Dr. Wehner grew up in Festus, Missouri, where she attended Saint Pius X High School. She graduated from Maryville University, earning a Bachelors degree in Biology with honors in 2001. She began her professional career serving as a high school science teacher. She then spent several years as a stay at home mother raising her three young children. She returned to graduate studies to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis School of Optometry in 2010. Dr. Wehner began practice at Vision Care Consultants upon graduation.
Dr. Wehner’s husband, Ed, is also a graduate of Maryville University with a degree in biology and art. They have three children, Jeremy, Elizabeth and Samantha.Dr. Wehner is an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), the Missouri Optometric Association (MOA), and the St. Louis Optometric Association (SLOS). She is also a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Fraternity. Dr. Wehner was the recipient of the Paragon Optical Contact Lens Clinical Research Award and the University of Missouri’s Clinical Binocular Vision and Vision Therapy Award in 2010.
As part of her many other duties, Dr. Wehner volunteers her time as a leader in the Girl Scouts of America.Along with our other doctors, Dr. Wehner provides eyecare for the St. Louis Blues.