Dr. Lance Rittenhouse has practiced optometry since graduating from Illinois College of Optometry in 2006. He completed undergraduate studies at Western Illinois University. He began his optometric career serving in the US Navy at Navy Hospital Oak Harbor, WA where he cared for aviators, sailors, veterans and family members.

In 2008 Dr. Rittenhouse took part in a humanitarian assistance mission to Burkina Faso where over 100 patients received cataract surgery. After the military, he worked in both retail and private practice optometry in Augusta, GA for six years before starting at Stay Focused Eyecare in June 2015. He has special interests in the treatment of dry eye and fitting contact lenses.