Welcome to Expert Eyecare:

Your Trusted Omaha Optometrist

402.397.0243



Expert Eyecare: 

Caring For Your Vision Since 2010

The staff at Expert Eyecare Optometry of Omaha, Nebraska is dedicated to caring for your eyes by providing state-of-the-art technology and expert vision care. Our experienced doctors are trained to provide patients with a wide variety of eye-care services including comprehensive eye examinations, contact lens fittings and medical eye evaluations. Our doctors are also certified in the diagnosis, treatment and management of ocular disease. Our in-depth exams are customized just for you and your unique eye-care needs.

Our practice is conveniently located in the Westroads Mall inside of LensCrafters and proudly serves patients in Omaha, Bennington, Blair, Council Bluffs, Elkhorn, Fort Calhoun, Millard, Valley, Waterloo, Yutan and the surrounding areas. Schedule a comprehensive exam with us today and see how we can help you get the best care and prescription for your eyes. Call 402.397.0243 or schedule and exam online. You'll see why Expert Eyecare are the Eye Experts that Care!

See Your Expert Eyecare Optometrist
Once A Year

While most people schedule regular check-ups with their primary care physician or dentist, many are not aware of the importance of an annual visit to their eye doctor. Regular eye exams can be the key to the early detection and treatment of emerging vision problems, eye diseases and a number of health-related issues. The skilled doctors at Expert Eyecare will make sure you get the eye prescription that is just right for you, so you can see at your best! Don’t take good vision for granted, contact us to schedule an eye exam with our crackerjack staff. We often accept same day appointments if necessary.


Dr. Michael Young | Dr. Lindsey Behrendt
Omaha Optometrist | Expert Eyecare | 402.397.0243

10000 California St. Ste 2692
Omaha, NE 68114

Meet The Optometrist

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Michael Young, O.D.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Michael Young is a Nebraska native and grew up in North Platte. After graduating from Pacific University, he then went on to Pacific University College of Optometry where he graduated with honors in 1993.

    He was awarded the prestigious Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics in 1993. He is certified to treat and manage ocular disease as well as co-manage lasik and cataract patients. Dr. Young also has extensive experience in fitting of all types of contact lenses including specialty, 1-day and multifocal contact lenses. Since 1995, Dr. Young has been providing comprehensive eye care with Expert Eyecare in Omaha while also partnering with LensCrafters. He is committed to giving all of his patients the level of care and understanding they deserve. He now resides with his wife, Amy, in Omaha with his three dogs, a Springer Spaniel, a Pug and a Shih Tzu. He enjoys golf, water skiing, hunting and the outdoors.


    SCHEDULE AN EXAM WITH DR. MICHAEL YOUNG

  • Dr.
    Lindsey Behrendt, O.D.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Lindsey Behrendt completed her Doctorate of Optometry at Southern College of Optometry (SCO) in Memphis, Tennessee. Her clinical externship training included an ocular disease focused rotation at the Robert Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas and a contact lens and primary care rotation at a private practice in the Kansas City, Missouri area.

    During her time at SCO, she was an active member of Student Volunteer for Optometric Services to Humanity and took part in mission trips to Mexico and Belize. Dr. Hubert was born and raised in Oakley, Kansas and received a bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences with minors in Biology and Gerontology from Kansas State University.

    Dr. Behrendt practices primary eye care for patients of all ages. She holds membership in the American Optometric Association, the Nebraska Optometric Association, and the Omaha Sunrise Lions Club. Personally, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her fiancé, John, cheering on the Kansas State Wildcats, and traveling.


    SCHEDULE AN EXAM WITH DR. LINDSEY BEHRENDT

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "It was outstanding! The atmosphere was very friendly and helpful! I would highly recommend them to my friends and will use them again in the future!"
    Michael G.
  • "Dr. Young did an excellent job with my eye care needs. Great eye exam and I can see clearly now"
    Tom K.
  • "Great experience today. Dr LindseyHubert was very professional. She didn't rush through the exam. She listened to my concerns . Would definitely recommend her for eye care. Brenda was patient and helpful when it came time to pick out new glasses! I can't wait for them to come in! She suggested something a little out of my comfort zone and I think I am going to love them! All around great staff."
    QPC
  • "I give Expert Eyecare Five Stars."
    Monica S.
  • "I called them to see if they had any openings on short notice and 40 minutes later I was being seen for an eye exam. Great and friendly service!"
    Ivan A.
  • "Smart, friendly and caring service! Dr. Young is the best!"
    Ken Z.

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

11:00 am-4:00 pm