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Our North Raleigh Staff

Meet the Leading Eye Care Professionals in North Raleigh NC

The eye care specialists at Good Looks understand how the eye really works, as well as understanding eye diseases and conditions that affect your sight – many of which have no obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how aging and various risk factors affect vision over time for all ages, and they understand what benefits and features corrective lenses, including eyeglasses and contacts, can offer.

Our eye doctors take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, offer you options and listen to your personal eye care concerns. Maintaining good eye health is a partnership, and we encourage you to ask all your questions and share your health information with us. Your health history could be crucial to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision issues.

Meet Our Eye Doctors in North Raleigh NC:


Kent Risk, OD

Dr. Kent Risk completed his Doctorate of Optometry with Honors in 1994 at the Indiana School of Optometry.

His externships include the Omni Eye Center in Atlanta, Georgia and the Atwater Eye Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Membership in the American Optometric Association, the North Carolina State Optometric Association and the Sandhills District Society ensure that he is up-to-date on new innovations, services and products to best serve his patients.

Dr. Risk is luckily married to his high school sweetheart! They have three children and in his spare time he likes to water ski, play chess, run with his dog and of course play with his children.

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Kathleen Christensen, OD

Dr. Christensen decided in high school she wanted to be an Optometrist. She was one of nine students accepted into Villanova University’s seven year accelerated pre-Optometry Bachelor of Science program in 1989, the first year it was ever offered. She graduated with a B.S. in Biology in 1993. She then attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry (now known as Salus University) located in Philadelphia.

In 1996 she received her Doctor of Optometry degree, as well as an award for excellence in Low Vision Rehabilitation. After moving back home to New Jersey, she went on to work at two Ophthalmology practices for ten years, where she gained extensive experience treating patients with glaucoma, cataracts, corneal disorders, and fitting all types of contact lenses.

In 2006, Dr. Christensen moved to North Carolina with her husband, Gary, and son, Ryan. After taking some time off to raise her son, she returned to Optometry in 2008. She had her second son, Sean, in 2009, and has been able to work part time as she enjoys raising two boys. Dr. Christensen and her family live in Cary, NC.


Amy R. Krempecki, OD

Originally from Pine City, New York, Dr. Krempecki graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. She completed her Doctorate in Optometry at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her post-graduate residency at Child and Family Optometry in Wichita, Kansas, specializing in pediatrics and vision therapy.

Dr. Krempecki believes that all children should be given an eye examination at an early age to prevent, diagnose, and treat any further complications that may arise from uncorrected refractive error, childhood pathology, or binocular vision disorders. Through proper eye care, she will have the opportunity to impact the social, academic, and emotional welfare of the children she examines. She enjoys pediatrics because her work along with others will have long reaching effects into their success as adults.

She recently married her best friend, John Krempecki, who is also an optometrist in Fayetteville, NC. Her hobbies include traveling, baking, and dancing. In her free time she enjoys scrapbooking, watching Golden Girls and spending time with her family.


Marcus McNeil: Optician

Mr. Marcus McNeil has over 20 years experience in the optical field. Because Good Looks is a privately held company, Mr. McNeil is directly involved in hand-picking each of our designer frames to showcase. Mr. McNeil personally evaluated thousands of frames from many manufacturers throughout the world to come up with a truly unique selection that makes Good Looks the place for haute couture frames in our area. Many of the frames Mr. McNeil picked for display are only regionally found at Good Looks. He’ll help you choose that perfect frame to match your style!


Heather Breedlove: Licensed Optician

Heather has been a Licensed Optician since 2005 but have been in the optical industry since 2002. She believes that being an Optician is a fabulous career for her due to her passion for fashion and for helping others. “It is such a tremendous joy to be able to dispense a pair of glasses to someone and their face lights up because they are not only able to see, but they love their new look.” She believes that vision is so very important, and like to make it fun at the same time. Heather is married to Brian Breedlove and when not at the office she adores spending time with him, cooking, running, and traveling.


Tonya Sanders: Office Supervisor

Ms. Sanders has been with Good Looks since opening day. She has many years experience in the optometric field. She offers a personal touch by coordinating appointments, verifying insurance, providing preliminary optometric testing including: Retinal photographs, autorefraction, non-contact tonometry, visual field testing, stereo vision and color vision testing. She also coordinates teaching the insertion and removal of contacts. Her smile is contagious and she brings to office the personal attention you desire.


Bethany Krawlec – Front Desk / Receptionist

Bethany has been with Good Looks for over a year and has 7+ years of front desk/medical office experience. She coordinates appointments, and verifies/files insurance, while providing friendly service, personal attention and customer care.

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