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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Midland Eye Care the leading provider of vision care products and services in Midland.


T.K. Johnson, OD PC

T.K. Johnson completed his undergraduate studies at Ferris State University and Michigan State University. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 1968. He practiced with Ophthalmologist Dr. Robert T. Blackhurst for 12 years. He has served as a consultant/lecturer and done several studies on various optometric products. He is an active member of the American and Michigan Optometric Associations. T.K. Johnson specializes in specialty contact lens fitting and family vision care. He is both DPA and TPA certified.


Dr. Dennis Johnson is a native of Midland, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Hillsdale College in 1988. He continued his studies at the University of Toledo and received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in May 2000. D.M. Johnson offers a full range of complete vision services, but does have a special interest in pediatric and low vision optometry. He is a member of the American and Michigan Optometric Associations. Dr. Dennis spends most of his extra curricular time at the ice rink supporting one of his three sons.


Lisa A. Daws, OD PLLC

Dr. Lisa Daws is a graduate of the Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, Michigan. Her comprehensive training includes internships at the Battle Creek Veterans Administration Medical Center, Lansing Ophthlamology and the Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinical Center at Michigan State University. Dr. Daws has also completed an internship at the Pediatric Binocular Vision Service at the Michigan College of Optometry and specializes in Pediatric Binocular Vision and Vision Therapy. She is an associate member of the College of Optometrist in Vision Development, American Optometric Association as well as the Michigan Optometric Association. Her hometown area is central Michigan and her leisure time is spent with family, biking, sewing and enjoying the outdoors.


 Midland Office Staff


Marcie Cowan

Marcie attained her bachelor of arts degree from Saginaw Valley State University and subsequently received her paraoptometric certification from Indiana University. She has worked the last 4 of her 14 year career at Midland Eye Care. Marcie is responsible for the contact lens department and enjoys assisting patients with their contact lens goals.


Cathie Brubaker

Cathie has spent most of her 30 year career at Midland Eye Care. She graduated from Ferris State University with a dual degree in opticianry/optometric technology. Certified by the American Board of Opticianry, she enjoys serving the Midland area and being a member of the Midland Eye Care team. Her experience, knowledge, and attention to detail allow her to provide our patients with excellent care.


Shari Machelski


Denise Burch


Lori Karbowski


Caitlyn Wyant


Gladwin Office Staff


Brenda Hager

Brenda is one of our office receptionists who will greet you at the door with a friendly smile. She has knowledge of insurance billing to make sure it is done properly for you and also performs preliminary testing before your visit with our doctors.


Julie Wilson

Julie is one of our office receptionists who will greet you at the door with her cheerful personality. She works the front desk to make sure you are checked in and out promptly and also performs preliminary testing before you see our doctors.