Dr. Katie and her husband Scot started Springfield Family Vision to help every member of your family.

We practice full scope medical optometry, treating a variety of diseases and ocular emergencies. Dr Katie also has a passion for treating dry eye, fitting speciality contact lenses, and uncovering ocular motor dysfunctions and poor visual perceptual skills.

We also have fun making sure you have a stylish pair of glasses that you can see well at all distances. We want to make your vision testing and correction experience tailored to fit you.


Dr. Katie McElvaine is the optometrist of Springfield Family Vision in Springfield, Missouri. Dr. Katie is seventh generation Springfieldian and attended Glendale High School. She then went on to the University of Missouri where she graduated with a degree in biological sciences. Dr. Katie earned her Doctorate of Optometry degree at the University of Missouri Saint Louis College of Optometry.

Dr. Katie has been very involved in the Missouri Optometric Association at the local and state level. For 3 years, she served as the local trustee on the Missouri Optometric Association board. After serving on the board, she served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Greater Ozarks Optometric Society.

She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Missouri Optometric Association, Ocular Nutrition Society and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). She is active in her community and belongs to numerous organizations including the Junior League of Springfield, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the governing board of the Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland. Besides Dr. Katie’s passion of seeing patients, she loves spending time outdoors, traveling, playing with her daughter Grace, and hanging with her family and friends.


Scot McElvaine is Springfield Family Vision’s optician. He was born in Southern California, but has spent most of his life in Springfield and he attended Glendale High School. Scot holds Bachelor of Science in business and a Master of Business Administration degrees from Missouri State University.

When he isn’t helping you pick the perfect new pair of glasses or fixing your trusty readers, Scot loves to spend time with his lovely wife, Dr. Katie, daughter, Grace, and dog, Striker.


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