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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Professional Eyecare Associates the leading provider of vision care products and services in Evansville.

Dr. Todd Niemeier

Todd Niemeier is a lifelong resident of Evansville.  He attended Resurrection Grade School, Mater Dei High School, the University of Southern Indiana for undergraduate studies (BS Biology) and Indiana University for Optometry School.  Upon graduating from IU in 2002, Dr. Niemeier joined A.C. Stocker at Professional Eyecare Associates.  Dr. Stocker had started the practice in 1951 and brought it to its current location on Franklin Street in 1955.

Dr. Niemeier believes in giving back to his profession.  He has served as the Southwestern Optometric Society’s Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, and President.  He has also served as the Southwestern Trustee for the Indiana Optometric Association (IOA), as well Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, and President.  He has been a member of the American Optometric Association since 1998.  While in school, he received the VSP (Vision Service Plan) Scholarship Award for demonstrating excellence in the pursuit of primary care skills.  In 2008, he was awarded the President’s Citation (also known as the Young Optometrist of the Year Award) by the IOA.  He has been the Evansville Courier and Press winner in the category of “Best Optometrist” nine times.

Dr. Niemeier and his wife Babs have been married since 2003.  They met while Todd and Babs’ brother Jeremy played baseball together in 1997 for the Evansville Otters.  They have two daughters, Olivia and Marissa.  Todd enjoys coaching his daughter’s sports teams, spending time with family, and sports in general.  They are active members of Resurrection Catholic Church.

Dr. Morgan Hussmann

Professional Eyecare Associates is pleased to have Dr. Morgan Hussmann as part of their team delivering primary care for their patients.  Dr. Hussmann is known for friendly demeanor with her patients and her excellent clinical skills.  She addresses all ocular issues such as diabetic care, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and refractive surgery options with her patients.  Dr. Hussmann takes the time with patients to make sure that all of their concerns and questions are addressed.

Dr. Hussmann was born and raised in Evansville and graduated from North High School in 1999.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Purdue University in 2003 and her Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University in 2007.  After graduation, Dr. Hussmann moved back to Evansville and began her career practicing at Professional Eyecare Associates.  She has been married to her husband Matt since 2006.  They have three children, Finn, Dane, and Hattie.  Dr. Hussmann and her husband are very involved in their church community at CFC, serving in a variety of different ministries.

Dr. Hussmann has served on optometric mission trips in Central and South America.  She has also served as the Southwestern Optometric Society’s Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, and President.  Dr. Hussmann has been a member of the Indiana Optometric Association and American Optometric Association since 2003.

Dr. Andrew Moore

We are pleased to have Dr. Andrew Moore as part of our Professional Eyecare Associates team enhancing eyecare services by his education and experience.  Dr. Moore makes every effort to know his patients as people and friends.  Eyeglasses and contact lenses are very important, but attention to ocular health issues has been a priority in his patient’s care.  Dr. Moore addresses all issues such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataracts, low vision, and refractive surgery.  He also is a surgical co-manager who works alongside local eye surgeons assuring continuity of care from the initial diagnosis to long term follow up care.

Dr. Moore is a husband and father of four daughters with eleven grandchildren.  A life long west sider, Dr. Moore resides in his Reitz Hill home that has been in his family since it was built in 1910.  He is a 1963 graduate of Reitz High School.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University in 1967.  He then received his Doctor of Optometry degree from IU in 1969.  Dr. Moore began practicing optometry on the west side of Evansville in 1973 and has served the Evansville area ever since.  Actively involved with the community, he is a past president of the Evansville West Civitan’s Club.  He is also a supporter of the R-Men’s Club.  Dr. Moore is a devout Christian and a member of St. James United Methodist Church.  Dr. Moore is also a member of the Indiana Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Rachel Rexing-Thacker

Professional Eyecare Associates is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Rexing to the optometry team.   Dr. Rexing attended Mater Dei High School and is a 2014 graduate of Indiana University and 2018 graduate of Indiana University School of Optometry.  She has been interested in optometry since a young age and worked as office staff here at Professional Eyecare Associates while in undergraduate and optometry school.  While in optometry school, Dr. Rexing was an Associate Instructor for Ophthalmic Optics and won numerous awards, including the VSP Practice Excellence Scholarship and William Feinbloom Low Vision Award.

Upon graduation from optometry school, Dr. Rexing completed a Primary Care residency with the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System in St. Louis, MO, focusing on management of diabetes, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration, as well as specialty contact lenses and low vision.  Dr. Rexing practices full scope optometry, from comprehensive exams, diagnosis and management of ocular disease, specialty contact lens fittings, myopia management, and low vision. She enjoys getting to know her patients and making sure all their needs and questions are addressed.  Dr. Rexing is a member of the Indiana Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Rexing and her husband, Brandon, reside on the west side of Evansville.