Doctors

Harold R. Bares

M.D.
Dr. Harold Bares founded Eye Specialists in 1987. He is a board certified ophthalmic surgeon with over 20 years of experience in cataract, laser and refractive surgery. He graduated from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota where he trained in physics and mathematics. He subsequently did graduate work in applied mathematics and meteorology at Texas A & M University. He then worked as a Systems Analyst in meteorology with Air Force Global Weather Central. Dr. Bares received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Following an internal medicine internship at St. Joseph's Hospital at Creighton University in Omaha, he completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Bares served as Chief of Ophthalmology at Offutt Air Force Base before entering private practice. Currently Dr. Bares is a Fellow in the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He serves as medical director of the Heartland Cataract and Laser Surgery Center. His interests include the science of anything, playing guitar and spending time with his grandsons.

Patricia L. Reed

O.D.
Dr. Patricia Reed is certified by the states of Nebraska and Iowa to practice optometry including the treatment and management of ocular disease. She treats patients of all ages providing primary eye care to school children as well as to the elderly. In addition, she provides preoperative and postoperative care to cataract and refractive surgery patients. Dr. Reed earned her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Spanish from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Indiana University School of Optometry. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Nebraska Optometric Association, and the Heart of America Contact Lens Society. Dr. Reed joined Eye Specialists in 1994. Dr. Reed enjoys knitting, reading and tending her garden during the summer.

Thomas W. Grange

O.D.
Dr. Thomas Grange is certified by the state of Nebraska to practice optometry. He practices primary vision care and contact lens evaluation with special interest in pre- and post-operative care as well as diagnosis and management of ocular diseases. Dr. Grange completed his undergraduate work at Wayne State College in Nebraska. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Optometry. After four years of private practice in Grand Island, Nebraska, Dr. Grange joined Eye Specialists in 1989. Dr. Grange is a member of the American Optometric Association. In addition to Nebraska, Dr. Grange also holds a license in Iowa. Dr. Grange is a member of the Bellevue Rotary and Knights of Columbus. He looks forward to hunting and fishing trips every fall and winter.

Michael A. Chatterson

O.D.
Dr. Michael Chatterson is certified by the states of Nebraska and Missouri to practice optometry. He has a special interest in contact lens fitting and family eye care. He treats patients of all ages, including the treatment and management of ocular disease. Dr. Chatterson attended Indiana University with a major in Biology. He attained his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Dr. Chatterson began his career in private practice in St. Joseph, MO. He has worked in the Omaha area for several years, and joined Eye Specialists in 2006. Dr. Chatterson is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Nebraska Air National Guard. He enjoys watching his children’s sporting events and rebuilding muscle cars.

Margaret Grange

O.D.
Dr. Margaret (Maggie) Grange is certified by the state of Nebraska to practice optometry. She has a special interest in working with the pediatric population. Dr. Grange provides care to patients of all ages, including the treatment and management of ocular disease. Dr. Grange earned her Bachelors degree at Emporia State University in biology. Dr. Grange is fluent in Spanish. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Indiana. Dr. Grange joined Eye Specialists in September of 2014. She is a member of the Nebraska Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Grange enjoys being involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands. She loves watersports, running, and spending time outdoors.