Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctor and staff who make Definitive Vision the leading provider of vision care products and services in Omaha.
Dr. Shannon Elwood
Dr. Elwood has been practicing optometry since 2003. He specializes in family preventative eye care, with a strong emphasis on contact lenses.
Originally from the Omaha area, Dr. Elwood attended Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, NE, followed by the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry where he graduated with honors in 2003. He also is an active member of Heart of America Contact Lens Society and Vision Source.
Dr. Elwood currently lives in Bennington, NE with his wife and three children. In his free time he enjoys playing with his kids, keeping active, and following sports.
Dr. Dara Latner
Dr. Latner began working in the optometric field in 2008 as an optician at several offices in the Omaha area. Over her career, she worked for both private and retail offices and managed multiple teams of opticians until deciding to attend optometry school in 2015.
Growing up in Missouri Valley Iowa, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2010. A few years after earning her bachelor’s degree, she then returned to school to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University School of Optometry and graduated in 2019.
Dr. Latner currently lives in Council Bluffs with her husband and two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, painting, and taking her dogs for long walks.