Meet the Team

Dr. Jim Kivlin

Dr. Kivlin received his undergraduate educations at UW-La Crosse. He holds a Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. Dr. Kivlin has both a diagnostic and therapeutic certificate to diagnose and treat eye diseases.

Dr Kivlin is also a certified health coach with an emphasis on nutrition. He strongly believes in nutritional intervention to slow down and prevent eye disease, having long understood the nutritional connection to healthy eye sight

Dr. Doug Monette

A native of Fridley, Minnesota, Dr Monette received his undergraduate education at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He holds a Doctorate of Optometry from Nova Southeaster University in Davie, Flordia and a Masters of Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Wisconsin Optometric Association.

Dr. Monette is a military veteran with 26 years of service in the United States Navy and enjoys serving the vision car needs of the community.

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Missy M.

Office Manager
Missy has been in the optical industry since 2005. She joined Kivlin Eye Clinic in November 2006. Miss is our office manager as well as one of our optical technicians and will assist you during the pre-examination. She is also one of our opticians and will help you find the perfect glasses to fit your needs.

Lynnaya B.

Lynnaya has been with Kivlin Eye Clinic since 2012 and is a board certified optician. Lynnaya has a great fashion sense and enjoys helping patients in frame and lens selection.

Janelle B.

Janelle has been in the optical field since February of 2019 and has been an optician at Kivlin Eye Clinic since February of 2020. You can find Janelle helping you find your perfect pair of frames or helping the technicians with testing. Janelle also does all of our social media and website editing.

Lauren S.

Lauren started with Kivlin Eye Clinic in May of 2020. She has been on three mission trips to Peru, one of which was an optical mission. You can find Lauren assisting you in selecting the appropriate frame and lenses for your needs; she is also one of the friendly faces that you will see at the front desk at check-in. While being an optician here, she is also attending University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where she is receiving and double major in management and marketing.

Va Y.

Account Receivables
Va has been account receivables for 12 years. Va also is an interpreter for medical and court for over 9 years. She joined us in August of 2018. Since joining us she does account receivables, MiBoFlo message, and helps out at the front desk. Va can interpret for our Hmong patients as needed!

Kris S.

Kris worked at an eye clinic in Minnesota for 11 years. She joined us in June of 2015 as our receptionist. She will be the first smiling face you see coming and last on the way out.
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