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Meet Our Doctors

Providing quality vision care products and personalized optometric services in North Manchester.

It is our mission to provide the best eye care services possible, Dr. Camp & Dr. VanGessel use only the most advanced, state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and eye care products available. We are committed to educating our patients and providing personalized eye care services to the people of North Manchester. At Manchester Eyecare you will find eye care professionals who genuinely care about your health and are dedicated to providing exceptional personal service to everyone who walks through our door.


Dr. Camp is a 1978 graduate of Indiana School of Optometry.  He spend his first year practicing optometry in Muncie, Indiana and then purchased the optometric practice of Dr. Geoffrey LeGrande in North Manchester in 1980.  In 1987 he purchased the practice of Dr. Roger Sawyer and merged the two practices.  He has surrounded himself with a talented and caring staff throughout the years and built his practice on the principles of honesty, trust and genuinely caring for his patients.  Dr. Camp has also served the spiritual and visual needs of the people of Honduras on 20 trips to Central America.  Dr. Camp has been married to his wife, Terri, for 38 years and they have two wonderful sons, Ryan and Steven.





Dr. VanGessel graduated from the Indiana University School of Optometry. Prior to receiving his Doctorate of Optometry, he attended Indiana University Bloomington where he studied biology for three years before becoming early admit to the Indiana School of Optometry. While attending optometry school, he served as the President of the American Optometric Student Association at IU, where he represented his classmates and colleagues at state and national AOA meetings in Washington, DC and Boston, MA. He was also a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, an optometric honor society, and the Gold Key Society, an optometric leadership and service honor society. He also was an active member of Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity, where he served the eyecare needs of the residents of Negril, Jamaica and Indiana Special Olympic athletes. Dr. VanGessel completed four externships during his fourth year of optometry school which included a U.S. Navy Clinic, an ocular disease referral clinic in Indianapolis, the Huntington West Virginia V.A. hospital, and another I.U eye care center where he received specialized training in ocular disease, binocular vision, pediatrics, & contact lenses.

Dr. VanGessel is originally from Avilla, Indiana and graduated from East Noble High School in 2012. He is excited to return to Northern Indiana to be close to family & be an integral part of a private optometry practice. In his spare time, he enjoys playing ice hockey, soccer, helping his family on their grain farm, and spending time with his friends and family.