Eye Doctors Near You in Hamilton, MT
Eye care professionals specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision – many of which do not have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts.
Our optometrists, Dirk Beyer and Robert Wilkins, take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.
Meet Our Eye Doctors
Dr. Beyer is a therapeutically certified, primary eye health care professional. He provides eye health exams, diagnosis, treatment and management of eye disease, injuries and disorders of the visual system. Dr. Beyer works closely with multiple primary care physicians, health care providers and specialists to coordinate the very best care for his patients.
Dr. Beyer is a 1996 graduate of the University of Houston , College of Optometry . He completed undergraduate work at Carroll College as well as the University of Montana . He is an active member and a Past-President of: The Montana Optometric Association, Hamilton Lions Club, and the Bitterroot Valley Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Hamilton Kiwanis Club and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Beyer was elected in 2010 to be the American Optometric Key Person that represents the Optometrists from Montana and will attend the Annual Congressional Advocacy Conferences in Washington , DC .
Dr. Beyer and his wife, Teri, enjoy spending time with their four children; Royal, Grayden, Sage and Crimson. They love watching their kids grow and develop academically and athletically. They spend as much time outdoors, camping, water skiing and snow skiing as possible. The Beyer family is very committed to the Bitterroot Valley ; whether, it’s conducting the school vision screenings, helping local non profit organizations or volunteering in their church. They believe a strong community is the foundation to having happy, healthy kids and families.
Dr. Rob Wilkins was born and raised in Boise, ID. He graduated from Meridian High School where he was valedictorian. Dr. Wilkins spent two years in Lisbon, Portugal serving an LDS mission. He graduated from BYU-Idaho where he met his wife Lindsey Schallenberger, who was born and raised in Hamilton. Dr. Wilkins attended The Ohio State College of Optometry. He and his wife have two sons named Porter and Luke. Dr. Wilkins is an Eagle Scout, an avid white water rafter, and enjoys playing sports.
Dr. Wilkins is a therapeutically certified optometrist, licensed to treat conditions such as glaucoma, ocular injuries, foreign bodies, and eye infections, as well as to provide comprehensive visual examinations and prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses, He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Montana Optometric Association.
Dr. Wilkins is most excited to begin his career in private practice because his mission is to work with every age group and help them improve their work, play, and quality of life. He has learned all of the latest treatment options and newest technologies and is ready to put them to use. Dr. Wilkins enjoys working with children and with low vision patients. He looks forward to being a part of Big Sky Eye Care, and using his skills and resources to benefit the citizens of the Bitterroot Valley.