beatty was raised in Dodge City, KS and has always had an interest in science. She covered her bases by spending time at KSU and KU. She received her BA in Human Biology with honors before attending the University of Missouri St. Louis School of Optometry. During optometry school, she was an intern at a premiere LASIK surgery center and spent a second internship working with challenging contact lens fits. She also discovered the enjoyment of working with pediatrics. One of her passions is making sure children’s visual issues are found and corrected at the earliest age possible.
Dr. Eric Beatty received his B.S. in Zoology at Iowa State University and his Doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in1998. He received his clinical training at the VA Medical Centers of Tuscaloosa, AL, Manchester, NH and the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics specializing in ocular disease. After several years in private practice, he has spent the last 7 years at Cavanaugh Eye Center specializing in medical management of the cornea & anterior segment disease, LASIK/refractive, cataract surgery, and corneal transplant management in a comprehensive ophthalmology clinic. In addition to his clinic, Dr. Beatty is a national lecturer and speaker on cornea and anterior segment disease, keratoconus and specialty contact lens fitting, and refractive surgical management.
Dr. Kelli Smith graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, graduating with honors in Business Administration, Chemistry, and Health Sciences, and also played volleyball. Dr. Smith received her Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry. She completed externships at the Lexington Kentucky Veterans Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, and the Eye Institute of Utah in Salt Lake City. After wards she opened her own practice in Las Vegas. She looks forward to getting more involved with the community, meeting new friends, and raising her family in Kansas City. Dr. Smith is board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease and specializes in specialty contact lens fittings and children’s visually related learning problems.
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