Our commitment to you is to provide the highest level of eye care using the latest technologies in a friendly, progressive, and professional atmosphere.
Troy Albrecht, OD
Dr. Troy Albrecht is originally from West Des Moines, before heading east for college. He received his bachelor's degree in biology from Villanova University and his Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He performed his externship rotations in Philadelphia, Omaha and Denver, earning clinical honors in primary care, ocular disease and pediatric care. Dr. Albrecht then returned to Iowa, joining a private practice in Marion that eventually became Insight Vision. While practicing, Dr. Albrecht has worked with several contact lens manufacturers on early product launches and consulting, allowing Insight Vision to stay on the leading edge of eyecare. He has also been an examiner for the National Board of Optometry.
Dr. Albrecht loves primary care optometry and his areas of emphasis include ocular disease, such as glaucoma and ocular surface disease, and fitting multifocal and astigmatism contacts for the hard to fit patient. Outside of the office, he keeps busy with his wife, Geri, and 2 teenage children, attending their many events, biking, hiking and most any outdoor activity- as long as there are no snakes involved.
Doug Hand, OD
Dr. Douglas Hand graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa with a degree in biology. Next, he attended the University of Houston College of Optometry where he received his Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. Hand completed externships at Ft Bragg Army Hospital in Ft Bragg, North Carolina and the University of Houston College of Optometry. One of Dr. Hand's highlights of his externships was golfing with the Army golf team.
Since 1988, Dr. Hand has been practicing primary care optometry in Eastern Iowa. Dr. Hand’s areas of interest are dry eye management, bifocal contact lenses, and corneal refractive therapy (CRT). Dr. Hand is one of the leading practitioners in the Midwest for CRT contact lenses; he has fit more patients in CRT lenses than any other doctor in the state of Iowa.
Lori Digmann, OD
Dr. Lori Digmann grew up in Elkader, Iowa and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a biology major and chemistry minor. She then received her Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State University, graduating with honors. She did her externship at the Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology. She practiced for a short time in Muscatine, then moved to Marion to be closer to family.
Dr. Digmann has been practicing in Marion since 2000. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages, but particularly enjoys working with kids and specialty contact lenses. She loves spending time with her husband and sons. She also enjoys photography and reading a good book!
Alaina Blake, OD
Dr. Alaina Blake grew up in Tyndall, South Dakota. She attended the University of South Dakota and graduated with a biology degree. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri- St Louis College of Optometry. She completed externship rotations at the Kansas City VA Hospital, a private practice in Des Moines, a vision therapy practice in La Jolla, CA, and her optometry school in St Louis.
Dr. Blake has been seeing patients at Insight Vision since she graduated optometry school in 2014. She enjoys working with children and performing pediatric eye exams. Dr. Blake spends her spare time with her husband, children, and dog.
Laura Purdue, OD
Dr. Laura Purdue grew up in Jamestown, North Dakota. She graduated with a degree in biology from the University of Minnesota. She then went on to attend the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She completed externship rotations at a private practices in Encinitas, CA and Mesa, AZ. After graduation, Dr. Purdue worked in Dallas, Texas and then Orlando, Florida before moving back to the Midwest and landing in Waukee.
Dr. Purdue enjoys working with patients of all ages, as well as specialty contact lens fitting. In her spare time, she enjoys being outside and exploring with her husband, kids, and chocolate lab.
How Insight Vision Stands Out
We think it’s important to take time getting to know you, your visual needs, your lifestyle, and how we can give you the best vision for your life. Our doctors provide thorough medical eye care for all the members of your family, from ages 6 months old to 100+. Our comprehensive eye examinations ensure that you are well taken of and educated about your conditions and treatment options.
We also take pride in the quality of our frame selection. We offer a large selection of unique, exceptionally crafted and well-designed frames, which we stand behind with warranties. Our experienced opticians provide a personalized frame and lens consultation with you to discuss all of your options and help you select the right frame and lens for your personality, needs, and lifestyle.
Try Us And See The Difference!
Bring your family in today for quality eye wear and contact lenses, thorough medical eye exams by our optometrists, and unmatched customer service by our attentive staff. If you are already a patient, we thank you for your support. If you’re not a patient yet, we can’t wait to meet you!
Where To Find Insight Vision
Our office in Marion is conveniently located on Blair’s Ferry Road, between 1st Avenue to the east and C Avenue to the west. Our office in Waukee is located on the south side of Hickman Road within the new center, the Shoppes at Williams Point.