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Cunningham Vision Centers: Quality Eye Care

CVC is a team of specialists, committed to providing quality eye care in Lenawee and Washtenaw counties. As part of that commitment, we maintain memberships to the following organizations: American Optometric Association and Michigan Optometric Association. We are also a TLC Eyecare and Laser Centers affiliate.


Dr. Thomas Cunningham, Optometrist

Dr. Thomas Cunningham

Optometrist

Dr. Cunningham attended Wayne State University and graduated from Ferris State College of Optometry. He has been in practice for 30+ years. While he was in school, he had the privilege of personally learning Geometric Optics from Dr. Michael Keating, a world authority and published author of the book Geometric, Physical, and Visual Optics, used in most optometry and medical schools worldwide. He and his wife, Mary Beth, have four adult children, one of whom (Dr. Masson) is an optometrist, practicing at Cunningham Vision Centers. He now has two grandchildren and in his spare time he enjoys golfing, sports and travel.


Dr. Thomas Cunningham, Optometrist

Dr. Clare Masson

Optometrist

Dr. Clare Masson graduated from Arizona College of Optometry at Midwestern University located in Phoenix, Arizona in 2015. Throughout her education, she was trained in various practices specializing in primary care optometry, pediatrics, binocular vision, and ocular disease. Dr. Masson grew up in Tecumseh, Michigan and even worked at Cunningham Vision Centers for many years prior to attending optometry school. She currently resides in Plymouth with her husband.


Nicolette Dwarzski, General Manager

Nicolette Dwarzski

General Manager

Nikki has worked for Cunningham Vision Centers since 1992. She can be found in either of the offices on any given day. Nikki keeps the CVC office running efficiently. She has 4 adult children and 2 grandsons.


Lori Holmes, Office Manager, Saline

Lori Holmes

Office Manager: Saline

Lori has been with Cunningham Vision Centers since 2004. She resides in Tecumseh with Bill, her husband of 25 years. She has five children and four grandchildren. When Lori isn't working, she enjoys spoiling her grandchildren, cycling and hiking with her husband. Her favorite thing to do in the summer is to spend time with family at the lake and on their boat.


Kyle Pratt, Bench Optician and Scribe

Kyle Pratt

Bench Optician and Scribe: All Locations

Kyle Pratt is our Bench Optician. He is the staff member who cuts and edges your lenses into the frame you have chosen. Kyle also works with patients at the front desk helping chose frames and lenses. He is also a part of our pre-test team and is a scribe for our doctors.


Jenna Penterics, Optician, Saline, Michigan

Jenna Penterics

Optician: Saline

Jenna graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Bio Medical Science and has been with Cunningham Vision Centers since 2011. She works primarily in our Saline location. She is the one who greets you with a smile and helps you with your forms and scheduling your appointments. She teaches new contact lens patients how to insert, remove and care for their lenses. She also helps patients choose the right frame for the prescription the doctor has written.


Jenna Penterics, Optician, Saline, Michigan

Jenna Mannor

Optician: Saline

Jenna graduated from Monroe Community College with an Associates Degree. She has been with Cunningham Vision Centers since August 2013. She works primarily in our Saline location. She is very knowledgable is every aspect from pre-testing, scribing, selling, making appointments, confirming your insurance and making repairs.


Emily Rus, Pre-testing Technician, Saline, Michigan

Carlee Neal

Scribe and Pre-Testing Technician: Saline

Carlee graduated from Siena Heights University with a bachlelors in Psychology. Carlee has been with Cunningham Vision Centers since 2014 and works primarily in our Saline location. She is very efficient and knowledgeable while scribing, she is also very helpful with repairs, insurances and customer service. She is a great asset to our office.


Emily Rus, Pre-testing Technician, Saline, Michigan

Carrie Handy

Pre-Testing Technician: Saline

Carrie is our newest addition at our Saline location as our Pre-Tester.


Danielle Dani Seeley, Optician, Saline and Tecumseh, Michigan

Danielle "Dani" Seeley

Optician: Tecumseh

Dani has been with Cunningham Vision Centers since 2005. Dani can be found in our Tecumseh and Saline offices. She is the smiling face that greets you, sets your appointments, makes repairs, and teaches you how to wear contacts. She also makes wonderful frame selections.


Deb Slick, Optician, Tecumseh, Michigan

Deb Slick

Optician: Tecumseh

Deb Slick has been with Cunningham Vision Centers since 2006. She is one of the friendly faces you see in the Tecumseh office. She collects patient information, schedules appointments and confirms your insurance. She is also wonderful in choosing eyewear that is complementary and optically correct.


Deb Slick, Optician, Tecumseh, Michigan

Alyssa Jeffrey

Optician, Scribe and Pre-Testing Technician: Tecumseh

Alyssa has been with Cunningham Vision Centers since January 2015. She is primarily a scribe for Dr. Clare Masson. She is very knowledgeable in every aspect from pre-testing, selling and repairing. She recently received her optician certification from the American Board of Opticianry.


Melanie Bressler, Insurance Coordinator, Ann Arbor, Saline, Tecumseh, Michigan

Melanie Bressler

Insurance Coordinator: All Locations

Melanie graduated from Ferris State with a degree in Business administration. Mel has been with Cunningham Vision Centers since 2011. She is responsible for all our insurance billing and keeping all of our offices up to date on insurance benefits for our patients. If you have any insurance questions, Mel is the one to ask.


Monica Kinsey, Pre-testing technician and Customer Service

Monica Kinsey

Pre-testing technician and Customer Service

Monica graduated from Jackson College with her Associates degree in Applied Science. She has worked in the healthcare field for over 10 years. Monica started working at Cunningham Vision Centers since June 2016 to which she has become a great asset. When she isn't working she is very busy with her four children: Dominic, Isaac, Sophia and Grayson.


Stephanie Byrom, Office Manager of the Ann Arbor Office

Stephanie Byrom

Office Manager of the Ann Arbor Office

Stephanie graduated from Adrian College in 2005 with her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Science. Started working for Cunningham Vision Centers during her last semester of college. Where she has not been for 12 years. In the first 8 years she was promoted to assistant manager of the Saline location. From there she was promoted to manager of the Ann Arbor location in 2013. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her energetic daughter and traveling to see her family down south.


Tracey Hood, Pre-testing Technician and Customer Service

Tracey Hood

Pre-testing Technician and Customer Service

She has five years of experience in Ophthalmology with eight years of optical. Out of those eight years, she has been with CVC Vision for three years. She is our pre-testing technician and customer service for our Ann Arbor office.


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