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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

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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 Technician
"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...

Kathy Martin

Expert Receptionist
"I am very excited to be part of the Oyen Optometry team.  I have always loved working with people, as well as computers, and this job allows me plenty of both of these things!  I have three young boys (Trey, Grady and Jude) that keep me busy at home and...

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....

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...

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...

Carly vanOtterloo

Optometric Assistant
This lovely lady was a fortunate stroke of luck for us, who was lured to our area from Calgary by a local boy!  Carly has quickly become a valued asset to our team, with her friendly demeanour, professional skills and positive outlook.  When she is not at work, or tying...

Savannah Niwa

Optometric Assistant
"I started my work experience here at Oyen Optometry in the summer of 2011 and have thoroughly enjoyed it.  I find working with the staff and patients here very rewarding and know it will be helpful to my future career in nursing."...

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...