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Located at 42 N Main St, Canton, Il

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Our Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.
Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.
Meet our team:

Bonnie Colvin

Bonnie has been with Progressive Vision Center since March 1995. You will find Bonnie in the optical boutique ready to assist you with your eyewear selection, repairs and adjustments.


Amanda Purtle

Amanda has been with  Progressive Vision Center since October 2010.  She has previously worked as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant for 10 years at Ochsner Eye Center in Wichita, KS. You will always see Amanda with a smile on her face, doing what she does best, as she cares for our patients here at PVC. 


Diane Rude

Diane has been with Progressive Vision Center since April of 2007. She enjoys working with people and serves our patients assisting the doctors as an Optometric Technician in the clinic, as well as Clinic Manager and Practice Development.


Quilesa May

Quil began with Progressive Vision Center in 2012 as the Front Desk Coordinator. After a brief leave, she returned again in 2015. You will see Quil moving around the office assisting in the front, in optical with glasses as well as the clinic for testing.


Melody Sluga

Melody first came to our practice in June 2009 as an Optician and Technician.  She previously worked for seven years at Illinois Eye Center as their Lasik Surgery Coordinator.  After a short absence, Melody joined us in again in 2013 as Office Manager where she oversees staff and practice management. You will also often see Melody at our Front Desk, helping work patients up, or even in our Optical Boutique.



Lisa Miars

Lisa joined Progressive Vision Center in December 2014. She previously was Office Manager for Five Star Water for 11 years. Lisa comes to us with over 20 years in Customer Service. We welcome Lisa as the newest addition to our patient care family and look forward to her helping care for the needs of you and your family!

Ashley Bortell

ashley allen crop2Ashley joined our team in August 2015. Ashley has a passion for people…and it shows! You will find her at the check out desk assisting patients as well as being the liaison for patient surgical co management.

Jeremy Kauzlarich

jeremy k crop2Jeremy joined Progressive Vision Center in August 2015 as our new Dispensary Manager. Starting out as a part-time lab tech and working his way up to General Manager of a retail chain location, he brings a vast array of knowledge and experience. Jeremy was born and raised in Canton and is excited to “be home.”