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Steven D. Cartmell, O.D.

Dr. Cartmell graduated in 1986 as an honor student for academic achievement and as an honored member of the 1986 class by the Dean of the Optometry school and president of NSU. In addition, Dr. Cartmell earned special awards in glaucoma research.

Dr. Cartmell has been a member of the American Optometric Association and Oklahoma Association of Optometric physicians for more than 25 years. He has been married since 1983 and has two daughters. He enjoys spending time with them and enjoying the outdoors.

Dr. Cartmell's goal as an optometrist has always been to do everything in his power to satisfy the eye care needs of his patients.



Melissa has been the office manager since 2001. She is in the office full-time, four days a week. She predominantly does all of the filing of insurance claims.  



Chelsey has been here since September 2007. She can help you with anything you need in the office. She will be able to help you pick out the frame that looks the best on you and help you understand all the options of lenses that are available. She can also pretest you before you see Dr. Cartmell. She can answer any insurance questions you may have and can obtain insurance authorizations.  



 Stephanie began working for Vision Care in February of 2006. She is the main technician. She works closely with Dr. Cartmell to get the patients ready for their eye exams. She does pre-testing, instruction on how to care for contacts, and any special eye health testing needed. She can also help select glasses and book appointments.