Indianapolis Vision Care has been serving Indianapolis since 1963.


Indianapolis Vision Care a member of Vision Source, the nation’s premier network of private practice optometrists. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality eye care and eyewear with the personal touch that only a locally-owned family eye doctor can deliver. We’re also proud to join with fellow Vision Source members in the area who share our commitment to gold standard care at IndianapolisVisionSource.com.

Doctors

Erin Buck Kriel, OD, FCOVD

Dr. Erin Kriel is a 2009 graduate from Indiana University School of Optometry. She received her undergraduate degree from Ball State University in 2005 and attended high school at Perry Meridian.

She is an active member of Indiana Optometry. Erin is currently serving as Vice President of the Central Indiana Optometric Society. She enjoys working with patients of all ages to ensure all their visual needs are met and their eyes are healthy.

Erin and her husband, Jordan, reside in Greenwood with their two children, Emerson and Jillian. She loves to spend time with her family, watch any sporting event, and eat ice cream.

Colin Christie, OD

Dr. Christie was born and raised on the southside of Indianapolis, where he still resides today. He bought Shimp Optical in 2015, and is excited to carry on the tradition of specialty optical the Shimp family has built over the years while adapting the practice to a modern medical optometry facility. Dr. Christie’s family has been providing health care for four generations on the southside of Indianapolis. His great grandfather owned and operated a pharmacy for 35 years just about 2 blocks south of the current location of Indianapolis Vision Care. He is excited to be involved in the historic south side community.

Colin and his wife, Annie, have three children named Will, Leah and Claire. The family currently resides very near Christie Vision Care. Dr. Christie enjoys playing golf, watching Butler Bulldogs basketball, as well as spending much of his free time with family and friends.

Colin attended Perry Meridian High School where he graduated in the class of 2000. He then attended Butler University and graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Colin then attended the School of Optometry at Indiana University where he graduated in May of 2009.

Patrick Richard, OD

Dr. Patrick Richard attended Indiana University where he received his Bachelor of Optometry in 1970 and Doctorate of Optometry in 1972. He then served in the Navy as an Optometrist from 1972-1974. Dr. Richard currently resides in Greenwood with his wife Barb. They have been married since 1971 and have two lovely daughters Emily and Katie. Prior to join the practice in 2018, Dr. Richard had a practice in Greenwood for over 40 years. He is a long standing member of IOA, AOA. In his freetime, Dr. Richard is an vvid golfer, skier, and enjoys traveling.

Staff

Jodie Clark

Jodie Clark is our office manager at our Lilly location. Jodie joined our team at the end of 2014. She is from the south side of Indianapolis and attended Roncalli High School. Jodie has more than 20 years of customer service experience. She has a passion for taking excellent care of patients, and talking a lot too! Jodie and her husband, Tyler, have three children.

Angie Reuter

Angie is a Certified Paraoptometric Technician and has been in the optical field for nearly 20 years. Over 11 years have been working with Dr. Patrick Richard. She enjoys getting to know each patient and treating them like family. Angie has been married for almost 30 years to her husband Paul and has two wonderful daughters and son-in-law. She loves gardening and spending time with her family.

Angie Umbenhower

Angie is a CPO certified Optician. I have been in Optical sales for 8 years. She has been married for 28 years this year. Her husband and Angie have 4 grown children. They have also been blessed with the most fabulous grandchildren. Her hobbies include cooking, baking and enjoying time with my family and friends. She love McDonald’s Diet Coke and Ice Cream.

Lori Wilson

Lori has been in the optical industry for over 20 years. She loves taking care of our patients and helping them select the best eyewear for their needs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.