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Dr. Ken Kirkland

Therapeutic Optometrist

Dr. Kirkland graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1981. In 1985 he received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis Tennessee.

He is also licensed in Therapeutic Optometry and is certified in glaucoma and oral medicine. While working at a lasik surgery center, he performed over 25,000 pre and post op exams. Dr. Kirkland opened Legacy Vision in 2003 and has built a large and loyal patient base that continues to grow each and every year.

He has been practicing in the Plano area since 1995. He is committed to giving his patients the best care using the most current state of the art technology available. He is a member of the TOA, AOA, Plano Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Kirkland enjoys spending time with wife Nancy, a Nurse Practitioner and his step-son Brent. He also enjoys traveling, golf, and getting together with friends.

Trish, Office Manager

Trish graduated from South Garland High in 1982. She has spent most of her career in Customer Service.

In 1999 she began her optical career working with Dr. Kirkland at a lasik center in Plano. There she became part of the surgery team until 2003.

She went with Dr. Kirkland when he opened his new office. She is an ABO Certified Optician and an AOA Certified Para Optometric. She is currently a member of the Opticians Association of America, where she volunteers for the Association as needed.

She is certified in insurance billing and collecting. She will be happy to answer any insurance questions you may have. She has 2 children and enjoys spending time with her 3 grandchildren. Trish is a breast cancer survivor and spends time raising money and awareness towards the cause.

Nita, Receptionist

Nita has worked in Customer Service since graduating from Plano East in 1983.

She joined Legacy Vision in 2007. Nita handles all Insurance verification along with any questions you may have about your benefits. She is an excellent Frame Stylist along with contact lens training and ordering.

She works closely with the labs staying on top of all the latest products available ensuring that our customers are getting the best quality lenses for their individual needs. She is currently working towards her American Board of Optician’s Certification. Nita is married and one son. She enjoys spending time with her family.

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