Meet the Doctors

Dr. Punam Saini OD


Therapeutic Optometrist


Dr. Saini completed her undergrad degree in Biology at Ohio University and her optometry degree at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Dr. Saini continued her training with a residency in primary care and disease on The Navajo Nation in Kayenta, AZ. Dr. Saini practiced adjacent to the Navajo Nation in Flagstaff, Arizona for 13 years before moving back to be closer to family.

She is a member of the Kentucky Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.  In her free time, Dr. Saini loves spending time with her husband and two boys,  traveling, hiking, and attending live music. Dr. Saini is passionate about preventing vision loss and is an active member of One Sight as well as VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity), providing eye exams to those in need. Dr. Saini has provided eye care in underprivileged areas in Costa Rica and Guyana, South America. She hopes to go on another mission trip soon.

Dr. Lauren Schmitt


We are growing! Please welcome Dr. Lauren Schmitt to Saini Eye Care. We are so excited to have her join our excellent team of eye care professionals! 

​​​​​​​Here's a little bit about Dr Schmitt: I grew up in Northern Kentucky and went to undergrad at NKU where I majored in microbiology and minored in chemistry. I will receive my optometry degree from UABSO. In my free time, I love hiking with my dog, traveling, and trying new foods.