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Dr. Mark Stines

Dr. Mark Stines received his doctorate degree from Southern College of Optometry in 1980 after completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He is a graduate of Northwest High School and after completing his Optometric degree returned to his hometown of Grand Island to open a private practice. In 1985, he joined his practice with Dr. Bunger’s to form Family Eyecare Center. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and Nebraska Optometric Association. He specializes in fitting contact lenses of all types, children’s visually related learning problems, and ocular disease diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Stines and his wife Carol are the very proud parents of three awesome children, Katie, Adam and Jacob. They are active members in the Grand Island Evangelical Free church and praise their Lord Jesus Christ for all the blessings in their life. In his spare time, he loves boating, motorcycle riding and Nebraska football. GO BIG RED!

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Dr. Joshua Conner

Dr. Joshua Conner joined Family Eyecare Center in December of 2016 as a residency trained optometrist. Originally from Grand Island, he received his Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry...

Dr. Lynda Conner

Dr. Lynda Conner grew up in South Bend, Indiana, approximately 90 miles east of Chicago. She attended Purdue University where she graduated with honors in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. From there she went...

Dr. Stephanie Grabowski

Dr. Stephanie Grabowski was raised in Malcolm and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston, College of Optometry in 2011 with a Doctorate in Optometry. During this time she completed externships at Northeastern...

Dr. Chad Hudnall

Dr. Chad Hudnall is a 1997 graduate of Grand Island Northwest High School and a 2001 graduate of Doane College, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and was a two year Academic All-American in football...