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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Osage Beach Family Eyecare the leading provider of vision care products and services in Osage Beach.

Dr. Tom

Dr. Tom Dettmer

Dr. Tom Dettmer was born in Ironton, Missouri. He holds two undergraduate degrees from the University of Missouri, and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. Dr. Dettmer served in the United States Navy Medical Service Corps at Naval Hospital Groton, Connecticut, and Naval Medical Center Great Lakes, Illinois, before moving back to Missouri to establish his practice. Dr. Dettmer has now practiced Optometry in his home state for 12 years.


Dr. Dettmer specializes in contact lenses and medical eye care. He has served as an investigator in multiple contact lens studies, including studying the use of contact lenses as a means for drug delivery in eye injury and disease.

Dr. Dettmer lives in Osage Beach with his wife, Jennifer, and three sons. He and his family enjoy outdoor sports including fishing and sailing on Lake of the Ozarks, watching Cardinals baseball and Mizzou Tiger sports, and playing/coaching ice hockey in the winter.

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Dr. Brian Eveland

Dr. Brian Eveland graduated with honors from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He did his undergraduate studies at Northwestern College of Iowa.Dr. Brian

He has been working here at Family Eyecare Associates since 1999. He sees patients at the Camdenton, Lake Ozark, Osage Beach and Laurie locations.

Dr. Eveland sees patients of all ages from infants up. He specializes in contact lenses, laser vision correction and medical eyecare. He has been a principle investigator in many contact lens and contact lens solution studies.

He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Missouri Optometric Association and the Heart of America Contact Lens Society.  He is an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University Missouri-St.Louis College of Optometry.

Dr. Eveland has a wife, Nancy, and 2 children, Luke and Emily. He is active in coaching, Rotary and church and enjoys boating, basketball, biking, skiing and SCUBA diving.


Osage Beach Family Eyecare Staff

Nicole Deckard, Optician; Sarah Hagan, Administrative Assistant;

Ellen Gunby, Optometric Technician; and Alex Adams, Administrative Assistant