Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Exclusively Eyecare the leading provider of vision care products and services in Omaha.
Steven S. Wolfe, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Steve Wolfe founded Exclusively Eyecare in 1989. He is a graduate of Omaha Central High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In 1986, he completed his graduate studies and received his Doctor of Optometry Degree from the University of Houston.
Dr. Wolfe provides vision care to all age groups. He has a specific interest in contact lens, children’s vision and the management of eye diseases. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Nebraska Optometric Association, as well as a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.
Christopher S. Wolfe, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Christopher Wolfe is a graduate of Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry.
During his education, Dr. Wolfe received extensive training in all aspects of primary eyecare; including eye infections, cataracts, diabetic eye care, specialty contact lenses and pediatrics. He completed a rotation at BVA Advanced Eyecare in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he gained specialty training in minor surgical techniques, as well as therapeutic laser ocular surgery. Dr. Wolfe won the Golden Retinoscope Award, the Oklahoma College of Optometry’s highest distinction for clinical excellence. Dr. Wolfe also served as president of the American Optometric Student Association, where he represented over 6,000 members. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Nebraska Optometric Association.
In 2013 and 2015 he was awarded Young Optometrist of the Year for the Nebraska Optometric Association. In 2016 he was awarded the Optometrist of the Year for the Nebraska Optometric Association and the Young Optometrist of the Year for the American Optometric Association. In 2014 he was awarded Political Keyperson of the Year for the Nebraska Optometric Association and Allumni of the Year from Skutt Catholic High School.
Dr. Wolfe has a passion for education. He is a co-founder of KMK Board Certification Review Services, a company specializing in preparing Doctors of Optometry to take the American Board of Optometry examination. Hi is the founder of EyeCode Education, a company specializing in the clinical and billing education. He is the co-author of the book: KMK Optometry Board Certification Review Manual and KMK Update and EyeCode: Billing and Coding. Dr. Wolfe is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. He also has special interests in theraputic scleral contact lenses to correct visual distortions in patients with corneal diseases. Dr. Wolfe is an avid runner and most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jaime, daughters Ryan, Paityn, Camryn, Logan, Maisyn and sons Lincoln, Deacon and Benton.
2016 Young Optometrist of the Year
Christopher Wolfe, O.D.
Lindsey Behrendt, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Lindsey Behrendt completed her Doctorate of Optometry at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Her clinical externship training included an ocular disease focused rotation at the Robert Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas and a contact lens and primary care rotation at a private practice in the Kansas City, Missouri area. During her time at SCO, she was an active member of Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) and took part in mission trips to Mexico and Belize. Dr. Behrendt has continued her involvement in this organization as the president of VOSH-Nebraska.
She was born and raised in Oakley, Kansas and attended Kansas State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences with minors in Biology and Gerontology.
Dr. Behrendt practices primary eye care for patients of all ages. She has specific interest in specialty contact lenses, family vision, pediatrics, and myopia control. She holds membership in the American Optometric Association, Nebraska Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry where she received her Fellowship in 2018, Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control, and the Omaha Sunrise Lions Club. Personally, Dr. Behrendt enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her husband, John, cheering on the Kansas State Wildcats, and traveling.
Laura – Office Manager, CPOA & ABO Certified Optician
Laura is the office manager and has been with Exclusively Eyecare since 1993. She is certified as a Paraoptometric Assistant by the American Optometric Association, certified by the American Board of Opticianry and has an Associate Degree in Ophthalmic Technology. In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.
Kellie – CPO Certified Optician
Kellie joined our staff in 2002. She is a graduate of Burke High School and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fashion Merchandising from the Dallas College of Fashion. She is certified as a Paraoptometric by the American Optometric Association. Kellie runs the front desk as well as assisting patients with contact lenses and eyewear selection.
Lori – CPO & ABO Certified Optician
Lori joined our staff in November 2010, she has been in the optical for many years. Lori has associates degree in Business Management from Brown Mackie Business College. Lori enjoys spending time with her husband Thad, and their two boys Michael and Nicholas. Her hobbies include scrap booking, camping, fishing, and traveling out of town to visit family.
Alex -CPOA Certified Optometric Technician
Alex joined our staff in March 2015. She is a 2005 graduate of Skutt Catholic High School and a 2009 graduate from Northeastern State University, where she received a Bachelor’s of Liberal Arts degree in Graphic Design. Alex is certified as a Paraoptometric Assistant by the American Optometric Association. She administers our pretest scans, special test the doctors often request, and manages our social media and marketing. In here spare time, Alex stays active with her husband Ryan, and their 4 children Nyah, Danny, Liam and Rory. Outside of the office, Alex enjoys running, designing, the outdoors, and cooking and baking for her friends and family.
Sarah- CPO Certified Optician
Sarah is a 2012 graduate from the University of Nebraska Omaha with a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Photography. Sarah is certified as a Paraoptometric by the American Optometric Association. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and their dog, as well as friends and family. Her other hobbies include photography, painting, reading, and being in the outdoors.
Brenna- CPOA Certified Optometric Technician
Brenna joined our staff in June 2017. She is a 2007 graduate of Marian High School. Brenna is certified as a Paraoptometric Assistant by the American Optometric Association. Along with being a scribe, Brenna administers testing as needed by the doctors. In her free time, Brenna enjoys spending time with her husband, Andy and her children, Griffin, Cameron and Sean. Her hobbies include knitting, reading and yoga.
Dana- CPO Certified Optician
Dana joined our team in 2017. She is certified as a Paraoptometric by the American Optometric Association. She graduated from Millard North High School in 2005 and studied photojournalism in college. She currently owns a photography business based in Omaha and has been shooting weddings and portraits for the last 11 years. She loves to travel the world, spend time with family and friends, record her true crime podcast, and is obsessed with her dog, Goose!
Lindsey- Optometric Technician
Lindsey joined our team May 2018. She is a graduate of University of Nebraska- Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife. She administers our pretest scans and special testing the doctors request. Lindsey has a heart for adventure and loves experiencing new countries, culture, and food. Friends, family and her pets are a very important part of her life.