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Welcome to Eyecare Professionals
Your Optometrists in
Mandan, Hazen, and Washburn ND.

Call us at one of our three locations today:
Mandan - (701) 663-2020
Hazen - (701) 748-6533
Washburn - (701) 462-8636

Welcome to Eyecare Professionals in Mandan, Hazen, and Washburn. Dr. James Helmers, Dr. John Helmers, Dr. Daniel Long and the Eyecare Professionals team strive to provide the finest in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services, and invite you to join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at one of our three locations.

Eyecare Professionals is a full service eye and vision care provider and will take both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Mandan, Hazen, and Washburn areas come to Eyecare Professionals because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Our team is dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Eyecare Professionals, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patient's questions. Additionally, at Eyecare Professionals, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes the Eyecare Professionals staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Mandan, Hazen, and Washburn areas. Our optometrists offer the following services: complete eye exams, eyewear and contact lenses fittings, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Mandan, Hazen, or Washburn offices.

At Eyecare Professionals, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us at one of our locations or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. James Helmers, Dr. John Helmers, and Dr. Daniel Long
Mandan, Hazen, and Washburn Optometrist | Eyecare Professionals

Mandan Location: 701) 663-2020
Hazen Location: (701) 748-6533
Washburn Location: (701) 462-8636



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Here at Eyecare Professionals, we strive to maintain ocular health by prescribing and recommending safe/effective products which includes “eye friendly” makeup. We are excited to introduce and offer BeautyCounter products to our patients. Beautycounter is a company dedicated to safer personal care products for the entire family to include, makeup, skincare, bath and body, and counterman which is their men’s product line. The United States has not passed a major federal law to regulate the safety of ingredients used in personal care products since 1938. The European Union has banned close to 1,400 chemicals in the product formulas of personal care products while the United States has only partially banned 30 to date. Beautycounter, is committed to a health and safety standard that goes well beyond what's required by U.S. law: They have prohibited the use of more than 1,500 questionable or harmful chemicals while ensuring their products perform and are indulgent as any other luxe eye shadow, eye cream, lipstick, or oil in the market. Check out this video...


Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Daniel Long
    Optometrist
    Dr. Long is a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He practices family optometry seeing infants and children through seniors, helping everyone to maintain clear vision and healthy eyes.
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  • Dr.
    James (Jim) Helmers
    (Jim)
    Optometrist
    Dr. James Helmers grew up in Kenmare, ND and after graduating high school he attended college at NDSU. From NDSU, he attended Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago and graduated there before returning back to North Dakota. Dr. James started his practice in Mandan and shortly after his brother, Dr. John, joined the practice the offices expanded to Hazen and Washburn.
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  • Dr.
    John Helmers
    Optometrist
    Dr. John Helmers was raised in Kenmare, ND, after leaving his hometown he attended NDSU. Then, moving to out of state, he attended and graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1984.
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  • Rita
    Office Manager/Insurance Specialist
    Rita has been at Eyecare Professionals keeping our staff and doctors organized and the office running smoothly for over 25 years. She diligently files all insurance claims and is knowledgeable with insurance plans offered to patients. Rita does trainings, ordering and filing for the office. You may also find her friendly face out front working many days. On her off time, she enjoys gardening, scrapbooking and spending time with family.
  • Jolene
    Optician
    Jolene has been with Eyecare Professionals for over 25 years. She is responsible for optical sales and ordering. Her friendly attitude may greet you at the reception desk or in our eyewear area. She enjoys assisting patients with questions, and helping pick out the perfect eyewear to fit everyone's style. Jolene enjoys her free time spending time with her family.
  • Rose
    Optician
    Rose Joined the Eyecare team almost 20 years ago. She assists patients with frame selection, as well as discussing different lens styles and options. She also assists with contact lens fittings. Rose enjoys having a good laugh with patients. She enjoys spending time with loved ones and going on Harley rides.
  • Chelsea
    Pre-tester
    Chelsea joined the Eyecare Professional team in June of 2012. She has a friendly smile, and bubbly personality and takes greate pleasure in helping patients. Chelsea assists with thoroughly pre-testing patients before they see the doctor and frame selection in the optical department. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband and son.
  • Jayre
    Pre-tester
    Jayre came to our staff in the summer of 2011. She seats the patients in the exam room, discusses any visual problems or concerns the patient may have, and performs the initial testing prior to patients seeing the doctor. In her spare time Jayre is busy chasing after her three children and spending time with her husband.
  • DESI, SHELLY & NICOLE
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  • JODI & CINDY
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Location

Hours of Operation

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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Testimonial

  • "Love the Hazen office. Dr. Long is so knowledgeable, personable and he's hilarious. Shelly, Desi and Nicole are so sweet and helpful. I recommend Dr. Long and this office to anyone looking for an eyecare professional."
    Kristine D./Mandan, ND