Dr. Brad Wimmer is the owner and founder of Wimmer Vision Care. He holds a B.S. from the University of Northern Colorado and a Doctorate in Optometry from the Northeastern State University College of Optometry. He is a longstanding member of the American Optometric Association and the Kansas Optometric Association. Dr. Wimmer began practicing in Australia, specializing in low vision care and family practice. He established Wimmer Vision Care in 1992 in Pittsburg, Kansas and moved into his new building in January 2009. Dr. Wimmer practices full-scope optometry including primary eye care of all ages, diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, and fitting of contact lenses.

Dr. Wimmer grew up in Winfield, Kansas. He and his wife, Carol, a physical therapist, moved to Pittsburg in 1992 and raised two sons, Jack and Joe. Wimmer Vision Care is an active member of the Pittsburg community. We have been a Chamber of Commerce member since 2007 and a YMCA Century Member since 2008. We are enthusiastic supporters of all the area schools and their teams and are proud of raising two PHS Dragons.

Wimmer Vision Care was chosen for the Morning Sun's People's Choice award for Eye Doctor in 2015, received the Pittsburg Beautiful award in 2011, and was a finalist for the 2010 Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award.

Kim Balk is a Certified Optician by the American Board of Opticianry. She serves as both our office manager and Lead Optician so she can answer any question you may have!


  • Dr. Brad Wimmer, Optometrist

  • Katelyn Flood, Optometry Technician

  • Ruth Stephens, Optician

  • Kianna Moore, Optician

  • Kimberly Balk, Certified Optician and Office Manager

  • Amy Bowyer, Optometry Technician