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VisionFirst Eye Care Middletown, KY Office

If you live in the Middletown area, we would love to see you at our office! Located next to Salsarita’s and McAlister’s Deli, our Middletown location is the perfect office to visit on your lunch break or on your day off. With our convenient hours, you can easily schedule an appointment for all of your eye care needs. At VisionFirst, we strive to make your visit as convenient, timely, and pleasant as possible.

Our Doctors

At our Middletown location, we have two caring and experienced doctors: Dr. Kristen Rabaut, and Dr. Derek Wilder. Both of our doctors practice full-scope optometric care ranging from comprehensive eye exams to pre- and post-operative care for cataract and vision correction surgery, and they also fit specialty contact lenses. All of our doctors are members of the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Kristen Rabaut received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and her Doctor or Optometry degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. She received additional training in the management of refractive surgery, pediatric eye exams, and the diagnosis and treatment of binocular vision anomalies. Dr. Rabaut also fits all major brands of contact lenses including contacts for astigmatism and multifocal wearers. She is a member of the Kentucky Optometric Association and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

Dr. Derek Wilder received his undergraduate degree in History from Wabash College and his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He specializes in diagnosing and treating ocular disease, and fits all major brands of contact lenses including contacts for astigmatism and multifocal wearers. Dr. Wilder is a member of the Kentucky Optometric Association. In his spare time, Dr. Wilder enjoys hiking, golfing, working on home improvements and visiting new restaurants in the Louisville area. He loves rooting for the Indianapolis Colts and his beloved Indiana Hoosiers, as well as learning to love U of L and UK basketball.

Our Mission

At VisionFirst, we are committed to helping you LOOK your best, SEE your best and FEEL your best! We do this by providing you with the best eye care possible, staying up-to-date on the latest technology and working with your personal lifestyle and preference to find you the perfect pair of frames or contacts. Seeing the same doctor every time who knows your personal and family history is just one way that we ensure that you receive the best eye care. At VisionFirst, you will feel great about yourself knowing that you have taken the initiative on your health and have eyewear that looks great on you and fits comfortably with your lifestyle. Check out our blog on Four Reasons Why You Should Choose VisionFirst. Want to hear about us from one of our clients? Check out Vicki’s testimonial.

Give us a call at (502) 244-1559 or click here to schedule an appointment.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 6:00pmSaturday: 8:00am – 2:00pm


12911 Shelbyville RoadLouisville, KY 40243