Meet the experienced and friendly doctors who make Essential Family Vision Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in DeForest: Dr. Julia Edwards, Dr. Trixie Eakin and Dr. Stephanie McCaig.
Dr. Julia B. Edwards
Dr. Julia B. Edwards, a native of Wisconsin, is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry. In addition to providing exceptional family eye care, Dr. Edwards oversees the treatment and management of glaucoma, diabetic eye care and macular degeneration as well as cataract co-management. She enjoys camping, hiking, biking and weaving.
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 committed to exceptional family eye care, including emergencies, and has additional training in pediatric eye care and vision related learning problems. She enjoys kayaking, volunteering in the community, crocheting, biking and camping.
Dr. Stephanie McCaig
Dr. Stephanie McCaig joined the Essential Family Vision Care team in 2017. She is originally from British Columbia, Canada, and completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. She then traveled to Chicago to complete her optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry where she graduated cum laude. Dr. McCaig has taken a special interest in treatment and management of Dry Eye Disease at Essential Family Vision Care. To serve her community, Dr. McCaig is an active member of the Madison St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee and coaches the ‘West Madison Muskies’ Special Olympics swim team. Outside of seeing patients, Dr. McCaig enjoys outdoor activities of all seasons, travel, reading, cooking, and spending quality time with family and friends.