Melissa L. Hahn Price, O.D.
Melissa L. Hahn Price, O.D., is the optometrist and owner of Hahn Price Vision Center. She has been practicing optometry in Olathe for the last 15 years. Dr. Price is from Bartlett, Kansas, where she was born and raised on her family farm. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS in May 1999. Dr. Price went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in Tahlequah, OK in May 2003. NSUCO is known for its extensive amount of hands-on training. While at NSUCO, she became involved with Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH).
While volunteering, with VOSH, Dr. Price traveled to Cancun to provide eye health exams and distribute glasses to the underprivileged. Dr. Price has been the recipient of several honors and awards including membership to Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society, Ciba Vision Contact Lens Excellence Award 2001-2002, Alcon Excellence in Contact Lens Fitting Award 2002-2003, American Academy of Optometry Heart of America Chapter Award 2002, Volunteer for Special Olympics 2009-2011, Chair of Patient Center Medical Home Committee 2011-2014, Kansas Optometric Leadership Class 2011, and nominated for Olathe Optometrist of the Year. Dr. Price is licensed to practice optometry in the state of Kansas and Missouri.
She is a member of the Kansas Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, See to Learn, and College of Optometrists in Vision Development. While Dr. Price enjoys all aspects of optometry, she particularly enjoys vision therapy. She loves working with all of her patients to make sure all of their needs are taken care of and questions answered. Dr. Price is married to James Price and has twin boys, Thomas and Michael. Starting Hahn Price Vision Center has been a long time dream for Dr. Price.
Andrea serves as one of our office managers for Hahn Price Vision Center. Andrea’s knowledge and passion for her position along with her willingness to exceed patient expectations helps to ensure that the eye care experience at Hahn Price Vision Center is second to none. Andrea is also our lab manager and brings 8 years of experience with her in the customer service field. Andrea follows every individual, specialized eyewear order from selection to personalized and fitted to each of our patients. Andrea was born and raised in southern Maryland, moved to Kansas in 2000 with her husband and two children. She spends her free time with family and friends, swimming, movies, and music.
Linda is our Vision Therapist. She has a passion for working with children and helping them to realize their full potential. She has worked in Vision Therapy for 2 years, and in the optometric field since 1988. Linda brings with her a history of working with visually impaired children, which is her motivation for the Vision Therapy field. She moved to Kansas from western Kentucky in 2015. She is married and has 5 children and 2 grandchildren. She loves painting, traveling to Kentucky to visit her children and their families, and antiquing with her husband.
Karen serves as our billing specialist. She brings over 10 years of customer service experience with her. She is also fluent in Spanish. She loves working with insurance and helping patients be able to utilize and understand their benefits. Karen grew up in Overland Park, KS. She still lives there with her husband and their two dogs Mitzy and Maya. In her free time, she enjoys walks exploring the city, parks, and scenery!
Taylor serves as our Optician. She brings with her several years of customer service experience. She loves to help choose frames for patients for any lifestyle and trendy look. She can also help with different types of lenses that would work best for you and your family. Taylor is born and raised in Kansas City she loves spending time with her two kids Tayven and Mya and her three dogs and fiancé. She loves the outdoors camping, fishing, and walking trails all over Kansas.
Karla serves as our bilingual optometric technician; she does patient pretesting and often helps in the optical lab. Karla is born and raised in the Johnson County area, she is a KU alumni and is currently completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences. Karla aspires to do travel nursing for a few years before settling down to become a NICU nurse. During her free time, she loves to spend time with her boyfriend and their rescue dog, Tempo, out on the lake soaking in the sun!