We focus on one theme: do what's right for the customer. We call this the Longe Difference, and that's what separates us from everyone else.
Ashton Akridge, OD
Dr. Akridge graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry and had been practicing in Greenwood, Indiana prior to joining Longe Optical. She provides comprehensive ocular care to individuals of all ages and enjoys medically-focused optometry. She is especially skilled in diagnosing and treating dry eye, macular degeneration, glaucoma, pre-operative and post-operative surgical management.
Rod Embree, OD
Dr. Embree has been serving vision needs in Fort Wayne for over 15 years, after graduating with honors from the Southern California College of Optometry. Known for his caring, warm personality and colorful bow ties, Dr. Embree takes the time to really listen to his patients’ needs and concerns.
Aaron Frey, OD
Dr. Frey is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Optometry and brings two decades of experience to Longe Optical. Dr. Frey is also active in working with our optometrists and store teams to provide expert levels of patient care.
Christina Kennedy, OD
Dr. Kennedy is new to the Fort Wayne area after practicing in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Valdosta, Georgia, and Johnson City, Tennessee. She provides expert care through comprehensive eye exams, which include a full health check of the eye, along with fitting and evaluating contact lenses.
Zachary Laskovich, OD
Dr. Laskovich graduated magna cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Optometry. He enjoys all aspects of optometry, including treatment and management of ocular disease, specialty contact lenses, binocular vision, and pediatrics.
Alex Lineback, OD
Dr. Alexander Lineback, a Fort Wayne native, attended IPFW (now PFW) as an undergrad and obtained his Doctorate of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale. Dr. Lineback is passionate about patient care and provides comprehensive eye examinations along with contact lens fittings. He is affiliated with the American Optometric Association, Nova's Optometric Practice Management Association, and the Indiana Optometric Association.
David Millay, OD
Dr. Millay is a NE Indiana/NW Ohio native and graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry. After graduation, Dr. Millay practiced in Indiana and Minnesota before serving a tour on active duty in the US Air Force. Dr. Millay is continually pursuing a deeper knowledge of medicine, seeking to grow in his ability to better serve his patients.
Ali Norton, OD
Dr. Norton is a Hartford City, IN native and graduate of Indiana University School of Optometry. While in Optometry School, Dr. Norton was a member of the Gold Key International Honor Society and participated in two VOSH mission trips to Jamaica. She is very passionate about sports vision training, vision therapy, and pediatrics. What she enjoys most about optometry is building relationships with patients, while helping care for their ocular health.
Christopher Pataluch, OD
Dr. Pataluch is an Indiana University School of Optometry graduate and has been practicing at Longe Optical since 1996. He specializes in providing comprehensive eye exams, including challenging contact lens fits, and is certified in treatment for managing ocular disease.
Ed Schneider, OD
Dr. Schneider is a graduate of Indiana University School of Optometry, and has been taking care of patients in Northern Indiana for the last 14 years. In addition to providing excellent care locally, Dr. Schneider has traveled internationally with mission teams serving the needy in Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, St. Vincent, and Jamaica.
Ashley Dues Schoenherr, OD
Dr. Ashley Dues Schoenherr, from Coldwater, Ohio, is a graduate of The Ohio State University School of Optometry. She strives in providing state of the art care in all areas of optometry with special interest in ocular disease, pediatrics, binocular vision/vision therapy, and specialty contact lenses.
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