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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

Nola Neilson

Optometric Assistant

Nola Neilson has been with us for over 30 years, serving first as receptionist, then as an Optometrist’s Assistant. She is now our lab technician, and is very knowledgeable in the various lenses we offer, and is available in recommending which will work best for you. She has all the experience necessary to assist you in your optical needs.

Val Quinton

Optometric Assistant

Val Quinton started here over 23 years ago as receptionist and frame buyer. She also completed the Optometrist’s Assistant course and has years of experience helping you chose the eye-wear that will suit your needs and your look. If you don’t see her at the front desk, she will be in the back, at the computer, as she is now the book keeper for both of our locations. (Cardston & Pincher Creek)

Cheryl Smith


Cheryl Smith is one of our newest staff members. She started here in June of 2017 as our receptionist. She has many years experience in the health care field, working with patients and the public. She is very friendly and helpful and will do all she can to ensure your visit to our office is pleasant, and that your needs are met.

Ashley Holthe

Optometric Assistant

Ashley Holthe, our newest and youngest staff member, is a certified Optometrist’s Assistant. She has several years of experience, beginning her training in optical, working with her dad, Dr. Troy Nelson OD of Stettler, Alberta. She completed her education as an Optometrist’s Assistant in July of 2015 and has continued working on the optical field ever since.