Our practice wishes to provide high quality eyecare to the whole family in a friendly atmosphere. Our commitment to personalized care for each & every patient guarantees your best possible eye exam. We are open seven days a week to accomodate your busy schedule. Come see us for a great eye health experience.
Makisha S. Maggard OD & Associates
2160 Sir Barton Way
Lexington, KY 40509
Monday-Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm
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DR. MAKISHA S. MAGGARD
Doctor of Optometry
Dr Maggard grew up in a small town in eastern Kentucky by the name of Buckhorn. She attended school K-12
at Buckhorn School where she graduated in 1998. She went on to attend college at Georgetown College in
Georgetown, KY where she graduated with a Biology major & Chemistry minor in 2002. After that she wanted to explore the field of optometry as a technician in a retail optometric establishment while she attended University of Kentucky's Masters of Public Health program. With that work experience, she made up her mind to attend optometry school. She went to Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University and received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2007. Dr Maggard has worked in retail optometry since 2007. She also holds an appointment with the Lexington VAMC where she occasionally gets to care for veterans. Dr Maggard enjoys several aspects of practicing optometry including glaucoma and red eye treatment. She currently lives in Richmond with her husband, Sam, who is a local automotive repair business owner& operator. They have two children, Kendall & Carter. They also share their home with their two lovable, elderly pugs, Cisco & Casi.
DR. KATIE OSTER
Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Katie Oster is a Kentucky native who grew up in Georgetown, Ky and has a passion for serving fellow Kentuckians. She attended Scott County High School and received her undergraduate degrees at the University of Kentucky. At UK, she majored in Human Nutrition and minored in Biology. Dr. Oster was inspired to pursue Optometry because of her love of helping people and improving quality of life. She explored the field of Optometry by working at a local office as a technician and optician. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at Indiana University. Treating patients with glaucoma, dry eyes, and diabetes is one of her favorite parts of being an optometrist. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Matt, and their sweet cats, Nora and Luna.
DR. LAURA H. MITCHELL
Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Laura H. Mitchell was born in Lexington and lived here until the age of 10 when her family moved to Michigan. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University in 1991. She practiced optometry in southwest Michigan for 25 years, while making yearly trips to Kentucky to attend Continuing Education meetings to maintain a license to practice in Kentucky. Her dream since graduating was to eventually move back to Lexington, which finally occurred in December 2016 when she joined Dr. Maggard's practice.
Dr. Mitchell and her husband Carl have a daughter, Amy. They have all enjoyed settling into life in Lexington and look forward to exploring more of Kentucky in the coming years.
DR. LISA WANG
Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Lisa Wang moved to Lexington, KY with her family when she was 9 years old. She attended Sayre School and graduated in 2009. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Centre College in 2013. While at Centre College, she became interested in pursuing optometry after shadowing and working as a technician at a local optometrist’s office. Dr. Wang graduated with honors from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. During optometry school Dr. Wang was involved in Student Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity (SVOSH), a group of students and doctors who raised money to travel to Belmopan, Belize to give free eye care to the locals over a one week period. Dr. Wang was also involved with the Lion’s Club and Remote Area Medics while in school. Dr. Wang is interested in primary care, with emphasis on ocular disease and fitting contact lenses. She is excited to be back home in Lexington, providing care to the greater Lexington area.
WE OFFER COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAMINATIONS FOR ALL AGES
Some of the services we provide are glasses and contact lens exams. We offer red eye, dry eye and glaucoma treatment as well as foreign body removal and care. Our doctors also diagnose cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dilation-free retinal exams using our new Optos Daytona 200° view of the retina or dilation retinal exams.
We are conveniently located next door to Lenscrafters who can complete most eyeglasses in about an hour seven days per week.
If you do not see your insurance carrier listed here, please contact our office at 859-543-0857 to confirm coverage for your plan.
At Makisha S. Maggard OD & Associates, we fit our patients with the type of contact lenses or eyeglasses that best match their lifestyle and eyecare needs. We custom fit all major brands of contact lenses including astigmatism contact lenses, specialty bifocal contact lenses, and rigid gas permeable contact lenses.
Being independent doctors of optometry we stock & sell many popular brands of contact lenses such as, Air Optix Aqua, Biofinity, Acuvue Oasys and more.
Dr. Maggard took over Dr. Polly Hendricks & Associates practice Janurary 1, 2014 after working under her guidance for the last 3 1/2 years and is gladly accepting new patients.
Dr. Maggard and Associates would like to welcome Dr. Laura Mitchell who joined the practice 1/1/17.
Congratulations to Alex Arnett on being accepted into the Southern College of Optometry, class of 2020.
Congratulations to Lacey Garvin on being accepted into the Southern College of Optometry, class of 2021.
Come and see Makisha S. Maggard OD & Associates for any of your eyecare needs!