Montana Eyecare: Your Helena, MT Family Optometry Center

Welcome to the official website for Montana Eyecare, your Helena MT home for the highest standards of family optometry. Whether you're in need of a routine eye exam or you're seeking treatment for an eye or vision issue, you've come to the right place. Have a look at the many features and benefits listed on this website and then make plans to come and see us!

Top-Quality Care from Your Optometrist in Helena

Montana Eyecare maintains a team of four experienced optometrists to address our patients' needs. Dr. Bill Simons, a former President of the Montana Optometric Association and three-time Optometrist of the Year, has been with us since 1986. Dr. Marcus Kelley has also served as President and Trustee of the Montana Optometric Association. Dr. Bill Hasquet, yet another President of the Montana Optometric Association, was named Montana's Young Optometrist of the Year. Dr. Rob Simons, who joined our team in 2014, is a Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry. Whichever optometrist in Helena you decide to see, you're definitely in good hands.

Our Range of Eye and Vision Services

Turn to Montana Eyecare for a wide range of primary eye and vision needs. We offer:

  • Eye and vision services - Comprehensive eye exam and vision testing services to detect any problems that need treatment
  • Corrective lenses - A variety of high-quality eyeglasses, frames, and contact lenses to choose from
  • Eye disorder treatment - Primary care for dry eye, conjunctivitis, glaucoma and other disorders
  • LASIK support - Pre-operative and post-operative co-management of LASIK surgery

Contact Us to Schedule a Visit!

Now that you know something about our clinic, come and see it in person. Book and online appointment or call (406) 443-2121 today!

Locations

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Hours of Operation

In observance of the holidays we are closing at 2:00 pm Dec. 24th, 3:00 pm on Dec. 31st, and are closed on Dec. 25th and Jan. 1st

Helena Office

Monday:

7:15 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

7:15 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:15 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

7:15 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

7:15 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Marcus Kelley
    Optometrist

    Dr. Marcus Kelley, OD, was born and raised in Helena. He attended Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree...

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  • Dr. Rob Simons
    Optometrist

    Dr. Rob Simons began practicing at Montana Eyecare in August of 2014. He was a 2004 graduate of Capital High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Carroll College in 2009...

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  • Dr. Bill Hasquet
    Optometrist

    Dr. Bill Hasquet purchased the optometric practice of Dr. Jim Wilkins and began practicing at Montana Eyecare in August 1998 in partnership with Dr. Bill Simons and Dr. Tom Rasmussen...

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  • Dr. Bill Simons
    Optometrist

    Dr. Bill Simons purchased the optometric practice of Dr. Mike Coffey and began practicing at Montana Eyecare in August 1986 in partnership with Dr. Jim Wilkins and Dr. Tom Rasmussen...

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "So happy with everything! Love my doctor and my prescription is perfect! Great service all around and an excellent frame selection. Oh, and received my glasses super fast! Thank you!"
    Janine H.
  • "I HIGHLY recommend Montana Eyecare!!! I have had nothing but excellent service on each of my visits here!! Last week I brought my son for his second annual eye exam and I was nothing short of amazed at how they explained and talked by son through the whole process. They care for their patients of all ages!!! Thanks for the excellent experience Montana Eyecare!! We will see you next year for our checkups!!!!"
    Muriel S.
  • "My daughter and I went in to have her glasses adjusted that we had bought somewhere else and the staff were amazing. They took the time to make sure the glasses were adjusted correctly and didn't hurry us out. Will go to only them in the future for our eye care needs!"
    Kim C.
  • "The doctors and staff here are amazing. This is my regular eye doctor for eye exams, contacts, and diabetic eye stuff, but they are also on point in emergencies. Incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and very patient. The office has great hours too. Highly recommend them!"
    James P.
  • "The best by far. I was so happy with my eye exam. Dr. Saved my sight. I have had glasses for 50 years. This was the best eye experience of my life. Thanks!!!"
    Laura N.
  • "Everything was above and beyond. From the moment we walked through the doors, greeted immediately, the teamwork was amazing."
  • "The new building is beautiful and the service has improved 100%! No long waits. Informative specialists."

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