Meet Our Staff


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Karen became the Office Manager for Capital Eye Care in August, 2006, and is responsible for insurance billing, personnel, accounting, purchasing, property and website management.  Raised in the Treasure Valley, Karen is a graduate of Kuna High School and the University of Washington, Seattle, and a life member of the University of Washington Alumni Association.  Karen enjoys reading, movies, tennis, traveling, and spending time with her family.  She is most proud of her two sons, both graduates of Capital High School and Boise State University.  



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An ABO Certified Optician, Teri has managed the Capital Eye Care Optical since January, 2012, and brings many years of outstanding optical experience and enthusiasm to our practice.  She is happy to help patients pick out just the right frame, while providing them with expert information on current lens choices.  Teri is also trained as an Optometric Technician and has worked in southern Idaho for many years.  In her spare time, she enjoys being with her four children and four grandchildren.  



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Khelsea joined our team in April, 2014, moving here from Maryland and Virginia, and joining the rest of her family who have made Idaho their home. She is our Optometric Technician and is responsible for patient pre-testing, insurance billing and posting and contact lens ordering.  Khelsea is also an experienced Optician, who will help you pick out just the right frame and lenses to fit your needs. She enjoys spending time with her husband and family, which includes a young niece and nephew.  Her dogs, Lyla, Lucy and Blaze, are an endless source of love and entertainment. Khelsea is looking forward to enjoying the many outdoor activities available here in Idaho.  



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Niky is the first friendly voice you will hear or face you will see when contacting Capital Eye Care and is responsible for scheduling and insurance billing.  She can also help you with adjustments and repairs. She moved into the area in February, 2014, from Seattle and brings several years of eye care experience and an apprenticeship LDO license with her. She loves getting to know patients and making sure they have the best possible experience. In her spare time she enjoys Karaoke with her husband and quality time with her two furry babies, Izzy Kitten and Panda Bear.



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Melissa joined the Capital Eye Care staff in April 2016 as our Optometric Technician, guiding the patient through pre-testing prior to the eye exam.  She moved to Boise from Oregon in 2013.  She and her  husband are the proud parents of six wonderful children with whom she enjoys spending her free time.They are a musical family and enjoy not only making music, but going to concerts and music festivals.   She also enjoys camping and fishing and enjoying the outdoors of Idaho