Dr. Rick Olson
Dr. Olson is a graduate of Oregon High School. He attended UW Platteville for undergraduate and graduate studies in the school of Biological Sciences. Dr. Olson earned his Doctorate of Optometry from The New England of Optometry. He loves Optometry and the satisfaction of helping people and developing lasting relationships. His philosophy has always been to treat his staff and patients like family, perform at the best of his ability and let them know that he cares. Dr. Olson is a member of WOA and AOA.
When he’s not working he enjoys golf, traveling, coaching basketball and spending time with his 2 grandchildren. He has been coaching grade school, high school and college basketball for both girls and boys for 23 years, and is an avid Badger sports fan. Dr. Olson will be celebrating 50 years of marriage to his wife Mary next year!
Dr. Angie Olson
Dr. Angela Olson attended UW Madison for undergraduate studies. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry from The New England College of Optometry. Dr. Olson has been practicing in the Madison and Waupun area since earning her degree. In January 2008, she opened Olson Eye Care in Madison and also acquired the practice of Dr. Dean Lenz in Waupun. She enjoys managing pre and post-op Lasik and Cataract patients, contact lens fittings and working with patients to maintain a lifetime of healthy vision. Dr. Olson is a member of WOA and AOA,
In her free time, Dr. Olson enjoys spending time with her family, Badger sports, golf and traveling.
Dr Mary Ellen Teclaw
Dr. Mary Ellen Teclaw attended Purdue University, receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Neurobiology and Physiology. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, graduating with clinic honors.
Dr. Teclaws’ clinical experience includes internship rotations at the NSU Eye Care Institute, MacDill Air Force Base 6th Medical Group, and the Orlando VA Medical Center. She has also provided volunteer eye care in St. Mary, Jamaica and at the Special Olympics in Orlando, FL as a member of the Healthy Athletes Opening Eyes Team.
Dr. Teclaw’s primary interests are in contact lens fitting and primary eye care – including the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Diabetic Retinopathy.
In her free time, Dr. Teclaw enjoys swimming, skiing, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Julia Runkel
Dr. Julia Runkel is a Wisconsin native and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison for her Bachelors of Science degree. She left Wisconsin for her doctorate at Southern California College of Optometry. Her professional internships included Phoenix Indian Medical Center, the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Tucson, and a private practice outside of Denver.
Dr. Runkel returned to Wisconsin in 2013 and has been practicing optometry in the Madison and Milwaukee surrounding areas since. She is an active member of the Wisconsin Optometric Association and American Optometric Association and is participating in the AOA leadership Institute program. She has participated in several Special Olympics Opening Eyes events. She has also volunteered on mission trips to provide eye care to those in need in Honduras and Peru.
Dr. Runkel is very easy to talk to and loves to get to know her patients. She enjoys seeing children and will see everyone in the family over the age of 3.
Dr. Runkel’s professional interests include dry eye, contact lens fittings, and Lasik pre and post-ops. In her free time she is usually spending time with her husband and two young boys (ages 2 and 4). Her hobbies include watching football, travelling, and running.