At Zeeland Vision, you will find an experienced and helpful team of eye care professionals dedicated to meeting your eye health needs. We recognize you have a choice for your eye care professional and thank you for choosing us to care for your family’s vision needs. We invite you to refer your friends and family to our eye care office.
Dr. Aaron Miller, O.D.
Aaron Miller completed his Bachelor of Arts studies in Biology at Taylor University in 1997. He then earned a doctorate in optometry from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State in 2003. He joined the team at Zeeland Vision in 2006. Aaron sees patients of all ages with an interest in primary care medical optometry including management of cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic eye disease. Dr. Miller also has experience in gas permeable and soft contact lens fitting. He is enjoying life in Zeeland and Holland with his wife, Shelley, and their three children, Grace, Emmett, and Joy. Aaron enjoys biking, running, and many other sports with his family.
Dr. Brian Konynenbelt, O.D.
Dr. Brian Konynenbelt completed his undergraduate studies in Biology at Calvin College in the Spring of 2005. After Calvin, he attended the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University where he received his Doctor of Optometry in 2009. Thereafter, he completed a one-year residency program in 2010 with a primary focus in Ocular Disease and Refractive Surgery at TLC Eyecare and Laser Centers in Jackson, MI. Since completion of his graduate studies in 2010, Dr. Konynenbelt has worked part-time at the Grand Rapids Veterans Outpatient Clinic and Zeeland Vision Services.
Dr. Konynenbelt’s interests include the treatment and management of ocular disease, including cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. He also enjoys fitting contacts lenses, whether it be a child who has never experienced the freedom of eyeglasses or an individual who is in need of specialty contacts for keratoconus.
In his time outside of work, Dr. Konynenbelt enjoys spending time outdoors fishing, hunting, golfing, and playing basketball. Over the past several years, he has also participated in a medical missions team to Gracias, Honduras, where he has helped in the co-management of cataract surgeries and fitting eyeglasses to villagers.
Dr. Ann Hemmeke
Dr. Ann Hemmeke earned a Bachelors of Science in Vision Science from Ferris State University before completing optometry school in 2004 at the Michigan College of Optometry. Since graduation, she has worked in several optometric and ophthalmologic clinics in the greater Grand Rapids area. She joined the team at Zeeland Vision in 2013, after her family relocated to Zeeland. She also spends time each month volunteering in the eye clinic at a non-profit, faith-based clinic and she leads eye care teams to southern Haiti. Ann enjoys providing general family eye care to patients of all ages.
Outside of eye care, Ann enjoys running, biking, and playing board games with her family. She and her husband, Brian, have two children, Tyler and Elise. She is involved in several activities at her children’s school, is involved in her church, and is a board member at Audio Scripture Ministries in Holland.
Dr. Alyssa Borr, O.D.
Dr. Alyssa Borr is a 2014 graduate of Hope College. She earned her doctorate from the Michigan College of Optometry in 2018, graduating with highest distinction. Her internship included Cherry Health Vision Clinic in Grand Rapids, Northern Indiana VA Medical Center, and a private practice office in Ohio. Dr. Borr is residency trained in primary and pediatric eye care and ocular disease management. She completed her training at Ferris State University’s residency program at Cherry Health. Dr. Borr previously worked as a technician for Zeeland Vision and is returning to provide care that includes primary, pediatric, and contact lens services. She also enjoys treating and managing dry eye, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, cataracts, and other retina conditions.
Dr. Borr was honored with the Student of the Year award from the Michigan Optometric Association in 2018. She is a member of the West Michigan Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and recently appointed to the leadership program for the Michigan Optometric Association. Dr. Borr was honored with the Student of the Year award from the Michigan Optometric Association in 2018. She is a member of the West Michigan Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and recently appointed to the leadership program for the Michigan Optometric Association. Dr. Borr is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
Dr. Borr and her husband live in Hudsonville. They enjoy traveling, biking, days at the beach, and spending time with their three nieces and family. Dr. Alyssa Borr and Dr. Matt Borr have served on the island of Dominica and Guinea, Africa providing refractive and surgical eyecare respectively. They hope to serve together on mission trips in the future!
Dr. Lori Smolinski
Dr. Lori Smolinski completed her undergraduate work at Adrian College and graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry with highest distinction in 2000. She splits her time between Zeeland Vision Services and the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI), an independent subsidiary of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. She is a Certified Low Vision Specialist and enjoys helping the blind and visually impaired of West Michigan maximize their remaining vision. Through this specialty work, she is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor for the Michigan College of Optometry and hopes to spark an interest in Vision Rehabilitation for new optometrists.
She frequently speaks on Low Vision topics to area support groups, community organizations, and other professionals associated with the care of the visually impaired. She is actively involved in the Michigan Optometric Association and serves on several committees. Locally, she was on the board of the Holland Area Arts Council and has volunteered for many projects at church and her daughter’s school over the years.
In 2017, she was presented with the Visionary of the Year Award by the Grand Rapids Lions Club for her volunteerism and dedication to the blind and visually impaired community. In 2020, the Michigan Optometric Association recognized her with the Roger R. Seelye Distinguished Service award for volunteerism and public service.
Although Dr. Lori has spent much of her career in Vision Rehabilitation, she has always balanced that with primary care optometry and preventative eye care. She really cares about helping patients of all ages keep their eyes healthy and vision clear.
Dr. Lori resides in Holland with her husband Tom, daughter Abby and crazy Plott hound Lola. She enjoys traveling, reading, attending concerts and watching her daughter play volleyball.
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- 300 S. State St.
- Suite 15
- Zeeland, MI 49464
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