Dr. Hangartner joined the Modern Eye Care team in 2017 after spending three years with American Eyecare in Fairfield and Ft. Madison. Dr. Hangartner grew up in Postville, IA and graduated from Postville High School in 2006. She attended Buena Vista University and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. She then moved to Houston, TX to attend the University of Houston College of Optometry, where she received a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2014. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and was named to the Beta Sigma Kappa and Gold Key honor societies. Dr. Hangartner is a member of the American and Iowa Optometric Associations. Dr. Hangartner enjoys helping patients see their best through glasses and contacts that meet our ever changing visual demands. Her areas of specialty include pediatrics, dry eyes, and glaucoma. She also has interest in treating eye emergencies, allergies, and diabetic eye care. She has several years of experience in co-managing cataract and LASIK surgery. Dr. Hangartner and her husband, Alex, are excited to be a part of the Washington community!