Our Optometrists, Dr. Wes Johnson, Dr. Jill Dorsey, Dr. Adam Recknagel, Dr. Steven Bartholomew, Dr. John Metzger, and Dr. Teresa Larcom are trained in the most up to date advancements in eye care, committed to providing the highest quality treatment for each of our patients.
At Professional Eyecare, we want to be your partners in eye care and therefore strive to make each visit comfortable, effective and informative. We take the time to learn about your eye health history and listen to your concerns in order to provide you with the most thorough and holistic treatment plan possible. Your eye doctor should be someone you trust to have the knowledge, experience and professionalism to treat your eyes with comprehensive, expert eye care.
Read on to learn more about our optometrists.
Dr. Wes Johnson grew up in Superior, Nebraska. He completed undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and then attended the Indiana University School of Optometry in Bloomington, earning his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1989. Dr. Johnson provides full scope care including glaucoma treatment, diabetic eye care, macular degeneration care and specialty contact lens services.
His expertise can be found at both our Zona Rosa and Fountains offices. Call today to schedule your appointment!
Dr. Jill Dorsey is from the Kansas City area and is a 2015 graduate of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. She also received her Bachelor of Science in Organismal Biology with honors from the University of Kansas in 2011. She performs primary care optometry as well as ocular disease management and contact lens services. Dr. Dorsey is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Kansas Optometric Association. She has an interest in service and has participated in three separate optometric mission trips to Central America.
Call now to schedule your appointment with Dr. Jill Dorsey. She is currently working out of both our Fountains office in Overland Park and our Zona Rosa location in Kansas City, MO.
Dr. Adam Recknagel was born and raised in West Virginia. He graduated with Honors from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. While in optometry school, Adam was very involved in volunteering with the SVOSH club. Through SVOSH, Adam traveled and coordinated group trips to Columbia, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic to offer his eye care skills to those in need. He is also a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. In his free time Adam enjoys spending time with his Kansas-native fiancé. He also likes to play basketball and cheer on both the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Kansas Jayhawks.
You can call to schedule an appointment with Dr. Adam Recknagel at our Zona Rosa location.
Dr. Bartholomew grew up in Wichita, KS, attending Wichita State University. He graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1986, and spent most of his career in Parsons, KS. He became a Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry in 2012 and maintains both a Kansas and Missouri Optometric license. Dr. Bartholomew is our full-time doctor at our Fountains location in Overland Park, and also helps out one day a week at Zona Rosa.
He recently moved to the Kansas City area to be closer to his kids and grandkids, (mostly his grandkids!) and hopes to discover productive fishing holes in the area. Give us a call to schedule your next appointment with Dr. Bartholomew!
After three years of teaching high school science and biology, Dr. Metzger went back to school and graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry. He established his first practice in Hiawatha, Kansas beginning in 1977. In 2005 Dr. John and his wife Jean followed their children and grandchildren to Overland Park, KS. Dr. John is "The Sunday Guy" at Professional Eyecare.
- American Optometric Association
- Brain Injury Association of Kansas City
- College of Optometrists in Vision development
- Kansas Optometric Association
- Neuro-Optometric Rehabilition Association
- Optometric Extension Program Foundation