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Meet the experienced and friendly doctors who make Salem Eye Clinic the leading provider of vision care products and services for Salem, Centralia, and the surrounding areas.

Alan Montgomery, O.D.

Dr. Alan Montgomery earned a B.A. from Southern Illinois University in 1985, and obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1989. He has been in practice with Salem Eye Clinic since 1992.

 Dr. Montgomery is currently a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA), and the Southern Illinois Optometric Society (SIOS). In addition, Dr. Montgomery has served on two optometric missions overseas, sponsored by the Illinois Baptist Association.

Elizabeth Wolff, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Wolff graduated from Kaskaskia College and SIU-Carbondale with a B.S. in Microbiology. She obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University in 2008. She was employed at the St. Louis Veteran Affairs Medical Center, where she underwent specialized training in ocular disease management and low vision.

Dr. Wolff has lectured on ocular disease topics and written articles for a geriatrics publication sponsored by St. Louis University. She is a past president of the Southern Illinois Optometric Society and is a Fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Optometry. In addition, she is also a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA).

Elissa Harvey, O.D.

Dr. Elissa Harvey, a native of Fairfield, received her undergraduate degree in biology from Oakland City University in 2007.  She then earned her doctorate, graduating summa cum laude, from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in 2011.  Prior to joining Salem Eye Clinic, Dr. Harvey provided complete family eye care for her patients in Springfield for more than a decade.  Dr. Harvey is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Illinois Optometric Association. 

Sean M. Breit, M.D.

Dr. Sean M. Breit completed his residency in ophthalmology at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2006.

He served as Chief Resident the following year where he was the Attending Surgeon of the University Eye Service at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Dr. Breit is graduate of the Ohio State University College of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Breit completed his bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University.

Dr. Breit is Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine. He is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.