Meet the Doctors

Dr. Myra Weber

Dr. Myra Weber

Dr. Weber graduated with honors from Indiana University School of Optometry in 2009. She has lived and practiced in Fort Wayne for the past 13 years. She enjoys taking care of patients of all ages and really enjoys building relationships with patients. She is a member of the Indiana Optometric Association and is serving as Treasurer of the local Northeast Indiana Optometric Society. She has extensive experience in treating and managing ocular disease as well as treating routine eye conditions. Dr. Weber has a special interest in Myopia Control, Glaucoma, Dry eye disease and surgical co-management. She has worked in private practice optometry and also has worked in a Glaucoma and Cataract specialty office.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and staying active.

Dr. Michael Bangert

Dr. Bangert started serving the Fort Wayne community over 40 years ago. After graduating from Indiana University School of Optometry Doctor Bangert opened his practice dedicated to providing excellent patient vision care. His practice has focused on his patients’ good health and vision. For over 30 years he has volunteered at local nursery and elementary schools providing vision screenings to promote awareness of the importance of good vision for school success.

​​​​​​​Family is an important part of Dr. Bangert’s life. Doctor’s wife Janet has been an employee and active community member. Their children Courtney and Ted are married to Matt and Rebecca. God has blessed them with grandchildren Owen, Olivia, Evelyn, Cora and Julia.

Don’t ask Doctor about his Grandkids. He is already behind schedule!

Dr. Megan Schlipf

Dr. Megan Schlipf, a born and raised Hoosier, received her Doctor of Optometry Degree from Indiana University where she completed external internships focusing on dry eye disease, ocular disease, pre-operative and post-operative care, and primary care. She was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, an optometric honor society, member of the pediatric optometry club, and worked in an optometric research lab. She was also an associate instructor of Geometric and Visual Optics and Ocular Motility classes. Dr. Schlipf graduated from Purdue University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pre-Professional Health Sciences with a Pre-Optometry concentration and a Statistics minor. She is from Kouts, Indiana where she graduated Valedictorian from Kouts High School in 2015. Dr. Schlipf married her husband, Kevin, in 2018. In her free time, Dr. Schlipf enjoys gardening, being with family, and spending time on the lakes. She also enjoys playing sports of many varieties, most recently spikeball and disc golf.

Dr. Rod Kaufman

Dr. Kaufman is an Optometrist in Syracuse providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities. Dr. Kaufman graduated from Goshen College in 1983 and from Indiana University's School of Optometry in 1986. He has been in practice for more than 25 years.Dr. Kaufman has passed the treatment and management of ocular disease exam and is licensed to treat ocular disease; however, he specializes in contact lenses, specifically hard-to-fit contact lenses. In fact, he is certified to prescribe the SynergEyes'™ hybrid contact lenses, as well as CRT (corneal refractive therapy-a type of orthokeratology) lenses. Outside of the office, Dr. Kaufman enjoys biking and drumming. In addition to caring for everyday patients and families, Dr. Kaufman has been to Haiti several times to provide eye care to those in need. He also works with local low-income clinics for more than 10 years, where he offers top-quality eye care services to correct vision problems.

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