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Doctor & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctor and staff who make Wise Vision Care a proud provider of vision care products and services in Elizabethtown.


Dr. Wise

Photo of Dr. WiseDr. Teresa Wise obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree in 1989 from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended both Eastern Kentucky University and Fairmont State College in West Virginia for her undergraduate studies. Dr. Wise began her career working as a leasing doctor for Pearle Vision in Bowling Green and opened her own private practice in Elizabethtown in 1995. In 1997, she expanded her business by purchasing the practice of Dr. Mike Noel after he passed away.

Dr Wise is originally from Pikeville, KY but made Elizabethtown her permanent home in 1989. In her leisure time, she spends time with her two Shih-tzus and loves to travel.


Melanie (Optician)

Photo of MelanieMelanie joined Wise Vision Care in September of 2018. She moved to Kentucky from Indianapolis where she had been an optician for over 15 years. Her pleasant personality provides a friendly atmosphere for patients and staff.

She and her husband like spending time on their boat with their dog, Bella.


Stephanie (Optometric Assistant)

Photo of StephStephanie joined Wise Vision Care in October 2018. She brings to our staff a wealth of talent, as she has experience in optical, contact lens training, and pretesting. Therefore, she is a valuable addition to our staff.

Her free time is devoted to her children and their many activities.


Melissa (Optometric Technician)

Photo of MelissaMelissa joined Wise Vision Care in June of 2020. She moved to Kentucky from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Melissa is originally from the Rochester area in NY, but is now based out of Fort Knox. Her welcoming personality provides a warm atmosphere for patients and staff.

She likes spending time at the park with her dog, Polo.


Jennifer (Website/Social Media Manager)

Photo of JenniferJennifer recently joined our practice in February 2021! She was born and raised here in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

She is now our marketing manager and maintains our website and social media. Jennifer is married with one daughter, two cats named Cheese and Ellie, and a dog named Suki. She is a member of the Olive Hill Missionary Baptist Church and, in her free time, loves spending time with her family and friends!