Our doctors are committed to providing families exceptional vision and healthcare services throughout Northwest Indiana. We strive to exceed patient expectations by valuing your needs, using the most current diagnostic and treatment options available, and by providing a caring experience for you and your family.
Robert W. Moses, O.D.
Born in Gary, Dr. Moses (Doc Dad) received his Bachelor and Doctor of Optometry degrees from Indiana University School of Optometry in 1972. In 1973, he completed IU’s first post-graduate residency concentrating in general practice, pediatric and geriatric eye care. In 1975, he opened his practice and has managed its growth to eleven locations serving Northwest Indiana. In 1998 he served as President of the Indiana Optometric Association. In both 1999 and 2011, he received the “Distinguished Service to Optometry” honors and in 2002, his peers named him “Optometrist of the Year.” Furthermore, he was recognized for his service to the optometric community in 2005 and 2017. As chair of the Third Party Care Committee, Dr. Moses oversees optometric participation of federal, state and commercial health plans and had published articles on health care reform. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry and member of the Indiana and American Optometric Associations.
In his spare time, Doc enjoys (attempting) golf, boating, flying and spending time with his family.
Robert J. Moses, OD
Dr. Robert J. Moses is a Board Certified Optometrist.
Dr. Robert J. Moses (Dr. Rob) raised in Merrillville and Valparaiso, Indiana, received both his Bachelor and Doctor of Optometry degrees from the Indiana University School of Optometry in 2006.
A second generation optometrist, Dr. Rob has been around the profession for his entire life. During his schooling, his external rotation sites included an emphasis on disease management, contact lens evaluation, and pediatrics.
Upon graduation, Dr. Rob represented his peers from the Indiana Optometric Association at the American Optometric Association advocacy meeting. At these meetings he met with several legislators to discuss patient rights, Medicare/Medicaid legislation, and child vision issues including the InfantSee program. Dr. Rob is also a member of both the Indiana and American Optometric Associations, as well as the Contact Lens Section of the AOA.
Fluent in Spanish, he caters to the needs of the Hispanic population of Northwest Indiana. In his free time, Dr. Rob is a sports fanatic and an avid reader.
Jennifer (Moses) Kohn, OD
Dr. Jennifer Kohn (Dr. Jen) was born and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana. She attended Indiana University, Bloomington for her undergraduate studies where she earned an honors degree in biology, as well as receiving minors in chemistry and anthropology. She earned her Optometric Doctorate from the Indiana School of Optometry in 2008. During optometry school, Dr. Jen served on the IU Student Organization committee and advocated for student and optometric rights in Washington, D.C. Post graduation, she continues to advocate for the health and safety of patients as the Northwest Trustee for the Indiana Optometric Association and for legislative rights for optometrists on the Federal Advocacy Committee with the American Optometric Association. She was a founding member of the Young Optometry Leadership Organization in Indiana and is a board member for Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity in IL, where she volunteers her time providing eye care to underserved communities. For her dedication, Dr. Jen was honored with the Young Optometrist of the Year Award for Indiana in 2018 and subsequently earned the national title of Young Optometrist of the Year in 2019. She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.
Dr. Jen joined her father’s practice after graduation in 2008 here at Moses Eyecare when there were 4 locations with 4 doctors. She helped the practice forge ahead to one that focuses on cutting edge patient care, 100+ staff members, 14 doctors and 11 offices. When she isn’t working, Dr. Jen enjoys outdoor sports, scuba diving, reading, traveling and spending time with her husband, Andrew, and her dog, Miller.
Virginia Bonilla, O.D.
Dr. Virginia Bonilla was born and raised in Northwest Indiana. She earned her doctorate from Inter-American University School of Optometry, obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology, with an emphasis on genetics, and a minor in Spanish from Purdue University. Prior to becoming an Optometrist, she worked several years in the field of cytogenetics at Rush University Medical Center. Optometric clinical rotations included pediatric optometry, low vision care, ocular disease management, and ophthalmic post-op care. She is fluent in both English and Spanish and practices full scope family eye care. Her professional interests include specialty contact lens, ocular disease, and dry eye management.
Dr. Bonilla is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Indiana Optometric Association. She has participated in service missions with VOSH, Volunteers of Optometric Service to Humanity, offering vision care for underserved communities.
When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, participating in church activities, and traveling.
Justin Kucsera, O.D.
Dr. Justin Kucsera (Dr. Justin) was born and raised in Crown Point, IN. He attended Ball State University for his undergraduate studies where he earned an honors degree in Biology with a Chemistry minor. He continued on to Indiana University where he earned his Doctor of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry in 2010. During his education, Dr. Justin completed multiple externships across the Midwest with an emphasis on pediatrics, vision therapy, and ocular disease. Dr. Justin provides full scope optometry, specializing in specialty contact lenses (scleral lenses), myopia management, ocular disease, pediatrics, in-office vision therapy, as well as cataract and Lasik co-management. He is active as a preceptor for optometric interns from both Indiana University and Chicago College of Optometry. Dr. Justin is a member of the American and Indiana Optometric Associations, as well as the College of Optometry in Vision Development.
He currently resides in Crown Point with his wife and three children. In his free time, Dr. Justin enjoys working out, watching and playing sports, traveling and spending time with his family and friends.
Nicole Albright, O.D.
Dr. Nicole Albright was born and raised in Merrillville, IN. She attended University of Indianapolis for her undergraduate studies, where she earned her degree in Spanish. She earned her Doctor of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry in 2008. Then, she completed a residency in ocular disease and pre- and post-op surgical management at Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers in Louisville, KY. As Clinic Director at Moses Eyecare, Dr. Albright practices full-scope optometry with focus on specialty contact lens fittings (scleral contact lenses), myopia management, peri-operative care and ocular disease management. She also serves as the Externship Coordinator for optometric student interns from both Indiana University and Chicago College of Optometry. Dr. Albright is an active member of the Indiana Optometric Association, serving as the President and Key Legislative Contact for the local optometric society. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. Fluent in Spanish, she is able to serve Hispanic patients in Northwest Indiana.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling to Colorado with her husband, son and daughter and spending time outdoors with family, friends and her two dogs.
Jennifer Johnson, O.D.
Dr. Jen Johnson was born and raised in Dyer, IN. She attended Indiana University Northwest in Gary, IN for her undergraduate studies in Chemistry and Biology. She continued on to Indiana University in Bloomington, IN where she earned her Optometry degree in 2010. During her education, she completed externships with an emphasis on pediatrics, vision therapy and ocular disease.
With Dr. Johnson’s passion for children’s vision, she participates in many school vision screenings and was the driving force for our Vision Therapy Program at Moses Eyecare. In 2018, she earned her Board Certification in Vision Development and Vision Therapy. As a Fellow of the College of Optometry in Vision Development (COVD), she specializes in binocular vision issues for those suffering from amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus (wandering eye), post-concussion and brain injury, double vision, reading/learning trouble and headaches associated with visual strain. She also has much experience in primary care, cataract and LASIK co-management, contact lens fittings, ocular disease and emergencies. Dr. Johnson is a member of the American and Indiana Optometric Associations, as well as the neuro-optometric rehabilitation association. For her dedication in building relationships with Lyme-literate doctors, neurology and pediatrics for the comprehensive care of her patients, she earned The Young Optometrist of the Year Award in Indiana in 2020.
She currently resides in Dyer, IN with her husband and daughter. She enjoys spending lots of time with friends and family, traveling, exercising, movie nights and puzzles.
Ashley Doolin, O.D.
Dr. Ashley Doolin (Dr. Ashley) was born and raised in Dyer, IN. She attended Butler University in Indianapolis, IN where she earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minor in Spanish in 2009. While there, she was one of the Bulldog’s biggest fans and was captain of their cheerleading squad. She then continued on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University in 2013 and graduated as part of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor’s Society. Dr. Ashley is a member of the Indiana and American Optometric Associations. She enjoys practicing full scope eye care with an emphasis on family care, specialty contact lenses, LASIK and cataract co-management, as well as myopia management.
She currently lives in Crown Point, IN with her husband, son, and two basset hounds. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends, being outdoors and is a frequent volunteer at the Lake County Animal Shelter. She and her husband also enjoy learning how to cook new foods as well as traveling whenever they can.
Sara Cubenas, O.D.
Dr. Sara Cubenas grew up in Merrillville and Valparaiso, Indiana, where she attended Valparaiso High School. At Indiana University, she majored in microbiology and was awarded early acceptance into the School of Optometry at the Indiana School of Optometry. After graduation in 2007, she completed her post-graduate residency in ocular disease and primary care at the Fort Wayne Veterans Hospital. She has experience with primary care, LASIK and cataract co-management, contact lens fittings and ocular disease and most recently, has been certified in myopia management. Dr. Cubenas is a member of the Indiana and American Optometric Associations and a board-certified optometrist as a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.
Dr. Sara resides in Valparaiso with her husband and son. As a former high school gymnast from the region, she is a great supporter of the Valparaiso High School gymnastics team and enjoys traveling with her family.
Angela Fauth, O.D.
Dr. Angela Fauth was born and raised in Northwest Indiana. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology with emphasis in pre-optometry and a minor in Spanish from Purdue University. She later obtained her Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University. Her externships emphasized ocular disease, scleral contact lenses, pediatrics and primary care. Throughout her optometric studies, she served as class representative for the Indiana University student chapter of the Indiana Optometric Association and also as President of both the American Optometric Student Association and National Optometric Student Association IU chapters. She is passionate about staying involved in the world of optometry as well as in her local community. Fluent in English, Greek, and Spanish, Dr. Fauth is committed to caring for patients of diverse cultures and of all walks of life.
She currently resides in Winfield, IN with her husband and three daughters. When not in the office, Dr. Fauth can be found spending time with her family and volunteering in church activities. She enjoys traveling, music and watching or playing sports including soccer, basketball, mixed martial arts and self-defense.
Alyssa Grkinich, O.D.
Dr. Alyssa Grkinich (Dr. G) was born and raised in Crown Point, Indiana. She was a 2010 graduate from Lake Central High School. She then attended Ball State University where she earned her Bachelors Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and a minor in Dance Studies in 2014. She continued her Education at Indiana University where she earned her Doctorate of Optometry in 2018. Throughout her time there she completed many externships across the country with an emphasis on primary care, pediatrics, LASIK and cataract co-management, ocular disease and contact lenses.
Dr. G is a member of the College of Optometry in Vision Development (COVD), American Optometric Association (AOA) and Indiana Optometric Association (IOA).
She currently resides in Crown Point, Indiana with her husband. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, being crafty and traveling.
Kasia (Dudzik) Kawa, O.D.
Dr. Kasia Kawa was raised in Schererville, Indiana. She attended Ball State University for her undergraduate studies where she earned her degree in biology with a chemistry minor. She then earned her Doctor of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry in 2018. During her time at Indiana University, she was elected Vice President of the IU Optometric Student Association as well as Treasurer of the International Gold Key Honors Society.
Dr. Kawa completed several externships in Chicago and Indianapolis with emphasis on ocular disease, specialty contact lenses, pediatrics, and primary care. She also gained experience in neuro-optometry while working at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana. Her passion is myopia management to help prevent myopic progression in children and orthokeratology. Fluent in Polish, she is uniquely suited to help the Polish population of Northwest, Indiana.
Dr. Kawa currently resides in St John, Indiana with her husband and dachshund. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, snowboarding, hiking, and paddle boarding. She is also an active member of the community and enjoys volunteering her time at the annual Special Olympics event. She is excited to be a part of the Moses Eyecare family and help patients fulfill their vision needs!
Christine Eshak, O.D.
Dr. Christine Eshak grew up in Crown Point, IN. She graduated from Andrean High School in 2013. Afterwards, she attended Indiana University Northwest for her undergraduate studies in Biology and Psychology. Dr. Eshak earned her doctorate degree along with her Bachelor in Vision Science at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL. During her time there, she was a board member of the ICO Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity and the National Optometric Student Association. As part of her involvement in the community, she partook in a mission trip to Peru where she provided eye care for the underserved population.
Dr. Eshak completed several externships across the country from Chicago to Atlanta, Tampa, and Austin with emphasis on ocular disease, cataract co-management, and primary care. She is currently certified in myopia management. Fluent in English and Arabic, she is able to care for diverse cultures and meet the needs of her patients.
She currently resides in Winfield, IN. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and volunteering in church activities.
Jason McBurnie, O.D.
Dr. McBurnie was born and raised in Holden, Maine before moving down the coast to attend the University of New Hampshire where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science in 2014. After that, he moved on to Indiana where he’d spent many childhood summers with family and earned his doctorate at the Indiana University School of Optometry in 2019. While at IU, he completed clinical rotations in everything from routine eye care, glaucoma and macular degeneration management, to pre- and post-operative care, and everything in between. He joined the Moses team after returning from Chandler, Arizona where he spent the first year and a half of his optometry career. He believes every patient deserves compassionate, personalized care and strives to give each person an experience tailored to his or her own needs. He is proud to serve the people of Northwest Indiana and looks forward to working with the Moses team.
When he’s out of the office, Dr. McBurnie enjoys watching and playing sports, trying all the new and local restaurants, and traveling throughout the US and abroad; his favorite places overseas have been Ireland,China, and Greece. He spends his free time with his wife, Alexandra, and their dog Lucy.