About Uptown Eyes
Where elite eyecare meets exclusive eyewear.
Dr. Megan Baureis and Dr. Holly Anderson provide Northwest Arkansas with comprehensive eye care and customized eyewear. As an independent, doctor-owned office, our focus is on the eye health of our patients. As healthcare providers, and patients ourselves, we understand the importance of personalized care. Uptown Eyes is committed to maximizing the visual quality of life for our patients and our community. From eyeglass exams to postoperative care, we here for your eye health needs.
Holly Andersen, O.D.
Dr. Andersen grew up in Yukon, Oklahoma and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelors in Biology. She was accepted to Northeastern State University of Oklahoma College of Optometry where she completed her Optometric Doctorate. Dr. Andersen continued her education and was accepted in the Primary Eye Care Residency program through NSUOCO with Fayetteville VAMC Eye Clinic. After completion of her residency, she continued working for the VA as a staff optometrist. Dr. Andersen then went onto work for McDonald Eye Associates as the Refractive Surgery Optometrist for five years. Dr. Andersen is a member of the American Optometric Association, Arkansas Optometric Association and the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians. When she is not working at Uptown Eyes, she enjoys spending time with her family. Dr. Andersen enjoys backpacking, running, painting, photography and traveling.
Megan Baureis, O.D.
Dr. Baureis is a graduate from University of Arkansas here in Fayetteville with a degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science. She went on to attend The Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, where she graduated Valedictorian and magna cum laude. She has had experience in primary care, contact lenses, ocular disease, and post-operative care. Dr. Baureis is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Arkansas Optometric as well as the Arkansas Alumni Association and Tri Delta Alumni Association. She and her family enjoy all the fun Razorback and outdoor activities Fayetteville has to offer. She and her husband, Joe, have two children, eight-year old Luke and four-year old Naomi. When not working at Uptown Eyes, she enjoys spending time with her family, boating on Beaver Lake, attending concerts and other local events such as Farmers’ Market, and traveling.
Lexie Graham, Public Relations Director
Lexie is the voice of Uptown Eyes! She has over 10 years in customer service experience, and is always making every patient and guest feel welcome when they walk through our doors. She joined our family in June 2014 and we are thrilled to have her greeting all our wonderful patients and clients with respect and sincerity. Her multi-tasking abilities while wearing a smile (and some amazing eyewear) makes the rest of us want to work just as hard. Lexie’s favorite eyewear lines are Salt and Matsuda. When Lexie has some free time, she is always up to some kind of DIY adventure or volunteering in the community.
Traci Wyatt, Licensed Optician
Traci is a licensed optician who has been successfully providing fashionable, exclusive frame options since 1991 in Fayetteville. Many of you were clients of hers from Eye Fashions and we welcome you to Uptown Eyes! We are so fortunate to have her expertise in frames, lenses, coatings and style here at Uptown Eyes. Traci graduated from University of Missouri-St. Louis with her BS in Biology. She is licensed as an Optician in Arkansas. She is a member of the Opticians Association of Arkansas and Opticians Association of America. When not working at Uptown Eyes, she works with people who have low vision and spends time with her husband and two children.
Micki Butler, Licensed Optician
Micki is a licensed optician and has been in the optical industry since June 2006, She has been licensed since October of 2010. She is certified as an optician by the American Board of Opticianry, and is licensed as an optician in Arkansas. She is a member of the Optician Association of Arkansas. Micki moved to NWA in the spring of 2011 from Clarksville, AR. We are thankful Micki joined our Uptown Eyes family in August of 2016. One of Micki’s favorite Optical lines is Ann Et Valentin. She and her husband, Eli, have one daughter, Aria. When not helping out patients and clients of Uptown Eyes she enjoys spending time with her family and crafting.
Tessa Horn, Optometric Assistant
Tessa received her Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) in 2006 and is currently working towards her CPO. She has had over 5 years of experience in the eye industry, including patient care, scribe, surgical assistant, contact lens training and optical sales. She is a local to the Ozark area and proud of it! Having lived in Colorado and Missouri, she desired to come home to Arkansas. In Tessa’s free time, she is a student, wife, mother, and a musical artist who performs locally and in our surrounding area. She loves all things outdoors: horseback riding, kayaking, and traveling. Tessa also loves style and fashion as well as working with people.
It doesn’t matter. For whatever reason brings you to Uptown Eyes, you will be well taken care of. Individual attentiveness first rate priority is their intent. From your first visit to more visits year after year, the familiarity you are in the best hands that have the best brands, cool frames, frames for purpose, frames for fun, it’s all at Uptown Eyes! Yes, I am a returning client because I prefer to shop where I will get the best fit, guidance, & professional advice to make the perfect selection of frames for me.Roselie, Fayetteville