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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Blumenstock Family Eyecare a proud provider of vision care products and services in Lincoln.


Doctors


Dr. Brad Blumenstock

Dr. Brad Blumenstock was born and raised in Lincoln, NE, where he attended Lincoln Southeast High School and Nebraska Wesleyan University before graduating from Indiana University, College of Optometry in 1997. Dr. Blumenstock has twenty years experience working with children, geriatrics, primary eye care, ocular disease and contact lenses. He and his wife, Georgia (Easley), who is also a Lincoln native, have four children and recently moved back to Lincoln from O’Neill, NE. In O’Neill, Dr. Blumenstock was a partner at Gutshall & Blumenstock Eyecare for 19 years. He is active in the American Optometric Association, Nebraska Optometric Association, the Lion’s Club, and St. Joseph’s Parish. In 2003, Dr. Blumenstock was named Young Optometrist of the Year by the Nebraska Optometric Association (NOA) and was elected President of the association in 2009.

 

Dr. Derek Blumenstock

Dr. Derek Blumenstock is a comprehensive optometrist and who specializes in primary vision care, contact lens fittings, pediatric eye care, urgent eye care, dry-eye, glaucoma, and pre- and post-operative care. He is also the oldest son of Dr. Brad Blumenstock (above).

Born in Lincoln and raised in O’Neill, NE, Dr. Blumenstock attended Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD, where he played baseball and graduated summa cum laude with honors. He earned his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2019. During his optometric education, Dr. Blumenstock completed externships at the Hope Eye Clinic in Houston, TX, and the Optometric Indian Health Services in Albuquerque, NM. He also served as a tutor, a teaching assistant, and a leader for the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists group while in optometry school.

In his free time, Dr. Blumenstock enjoys coaching and playing sports, being active in his local community and church, and spending time with his family. Dr. Blumenstock is licensed for the practice of optometry by the state examining boards of Nebraska. He is a member of the Nebraska Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry, and Vision Source.

Curriculum Vitae

Derek F. Blumenstock, O.D.

1501 Pine Lake Rd Suite 1

Lincoln, NE 68512

(402) 421-7773

Education:

College: Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Bachelor or Arts in Pre-Professional Studies, summa cum laude, honors, 2011-2015.

Optometry School: University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston, TX, Doctor of Optometry, 2015-2019


Staff


Sunny Glantz

Sunny is an optometric technician, optician, and frame buyer specialist at Blumenstock Family Eyecare. With seven years of experience and a keen eye for frame selection, she will help you pick out the perfect pair of glasses! Sunny obtained a bachelors in Human Resources and Family Sciences with an emphasis in Textiles, Clothing, and Design. She has a love for animals and has two cats of her own.


Robert Mayer

Robert is an optician here at Blumenstock Family Eyecare. Not only does he help screen patients, but he specializes in frame repairs, frame adjustments, and frame inventory. Robert has served for 25 years in the Air Force National Guard, and for 15 of those years, he helped out with the optometry clinic on the base. In addition to his 18 years of optometric skills, Robert has been a full-time firefighter for the past 20 years. He and his wife Marcy have two daughters, Zaina and Elaina.