Abel Klecker & Robbins

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Experienced Optometrists in Lexington, KY

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If your child is telling you that they can’t see the board at school or you are experiencing trouble reading a book, it might be time to see your local optometrist office. Abel Klecker & Robbins should be the first name on your list if you live in Lexington, KY. Our professional and friendly optometrists will not only help you see clearly again but will give you peace of mind that you will experience lifelong visual health.

At our office, we treat the entire family, including toddlers, teenagers, adults, and senior citizens. It is imperative that children and teenagers receive annual exams to ensure their vision is not deteriorating in any way. We provide a number of services, including eye exams, dry eye treatment, astigmatism treatment, and sore eye diagnosis and treatment. In addition, we offer treatment for eye emergencies.

Our office was founded in 1955 by Dr. Abel and has grown through the years to include Dr. Klecker and Dr. Robbins. Our doctors and staff have years of experience in the field, and they never stop learning about the newest techniques and tools available.

Our staff can easily help you, no matter what your eye care needs are. Call our office today to schedule your next eye exam. 

Dr. Kathryn Robbins, O.D. Independent Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Kathryn Robbins, Optometrist

Dr. Kathryn Robbins is the daughter of Dr. Steven Klecker and his wife, Carol. She was born and raised right here in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Robbins is a 1996 graduate of Lexington Catholic High School and a 2000 graduate of the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.

Dr. Robbins earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, a minor in management at University of Dayton, and is a 2005 graduate of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. After spending many summers working various jobs at Pal Optical, as well as Dr. Klecker's office, she knows the ins and outs of the company. Dr. Robbins enjoys working with patients and takes great pride in helping people achieve healthy eyes and great vision. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Kentucky Optometric Association, and the Kentucky Optometric Association-PAC, and she enjoys volunteering with the Special Olympics when she can. Dr. Robbins currently lives in Lexington.


We take the time to listen to your concerns and experiences to better treat you. From your responses, we recommend the best product or treatment based on your habits and lifestyle.

Eye for Detail

The eye is one of the most important organs of the human body, as well as one of the most complex. Our doctors not only pay close attention to how well you can see but also to the shape of your eye and how light is hitting the back of it. Only trust the professionals when it comes to your eyesight. 


At our practice, we have years of experience and will put those years to work for you and your family. We were founded in 1955 by Dr. Abel and have expanded to include both Dr. Klecker and Dr. Robbins.