Your 605 Vision Family
Darya McDaniel, O.D.
Dr. McDaniel was born and raised in Ukraine. She and her parents have moved to New Jersey in 2001, where she attended New Jersey City University to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then decided to move to sunny Puerto Rico to work on her Doctor of Optometry degree. Since graduation, Dr. McDaniel has practiced optometry in Texas, Ohio and Kansas.
In the fall of 2020, she, along with her husband and two toddlers, became residents of South Dakota. Dr. McDaniel performs comprehensive eye exams, manages eye disease, fits contact lenses and will be happy to assist Spanish-speaking population with their ocular needs. She is also a member of American Optometric Association (AOA) and South Dakota Optometric Society (SDOS). In her free time, Dr. McDaniel enjoys spending time with her kids, visiting family, and exploring the beautiful outdoors.
Alex Permann, O.D.
Dr. Permann, a native of Pickstown, South Dakota, attended Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry. He completed his Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Missouri – St Louis College of Optometry. He completed externships at several locations in the St. Louis area, the VA hospital in Kansas City, MO and at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls. He joined Dr. Menning’s practice in June of 2015 and is now the owner of 605 Vision, formerly Dr. LL Menning. His professional interests include comprehensive vision exams, ocular disease management, including diabetic exams, ocular surface disease, complex contact lens issues, and orthokeratology. He is an InfantSEE provider and a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the South Dakota Optometric Society (SDOS).
Andrew Ollerton, M.D.
Andrew Ollerton, M.D., begins outreach services in Chamberlain.
Ollerton is a cornea specialist. He’ll perform surgery for cataracts and lens replacements in Chamberlain.
Ollerton received his medical degree from the University of Utah, and did residency work at West Virginia University. He also completed fellowships at Oregon Health and Science University and Moran Eye Center. He holds certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology.
“These services are a tremendous improvement for the people in central South Dakota,” said Kathy Schuler, executive director of optical services for Sanford Health. “This will help patients who otherwise would need to drive hundreds of additional miles. We are proud to work with 605 Vision to make this a new reality for Chamberlain and surrounding communities.”
To make an appointment with Ollerton, call 605-328-9200.
Meet Our Team of Experts
Mel is a native of Milbank, SD and is the lead optician for 605 Vision. She loves helping find the perfect frame for patients and we rely on her years of experience in the optical industry. Mel is also an accomplished pianist and loves traveling as well as spending time with her family.
Jody helps in all aspects of patient care. She is our billing and coding expert and optical fashion expert. Her attention to detail will ensure a great fit in your frame. When she is not working on her home renovation projects, she is at a rodeo or sporting event with her family.
Rachel serves as a patient care specialist. She is passionate about contact lenses and can help just about anyone to become proficient with insertion and removal techniques. Rachel is an avid golfer and runner. In her free time, you will find her in attendance at her children’s activities.
Jess is a part of our optical team and can help you with selecting the perfect frame and lenses for your needs. She has two boys, Landon and Evan, and spends most of her free time at a basketball, baseball, or football event. Jess is a diehard 49ers fan and loves to travel or read when she finds time.
Shanell is a part of our clinic support staff and will assist you with your exam as well as purchasing contacts or any other care needs. Born and raised in Chamberlain, Shanell is the mother of two beautiful daughters.
Ashley is our patient scheduling coordinator and can assist you with all of your scheduling needs. She is originally from Webster, SD but couldn’t imagine being anywhere but the Chamberlain area. She prefers Nicholas Sparks books when she reads and a good steak dinner is without a doubt her favorite meal.