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Dr. McPeak graduated from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma in 1999. He completed a one year optometric residency at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.


Dr. McPeak worked in Topeka and Kansas City prior to starting his practice here in Hiawatha and Falls City in 2003. Dr. McPeak was born in Hiawatha, KS, but moved to Wamego, KS as a young child.


He graduated from Wamego High School and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University. In his spare time, Dr. McPeak enjoys spending time with his wife, Leah, and daughters, Aya, Mila and Halle.


He also enjoys running and attending sporting events.

Dr. Eric McPeak - Optometrist

706 Oregon Street

Hiawatha, KS

(785) 742-3021

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Lani Little - Frame and Lens Expert and Falls City Manager


Lani joined our practice in 2006 at our Falls City location. She is eager to take your calls and assist you with frame and lens selection and fitting and repair of your eye wear. After living in the Lincoln, NE area for 20 years, she and her husband moved back to Falls City to be closer to family.


While in Lincoln, Lani worked for Nebraska Wesleyan University as the manager of the Mail and Print Ship. She has a degree in Agribusiness from Southeast Community College. Lani's hobbies include gardening and stained glass.

Nancy Rockey - Office Manager and Billing/Coding Expert

Nancy is the Office Manager at McPeak Optometry. Nancy joined the office in October 2015 and is excited to be working in the eye care field.


Nancy has lived in the Hiawatha area all her life and enjoys working with and helping people in the community. Nancy loves attending her grandchildren's events and traveling with family and friends.

Michelle Moreno - Frame and Lens Expert

Michelle joined our practice July 2018. Michelle is the Hiawatha Optician and Tech along with selecting frames for Hiawatha and Falls City offices. She enjoys working with the community and looks forward to assisting patients with their eye care needs.


Michelle is a graduate of Hiawatha High and has an Associates Degree from Highland. She is actively involved in the community and her church. Michelle enjoys watching her sons grow and loves spending time with them.

Jill Thornton - Frame and Lens Expert

Jill joined the office in July, 2019.  Jill was born and raised in Salina, KS  After meeting her husband, she moved to Hiawatha.  Since calling it home, Hiawatha is where they have raised their three children for the last 17 years.


After years of traveling for work, Jill is excited to be helping and working with people in our community.  Jill enjoys spending time with her husband, kids and grandson.

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Deb Rieger - Frame, Lens and Contract Lens Expert

Deb answers the phone, schedules appointments, assists in eye wear selection and adjusting glasses. Deb specializes in Contact Lens education and will teach you how to wear and take care of your contact lenses. Deb started in the eye care field in 1986. She worked for Dr. Joe L. Williams, OD and Tobin Eye Institute before joining our practice in 2003.


Deb was born in the Philippines and was adopted by wonderful parents. She grew up in the states of New York, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Deb graduated from Falls City High School and attended Northwest Missouri State University. Her hobbies include working on crafts and singing with "River Song" of Sweet Adelines International.