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22407 West 66th Street
Shawnee KS, 66226
Phone: (913) 441-3937
Fax: (913) 441-3938
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Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-7:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-7:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:00pm

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Andrew Franken, O.D.

Dr. Andres FrankenDr. Andrew Franken grew up in Troy, Kansas. He earned a bachelor of arts with a major in biology from Benedictine College and graduated with honors earning a Doctorate of Optometry from University of Missouri-St Louis College of Optometry. Dr. Franken is an active member in the Kansas Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, and Heart of America Contact Lens Society.

Dr. Franken specializes in ocular disease, pediatric vision, dry eye syndrome, and specialty contact lens fits. Dr. Franken and his wife, Kelli, have three children: Cade, Quinn, and Keira.

When not in the office, Dr. Franken enjoys coaching his children in their respective sports and playing golf.



Chris Arnold, O.D.

Dr. Chris ArnoldDr. Chris Arnold grew up in Oklahoma and attended high school in Nebraska. He attended the University of Kansas where he received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He then pursued his optometry profession by attending the University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry where he graduated with honors.

Dr. Arnold is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, Kansas Optometric Association, Optometric Society of Greater Kansas City as well as the Heart of America Contact Lens Society.

His special interests include primary eye care, eye injuries and diseases, including Glaucoma managment, contact lenses, and pediatrics. He currently resides in Prairie Village, Kansas, with his wife Anya and his children Clara, Lyla, and Davis. He continues to be an avid Jayhawks and Royals fan.



Role at VCA: Front Desk, Optician, Supportive Wife of Dr. Franken

Time at VCA:  December 2008

Kelli does not have much of a prescription but she does change up her look with glasses, especially sunglasses.  Kelli currently has two pairs of sunglasses (Banana Republic and Oliver Peoples) and is dropping hints to Dr. Franken for a pair of Ray Bans.  Kelli’s favorite place to wear her sunglasses is the lake.


Role at VCA: Office Coordinator

Time at VCA: February 2009

Our patients might not think Debbie has a glasses prescription since she prefers to wear her contacts in public.  However, she has actually been wearing correction since she was 9 years old!  In addition to vision correction, Debbie is one of the few women (.5% of women) that have color vision deficiency.   Behind doors, Debbie rocks a pair of Oliver Peoples glasses—her favorite frame line at VCA. 


Role at VCA: Front Desk

Time at VCA: May 2013

Outside of the office you might spot Terri soaking up the sun with her shades on.  Being a new Multifocal Contact Lens wearer, Terri no longer has to juggle between her sunglasses and reading glasses.  All that Terri has to worry about now is which pair of sunglasses to wear!


Role at VCA: Technician

Time at VCA: October 2013

Audrey is one of our certified optometric assistants.  She has worn glasses for the majority of her life.  If you see her browsing our optical, you will find her in the Kate Spade or Peace section.


Role at VCA: Technician, Office Marketing

Time at VCA: June 2015

As if middle school wasn't tough enough, in the 7th grade Courtney scratched her cornea and had to wear an eye patch for the first week of school! Thanks to "bandage contacts", this embarrassing moment can now be avoided! You will often find Courtney talking sports; she LOVES the Royals and KU basketball.


Role at VCA: Technician

Time at VCA: August 2016

"Andi" is one of the newer additions to our team. She loves to go on road trips with her husband, Jace, and she never leaves home without her Oliver Peoples sunglasses. 


Role at VCA: Front Desk

Time at VCA: December 2016

Mackenzie comes from a big family; she has seven brothers and sisters! This makes her an excellent multi-tasker and great addition to our VCA team. In her spare time, Mackenzie likes to spend time with her 3-year-old niece, Violet.


Role at VCA: Technician

Time at VCA: January 2017

Madison is the newest member of our VCA family. Although she is lucky enough to have excellent vision, you can still find her perusing our sunglasses selection trying to find the next perfect pair.


Role at VCA: Technician

Trevor is a technician at VCA and is pre-optometry at the University of Kansas. His interest in optometry stemmed from his personal experience of being very near-sighted. He is looking forward to attending the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in the fall of 2017. 


Role at VCA: Optician

Time at VCA: September 2015

Patti is one of our talented Opticians. She has over 13 years of experience and you can spot her wearing a different pair of fun, colorful, frames almost every day. She loves that glasses can be a fashion statement. 


Role at VCA: Optician

Time at VCA: March 2016

Don is the newest addition to our team of Opticians. He is a big fan of our new John Varvatos line and was one of the first to purchase these stylish frames. In his spare time, you can find Don listening to classic rock or collecting Beatles memorabilia. 



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