Our Team

Meet The Team

Dr. Aaron Wilmes​​​​​​​

Dr. Aaron Wilmes


Dr. Aaron Wilmes is a 30+ year resident of Lawrence, Kansas. After graduating from Lawrence High School, he went on to receive his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from the University of Kansas. From there, Dr. Wilmes proceeded to earn his Optometric Doctorate degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 2004. During his training, he completed an internship at Colmery-O’Neil Veteran Administration Medical Center in Topeka, Kansas where he gained valuable experience treating and managing dry eyes, diabetic eye disease, pre- & post-op cataract surgery, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and eye infections. Dr. Wilmes specializes in Comprehensive Eye and Vision Care, including Contact Lenses, Ocular Disease, and Cataract & Refractive Surgery Co-Management.
Dr. Wilmes is licensed to practice Optometry through the Kansas State Board of Examiners in Optometry. He is a current member of the Kansas Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, the AOA’s Cornea & Contact Lens Society, and Sports Vision Section. He is also a certified Brilliant Futures Myopia Management prescriber. In addition to being an avid Jayhawk, KC Chiefs, and KC Royals fan, he enjoys traveling, coaching youth baseball, and spending his free time with his wife Kiersten, and their three boys.

Dr. Jake Letourneau

Dr. Jake Letourneau


Dr. Letourneau, originally from Concordia, Kansas, attended the University of Kansas as an undergraduate and student-athlete playing football for the Jayhawks. He received his bachelor's degree in Human Biology in 2003. After graduating from KU, Dr. Letourneau went on to study optometry at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, one of the top optometry schools in the country.

Dr. Letourneau enjoys all areas of eye health care, especially treating ocular diseases such as diabetes, dry eye/ocular surface disease, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He has written on the importance of early detection of macular degeneration, most recently in Review of Optometric Business.

Dr. Letourneau has a special interest in fitting specialty contact lenses, especially for patients with corneal diseases such as ectasia, keratoconus, and high astigmatism. “To literally change a patient’s visual experience, after years of them struggling with their everyday vision, is one of the most rewarding moments we enjoy as physicians.” He is a member of the Scleral Lens Education Society.

He is passionate about myopia management. “With our creation of Mighty Eyes, our myopia management clinic, we are treating at the highest level, improving the quality of life and future opportunities for children with myopia.” Dr. Letourneau is a member of the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia control, as well as a certified Brilliant Futures Myopia Management prescriber.

The most rewarding part of Dr. Letourneau’s profession is assisting those in need through SEE International. He travels annually with a group of eye surgeons to Milot, Haiti at Hospital Sacre’ Coeur providing medical and surgical care to thousands of patients in need.

Dr. Letourneau’s greatest accomplishment is being a husband to Karla, and a father to their 5-year-old daughter, Isla. Their family enjoys exercising, traveling, watching Isla participate in sports, always looking for new and memorable experiences.


Karla, a veteran in the optometric industry, serves as the Patient Care Coordinator at Limestone Eye Care. Karla's knowledge and passion for her position along with her willingness to continually strive to exceed patient expectations help to ensure the eye care experience at Limestone Eye Care is second to none! While Karla enjoys all aspects of the optometric office, she particularly enjoys getting to know the patients on a personal level which helps to create a very warm and welcoming environment.

Karla and her husband Dr. Letourneau reside in Lawrence, KS. Together they have a spunky, active, and fun-loving 5-year-old daughter, Isla. Karla enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, supporting KU at various sporting events, being very involved with her church, and staying active.



Brandi is proud to be a Lawrencian. She has over 20 years of medical billing, coding and patient care experience. Brandi makes it a point to personally get to know each and every patient, she strives to make every patient feel welcome. Her love for her position makes it easy to consistently exceed the expectations of every patient and visitor.
Brandi and her husband Tom have been happily married for 26 years. Together they have a son, Andrew. Brandi enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, float trips and her yearly Florida vacations. She loves everything that involves being out in the sunshine.



Smantha, whose name she promises isn’t a typo, is our Practice Lead. She has been in the optometry world for nearly a decade and earned her American Board of Opticianry Certification in February of 2018. Over the years, she has had her hands in every department, but she is happiest when helping specialty contact lens wearers attain their peak vision.

A lifelong Kansan, Smantha grew up in Burlington. She received her Economics degree from Emporia State University in 2013 and shortly after, moved to Lawrence. In her spare time, you can find her crafting, playing games, camping, kayaking, or discovering new music. She is an avid Chiefs and Jayhawks fan, and once made eye contact with Beyoncé. She and her partner share their home with their two rescue dogs, a sweet pit-mix named Gracie and an adorable wirehaired terrier, Lucy.



With three years of experience in helping people find their perfect glasses, T.J. is a true master of eyewear. When he's not at work, you'll find him taking care of his beloved dog Frankie, rolling the Yahtzee dice, diving into the pool, or embarking on virtual adventures with his trusty PS5 controller.

T.J. combines his expertise with a passion for personalized service, ensuring that every patient receives top-notch care and finds glasses that perfectly match their style and needs. With his furry sidekick and a zest for life, T.J. brings a vibrant energy to the world of eyewear. Step into Limestone Eye Care and let T.J. guide you to visual perfection with a touch of adventure and a whole lot of style! 🐾🎲🏊‍♂️🎮

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