Dr. Kim Haywood-Pfender
Dr. Kim Haywood-Pfender is the daughter of Dr. Roger Haywood. She joined Evansville Eyecare Associates in 1996 after receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Indiana Optometric Association, and is a past president of the Indiana Southwest Optometric Association.
Dr. Kim has volunteered on the board of several service organizations in Evansville, including Evansville Association for the Blind, Head Start, Ark Crisis Childcare Center, and the Junior League of Evansville. Her high school alma mater is Harrison High School, where she played on their state championship golf team. For her undergraduate studies, Dr. Kim attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where she was a member of the varsity golf team.
Dr. Kim has twins Sam and Danielle that keep her very busy! She enjoys family time, tennis, reading, photography, and an occasional round of golf.
Dr. Michelle Oglesby
Dr Michelle Oglesby joined Evansville Eyecare Associates in 2008. After graduating from North High School, she attended Indiana University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and her Doctorate in Optometry.
Dr Michelle is the current Secretary-Treasurer for the Southwestern Indiana Optometric Society and will take over as President later this year. She is a member of the Indiana Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, and a participant in the InfantSEE program. She is also a sustaining member of the Junior League of Evansville and enjoys networking with other local businesswomen in ANEW.
When she’s not working, Dr. Michelle enjoys baking, traveling, volunteering at her church, and spending time with her husband Sean and sons Ben and Alex.
Dr. Kyle W. King
Dr. Kyle W. King joined the team at Evansville Eyecare Associates in 2011. He hails from Fort Branch, Indiana, where he graduated from Gibson Southern High School. Dr. King then went to Indiana University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and participated in the Marching Hundred. After that he went on to earn his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Indiana University School of Optometry.
Dr. King is a past president of the Indiana University Alumni Association Greater Evansville chapter. He currently serves on the Indiana Optometric Association Board of Trustees and the Indiana University Alumni Association Board of Managers. Closer to home, he volunteers with the Evansville Habitat For Humanity development committee and provides free Eyecare to Evansville’s underserved population at ECHO.
Dr. King was named the 2019 Indiana Young Optometrist of the year and was presented an IU Bicentennial medal in 2020 for service to his Alma mater.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, traveling, and playing the organ. When it comes to sports, he is an avid St. Louis Cardinals and IU Hoosiers fan.
In Memory of Dr. Roger Haywood (1947-2021)
Dr. Roger Haywood passed away surrounded by family in June of 2021. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University in 1971. He practiced in Las Vegas while in the Air Force until 1974 and then joined Evansville Eyecare Associates.
He was a member of the American Optometric Association, Indiana Optometric Association, and the AOA Contact Lens Section. He was very active in Evansville's local Southwest Indiana Optometric Association and enjoyed serving as President and trustee for many years. He was recognized as Indiana's Optometrist of the Year in 2012. Dr. Haywood volunteered at Echo Diabetic Clinic, providing free eye care for those in need.
Dr. Haywood was originally from Somerville, New Jersey. He was married for 53 years and had three children, Courtney, Kim, and Greg. He also had twin grandchildren, Sam and Danielle. He enjoyed many hobbies including golf, bridge, riding motorcycles, and traveling to the Villages Florida.