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Eye Care Focused on You!

Dr. Hagens has opened a new sister clinic Absolutely Eyes! (formerly Kindersley Optical) in Kindersley, SK

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Our Team


A friendly staff to meet your every vision health need. They are an integral part of our total team – focused on serving you.


Dianne Ball

Licensed Optician/Certified Contact Lens Practitioner
"I have worked with Dr. Hagens since our inception in 1992! I have continued to train all along the way, and have since become a licensed Optician and certified Contact Lens practitioner. I now head the dispensary and guide patients on the best choice of eyewear for their individual prescriptions...

Sally Pederson

Certified Optometric Assistant
"I have been working with Dr. Hagens since 1993, starting out as a receptionist then becoming certified as an Optometric Assistant. I especially enjoy one-on-one time with our patients. My 3 grandchildren (Gavin, Brynne and Owen) are the highlight of my life and I try to spend as much time...

Patty Dragseth

Licensed Optician/Certified Contact Lens Practitioner
"I have been in the Optical business for over 40 years, and have owned and operated Kindersley Optical for the past 17 years. I am a fully licensed optician as well as a certified contact lens technician.  I look forward to continuing my career in this field as the manager...

Marilyn Dyck

Eyewear Specialist
"I have enjoyed working part-time with Patty Dragseth at Kindersley Optical since she opened her business in 1996.  I have learned a lot about eyewear needs and enjoy helping people find the perfect frame to suit them, yet I hope to continue to learn much more about vision and the...

Darla Smith

Licensed Optician
"I am a Coleville, Saskatchewan resident, who you will see at our Kindersley location, Absolutely Eyes!  I am enjoying the new challenge of a professional environment and adore working with people.  I am excited to meet new faces every day and to help each patient organize their eye care needs....

Morgan Kroker

Licenced Optician
"I have been working with Oyen Optometry since graduating from high school, and have been learning many new interesting things about eyewear and eye care.  I find the rest of the team very enjoyable to work with, and know I have grown in knowledge quickly under their guidance. I have...

Shania McLaughlin

Expert Receptionist
"As of summer 2018, I became part of the Oyen Optometry and Absolutely Eyes team, and am very excited to be a part of it!  I have a diploma in Medical Office Assisting, and am loving utilizing the skills learned through my education.  I grew up in Marengo, Saskatchewan and...

Lauren Fuchs

Optometric Assistant
"I am an import to the area, having grown up in Leader Saskatchewan and being snatched up by a local New Brigden boy. I moved here in 2013 and enjoy the farm life as well as all the outdoors that our prairie surroundings offers! I love camping, farming and spending...

Renee Buttar

Optometric Assistant/Reception
I'm pleased to start this new journey in the optometric world with such a wonderful team.  Originally an Alberta girl, I moved to Saskatchewan where I met my husband of 26 years and raised our two sons.  I worked in a financial office fo 30 years serving the public, and...

Sydnee Galloway

Reception/Optometric Assistant
We are so excited to welcome a new addition to our Oyen Optometry team – it is very nice to have you on board, Sydnee!! This pleasant young lady is new to our office but not the area, having been born and raised in our rural community on a farm...

Alicia Schell

Reception/Optometric Assistant
Introducing Alicia (pronounced Ah-lee-cee-ah)! She is our lovely new front desk/optometric assistant, who has recently moved to Kindersley from Medicine Hat. She is new to the optometric field but has worked directly with the public for 12 years and enthusiastically reports has always enjoyed doing so!! She is excited to...