Meet the Hale Vision Team featuring Dr. Timothy Ziegler

Dr. Timothy ZieglerNot many people pursue the career they decided on as an eighth grader. But for Dr. Timothy Ziegler, doctor of optometry, the choice has served him well. The Crystal Lake resident has worked with the Hale Vision team since 1993 and is committed to pre- and post-operative patient care. Among patients, Dr. Ziegler is most known for calming their nerves before surgery and coaching them through the side effects. Continue reading

Meet the Hale Vision Team – Surgical Assistant, Kristi Peyer

Kristi Peyer Hale VisionKristi Peyer, COA, CLT, didn’t start out in surgical ophthalmology, but as soon as she joined a retina practice, she knew she had found her niche. Kristi now works as a surgical assistant at Hale Vision, where her passion for ophthalmology overlaps with patient assessment and preparation. And after 12 years with the practice, Kristi is stilled wowed by her ability to assist with life-changing procedures on a daily basis. Continue reading

YOU ARE A CHALLENGE: Hector Mendez’s Long Search For Clarity

“I’ve been wearing glasses since I was 2 years old. As a child I was teased and called names. Wearing glasses made me feel self-conscious and awkward. Eventually, I got used to it and resigned myself to the frustration and inconvenience that comes with having to wear glasses all the time – but I always wished I could get rid of them.” – Hector Mendez

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