An optometrist is a health care professional who has earned a degree of Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) after completing a course of study at an approved college of optometry. Optometrists begin their training with completion of a Bachelor's degree program at an undergraduate college followed by four years at an accredited college of optometry.
Ken Krivacic, Optometrist, provides eye exams for treatment disorders, diagnosis and treatment of eye infections (external), diagnosis and management of glaucoma, and LASIK evaluations and co-management. Dr. Krivacic also prescribes specialty contact lenses, particularly for astigmatism and bifocals.
Dr. Krivacic, the founder of Las Colinas Vision Center since 1985, attended University of Texas and The University of Houston. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1981 and MBA from Texas Tech University in 2011.
He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association and the North Texas Optometric Society. Dr. Krivacic is the past president of both 1st Eyecare and the Irving Sunrise Rotary Club. He has also participated in the initial FDA studies for laser surgery.
Dr. Krivacic’s hobbies include playing tennis and golf, as well as traveling. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Paige, and their English Bulldogs.
Jon Park, Optometrist specializes in contact lenses, vision correction, and the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases.
Dr. Park, a Carrollton native, received his B.A. in Biology from the University of Texas-Austin in 1997. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2002 from the University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Park performed his internship, with an emphasis in primary care, at Quantico Naval Medical Clinic in Quantico, Virginia and at Sharp Eye Consultants in San Antonio, with a special emphasis in ocular disease.
Dr. Park is a member of the Dallas County Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association and American Optometric Association and a member of the Irving Chamber of Commerce.
In his free time, Dr. Park enjoys golf, working out and watching football.
He and his wife Hannah and three children live in Coppell.
Stephanie Gerard is originally from Portland, Oregon but she also spent some time growing up in West Tennessee. She completed her undergraduate studies at Saint Louis University where she majored in psychology. During that time she decided to follow in the footsteps of her family members and attend optometry school. After graduating Cum Laude she traveled to Phoenix, Arizona and attended the Arizona College of Optometry at Midwestern University.
During her tenure in Optometry School she was very active in volunteering for the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes program and providing vision screenings for its participants.
Her external rotations brought her to Temple, Texas where she worked for the Veterans Affairs Hospital. She also trained in two specialty contact lens practices and worked for LASIK/Cataract Surgeon in Phoenix. Shortly after graduation she got married and moved to Texas.
Her passion includes contact lens, keratoconus, and dry eye management. She has continued the tradition of volunteering but as a doctor for the annual Special Olympics Vision Screenings.
Dr. Gerard is a member of the Texas Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and currently practices as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. In her free time she enjoys running, hiking and playing on her indoor soccer team.
She lives with her husband, and two dogs in Addison.