Dr. John Michael “Mike” Andersen was born in Superior, Nebraska. He graduated with a Doctorate in Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 1970. Dr. Andersen started Professional Eyecare shortly afterward in August 1972. He is a member of many optometric associations and groups, both locally and nationally. Dr. Andersen is also active in research, design, and fitting of contact lenses with different companies and manufacturers since the beginning of soft contact lenses in 1974.