Our Staff

About Us

Eyewear Express is dedicated to serving the Paducah community and its surrounding neighborhoods with all of their vision needs. When you walk through our doors, you will be greeted by a compassionate and experienced team that is dedicated to providing high-quality, personalized eye care for the whole family in a friendly and professional environment. Our goal is to meet and exceed your expectations by providing friendly service and quality products at affordable prices.

We conduct comprehensive exams which allow us to accurately detect eye disease or other abnormalities early, often before they present any symptoms. We carry a wide selection of designer frames and sunglasses in our optical shop in order to fulfill the individual needs of each of our patients. Our mission is to provide our patients with optimal eye care to insure the health of their eyes and the quality of their vision.


Our Staff

Mark Seilheimer

Mark Seilheimer Mark opened Eyewear Express in 2007.  Mark has over 30 years of experience in many different areas of the optical field.  Mark started at his father's wholesale lab at the age of 13 processing lenses. His experience has ranged from retail chain optical to private optometrist's offices giving him a good background in most all aspects of the eyewear industry.  Mark has been certified by both the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners.  He is also licensed in Kentucky by the state board.  Mark takes extreme pride and care in his work and personally cuts and inspects every order.





Dr. Steven Gamblin

Dr. Steven Gamblin Dr. Steve Gamblin is the independent doctor of optometry located at Eyewear Express.  He has been practicing optometry in Paducah for nearly 25 years and has been at Eyewear Express since 2010.  One thing his patients always seem to comment on is the thoroughness of the eye exam, really taking time with each and every patient that comes to see him.  A Paducah native, he is a graduate of Paducah Tilghman and Western Kentucky University.  Dr. Gamblin graduated with honors from the UAB School of Optometry in Birmingham, Alabama in 1989.  In his free time he enjoys fishing, playing guitar, and spending time with his granddaughter Emma Grace.

Andrea Davis

Andrea DavisAndrea is our general manager here at Eyewear Express. She is a state licensed optician and also certified by both the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners. Andrea has 10 years of experience in the optical field.  Andrea is loved for her skill of taking as much time as needed in helping you find that perfect pair of frames that looks stylish and fits well.  She also has a strong lab background that gives her a better insight into what types of prescriptions and lenses will work well with your frame choice.






Teri Manire

Teri MenireTeri is an apprentice optician with over 11 years experience in both retail chains and private practice. She is ABO and NCLE certified. Teri's passion is patient care and would love to help you pick out the perfect pair of fashionable eyewear.





Sarah Byassee

Sarah ByasseeSarah works as an optometric technician with Dr. Gamblin. Sarah works at pre-testing patients, assisting in routine office tasks, and will file your vision insurance for you. She is a graduate of Lone Oak High School and is currently a student at WKCTC. Sarah plans to pursue a degree in optometry or ophthalmology.









Jeannie Allen-Englert

Sarah ByasseeJeannie works along side Dr. Gamblin as an Optometric Technician/Assistant. She also serves as an apprentice optician with Eyewear Express, dispensing and fitting glasses. Her optical career began at Southern Optical in Nashville, TN in the late 1980's were she cut lenses and assembled the final eyewear. She later moved back to western KY, were she started as a Optometric Technician with Dr. Steve Gamblin in 1993. Jeannie has over 27 years of experience in the optical field and would be more than happy to assist you in making appointments to even help you deciding on your next pair of eyewear.



Payment Options

We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit cards as well as personal checks. We also offer no interest or low interest financing through CareCredit. We participate with many optical insurance plans including Eyemed, BlueView Vision, Superior, KY Medicaid, VSP and Humana Medicare Vision plans. To find out if we accept your plan, please call us.

Convenient Location

Our office is conveniently located at 3340 Irvin Cobb Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42003, right beside Walgreens. Patient parking is available. Please click here for directions to our office.