Kari M. Visser-Robel, O.D.
Dr. Visser-Robel received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Ferris State University in 1994. She also received a Bachelor's degree of Vision Science from Ferris State University in 1992.
Dr. Visser-Robel began working in the optometry field in 1993 as an extern at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. She learned how to perform primary care examinations with concentration on ocular diseases as well as how to perform pediatric evaluations.
Dr. Visser-Robel then became an extern at Sinai Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She performed complete low vision evaluations of visually impaired patients.
Shortly after, Dr. Visser-Robel was an extern at Henry Ford Hospital in Taylor, Michigan. She provided primary care examinations with management and treatment of ocular diseases and refractive disorders. She also performed pediatric examinations, vision therapy, and provided complete contact lens evaluations and fittings.
In 1994, Dr. Visser-Robel was an extern at Allen Park VA Medical Center in Allen Park, Michigan. Her main duties were to diagnose and manage ocular diseases in patients with multiple medical and psychiatric afflictions. She also performed contact lens fittings for patients with Keratoconus and irregular corneas.
Following her externships, she began working as an optometrist at ABBA Eyecare in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was employed there from 1994-1995. She then moved back to Michigan and worked at Alpine Eyecare in Gaylord from 1995-2000.
In 2000, Dr. Visser-Robel began her own practice in Gaylord, Michigan. She examines for and treats dry eyes, diabetes, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.