Meet Our Doctors
Our doctors are leaders in eye care offering optical services that provide the best eye care solutions to all our patients.
Appleseed Eyecare has been a leading provider of optometry services and vision care products in the Fort Wayne & Syracuse communities as well as the Elkhart and Kosciusko counties since 1999, and we want to help you achieve and maintain clear vision for years to come.
Our Vision is to be recognized as a premier eye care provider in Northern Indiana…
by providing excellent care to our patients
by valuing our staff & providing a workplace they love & appreciate
Honesty & Integrity
Excellence (in our products & services)
Innovation & Technology
Outstanding Customer Satisfaction
Our Mission is to preserve & enhance vision of those in the communities we serve while striving to emulate Christ’s compassion, humility & integrity in all relationships.
Dr. Weber graduated with honors from Indiana University School of Optometry in 2009. She has lived and practiced in Fort Wayne for the past 13 years. She enjoys taking care of patients of all ages and really enjoys building relationships with patients.
Dr. Bangert started serving the Fort Wayne community over 40 years ago. After graduating from Indiana University School of Optometry Doctor Bangert opened his practice dedicated to providing excellent patient vision care.
Dr. Megan Schlipf, a born and raised Hoosier, received her Doctor of Optometry Degree from Indiana University where she completed external internships focusing on dry eye disease, ocular disease, pre-operative and post-operative care, and primary care.
Dr. Kaufman is an Optometrist in Syracuse providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities. Dr. Kaufman graduated from Goshen College in 1983 and from Indiana University's School of Optometry in 1986.
Dr. Darren Minnich has been in private practice since 1996. He received his Doctorate of Optometry from The Ohio State University College.
Dr. Jillian Geiger is a graduate of Indiana University School of Optometry, where she received her Doctorate of Optometry.
Dr. Camp is a 1978 graduate of Indiana School of Optometry.
Dr. Jonathan VanGessel graduated from the Indiana University School of Optometry in 2019.
She graduated from Ferris State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Vision Science, she went on to earn high honors at the Michigan College of Optometry, graduating class 2022.
We are a primary eye care provider where excellent and comprehensive services are carefully provided to meet the patient's visual needs.