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Doctors

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors who make Essential Family Vision Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Deforest: Dr. Trixie Eakin, Dr. Julia Edwards and Dr. Stephanie McCaig.

 


Dr. Trixie Eakin & Dr. Julia Edwards

Dr. Trixie Eakin & Dr. Julia Edwards

Dr. Julia B. Edwards

Dr. Julia B. Edwards, a native of Wisconsin, is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry. Dr. Edwards is a therapeutic optometrist certified in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of eye problems and diseases using medical therapeutics. Conjunctivitis, pink eye, blepharitis, iritis, and removal of foreign objects from the eye can all be diagnosed, treated and managed in this office by Dr. Edwards.

Dr. Edwards can also oversee treatment and management of glaucoma, diabetic eye changes and macular degeneration, along with the care of cataract and laser surgery patients, both pre- and post-operatively.

Dr. Edwards enjoys cross country skiing, hiking and biking with her family in the beautiful Wisconsin outdoors. She also enjoys weaving and gardening.


Dr. Trixie I. Eakin

Dr. Trixie I. Eakin, a native of Oregon, graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. Dr. Eakin is a therapeutic optometrist certified in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases using medical therapeutics. She is able to oversee the treatment and management of glaucoma, diabetic eye changes and macular degeneration, along with the pre and post operative care of cataract and laser surgery patients. Dr. Eakin has additional training in pediatric eye care, vision related learning problems, and geriatric eye care. Dr. Eakin is dedicated to exceptional family eye care.

Dr. Eakin enjoys volunteering in the community, cooking, crocheting and walking with her husband, and her dog.

Dr. Stephanie McCaig

Introducing Dr. Stephanie McCaig

Dr. Stephanie McCaig, a native of Vancouver, Canada, is a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. McCaig is a therapeutic optometrist certified in detection, diagnosis and treatment of eye problems and diseases using medical therapeutics. Conjunctivitis, pink eye, blepharitis, iritis, dry eye and removal of foreign objects from the eye can all be diagnosed, treated and managed in this office by McCaig.

Dr. McCaig can also oversee treatment and management of glaucoma, diabetic eye changes macular degeneration, along with the care of cataract and laser surgery patients, both pre- and post-operatively.

Dr. McCaig enjoys outdoor activities and is currently training for her first half ironman race this June. She swam competitively in college and coaches Special Olympics swimming. She also enjoys traveling with her husband.