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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Professional Eyecare Associates and Eyewear Designs the leading provider of vision care products and services in Huntingburg.

Dr. JDDr. JD Springston

Dr. J.D. Springston is the senior partner at Professional Eyecare Associates. He began his practice in Santa Claus in 1973 upon graduating from Indiana University School of Optometry. In 1978, he moved his practice to its current location in Huntingburg. He added the 1800 sq. foot optical boutique Eyewear Designs in 1984. Dr. J.D. is a member of the American Optometric Association, Indiana Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Society. He is married with three daughters and eight grandchildren.

Dr. AshleyDr. Ashley Springston

Dr. Ashley Springston graduated from Indiana University School of Optometry with her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2000. In 2001, Dr. Ashley completed a residency in ocular disease at Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Montrose, New York. She joined Professional Eyecare Associates in 2001. When not in the office, Dr. Ashley spends her time with her daughter Anna and her family.

Dr. TimDr. Tim Troutman

Dr. Tim Troutman has been with Professional Eyecare Associates since 2005. Dr. Tim, a native of Owensboro, KY, graduated with his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University in 2005. He received his bachelor`s degree in Optometry from Indiana University in 2001 after transferring to IU from Western Kentucky University. Dr. Troutman is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Indiana Optometric Association. Dr. Troutman is a provider of the AOA`s Infant See program which provides a no cost visual health exam to infants during the first year of life. Dr. Tim and his wife Joanie reside in Huntingburg with their daughter Elizabeth.

Mary & JanelleMary (left) – Office Manager

Mary has been with the practice since 1982. In her 30 years working with Dr. J.D., she has become extremely well cross-
trained in all facets of eyecare. She currently serves as office manager and specializes in optical services and supplies for the last twenty years.

Janelle (right) – Office Administrator

Janelle has been with the practice since 2006. She does all of the frame buying and prides herself on having the perfect frames for every patient! In addition to the frame purchasing, Janelle handles all of the computer needs of the office.

Becky & MindyBecky (left) and Mindy (right)

Becky and Mindy are two of our optometric technicians. Becky has 13 years of experience helping patients at our practice. In addition, Becky is our contact lens specialist. She shows patients how to care and maintain their contacts for the best vision and ocular health.

Mindy is one of our newest team members. She has been with us since May 2011. In addition to being an optometric technician, Mindy also helps our patients in the optical.

Shelia & ConnieSheila (left) and Connie (right)

Sheila and Connie are two of our optometric technicians. Sheila has been with our practice since May 2007. She has 20 years of experience in the optometric field.

Connie has been with us since August 2004. In addition to being an integral part of our team, Connie is an amazing baker! She keeps us well fed and happy!

Debbi & TammiDebbie (left) and Tammy (right)

Debbie and Tammy are our eyewear consultants. Debbie joined our team in November 2009. She has 18 years of optometric experience.

Tammy is our newest team member in the optical. She has been with us since May 2011. Tammy has always had a love of eyewear, so she has been a great fit to our team.


In March 2003, Sandy joined our team. She has worked in the optometric field since 1976. During her career, Sandy has done it all! –She has been a receptionist, insurance specialist, optometric technician, and eyewear consultant.– With three young grandchildren closeby, Sandy stays busy with them during the week; however, due to her love of helping patients, she is still with us select Saturdays each month.