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Optometrist: Dr. Jacque Young

Jacque Young began her medical education early in life. The daughter of Dr. Elwood (Jack) Young, a prominent optometrist, Dr. Young spent countless hours during her childhood helping her father's practice at the front desk, pre-testing patients and in the dispensing areas. The lessons she learned about maintaining and preserving vision have stayed with her throughout her career. Dr. Young graduated at the top of her class from Glenwood High School. She completed three years of pre-medical studies at the University of Iowa and in 1979 was accepted into the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Young was the first woman...
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Optometrist: Dr. Patti Fries

Thanks for the warm welcome to Young Vision Care! My roots are in rural Wisconsin, where I grew up on a dairy farm and love all things country. Since leaving Wisconsin, I've traveled and lived all over the world with my now-retired military husband and we've made Nebraska home for the last 18 years. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and biology from Troy State University in Alabama, summa cum laude, and graduated with honors from the University of Missouri St-Louis College of Optometry in 2002. During my last year in optometry school, I was awarded a...

Our Team



Billing & Administrative Assistant
I worked at UNMC Physicians, the Physician billing portion of UNMC, for 23 yeas in various departments. I took a break from office work and drove a bus for Glenwood Community Schools. I have 3 daughters, 2 stepsons and 12 grandchildren and a 10 lb. morkie. I love the outdoors,...


Financial Coordinator
Shawn began as an assistant at YVC seventeen years ago. Over time, she became versed in all the various aspects of our office. She has specialized in insurance submission, insurance registration and regulations, and the numerous government requirements to keep Dr. Young out of jail. She is our financial coordinator....


I have been with Young Vision Care for a year now. I am a technician, but I am willing to fulfill the multiple tasks put before me. I received my CNA in 2005, my CMA in 2007, and received an associate’s degree in accounting in 2010. I started my journey...


Patient Communication and Technician
I graduated High School from Glenwood in 2017. In 2018, I became a Certified Nursing Assistant and currently work part-time at Glen Haven on the weekends. In November, 2019, I began working at Young Vision Care. I have a little boy who is three! My hobbies are baking, taking my...

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