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Dr. Kevin McElroy, OD

Born and raised in northern Montana, Doctor McElroy received his Doctor of Optometry degree with honors, from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1981.

He opened a practice in Salem, Oregon where he met and married his wife of 30 years, Laurie. The McElroy family moved to Meridian in 1992 and Dr. McElroy joined Meridian Vision in 1996.

Dr. McElroy enjoys spending time with his four kids and working and playing outdoors. He is a terrible fly-fisherman every chance he gets. He is, however, an excellent ballroom dance partner for his wife Laurie.

Dr. McElroy is committed to protecting your eye health and improving your visual comfort and clarity. Good vision makes every day better.

Jan Fong

Jan Fong

Jan Fong is Meridian Vision’s insurance biller. Originally from Cottonwood, Minnesota, Jan has been with Meridian Vision for almost 20 years. That doesn’t seem like such a long time to Jan. She says that her co-workers are so flexible and friendly, they just seem like family.

When Jan’s not at work she enjoys working out and tanning.

Jeremiah Ashby

Jeremiah Ashby

Jeremiah Ashby has been an Optician with Meridian Vision for two of his eight years in the business. Jeremiah is originally from southern California but graduated from Borah High School. He enjoys working with patients to give them the best advice and quality products.

Jeremiah is an avid outdoorsman that enjoys camping, boating and fishing with his family. And if he can’t be outdoors, he’s happy to hit the gym hard.

Marry Carrel

Mary Carrel

Mary Carrel has worked at Meridian Vision for five years as an Optician. She loves helping patients choose the perfect eyewear and then making just the right adjustments to make them very comfortable.

An Idaho native, Jan enjoys camping, fishing and swimming as well as partying with her fiancé and young daughter.

Hailey

Hailey Gushwa

Hailey Gushwa is the Office Manager at Meridian Vision and the go-to person for technical duties and specialized testing. She has eleven years of expertise in the field of Optometry and has been dedicated to Dr. McElroy’s practice for eight years. Hailey is a delightful person who takes pride in providing excellent customer service and enjoys building relationships with each patient.

Outside work she enjoys spending time with her family riding horses, long boarding, riding her bike and expanding her shoe collection.

Personalized eye care service

Dr. McElroy will render personalized and comprehensive eye-care for your specific needs. Make an appointment today.

Find the glasses that are just right for you.

Vision comes first, but why sacrifice individual style? With over 800 frame options to choose from, you are sure to find the right frames for you. Our opticians will give you extra care in presenting you with eyeglass frame choices that are both right for your prescription lenses and for your personal tastes.

Sunglasses?

Our clear skies mean discomfort from too much sun and annoying glint and glare. Meridian Vision has a large selection of Oakleys, Maui Jims , Ray Ban and other collections to give you great looks in the Idaho sun.

See better with hi-tech lenses

Most of us appreciate high definition TV and enjoy the latest digital devices. Eyeglass wearers deserve the same great clarity. Digital lens design and manufacturing allow the best vision especially in progressive addition multifocal lenses ( no-line bifocals ).

Special computer eyeglass options can reduce the eyestrain that can slow you down and lead to the afternoon headaches at work. Enjoy the right prescription for computer use at work or at home.

Our opticians will take the time to explain the best options to help you to see your best.

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Enjoy the freedom of Contacts

Meridian Vision will take the time to educate you on your contact lens choices. We will teach you how to wear your lenses safely and easily. Dr. McElroy will discuss the best choices in contacts while always considering your costs.

Dr. McElroy enjoys solving contact lens comfort and vision issues. Multifocal, astigmatism and dry eye problems can usually be solved with new lens technology. Daily disposable, bi-weekly and monthly lens replacement options are available to nearly everyone. Specific care in helping each person yields the happiest contact lens wearers.

Rely on experience

Born and raised in northern Montana, Dr. McElroy is a second-generation optometrist whose father emphasized the need for dedication to the vision care of his patients. Dr. McElroy is committed to protecting your eye health and improving your visual comfort and clarity.

After undergraduate studies at Montana State University, he received his bachelors degree in Visual Science from Pacific University in 1979. He was recognized as an honor student of the Beta Sigma Kappa in 1981. He received his Doctor of optometry degree with honors from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1981. His post-graduate studies included an advanced therapeutics certification from the University of Houston College of Optometry. His yearly continuing education has emphasized diabetic eye care, glaucoma, macular degeneration and chronic dry eye management.

He opened a practice in Salem, OR and while there, he met and later married his wife, Laurie. The McElroy family moved to Meridian in 1992. Dr. McElroy moved his practice to Meridian Vision in 1996 and later purchased the practice of Dr. Dennis Nielson.

Meridian Vision moved to the new building in 2012.

Get the right diagnosis

Dr McElroy leaves nothing to chance when it comes to your vision. A thorough case history allows comprehensive assessment of your eye health needs. State of the art diagnostic equipment coupled with careful examination assures the best eye health and vision care.

Meridian Vision is committed to the early detection of eye disease and managing the effects of health conditions on the eye. Dr. McElroy specializes in the detection and treatment of cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Dr. McElroy carefully examines the quality of each person’s visual potential. The best prescriptions for general needs, computer use and leisure can help in seeing much more comfortably.

Dry eye care

Most of us complain about our eyes being dry. Why do we have dry eyes? We live in a dry valley known for dusty allergic conditions. We stare at computers for hours and most of us could just get more sleep. Oral medications and heating/AC can all add problems.

Dry eye symptoms include scratchiness, burning, mild redness, gritty feelings, blurred unstable vision and contact lens intolerance. Dry eye diagnosis includes understanding your degree of difficulties, careful measurements of your tear volume and quality in the eyes, and the amount of irritation of the corneal surface. State of the art biomicroscopic evaluation allows a careful look at the condition of your eyes.

Most dry eye sufferers will experience significant improvement in comfort and vision by the treatment of dry eye disease.