Dr. Randall Hoch, Dr. Jason Ricks, Dr. Paige Nash, and Dr. Richard McMaster feel strongly that comprehensive eye care means more than just providing a prescription for eyewear and contact lenses. At our practice, we emphasize the role that healthy eyes and vision play in life-long health. We strive to provide the highest quality personalized care to each patient.
Dr. Hoch graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry after attending South Dakota State University in Brookings. Post-graduate education was received at Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Ocular Therapeutics. Additional certificates have been obtained in Laser Vision Co-management, Paragon CRT, and Glaucoma Management.
Professional interests include ocular disease, surgical co-management, and contact lenses. Dr. Hoch is a past President of the Montana Optometric Association, and served on the Montana State Board of Optometry. Outside interests include hunting, fishing, gardening, and wood turning.
Dr. Ricks is a native to Montana, originally from Dillon. He attended Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho and Montana State University- Bozeman pursuing his bachelors degree in cell biology and neuroscience. Dr. Ricks received his doctorate of Optometry with distinction from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. Shortly after graduation from Pacific University he returned to Montana with his wife Britney (native of Fairfield, MT.) to reside and raise their family of four children in beautiful Lewistown.
Dr. Ricks was the recipient of VSP's Excellence in Primary Care Award in 2007 and continues his pursuit of excellence in private practice. He served as president of the Montana Optometric Association from 2016-2017. Dr. Ricks also enjoys serving the youth of our community through his affiliation with the local Boy Scout Troop and youth baseball programs. Outside interests include hunting, fishing, and backpacking. Professional interests include sports vision, contact lens, and ocular disease.
Dr. Nash was born and raised in Dickinson, North Dakota but spent most holidays and breaks visiting family in Butte, MT. She studied human biology and played volleyball at the University of Montana for two seasons before transferring to play and finish her degree in zoology at North Dakota State University in Fargo. She received her doctorate in Optometry from Pacific University in 2016 and went on to complete a residency in Ocular Disease/Primary Care at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her residency training focused on both the common as well as uncommon ocular conditions with a specific focus on Glaucoma including involvement in a 10 year research program.
Following completion of residency in July 2017, she and her husband, Jake Rauen, were married in Butte, MT and moved to Lewistown. She has always had plans to practice in Montana and is excited to finally be back in the Big Sky State. In her spare time, she and Jake enjoy attending local sporting events, traveling to see family in Butte, and spending time outdoors. They look forward to being able to take advantage of the hunting, fishing, hiking, and skiing that Lewistown and all of Montana has to offer.
Dr. McMaster received his Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from the University of Montana. He received his Doctor of Optometry in 1992 from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Montana Optometric Association.
Dr. McMaster's professional interests include primary eye care, contact lenses, ocular disease, and co-management of refractive surgery and cataract surgery. His passion, caring nature and dedication to his profession enable him to provide his patients with thorough and comprehensive eye health care.
His personal interests include fishing, hiking, hunting, woodworking and photography.
Dr. Boes is among the most experienced cataract and LASIK surgeons in the Northwest. He is the co-surgical director of the TLC Laser Center in Billings. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Washington in Seattle as well as Glaucoma Fellowship in Philadelphia at the Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Boes provides consultation and treatment for patients with cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, and other medical eye diseases. He offers monthly satellite clinics in Lewistown, Shelby, and Helena.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality of health care available with an emphasis on ocular wellness and prevention.
We are dedicated to remaining at the forefront of our profession through continued education and utilization of advancements in technology to improve the care we provide.
We promise our patients personal attention, exceptional service, and care following the highest ethical standards.