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  • Happy Retirement!

    We would like to congratulate Dr. Karsten on his retirement this past December. He has been a big part of this practice for several years and will be truly missed by all! Best wishes!

    Continue Reading January 12, 2022

  • Covid-19 Procedures Update

    Our offices have reopened and our doctors and staff are ready to help you…but with some changes in place. At this time ALL services are by appointment only, even eyeglass adjustments and dispensing, in order to limit the number of patients in the office at any time. We are requiring patients to wear face masks, […]

    Continue Reading July 9, 2020

  • Covid-19 Office Hours Update

    Due to Governor Whitmer’s stay at home order, we will be closing both of our offices for at least the next two weeks. We WILL have a doctor available for emergencies by appointment only at both the Alpena and Rogers City offices. We will be checking our answering machine daily, so if you have an […]

    Continue Reading March 23, 2020

  • Welcoming Dr. LeAnn Strzelecki, OD

      We are pleased to welcome Dr. LeAnn Strzelecki, OD to our practice.  Dr. LeAnn is a native of northern Michigan, and a graduate of Posen High School.  She completed her undergraduate education at Ferris State University, and studied optometry at Illinois College of Optometry, graduating with honors.  She is happy to be back in […]

    Continue Reading January 16, 2020

  • New Alpena Office is Open

    Welcome to our new Alpena location! We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Alpena location at 224 E. Chisholm Street Suite A. Located in the same building as the new Biggby Coffee Shop at the corner of State Avenue and Chisholm Street.

    Continue Reading April 6, 2018

  • Welcome to the New Harkins & Karsten, OD Website!

    We’re proud to announce the launch of our brand new website. The site was designed with you in mind and is chock-full of several useful features. It’s now easier than ever to make an appointment, download patient forms, view current specials and promotions, and learn about the many products and services we offer at our […]

    Continue Reading April 24, 2014

  • What if we had a choice?

    If an eye disease was an inevitable part of your life, wouldn’t it be nice if you could pick which disease you had? If you could, you would want to pick cataracts. Today, cataract surgery can not only remedy the disease but it can make your eye sight better than it ever was before. Thanks […]

    Continue Reading April 24, 2014