Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Family Eyecare Associates – Laurie the leading provider of vision care products and services in Laurie.
Dr. Brian Eveland
Dr. Brian Eveland graduated with honors from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He did his undergraduate studies at Northwestern College of Iowa.
He has been working here at Family Eyecare Associates since 1999. He sees patients at the Camdenton, Lake Ozark, Osage Beach and Laurie locations.
Dr. Eveland sees patients of all ages from infants up. He specializes in contact lenses, laser vision correction and medical eyecare. He has been a principle investigator in many contact lens and contact lens solution studies.
He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Missouri Optometric Association and the Heart of America Contact Lens Society. He is an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University Missouri-St.Louis College of Optometry.
Dr. Eveland has a wife, Nancy, and 2 children, Luke and Emily. He is active in coaching, Rotary and church and enjoys boating, basketball, biking, skiing and SCUBA diving.
Dr. Lisa Masters-Groves
Dr. Lisa Masters-Groves is originally from the St. Charles, MO area. She attended the College of the Ozarks in Branson where she obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry.
Dr. Masters brings 13 years of eyecare experience to our practice. She sees patients of all ages in the Lake Ozark and Laurie clinics.
Dr. Masters experienced a life-changing event when she traveled to Mexico on a mission trip to help provide eye care and glasses for 29,000 people. She is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, Missouri Optometric Association, Kiwanis Club of Ozark Coast and Heart of the Ozarks Chapter of Business and Professional Women.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating, camping and traveling.
Dr. Brad Engelbarts
Dr. Brad Engelbarts was born in Polo, Illinois. He served 6 years in the Army straight out of high school before obtaining his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry. Dr Brad served in the United States navy Medical Service Corps at Beaufort Naval Hospital and Recruit District Parris Island, South Carolina before moving back to Missouri to join Family Eyecare.
Dr. Brad is trained in contact lenses, pediatrics, and medical eye care.
Dr. Engelbarts lives in Sunrise Beach with his wife, Dr. Rachel Engelbarts. They have twin children, Berend and Lyndle. They enjoy the outdoors and love their dog, Rusty and two cats, Iris and Rio.