Meet The Team

The Doctors

Dr. Keith Menard Optometrist

Keith Menard, O.D., has been practicing optometry in Lake Charles since 2003. He is a graduate of Barbe High School and received his bachelor’s degree from McNeese State University. He graduated with honors and received his doctorate in optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. In 2012, he was selected as the Young Optometrist of the Year for the State of Louisiana.

Dr. Menard currently serves as president of the Southwest Society of the Optometry Association of Louisiana, and is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometry Honor Society. He has received the Alcon Award for Clinical Excellence, the Sam Horner Award for Excellence in Pediatric Optometry and the Southern College of Optometry Outstanding 4th-Year Clinician Award for Clinical Excellence, as well as being recognized for his years of service to the state and national optometry organizations.

Dr. Patrick Fontenot Optometrist

Patrick Fontenot, O.D., is a Lake Charles native and has practiced optometry in Southwest Louisiana since 2001. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from McNeese State University and graduated from University of Houston College of Optometry with his Doctor of Optometry. He joined Menard Eye Center in July 2013.

At Menard Eye Center, Dr. Fontenot provides family eye health and vision care, as well as treatment and management of ocular disease, including dry eyes, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

The Staff

Dee Dee Landry, Technician

Lauren Midkiff, Technician

Taylor Smith, Optician

Karen Hagan, Optician

Katie McCain, Technician

Heather Jennings, Technician

Brandon LeBleu, Technician

Denise Parker, Front Desk Clerk

Kristi Ashford, Technician

Sarah Semmes, Technician

Addie Richard, Optician

Jaclyn Gonzalez, Optician

Samantha Manning, Technician

Shelbi Crowe, Technician

Lindsey Hubert, Front Desk Clerk