Dr. Amber Mayes O.D.
Dr. Mayes grew up on a ranch outside of Leedey, Oklahoma
where she enjoyed playing sports and competing in piano. After high school,
she attended Oklahoma State University and graduated in 2004 with a
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Dr. Mayes went on to attend the Oklahoma College of Optometry in
Tahlequah, Oklahoma from 2004 to 2008. Here, she met and
married Dr. Brandon Mayes. Dr. Amber Mayes then went on to complete
a fellowship at one of the largest vision therapy clinics in the region, the
Oklahoma Vision Development Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Here, she gained valuable clinical and vision therapy skills in the
specialty field of vision therapy and vision-related learning disorders. Dr.
Mayes has attended approximately 200 hours of specialized training and
education in pediatric vision and vision therapy seminars throughout the United
States to gain valuable experience in treating patients with strabismus,
amblyopia and vision-related learning problems. Dr. Mayes is currently a
member of the American Optometric Association, InfantSee, the Oklahoma
Association of Optometric Professionals and The College of Optometrists in
Dr. Mayes enjoys community involvement and currently serves on the
Oklahoma Parents as Teachers board. She
has received recognition for being one of the top InfantSee providers in the
state. Dr. Mayes also enjoys providing
in-service education for teachers and nurses, as well as speaking at community
clubs and organizations about pediatric vision development and vision and
learning. Both Dr. Amber and her husband
Dr. Brandon enjoy working with local schools and Skyline Ministries to donate
eye exams and glasses to those in need.
This year, they have donated over 150 eye exams and over 100 pairs of
free glasses. Amber and Brandon currently have one daughter and a son.
Dr. Brandon Mayes O.D.
Dr. Mayes grew up in Derby, Kansas where he enjoyed playing
football and basketball and hanging out with his younger brothers. After
high school, Dr. Mayes attended Oklahoma State University and graduated in
2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. During his years at OSU, he
worked with the intramural sports department and enjoyed participating in many
intramural athletic programs.
Dr. Mayes went on to attend the Oklahoma College of Optometry,
where he graduated in 2009. Dr. Mayes' case reports and research projects have
received both local and national accolades. Dr. Mayes’ graduate research on
perception of gaze has been published in journals such as the International
Vision Research Journal. Dr. Mayes has written many award-winning case reports,
including one globally recognized by HOYA Vision Care. Other award-winning case reports have been
recognized by large entities such as Alcon Pharmaceuticals (for his work with
contact lenses), the American Optometric foundation (for his work with infant
vision), Oklahoma College of Optometry (for his research and for clinical
excellence), Marchon Eyewear (for his practice management work), Healthy Eyes
Healthy People (for his work with diabetic eyecare), Vision Service Plan (for
his clinical skills) and Essilor Laboratories of America (for his work with presbyopia).
Dr. Mayes is currently a member of the American Optometric
Association, the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Professionals and The
College of Optometrists in Vision Development.
Dr. Ashley Kamann O.D.
Dr. Kamann grew up in Kearney, Nebraska, where she enjoyed running and being outdoors. After high school, she attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney and graduated in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. During her time at UNK, she worked with the Parks and Recreation Department of Kearney and coached and officiated various youth and adult athletic leagues. She also taught youth swimming lessons for the Red Cross.
Dr. Kamann went on to attend the Oklahoma College of Optometry and graduated in 2009. While in school, Dr. Kamann served as the school's representative for the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA). She went on to serve as the Vice President of the AOSA. Dr. Kamann was also recognized for Clinical Excellence in Contact Lens.
Dr. Kamann is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians, the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Sports Vision and Contact Lens Section of the AOA. She is also a Sustaining Member of the AOSA. Dr. Kamann currently serves on the Executive Meetings Committee of the AOA and is the Chair of the Student Program Committee.
Dr. Anna Thompson O.D.
Dr. Thompson grew up in a military family and has lived in many different states. She calls Nebraska home, where her parents live on an acreage in the country. She enjoyed playing violin and piano and participating in choir, one-acts, musicals and track. After high school, she attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Dr. Thompson worked as a board certified optician in an optometry office for three years in Lincoln, Nebraska before she went on to attend the Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. During optometry school, she married her husband Scott Thompson, who is also from Nebraska. Dr. Thompson is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Professionals and the Nebraska Optometric Association.