Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Leah Gibson
Heartland Optical Optometrist – Lincoln

Dr. Gibson is a native of Callaway, NE. She completed her Bachelor of Science through the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus and received her doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She practiced in Memphis for several years before returning to Lincoln.

Dr. Gibson is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Nebraska Optometric Association (NOA). Leah is married to Lane Gibson and they have two wonderful children, Camden and Sloane.


Dr. Jennifer Haney
Heartland Optical Optometrist – Lincoln 

Dr. Haney is a native of Columbus, NE. She received her doctorate in Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry. Prior to receiving her doctorate, she attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she majored in Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science and minored in Chemistry.

Dr. Haney is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Nebraska Optometric Association (NOA). She enjoys being active, watching and playing sports, and spending time with family and friends.


Dr. Paul Lackore
Heartland Optical Optometrist – Grand Island

Dr. Lackore has lived in Aurora, NE since 1992. He received his Doctorate of Optometry in 1990 from Indiana University. Prior to that he acquired his bachelors degree in biology from Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Dr. Lackore has been a member of the Nebraska Optometric Association (NOA) and the American Optometric Association (AOA) for nearly 30 years. He serves on the city council, is active within his church and enjoys being with family and staying active.












Dr. Paul Lackore