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Optical

The Optical Department offers comprehensive Eye Health examinations with an emphasis on the prevention of ocular diseases prevalent within the Sault Tribe population.  We have the most current, up to date diagnostic equipment including the new OCT Cirrus.  This instrument can now offer the early diagnosis and intervention of sight threatening diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Contact Lens services are now available at all three Sault Tribe Optical Departments.  Correction of refractive errors including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and bifocal contacts are available for most patients.

 Eyeglass services are available at all three locations.  There is a large selection of men’s, women’s and children’s frames to choose from.  Many lens options are available, including single vision, bifocal, trifocal, progressive lenses, and transitions.  Safety glasses and sport goggles may also be ordered.  We also offer eyeglass repairs.  Please call ahead for availability.


Locations for this service:

Manistique Tribal Community Center
5698W US Highway 2
Manistique, MI 49854
Phone: (906) 341-8469

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Sault Ste. Marie Tribal Health Center
2864 Ashmun Street
Sault Ste. Marie , MI 49783
Phone: (906) 632-5200
Fax: (906) 632-5276

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Sault Tribal Health & Human Services Center
1140 N. State St. Suite 2805
Saint Ignace, MI 49781
Phone: (906) 643-8689

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Providers who perform this service:

Jeffrey Lozen, O.D.
Jeffrey Lozen, O.D., studied at Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, Mich. He began practice with Sault Tribe in 1984 and has special interests in general practice and contact lenses. His leisure activities include membership in the Chippewa County Sunrise Rotary, hiking, fishing, kayaking and skiing.

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Krysta Hinman, O.D., Chief Optometrist
Krysta Hinman, O.D., studied at the Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, Mich. She conducted residency in rotations at Detroit Veterans Hospital, Henry Ford and The Wellness Plan. She began practice with Sault Tribe in 2010 and alternates between Sault Ste. Marie and St. Igance. She has special professional interests in all aspects of optometry with special emphasis on ocular disease and contact lens. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities with her husband and daughter.

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Shelly D. Baker, OD
Shelley Baker, O.D., studied at Michigan State University and the Illinois College of Optometry. She began practice with Sault Tribe in 2006 and is a behavioral optometrist specializing in correcting and improving visual dysfunctions. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Michigan Optometric Association, College of Optometrics in Vision Development and the current president of the Upper Peninsula Optometric Physicians Society. She completed 147 hours of post-graduate education in vision therapy and is a clincal associate of the Optometric Extension Program, a non-profit research and education foundation. She enjoys traveling, reading, camping and spending time with her family and friends.

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