About Us

Our practice is conveniently located off of Highway 31 in Pelham. We are a full-service eye care clinic offering eye exams, contact lens fittings, and a large selection of glasses and sunglasses.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Kye L. Mansfield

Dr. Mansfield has been practicing optometry for 21 years in the Alabaster area and is excited to take on the new adventure of owning her own practice. Dr. Mansfield received her undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech and her doctor of optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. As a mother of two teenagers, she enjoys baseball games and is very involved in her church.

Dr. Veronica Oltmanns

Dr. Veronica Oltmanns is originally from Newport News, Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Salus) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in school, her externships included Langley, AFB, Capital Eye Care in Fairfax, VA, and The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, VA. Dr. Veronica Oltmanns has lived and practiced in Virginia, Florida and Alabama. She and her family have lived in Birmingham for 11 years and they are happy to call it home.

Dr. Oltmanns is a TPA/DPA certified optometrist and has over 20 years of experience providing comprehensive primary eye care, including routine eye exams, contact lens fittings, diagnosis and management of a wide range of ocular pathological conditions, and co-management of cataract/refractive surgery. She has worked in several optometric private practices, the ophthalmology clinic at the Gainesville VA hospital, and a corneal specialist/refractive/cataract ophthalmology practice. She is a member of the Alabama Optometric Association, Birmingham Optometric Association, and the Birmingham Women of Optometry.

When not practicing eye care and spending time with her husband, two kids and fur babies, Dr. Veronica Oltmanns loves cooking for her friends and family, going to the beach and taking long walks with her dog, Rocky.

Dr. Rena C. Lewis

For over 20 years, Dr. Lewis has specialized in pediatric optometry, primary eye care, and contact lens management of all ages. She received her undergraduate degree from Birmingham-Southern College in 1982, her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 1986, and she completed the University of Alabama School of Optometry’s first residency in Pediatric Optometry in 1987. She served as Assistant Professor of Pediatric Optometry at University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry from 1992-1997 and has been in Private Practice since 1987.

Double Oak Mountain Eyecare Team

Staff is a talented group of individuals that team together to exceed patient expectations.

Lucinda Mason

Lucinda, one of our patient service coordinators, has been working at this same location for over 23 years. It is hard to tell if her love for our patients is greater than their love for her! She has enjoyed watching patients mature from children into adults and celebrating their accomplishments. Her patient rapport is unmatched.

LiTasha Kelly

Litasha, another one of our patient service coordinators, excels at multiple duties including front desk, medical billing, and accounts receivables. Her qualifications include a Health
Information Management degree from Alabama State University and Medical Coding designation from Jefferson State. In her spare time, she enjoys being with family and meeting
with her Women’s Christian Group.

Tyresia Russell

Tyresia Russell, our billing coordinator, has been in the optical industry since 2003. She brings a diverse background to our practice as she can help in billing, optical, credentialing, and patient services. Tyresia is a hard worker and will always go the extra mile to help patients. She also helps people outside of work through her non-profit organization, The Good Girl Project, Inc.

Connie Gleason

Connie Gleason has 30 years experience working for independent doctors of optometry and wears many “hats”. Patient care and experience are of utmost importance to her. Connie’s
favorite ‘hat’ is frame stylist and optician. We often hear her tell patients that helping them select eyewear is her ‘therapy’. She is responsible for maintaining the boutique frame lines in our optical.

Terrie Ware

Terrie Ware has been in the optical business for over 30 years. She has worked both in optical lab and retail which makes her an exceptional optician at our practice for the past four years.
She keeps the office upbeat with her positivity. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Connie Spencer

Connie Spencer has been in the ophthalmology and optometry field for over 41 years. She specializes in refractions and specialty contact lens fittings. Her invaluable experience helps
our practice train new staff. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren on the weekends.

Cami Hammond

Cami Hammond helps our practice with optical and is also trained to help in the clinic. Her contagious personality and great eye for patient frame selection make her very popular. She
started in the industry at the age of 19 and works part time. She is a busy mother to two children.

Haley Martin

Haley Martin is an optometric technician that has many years of experience in the medical field. She has helped the practice on the weekend for over two years. She is a very busy mom and
enjoys watching her daughter playing soccer.

Emily Rhinehart

Emily Rhinehart has been with our office for two years.She is cross-trained as an optometric technician and patient service coordinator. She always exhibits great initiative at any task she is given and is a valuable employee to the practice. When Emily is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and pet dog, Denver!

Kelly Clinton

Kelly Clinton has ten years experience as an ophthalmic technician and truly enjoys her work. She finds helping people attain their best vision gratifying and rewarding. Kelly has spent most of her years working in ophthalmology and medical optometry so brings this knowledge to providing patients with the best care.

Theda Dykes

Theda Dykes is also an ophthalmic technician with much experience. She started her career in 1997 while living in Florida. Her never faltering calm demeanor makes everyone feel
comfortable. Theda gives everyone the individual attention they need with excellent patient care.