Meridian Eye Pros Optometry Services
Welcome to Eye Pros in Meridian! We believe that life is much more beautiful when you can see without compromise.
Our goal is to provide the best care to our patients, offering complete eye care services, including routine eye exams, as well as treatments for glaucoma and cataracts.
Backed by advanced training, years of expertise, and state-of-the-art technology, our entire team is dedicated to improving your vision and giving you the experience of a brighter world.
Eye Pros boasts some of the top optometrists in the area, and we are committed to providing you with personalized service and quality care. Trust us to be your partners in preserving and enhancing your precious gift of vision right here in Meridian.
About the Eye Pros Meridian Clinic
Discover exceptional eye care at Eye Pros in Meridian, Idaho, a rapidly emerging city and one of Idaho’s fastest-growing suburbs of Boise. Embracing a family-friendly atmosphere, Meridian boasts excellent schools, community parks, and a wealth of recreational opportunities. And now, harmoniously coexisting with the modern developments and preserved historic sites, you’ll find Eye Pros—a symbol of cutting-edge vision care blending seamlessly with the charm of old and new.
Our expert team of optometrists is committed to providing personalized service and top-quality care to the vibrant community of Meridian. Whether you need routine eye exams or advanced treatments for glaucoma and cataracts, we are here to ensure you experience a brighter world with clear and comfortable vision.
Just like Meridian caters to diverse interests, Eye Pros caters to your vision needs, using years of expertise and state-of-the-art technology. We are your trusted partner in preserving and enhancing your precious gift of sight. Come visit our Meridian location and be a part of the close-knit community spirit that defines this thriving city—a place where old-fashioned warmth meets modern excellence.
Our Meridian Office Doctors
Dr. Lavar Kofoed
Dr. Lavar Kofoed has been practicing Optometry since 1996 and has set up offices in Utah and Idaho. He is the CEO of LWK PC, the parent company of The Eye Pros. He graduated from Fruitland High 1985. In 1992 he received a BS Degree from Brigham Young University and then a Doctorate from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1996. He is a member of the Idaho Optometric Physicians (IOP), Utah Optometric Physicians Association and the American Optometric Associations (AOA). He works with local ophthalmologists in co-managing surgical procedures including LASIK, PRK, and cataract surgery. He regularly consults and is an advisor to national optometric groups.
Dr. Kofoed loves America and the freedom he enjoys as a patriotic citizen. He is married with 11 children and an ever growing number of grandchildren. He spends most of his spare time with his family, who sings and performs on a regular basis. Kofoedfamilymusic.com.
Dr. Brett Fredericksen
Dr. Brett Fredericksen grew up in Moses Lake, WA and later received his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Exercise Science, and a Minor in Business Management. He then obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Dr. Fredericksen’s areas of specialty include: primary eyecare, pediatrics, contact lens, myopia management, glaucoma, ocular disease, and comanaging Lasik and cataract surgery. When he is not working, Dr. Fredericksen enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. He enjoys sports, hunting, and fishing.
Dr. Scott Hansen
Dr. Scott Hansen has been a practicing Optometrist for over 30 years. He is a native of the Treasure Valley. He and his wife, Sheila, married in 1988 and have 4 children and spend most of their free time with them. He graduated from Ricks College and Idaho State University before pursuing his Doctor of Optometry degree. He graduated with honors from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1993. Since that time, he has practiced in the states of Texas (1993-2000), Washington (2000-2009), and now Idaho (2009-present). He has spent the majority of his practice in primary care providing eye exams, fitting contact lenses, and diagnosing and treating ocular diseases.
He spent 5yrs working in high volume surgical practices providing pre- and post-operative care for all LASIK and Cataract patients. His professional affiliations include the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Idaho Optometric Physicians (IOP).
Dr. Erik Thompson
Dr. Erik Thompson is one of the co-owners of The Eye Pros in Boise, Meridian and Nampa. He started practicing with Dr Kofoed in 2012. Dr Thompson is the Chief Medical Officer over all Eye Pros locations in Utah and Idaho.
Dr Thompson is certified in treating ocular diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He co-manages LASIK and cataract surgery. He is certified in fitting soft, hard, and scleral contacts. Dr Thompson received his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and Specialized Mechanical Engineering degrees from BYU Idaho and his Doctor of Optometry Degree from Indiana University in 2011. Dr. Thompson completed several internships in Indianapolis Indiana, Louisville Kentucky, and the Eye institute of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Outside of work Dr. Thompson loves spending time with his wife and 5 children. He likes watching and playing sports, being outdoors, and serving in his church.
Dr. Chris Robison
Dr. Chris Robison grew up in Rigby, Idaho. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with an emphasis on Human Biology from Brigham Young University Idaho while also studying music as a guitarist and singer as well as teaching a guitar & ukulele workshop. Dr. Robison began his optometric education at the prestigious Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon. While at Pacific University, he acquired additional training in pediatric optometry, vision therapy, specialty contact lenses, & ocular disease.
As part of his clinical education, Dr. Robison trained at the Hollingshead Eye Center in Boise, Idaho. This training concentrated on ocular disease, such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, pre and post surgical care, corneal pathology, and retinal vascular disease.
He later trained at Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, where he served members of the United States Air Force, providing them with excellent glasses and contact lens solutions, frequently helping them get better than 20/20 vision. Dr. Robison also trained at the prestigious Eye Institute of Utah, in Salt Lake City, Utah, which emphasized advanced dry eye treatment, a large variety of retinal pathology, & neurological conditions. He then received additional training on diabetic retinopathy, and inflammatory eye disease at the Indian Health Services in Fort Hall, Idaho. Dr. Robison has a whole body approach to eye care and loves to find the underlying causes of eye disease so he can best help his patients.
In his free time, Dr. Robison enjoys being active, hiking, camping, & anything outdoors, as well as going to movies, cooking, singing & playing guitar.
Accepted Insurance Plans
At Eye Pros we accept most major insurance plans or offer a similar discount, including the in-network and out-of-network carriers displayed.
- Always Care Benefits
- Best Life
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Bridge Span
- Davis Vision
- EMI Health
- Insurance Management Services
- SW Service Administrators
- In State Medicaid
- Meritain Health
- Moda Health
- Mountains Health Co
- MS Administrative Services
- Opticare of Utah
- Pacific Source
- Select Health
- Superior Vision
- TPA Allegiance Benefit
- United Healthcare
- Unum Vision