Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Family Eye & Contact Lens Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Muscatine.
Mark D. Hansen, OD
Dr. Hansen attended his undergraduate school at Iowa State University. From there, he went to the Southern California College of Optometry to earn his Doctor of Optometry degree, graduating “magna cum laude” in 1981. Upon graduation, he joined the longtime Muscatine practice of optometrist A.M. “Les” MacLennan, O.D.
He is a Past President of both the Mississippi Valley Optometric Society and the Iowa Optometric Association. He has been on the PRIO Practice Management Advisory Board and the Surevision Laser Center O.D. Advisory Board. He has been a Lions Glaucomamobile volunteer and is a member of the Rotary Club of Muscatine. Dr. Hansen’s specialty areas include treatment of computer related vision problems, LASIK consultation and post-operative care, medical eye care, and contact lenses.
In his spare time, he enjoys attending his children’s school events and activities, sporting events, golfing, yard work, bowling, stock car and drag races, and traveling. He is married to Stacy and has four children: Bradley, Christina, Ashley and Steven.
Peter L. Korpi, OD
Dr. Korpi received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He then attended the Illinois College of Optometry, graduating in 1983. He served in the US Air Force as an optometrist, stationed in the Azores Portugal until 1986, at which time Dr. Korpi and his wife Kristy moved to Muscatine and started working with Family Eye and Contact Lens Center.
In 1999-2000, Dr. Korpi and his family spent a year in Auckland, New Zealand while he worked as a clinic instructor at the University of Auckland.
Dr. Korpi has also been fortunate to be able to go on numerous trips to Guatemala, Nepal, Liberia, Uzbekistan, Jordan,Chile, and Kosovo to provide eye care to the people there.
He and his wife have two children, Katie, graduate of Iowa State University, who currently lives in Jinja, Uganda and Nick, who attends Iowa State University.
Tara D. Lukkarinen, OD
Dr. Lukkarinen attended the University of Iowa before graduation from the University of Missouri School of Optometry in 1998. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree with the highest level of recognition, “Dean’s List with Honors.” She practiced in southeast Iowa and California before settling in Muscatine to work at Family Eye and Contact Lens Center in 2004.
Her externship training included fitting specialty contact lenses, treating eye disease and pediatric vision therapy. She received the Wesley Jessen Contact Lens Achievement Award and is a member of the Iowa Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Lukkarinen is married to Ray and they have two sons, Ryan and Nate. She enjoys spending time with her sons in their activities and also enjoys scrapbooking and traveling.
Janell M. Kassel, OD
Dr. Kassel started in July 2009 at Family Eye. She grew up in Lohrville, Iowa. She completed her Bachelor’s in Biology and Chemistry at Southwest Minnesota State University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. While earning her degree she played 4 years of collegiate volleyball. She graduated with honors from Pacific University Optometry School in Forest Grove, Oregon. Dr. Kassel, her husband, Tyson and daughter McKenna are happy to call Muscatine home.
She is currently co-president of the Mississippi Valley Optometric Society and a member of the Iowa Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. She is actively involved with the City of Muscatine’s Parks and Recreation and TRansit advisory boards. She is also a member of the Young Professionals Network of Muscatine.
In her spare time she enjoys playing golf and volleyball.
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