Dr. James V.A. Conkey
Dr. James Conkey has been practicing twenty of his twenty-one years in the Reno/Sparks area. He is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Conkey is a past president of the Northern Nevada Optometric Society. He is an active member of the community as well. He is a longtime member of the Reno Kiwanis Club and past member of the Sparks YMCA board of directors. He is a graduate of Leadership Reno/Sparks Program and active with the Reno/Sparks Chamber of Commerce.
In addition, Dr. Conkey serves on the advisory board of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Dr. Summer L. Foster
A native of Sparks, Nevada, Dr. Summer Foster attended Pacific University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and minored in music. She then earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry. After optometry school, Dr. Foster continued her education with a residency in primary care and ocular disease at the Veterans Affairs Sierra Nevada Hospital in Reno, Nevada. She is board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease and enjoys all aspects of optometry, including pediatrics, ocular disease, low vision and contact lenses.
When not practicing optometry, Dr. Foster enjoys hiking, billiards, watching movies and spending time with her family. Dr. Foster is married to Dr. Umari Duffus and has two daughters.
Dr. Maria A. Stanley
Dr. Maria A. Stanley, a native Nevadan, received her undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry from Carroll College. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1994. She completed an optometric residency in Co-Management of Medical & Surgical Eyecare at Eye Care Associates of Nevada in Reno, Nevada. She is a published author in the Journal of the American Optometric Association. Dr. Stanley is board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease and enjoys all aspects of optometry with specific interest in specialty eyewear, contact lenses, dry eye treatment, and ocular nutrition. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Northern Nevada Optometric Association, and involved in Sight for Students. Dr. Stanley enjoys working with patients of all ages.
When not in the office, Dr. Stanley enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. Together, they enjoy hiking, snow shoeing, canoeing, and exploring Nevada.
Dr. Deborah J. Ward
Dr. Deborah J. Ward attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for her undergraduate education and graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1992. She has worked extensively with local ophthalmologists for the past 14 years of practice in Reno, NV. She has a broad skill base in comanaging refractive as well as medical surgeries including LASIK, PRK, iLASIK, Visian ICL, cataract and eyelid surgeries. Dr. Ward appreciates the needs of contact lens wearers and enjoys working with her patients to achieve the best vision possible. She likes working with patients of all ages and ocular needs.
Dr. Ward is a member of the American Optometric Association, Northern Nevada Optometric Optometric Society and volunteers for local educational programs when not spending time with her husband and four children.
Dr. Paul D. Wilson
Born and raised in southern California, Dr. Paul D. Wilson received undergraduate degrees in Psychobiology from UCLA and in Vision Science from Cal Berkeley. Dr. Wilson attended the prestigious UC Berkeley School of Optometry, graduating with honors in 1993. A founder of Nevada Vision Group, he has practiced in Reno for 21 years. Dr. Wilson has a special interest in difficult contact lens fittings. He is board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease. Dr. Wilson is a past president of the Northern Nevada Optometric Society and works as a consultant in the eye care field.
Dr. Wilson lives in Reno with his wife of 22 years, Susan, and their two young children. When he is not in the office, Dr. Wilson enjoys spending time with his family.
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