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About Us

At Family Eye Care of Abilene, our optometry staff works together to ensure your visit is comfortable and completed in a timely manner. We have a qualified team of professionals, with more than 80 years

of experience, to address your eye care needs.  

Our optometrist, Dr. Jarad Waite, grew up in Osborne, Kansas.  He attended Osborne High School with graduation in 1994.  After high school, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas in 1998.  St. Louis is where he spent the following four years to obtain his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri - St. Louis in 2003.  He enjoys spending time with his family.  He also loves to golf, fish, and hunt.  


Dr. Waite performs comprehensive eye examinations, contact lens fittings, and refractive surgery screenings.  He specializes in ocular disease diagnosis and management which includes cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and dry eye to name a few.    

Call our friendly staff today with any questions or to schedule an appointment!  785-263-2020

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