The best service begins with the best people. Our dedicated optometrist is here to provide you and your family with high-quality vision services in a warm and caring environment.
Doctorate of Optometry, May 1997
Bachelor of Science in Optometry, May 1995
25 plus years of experience in practicing primary care optometry for all ages, having worked in diverse settings including ophthalmology offices, and optometry clinics around Louisville and Southern Indiana.
“At Exceptional Eye Care, we strive to improve the quality of life for all of our patients, military and
civilian alike. We do this by enhancing vision to the sharpest levels, and by focusing on our patients’ needs.
We utilize the latest technologies to focus on ocular health, early eye disease detection, ocular treatment, and referrals. We provide a caring setting for our patients and are located conveniently on post for the entire community.”
Dr. Marie Edling
Dr. Edling’s passion is improving the health of every patient that she examines. Contact lens and glasses prescriptions are chosen with the patient’s specific lifestyle and needs in mind. Not only does she seek to give the sharpest vision possible through a thorough exam, but she also keeps a careful eye out for any underlying issues that may be surfacing.
Over the years, Dr. Edling has worked in cooperation with many local ophthalmologists and specialists in a variety of health care fields to co-manage the health of their patients. She continually strives to stay up-to-date with the latest medical advances for the eye in order to stay current on the best care to offer her patients.
She is proud and honored to serve our country’s heroes and their families at her primary care practice on base at Fort Knox.
Outside of the responsibilities at her practice, Dr. Edling enjoys time with her family and friends making memories in the outdoors, as well as time spent in cultural activities. She also enjoys keeping her mind sharp by brainstorming new inventions and ways to make improvements. Her genuine care for other human beings is evident inside and outside of her practice setting.
The best service begins with the best people. Meet our experienced and professional staff, waiting to help you improve your vision today.
Kelly obtained college credits towards a Human Resources career but has always been interested in working in the
optometry/ophthalmology field. She would especially like to specialize in eye surgeries in the future. She is excited
to learn as much as she can about optometry during her time at Fort Knox.
Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys. They love fishing, hiking and camping and hope to be
stationed in Fort Wainwright, Alaska again. In the future Kelly and her family would love to settle down in Alaska so
they can enjoy all the outdoorsy things Alaska has to offer.
Administrative Assistant and Ophthalmic Technician
Lori brings to the practice a Bachelor degree in Psychology along with over 30 years of management and teaching experience in a variety of settings, including private piano lessons and directing children’s musical theatre.
In her free time, she enjoys pinning new ideas and recipes that she will likely never attempt. Mostly she loves time spent spoiling her grandchildren!
Holly is a military spouse to an Army service member stationed at Fort Knox. She has 10 years’ experience in
healthcare. Holly received her Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration and has worked in nursing homes, hospitals, and home healthcare.
Holly is excited to learn more skills and work for a different part of the healthcare system. Holly enjoys hanging out with her husband and 2 kids who also love the outdoors and traveling.
Madeleine is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of accounting experience. She has worked in both public and private accounting. Madeleine is an Assistant Controller for a mixed drink manufacturing Company. She is excited to work and learn in a different industry at Exceptional Eye Care.
Madeleine enjoys biking, hiking and going to the gym. She loves to travel. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Exceptional Eye Care is proud to offer our services to the dedicated people of our United States military.
Located on base in Fort Knox, Kentucky, we offer skilled, professional eye care with added convenience for our dedicated troops. We also serve the entire Louisville, KY area, civilian and military alike.