Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Eyes on Main the leading provider of vision care products and services in Boyne City.
All photos provided by A & M Photography, Gaylord, MI
Peter Oppermann, O.D.
Grayling High School graduate with honors.
Bachelors of Vision Science: 1995 Ferris State University with honors.
Doctorate 1998 Michigan College of Optometry with honors.
Dr. Oppermann specializes in the eye health examination of patients of all ages, including the management of complicated eye disease as well as recommendation of all forms of eye wear.
He is the father of two children, enjoys downhill skiing, hunting, boating, fishing and various other outdoor activities.
Dr. Oppermann is an active member of the Rotary Club of Gaylord, the Michigan Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He also serves as an Administrator for Vision Source of Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
Nathan R. Slezak, O.D.
Bachelor of Science, 2006 Central Michigan University.
Doctorate of Optometry 2010 with Highest Distinction, Michigan College of Optometry
Dr. Slezak specializes in eye health examinations for patients of all ages including pediatrics, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and corneal disease. He currently fits most of our specialty contact lenses.
Dr. Slezak enjoys coaching athletics, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his wife and 3 kids.
Lindsey Wynkoop, O.D.
Lindsey Wynkoop, O.D. received her bachelor’s degree in Vision Science from Ferris State University and her doctorate at the Michigan College of Optometry.
She moved to the Fiji Islands in 2012 to pursue a position in educating and training general doctors and nurses from all over the Pacific Island at the Pacific Eye Institute.
Dr. Wynkoop provides comprehensive eye care services including: primary ocular health assessment, glaucoma management, ocular surface disease, pre/post-operative surgical care, and specialty contact lens fitting.
Dr. Wynkoop returned to Michigan in 2017 to join our practice.
Ronald Mead, O.D.
Undergraduate: Central Michigan University, Ferris State University
Doctor of Optometry: Ferris State College of Optometry
Married to Lori, childen: Jason, Kristin, Cameron and Trevor.
Dr. Mead’s professional associations include the Michigan Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He serves as a Vision Source Adminstrator for Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. His professional associations include the Michigan Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Hobbies include: Golf, computer.
Bridget has over two decades of optical experience.
Bridget’s responsibilities include helping a patient choose their personal eyewear that best meet their visual needs, verify prescriptions, order frames, lenses and contact lenses. She also dispenses eyewear and contact lenses.
Bridget also instructs new contact lens wearers on how to insert, remove and handle their new contact lenses. She works directly with our frame and lens representatives to make sure that Eyes on Main carries the latest styles and trends in frames and lenses.
Bridget is married and enjoys time with her children and grandchildren.
Kami Knopp, CPOA
Kami began working for Bellaire Eye Center / Gaylord Eye Care Center / Eyes on Main in 1991. She is a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant and the Office Coordinator.
Kami is the office manager at Gaylord Eye Care Center and works in all three of our offices. Kami does billing and front desk duties, as well as assisting with frame selections and repairs. She also instructs patients on how to insert and remove contact lenses, as well as working directly with our contact lens representatives and companies to make sure that we are up to date on the latest in contact lens trends.
Kami has extensive training on all levels of preliminary testing, including slit lamp evaluation of contact lenses, topography, optical coherence tomography and retinal photography. She also does intra-ocular pressures, corneal measurements, visual fields and visual acuities.
She is married with three children. She enjoys reading and bowling.
Brenda Vaughan was born and raised in Northern Michigan. She lives in Horton Bay with her husband. She was a dental assistant for almost 20 years prior to working eye care. She spends her spare time kayaking the Jordan River, fishing, and planting flowers. She is so happy to be a part of the team here at Eyes on Main. She enjoys making connections with our patients.
Hayley Pierson was raised in Central Lake. She started working at Eyes on Main in 2022 as an optician. She has a degree in automotive technology. She enjoys working on vehicles in her spare time, playing softball, and kayaking the Jordan River with her fiancé.
Kaci joined Eyes On Main in September of 2021, and is currently working as an Optician. Kaci was born and raised in Boyne City Michigan. She graduated from Boyne City High School in 2011 and has worked in hospitality before joining our office. She has two kids Piper and Hayes, and 3 dogs. When she is not working Kaci enjoys being outside, adventures, and exploring nature
Vena joined Eyes on Main in 2021 with 10 years experience working in medical eye care. She is our paraoptometric that is responsible for any testing with our patients prior to seeing the doctor. She also helps with ordering contact lenses and front desk responsibilities.
She holds a black belt in HapKiDo; is a registered yoga instructor; and a certified Reiki healer. Her favorite pastime is hanging out with her children and grandsons. She enjoys music, dancing, hiking and spending time out in nature.
Amy joined Eyes On Main in January 2022, and is currently working as a receptionist. Amy was born and raised in Michigan. She graduated from Central Lake High School. Amy loves working with people, and is excited to start her new career. She is hoping to excel and further her knowledge in optics. She has been married for 14 years to her loving husband Lee. They live in Central Lake with their son, Skyler. They enjoy kayaking, camping, and other outdoor activities.