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Located at the corner of Greenville Loop Road and Pine Grove Drive.



Cindy Dowling

Practice Administrator

Cindy graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. She moved from Ohio to Wilmington in 2012 and started working at Omni Eye Specialists in 2013. She is passionate about providing the best patient care possible. Cindy is dedicated to creating an environment for both the team members and patients to enjoy and feel like they are part of the Omni Eye Specialists family. She married her husband Aaron in 2014 and together they care for their 2 fur-babies Duke and Jade. She enjoys hiking, bike rides, live music, gardening, brewing beer, and escaping to the mountains in Asheville anytime they can.

Kristen Downs

Assistant Manager

Kristen moved to North Carolina in 2008 from Minnesota and currently lives in Leland with her family. She started with Omni in December 2019 and brings with her 16 years of optical experience to the practice. Kristen prides herself in providing the best customer experience with her vast knowledge in the field.  

In her free time Kristen enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shopping, going to the beach and scrap booking all while perusing a degree in Marketing and business administration.


Kelsey Brotzman

Billing Specialist

Kelsey is a front desk receptionist at Omni Eye Specialists. Kelsey moved to Wilmington in May 2018 from New York with her boyfriend and son. In her spare time, she loves doing arts and crafts, playing with her son, watching movies, hanging out with friends, exploring Wilmington, and trying out new restaurants.


Alexis Trefethen

Front Desk Receptionist

Alexis Trefethen is our front desk receptionist at Omni Eye Specialists. She is passionate about providing the best care to all our patients. Alexis is there to answer all your questions with a kind voice and a smile. She recently moved to Surf City in the summer of 2020 from New Hampshire. In her spare time, she loves spending time at the beach, getting coffee, going to concerts, traveling, hanging out with friends and family, adopting new cats, and exploring all that North Carolina has to offer.

Phillyn Frederick

Optometric Technician

Phillyn joined our practice in June 2019 as an optometric technician. Originally a military brat, she claims Fort Walton Beach, FL as home. She just recently moved to Wilmington and is excited to explore a new city! In her spare time, Phillyn enjoys the beach, tennis, trying out new restaurants, road trips, and spending time with her puppy, family, and friends.


Brooklyn Bucklin

Optical Specialist

Bee just moved to Wilmington, NC in March from Jamestown, NY. She loves to travel and has had the chance to travel much of the U.S. and visited areas of Europe as well. Bee has been in the eye care industry for 3 years now, and her top priority is to go above and beyond to make sure all her patients are taken care of and extremely happy with their glasses.

She loves having a bit of fun while helping you select your eyewear, but she is truly passionate about providing the best experience to all our patients at Omni Eye Specialists. In her free time, she enjoys to singing, longboarding, traveling, and getting tattoos! 

Maria Denton

Optometric Technician

Maria moved to Wilmington in 2007 to attend UNCW, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in 2011. After beginning a career in healthcare as an undergrad, Maria chose to continue serving the Wilmington community after graduation by bringing her passion for optimal patient care and patient education to several different clinical settings. Maria joined Omni in November of 2019 and is excited to learn and grow with a wonderful new team, while continuing to provide compassionate care to the patients at Omni.

In her free time, Maria loves spending time out on the water with her boyfriend and family or snuggling with her cats on the couch whenever possible.


Kim Whitenight

Optometric Technician

Kim has been with Omni since 2015 although only part time for the past 2 years while busy building her family. She has been in the optometric field since 2006. Originally from Delaware, Kim moved to North Carolina in 2015 with her husband which she married on the beach in Oak Island in 2016. In her spare time Kim loves to spend time with her daughter and son, husband and dogs at the beach or local breweries and restaurants. She also loves cooking and baking with her daughter an enjoying a good glass of wine after the kids go to bed.