Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Kevin Bahr

Dr. Kevin Bahr

Dr. Kevin Bahr was born in Racine, Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. He attended Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton and earned his degree in 1986. He has resided in Forest Lake since purchasing his practice in 1987. The history of the practice dates back to the 1940’s when Dr. Oscar Van Wirt began the office. The practice was sold to Dr. John Elverum who ran it part-time until Dr. Bahr’s purchase.

Kevin enjoys playing drums, golfing, snow skiing, walleye fishing, scuba diving and spending time with his three sons Michael, Benjamin and Corey. Dr. Bahr has built his practice by providing exceptional customer service and has a long-standing reputation for his extraordinary patient care. Unlike any other eye clinic in the area, his decor provides a "Northern Minnesota" atmosphere in which to see patients. Kevin and his wife Michelle enjoy traveling when they can find the time.

Dr. Dan Solbrack

Dr. Dan Solbrack

Dr. Solbrack married his wife Diane in 1986; they have two daughters, Anna and Laura. Diane is a Doctor of Pharmacy at the Cambridge Medical Center. He enjoys fishing, hunting and being outdoors. Dr. Solbrack also enjoys woodworking and you will find a variety of his woodworking masterpieces scattered throughout the office.

Dr. Scott Telander

Dr. Scott Telander

Dr. Telander a native of Mora, Minnesota completed his undergraduate studies at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. He received his Degree of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Telander has been providing comprehensive eye care in the Twin Cities Metro area since graduating in 2004. His special interests include primary eye care and performing custom contact lens fittings to meet each patient's individual needs. He also has hands on experience in pre and post-operative surgical care in refractive and cataract procedures.

Dr. Telander currently resides in Northeast Minneapolis with his wife and three children. In his free time he enjoys golfing, listening to music, birding, landscaping, and travel. He is happy to have the opportunity to serve the Forest Lake community and looks forward to helping you see clearly today.

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We strive to give you the highest quality of eye care available for you and your family. With our advanced technology and experienced staff we are able to provide a complete array of pathology detection, optical, contact lens and refractive surgery services. As part of your vision examination, we will discuss your health history and determine your visual needs. Please stop by and see us in the Town Square Building, downtown Forest Lake.

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