Dusty McIver, OD


Dusty McIver, OD, received his bachelor of science in biology from the University of Arkansas and went on to earn his doctor of optometry degree from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

He has performed numerous clinical rotations and gained valuable experience working as an ophthalmic technician and contact lens manager prior to seeking his optometry degree.

Professional Experience

Dr. McIver completed his clinical externship at McDonald Eye Associates and was involved in many clinical trials, including AcuFocus.

At Kugler Vision in Omaha, Nebraska, Dr. McIver sees patients of all ages and oversees a wide range of eyecare, including primary eyecare, cataract diagnoses and pre- and postoperative refractive surgery care.

Additionally, Dr. McIver stays connected professionally through his membership in the American Optometric Association.

Personal Interests

Dr. McIver and his wife, Angela, have four children. He enjoys golf, traveling, and computers.

Curriculum Vitae


Optometrist September 2006 – 2018

Primary care optometry, refractive pre-op/post-op, cataract post-op management, ocular disease, and dry eye management

McDonald Eye Associates, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Optometrist September 2006 – September 2007

Primary care optometry

Tri-State Optical, Rogers, Arkansas


Doctor of Optometry August 2002 – May 2006

Northeastern State University College of Optometry, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Bachelor of Science, major: biology August 1996 – May 2000

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas


Clinical Externship March 2006 – May 2006

McDonald Eye Associates, Fayetteville, Arkansas


Adjunct Faculty

Northeastern State University College of Optometry, Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Adjunct Faculty

University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry, St. Louis, Missouri


2016 Best of the Best Optometrist Winner Celebrate Arkansas Magazine


Sub-investigator KAMRA AcuFocus 020 study

Sub-investigator KAMRA AcuFocus 020A study

Sub-investigator KAMRA AcuFocus 020B study

Sub-investigator KAMRA AcuFocus 020C study

Sub-investigator Bausch + Lomb 525 study

Sub-investigator TearScience LipiFlow study

Sub-investigator Bausch + Lomb enVista study

Sub-investigator Bausch + Lomb Trulign study

kugler vision doctor lance kugler

Lance Kugler, MD, is a specialist in LASIK and vision correction surgery and CEO of Kugler Vision. A proud Omaha native, he is passionate about improving lives through clear vision. Dr. Kugler serves on several national boards, and his practice is recognized internationally as a center of excellence. Dr. Kugler is one of the original founders of the Refractive Surgery Alliance, an international organization comprised of over 350 of the world’s leading vision correction surgeons; he also served as its first president. In 2019, Dr. Kugler was selected as a TEDx speaker, and delivered a talk in Omaha about the worldwide epidemic of nearsightedness and refractive solutions. Dr. Kugler is an Associate Professor of Refractive Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Truhlsen Eye Institute, has been published in many medical journals, and participates in numerous clinical studies to advance the field of vision correction surgery. Dr. Kugler and his wife are proud parents to five active kids. When he has a spare moment, he enjoys skiing, tennis, travel, and fine coffee.