About Us

Riverton Vision Center, P.C. has been serving the Riverton, WY area since 1957. With a combined practice experience of over 60 years.

Riverton Vision Center, P.C. offers optometric services, eye care products such as eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames for men, women, and children, and contact lenses. Our staff is ready and happy to serve our patients and customers however we can.

We are grateful that our patients have chosen us to provide their vision care services and products. We strive to provide excellent, professional care, service, and products throughout the entire experience.

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Our Doctors

Dr. Brian Ballard, O. D.

Dr. Brian Ballard, O. D.

Originally from Canada. My family moved to Casper, Wyoming in 1966. After graduating from NCHS in 1971, I attended the University of Wyoming. I then, transferred to the Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon, graduating in 1977. In 1978, I joined the Optometry Practice of Dr. W. R. Lansing, forming Riverton Vision Center. Locations both in Riverton and Dubois.

I married my wife Twila in 1978. We have two grown children, one living in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and the other in Costa Rica. I am an active member of the Riverton Lions Club, and the Rocky Mountain Eye Bank of Wyoming.

Dr. Christopher Frazier, O. D.

Dr. Christopher Frazier, O. D.

Born in Lander, Wyoming and raised in Riverton, Wyoming. After graduating from Riverton High School, Dr. Frazier attended the University of Wyoming, where he earned a bachelors degree in science. Dr. Frazier, then pursued his career in Optometry at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR. There he graduated receiving his doctrine with distinction and a four year membership to Beta Alpha Psi honor society. Dr. Frazier completed his clinical rotations at Portland VA Hospital, Malmstrom Air Force Base, and Indian Health Center. Dr. Frazier is a current member of the American Optometric Association and Wyoming Optometric Association, and is pleased to be back to his hometown providing quality eyecare to Fremont County. Dr. Frazier is proud to deliver professional optometric services in ocular eye disease such as; glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts. He also provides services in primary eye care, pediatrics, contact lenses, scleral contacts, rigid gas permeable contact lenses, sports vision, dry eye, and emergency exams.

Dr. Frazier is an active member in the Riverton Lions Club, and is currently the club secretary while also serving on the sight conservation committee. Dr. Frazier is currently a Board of Director for the Sage West Hospital, a subsidiary of LifePoint Health.

Dr. James Hinkle, O. D.

Dr. James Hinkle, O. D.

Dr. Hinkle was born in Riverton and is a graduate of Riverton High School. He joined Riverton Vision Center in 1994 after graduating from Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California.

Dr. Hinkle enjoys following his children’s sporting events and volunteering his time coaching youth football and baseball. He has served on the board of directors of Riverton Little League and Riverton Legion baseball. Additionally, he enjoys spending time with his family camping, hunting, and fishing in the mountains of Wyoming.

Our Staff

Anita Nantt, CPO

Anita Nantt, CPO

Certified Paraoptometric

Optometric Technician

I have been working for Riverton Vision Center since 2015. I pretest patients and assist the doctors with patients for their annual eye exam, cataract referrals, Lasik referrals, and glaucoma testing. I am furthering my knowledge with Medicaid and VSP insurance. I enjoy working with our patients and helping them get the care they need. I am continuing my education on certifications as a technician. In my free time, I like to spend time with my family, riding bikes, walking, and traveling.

Currently, I am the President of the Riverton Lions Club and involved with the Children’s eye screenings at local schools and daycares.

Amanda Freeman, ABOC

Amanda Freeman, ABOC

Optometric Technician

I have been in the Riverton community for the past 15 years. I started in the optometry business in August of 2004 with LensCrafters in Savannah, GA. My responsibilities included sales and dispensing of glasses. My career with Riverton Vision Center started in May of 2007. During my time here, I have expanded my knowledge in insurance billing and patient care. In August of 2016, I obtained my certification in opticianry.

Tina Shaw

Tina Shaw

Receptionist

Was born and raised in Riverton Wyoming. I have worked at Riverton Vision Center for 4 years after a 28 year career at Kmart. I have always wanted to work in a business setting. In my spare time, I love to go camping, riding side by sides, and spending time with my family.

Tara Goheen

Tara Goheen

Optician

I was born and raised in Riverton, Wyoming. I have six years of experience as an optician and technician. I have been working for Riverton Vision Center for 3 1/2 years, but I do a little bit of everything. Customer service and patient care are very important to me. In my free time, I love kayaking, floating the river, riding snowmobiles or quads, photography, and spending time with family and friends.

Tiffanie Williams, ABOC

Tiffanie Williams, ABOC

Certified Optician

I have been working at Riverton Vision Center for two years as an optician. I have recently received my certification as a certified optician. I absolutely love my job working with the patients. My favorite is working with the children. The children have awesome personalities and can always put a smile on your face. I am currently working towards becoming a certified optician. During my free time, I really enjoy riding my motorcycle with my family, and taking in the fresh air and beautiful Wyoming scenery.

Yolanda Norsworthy

Yolanda Norsworthy

Receptionist

I moved to Riverton in 1996. I have been working in the medical field for 18 plus years. I started at Riverton Vision Center in August of 2020 and I really like greeting everyone as they come in to see us. I love spending time with my family and friends. I enjoy making great memories.

Lisa Ingalls

Lisa Ingalls

Optometric Technician

I have worked at Riverton Vision Center for 4 months. In the short amount of time here, I have learned so many new skills and knowledge regarding the eyes. I am excited to continue my journey at Riverton Vision Center.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and critters.

Brandi Ciesielski

Brandi Ciesielski

Optician

I have been at Riverton Vision Center for four months. I do a little bit of everything. I love helping people and making them feel good about themselves. I have lived in Riverton most of my life. I have been happily married to a wonderful guy for over 20 years and have 2 sons.

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  • 300 N Broadway Ave
  • Riverton, WY
  • 82501
307-856-9451
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  • Monday
  • 8:00am - 5:30pm
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  • 8:00am - 5:30pm
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