Meet our Team

Dr. Todd Slusser is a board certified optometrist and has been practicing in Rupert since 1994. He graduated in the top 10 in his class at The Ohio State University College of Optometry and went on to complete the Cornea and Contact Lens Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and serves as a regional representative on the Idaho Optometric Physicians board of directors. Patients are thankful for his attention to detail and willingness to go the extra mile. He is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists and enjoys volunteering on various eye mission trips. Dr. Slusser is a volunteer Ski Patroller at Pomerelle Ski Resort and a member of the Rupert Kiwanis Club. He participates in triathlons, rock climbing, and small-scale hay farming. Dr. Slusser is married and has been blessed with four great kids.

Dr. Slusser

Dr. Elisabeth Lehr was born and raised in Eau Claire, WI. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT where she was also a member of the US Women’s Ski Jumping Team and the Westminster Women’s Lacrosse Team. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL with Summa Cum Laude honors. She went on to complete a residency at the Illinois College of Optometry specializing in ocular disease and primary care. Dr. Lehr is a member of the American Optometric Association, a candidate for Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry, and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists. She enjoys skiing, fishing, camping, rock climbing, and spending quality time with her husband Andy.

Norma has been with Family Vision & Eye Care since 1997. Her expertise is insurance coding and billing. She keeps up to date on the complexities of insurance coverage and is able to submit claims on your behalf. People value her efforts to help them get the most from their insurance benefits. She speaks Spanish and is available to translate during your visit if needed. (Ella habla español y está disponible para traducer durante su visita, si es necesario). Norma is involved with the youth at her church and spends time with her six grandchildren.
Norma was named Idaho Paraoptometric of the Year in 2006.

Kim has been with Family Vision & Eye Care since 2016. She is in charge of managing both the glasses and contact lens orders and dispenses. She is very skilled in fixing or adjusting any frames and makes sure the fit is personalized for each patient. She enjoys making “punny” jokes and often has a “joke of the week” written on her office whiteboard. Outside of work, Kim enjoys hanging out with her granddaughter and three shih tzu dogs and traveling to the beaches of North Carolina to visit her son and daughter-in-law.

Rachel has been with Family Vision & Eye Care since 2017. Sitting at the front desk, she is the first smiling face and cheerful voice that patients see and hear as they enter the office. Rachel works hard to schedule appointments, collect patient information, and take payments along with other various tasks. On her off time, she enjoys singing and playing music and often does so for local churches around the community. Rachel loves being a mother and grandmother and enjoys life to the fullest.

Dr. Bill Williams retired in August, 2017.

Dr. Williams earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Idaho and graduated with a Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry. A native of Buhl, Idaho, he started practicing in Rupert in 1975. He subsequently underwent further training to be licensed in both diagnostic pharmaceuticals and ocular therapeutics. Patients appreciate his genuine interest in their well-being and the time he takes to explain his findings. He is involved in the community over the years, serving in the Chamber of Commerce and Rupert Rotary Club. Dr. Williams has also been involved in his church including teaching Sunday School and serving on the Deacon Board. His interests include traveling and kayaking. Dr. Williams has been voted Mini-Cassia’s Best Optometrist in 2013 in the Times News Reader’s Choice survey, as well as selected for the Mini-Cassia “Businessman of the Year” 2014 award. Dr. Williams and his wife, Carolyn have two daughters, Darcy and Annie, and six grandchildren.

Dr. Williams