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.
Dan, Optician ABOC
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 Faribault, Minnesota, is an eight year veteran of the optometric industry.
She has always taken great pride in providing great customer service and–using her keen eye
for fashion, design, and the latest optical trends–matching faces with frames. When she isn’t
assisting others in enhancing their vision, Meghan enjoys painting, drawing, live music, and
spending time with her family. She looks forward to welcoming a little girl to her world in
Alex graduated from Blaine High School in 2011. After studying Art Education at Bethel
University, she began her career in customer service with Best Buy before becoming an optician
with 4 years of experience. A woman of many talents (crafting, sewing, painting), Alex exhibits
an artist’s passion for frame-styling and opticianry. She likes tiny animals and cute-faced rats.
When she is not helping people to see and look good, she wants to paint the world with glitter
and enjoys spending time with her loved ones and her golden retriever puppy, Joe.
Roosevelt entered the optical world ten years ago after starting his retail career in the camera
business. He is truly a people person who enjoys bringing a smile to all the faces he fits for
glasses. At home, he enjoys many different kinds of activities with his wife, son, daughter, and
dogs. As a patient once wrote in a survey–and his wife, kids, and dogs would most certainly
agree–”the world needs more Roosevelts.”