About Our Practice
Our mission at Blaine Family Eye Care is to provide our patients with exceptional eye care services and eyewear in a friendly, professional environment. We achieve this through continuing education, advanced technology and equipment, superior products and personalized, caring service.
Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.
Randy Kelly, Optometrist
Dr. Kelly received his Bachelor of Science degree from North Dakota State University and earned his Doctorate of Optometry degree from Pacific University in Oregon where he graduated with high honors. His clinical training was at the VA hospital in Spokane, Washington, Eye Care Associates in Fargo, ND and Pacific University Clinics.
Practicing since 2003, Dr. Kelly is currently the managing partner of Blaine Family Eye Care. He truly enjoys working in private practice where he can focus on patient education, quality eye care and tailoring his care for each individual’s need. He specializes in comprehensive eye care, as well as diagnosing and managing ocular disease. In addition, he has extensive experience working with fitting contact lenses, and addressing eye health and vision concerns.
Dr. Kelly is committed to providing the highest quality of full scope vision care for you and your family. He continuously strives to stay current in the latest information and technology.
When not practicing optometry, Dr. Kelly enjoys traveling, cooking, fishing, weekend trips to the cabin and most of all spending quality time with his family. Dr. Kelly lives with his wife, Kate, and their German Short-haired Pointer, June.
Rodney Binfet, Optometrist
Dr. Binfet received his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Minnesota (Morris) and earned his Doctorate of Optometry degree from The Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He did his externship training at the VA Medical Center in Mountain Home, Tennessee. He was also fortunate to spend a few months providing eye care for Inuit Villages in Nome, Alaska.
Practicing since 2000, Dr. Binfet is currently the managing partner at Blaine Family Eye Care. He strongly believes that maintaining the health of your eyes with preventative care plays an important role in an individual’s overall health. He specializes in comprehensive eye examinations, treating dry or red eyes, fitting a variety of contact lenses, diagnosing and managing ocular disease and co-managing cataract and laser eye surgeries. Dr. Binfet has a special interest in nutrition and the role diet plays in maintaining healthy eyes.
Outside of the office, Dr. Binfet enjoys traveling, biking, cross-country skiing (Birkie fever is common in February!), fishing, weekends at the family cabin, and most of all, spending time with his wife Sarah and their 3 children; Evelyn, Jacob and Samuel.
About Our Team
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
Kara, Office Manager
Kara was raised in Escanaba, Michigan and is the oldest of 7 children. She has been in the optometric profession for over 9 years and her commitment to patient service has allowed her to become experienced in the newest optical and eyewear innovations. Kara loves working with a great team at Blaine Family Eye Care and her favorite part of her job is getting to know our patients and helping them find the best frame to fit their face and personality. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her dog, Izzy.
Dan earned a BA in English from Gustavus Adolphus College and a BS in Secondary Education from St. Cloud State. He spent his formative years in New Brighton (Irondale HS), taught high school in Arizona, and roamed the countryside protecting America’s food supply before realizing his vision: helping people see. When he is not engaged with the ever-evolving technological wonders of modern ophthalmic optics, he enjoys reading, golfing, playing guitar/drums, and living the dream with his beautiful wife and animal family.
Meghan, a native of Minnesota, has been in the optometry industry for 6 years. She has an eye for fashion, design, and is very knowledgeable in the latest optical trends. Her favorite part of her job is providing excellent customer service to her patients. Outside of the office, Meghan enjoys painting, drawing and listening to live music.
Jodi grew up in Southwest Minneapolis and has 13 years of management and retail experience in the fashion industry. Her favorite part of working at Blaine Family Eye Care is being able to work in an industry that is always advancing in technology and design. Outside of the office, Jodi enjoys trying new restaurants, working out, and most of all, spending time with her son, Angelo, who started middle school this year.