Dr. Ben Dietrich
Dr. Dietrich is the owner and optometrist at Harrisville Eye Care. He received his bachelors in Bio-Medical Science from Grand Valley State University and his Doctorate of Optometry at the Michigan College of Optometry. He completed internships at both Indian Health Services in Tusla, Oklahoma, and at the VA Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Dietrich has over 15 years of eyecare experience and manages ocular diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, complications from diabetes, stroke, and traumatic brain injuries.
Dr. Dietrich enjoys working with patients from all walks of life and all ages (Infants included!). In addition to comprehensive eye exams, Dr. Dietrich also specializes in vision therapy, vision rehabilitation, and low vision services.
While out of the office, Dr. Dietrich enjoys running, biking, and hiking with his wife Lauren and two boys Henry and Dexter. He is a dedicated member of our community, serving as a member of the Harrisville Lions Club and as the President of the Alcona County Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Dietrich is dedicated to the highest quality of care with an emphasis on individual needs.
Paul- Office Manager and Lead Optician
Paul has been delivering high quality eyewear as well as service at Harrisville Eyecare for 15 years. He is an expert in lens designs and treatments, always staying up to date on the newest technology to offer patients the best vision possible.
When Paul is not in the office, he enjoys hiking, medieval history, and art. Some of his artwork is even on display in the office! Paul loves to share his knowledge of lenses and frames so please stop in or call with any questions.
Becky- Opthalmic Technician/Vision Therapist/and Billing Specialist
Becky is our “Jack of all trades” with a wide range of experience and clinical training. She performs diagnostic testing such as visual field tests and retinal imaging. She is also trained in vision therapy and works along side Dr. Dietrich to improve eye and brain communication in patients. Finally, Becky is ready for any medical or vision insurance benefit questions you may have as she is also the billing specialist for Harrisville Eye Care.
When out of the office Becky spends time with her two boys and the “bonus kids” they bring over. She loves antiquing and thrift shopping. She also loves to fish, geocashe, bake and travel. Her friendly approach to your care will ensure you have the best experience with visiting Harrisville Eye Care.
Kristina- Patient Care Coordinator
Kristina is the bright smiling face you see when you arrive for your appointment and the cheerful friendly voice you hear when you call our office. She offers strong customer service skills and a great attitude to all of our patients. She is so helpful and friendly she was recently recognised at our statewide optometric conference where she won the “Gold Standard for Patient Care Award” taking first place out of over 50 michigan offices,
In her free time Kristina enjoys sewing, vacationing, and working in her yard. Kristina is here to help and always eager to answer any questions you may have concerning our office or direct you to who can best help.
Lauren- Optometric Technician
With over 11 years of optometry experience, Lauren has certifications by both the American Board of Opticianary as an Optician and the American Optometric Association as an Optometric Technician. She works directly with Dr. Dietrich performing pretesting and other various diagnostic tests.
When out of the office Lauren is busy with her and Dr. Dietrichs two young boys Henry and Dexter. She is passionate about running and loves yoga, animals, hiking with the family, and spending time outside in nature. Lauren is always ready to help with a cheerful and energetic attitude.