Meet the experienced and friendly doctors who make Fairbury Vision Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Fairbury.
Sasha L. Radford, OD – Optometrist
Dr. Sasha Radford graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with Honors in 1999 from the Eastern Kentucky University, graduated with a Doctorate of Optometry with Honors in 2003 from the Indiana University School of Optometry, and she became Board Certified with the American Board of Optometry in 2014. She belongs to the following associations: American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association, and Bloomington Regional Optometric Society.
A Kentucky native, Dr. Sasha Radford began practicing optometry in Elizabethtown, Kentucky in 2003 and purchased her own practice in 2006. She was the managing optometrist at Dr. Sasha Radford & Associates for six years prior to joining Pontiac Family Eye Care in June 2012. During her tenure in private practice, she provided primary optometric care for patients of all ages. Through personalized and attentive patient care, Dr. Radford grew her practice into a thriving clinic.
Dr. Radford began practicing in Illinois in June 2012 when she joined Fairbury Vision Center and Pontiac Family Eye Care as an Associate. She became a partner in January 2015 with the merger of Fairbury Vision Center and Pontiac Family Eye Care.
Dr. Radford is a Rotarian and has served as Club Administrator for the Pontiac Rotary Club. She and her husband serve as board members and volunteers for the Livingston County Humane Society. She is a volunteer for Pontiac and Dwight Mosaic, serving individuals with special needs. Dr. Radford is also author of a monthly column in The Daily Leader and The Blade called “The Eyes Have It.”
In her spare time, Dr Radford enjoys reading, hiking, and swimming. She resides in Pontiac with her husband, Darren, and their well-loved cats.
Terri Rieger, OD – Optometrist
Dr. Terri Rieger graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology in 1993 from the University of Illinois-Urbana, graduated with a Doctorate of Optometry in 1997 from the University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry, and she became Board Certified with the American Board of Optometry in 2014. She belongs to the following associations: American Optometric Association (Member), Illinois Optometric Association (Member), Bloomington Region Optometric Society (Past President, Member), Bloomington Region Optometric Society (Past President, Member), College of Optometrist on Vision Development (Member), Optometric Extension Program (Clinical Associate), and Ocular Nutrition Society (Member).
Dr. Rieger grew up on her family’s centennial farm in rural Chatsworth and was educated in the Prairie Central school district. After graduating from optometry school, she practiced in a group ophthalmology clinic for a short time. She also worked part-time with Dr. Robin Coady at Fairbury Vision Center. In 2002, she was offered the opportunity to join Dr. Craig Witte in private practice. She benefitted from his mentorship and expertise in children’s vision and learning-related vision problems and later became the owner of the practice. After nineteen years of practicing in Bloomington-Normal, in 2017 she made the move back “home” to Fairbury Vision Center. She is excited to bring specialized children’s eye care and vision therapy to the area.
Dr. Rieger lives in rural Forrest with her husband and three children where they raise cattle and engage in grain farming. She is a member of the Fairbury Rotary Club and is a board member on the Fairbury Area Chamber of Commerce.
Janelle J. Brown – Optometrist
Dr. Brown practiced at Fairbury Vision Center from 2015 to 2018. Dr. Brown now sees patients at our Pontiac location. She is one of the partners of Pontiac Family Eye Care and Fairbury Vision Center and will continue caring for patients from both practices for after-hours emergencies.
If you would like to continue care with Dr. Brown, you can contact Pontiac Family Eye Care at 815-842-4304.