Gary J. Lattimore, Optometric Physician
Dr. Lattimore grew up in Idaho. After attending Pacific University and receiving his doctorate, he set up practice in Idaho Falls where he has practiced optometry for the past 40 years. Dr. Lattimore enjoys assisting his patients with all their eye care requirements. Experienced and compassionate he has served patients ranging in age from infants through the senior citizen. With his patience and understanding
Dr. Lattimore serves a large community of special needs patients and he volunteers yearly with the Special Olympics. He has provided the eye care for families in Idaho Falls for more than three generations and he is looking forward to serving you and your family, too.
When Dr. Lattimore is away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He is an avid outdoorsman who loves camping, horses and trail riding, hunting, golfing, fishing and rafting.
Dr. Lattimore is accepting new patients in both his Driggs and Idaho Falls office.
Ken King, Optometric Physician
Dr. Ken King graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1968. A retired colonel in the US Army Reserve, his most recent assignment was with the Office of the Surgeon General of the Army, serving as Consultant for Reserve Optometry Affairs, Deputy Chief, Army Optometry and Assistant Chief, Medical Service Corps. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Past President of the Idaho Optometric Association, Past President of the Great Western Council of Optometry, and former Chairman of the Idaho State Board of Optometry.
As a sitting board member, Dr. King served 2 terms on the National Board Exam Review Committee. Currently he reviews for approval, proposed courses for the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education, a division of the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry.
As an associate professor and extern preceptor for Southern College of Optometry and Pacific University College of Optometry, he taught 4th year Optometry students the management techniques employed in a private practice setting, as well as helping them to hone their clinical skills. For over 40 years he specialized in managing difficult and unusual contact lens fittings, as well as serving as a clinical investigator for several contact lens companies. His practice also includes the treatment of medical and minor surgical conditions of the eye and eyelids
Optician Mary Ann
Mary Ann is a Idaho Falls native and has over 23 years experience in Opticianary. Her knowlede of the new optical technology makes her invaluable when fitting difficult prescriptions or even the very simple one. She is familiar with the new digital technology and many materials and options such as trivex, transition, polarized and progressives. Age and gender is never an issue due to her ability to fit women, men and children with the functionability and style to apply to each individual need. Her fresh approach to buying has brought in designer frames, sports & leisure sunwear, and even a sunwear line called Wiley X for the motorcycle enthusiast. Come in and see what she can do for you.
Kaloni has been with Dr. Lattimore for 19 years. She is an indispensable part of our team who keeps our office running efficiently. Experienced in every part of our office she is able to do anything she puts her mind to. Everything from Opticianry and fundus photography to keeping our computers and medical instruments working smoothly. Most of her main tasks are administrative and require her keeping our office up to date on credentialing, working with insurance companies to get your office visits paid and sending out statements. She is also our Office Staff Manager. If there is a question you have about our office, she can answer it or will find the answer for you. She strives for excellence in customer service.
Jared has worked with Dr. Lattimore's office for the past two years. He is the friendly face that greats you upon arrival and is many times the first to answer the phone when you call. He is our "go to" person for our computers and also works the back office in screening and special testing of patients. What an amazing asset to our office!