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

Our Regular Schedule

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."

Featured Articles

Read up on informative topics

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

    The only way to correct the clouded vision caused by advanced cataracts is surgical intervention. If you find yourself pursuing cataract surgery to remove one or both cataract-disease lenses, you may be wondering what surgical approaches are available for treatment. Although eye surgeons have successfully ...

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  • Cataract Surgery

    With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your pupil ...

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

    Normal sight includes central vision (the field of view straight ahead) and peripheral vision (the field of view outside the circle of central vision). The inability to see within a normal range of view often indicates peripheral vision loss. In severe cases of peripheral vision loss, individuals only ...

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  • Presbyopia

    As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of ...

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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  • How to Transition Into Different Lighted Situations

    Does it take a little while for your eyes to adjust to the dark? Try a few of these tips. ...

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