About Our Practice
Dr. Sternitzky, Drs. Main and the entire staff at Parkwood Eyecare Associates are thankful for the opportunity to take part in your family’s eye care needs. We strive to provide you with the best eyecare possible. The doctors and staff attend regular continuing education seminars in order to keep current of the latest changes in the eyecare world.
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
Michael D. Main, O.D.
Dr. Main was born and raised in Sundridge, Ontario, Canada. He attended the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario for his undergraduate studies before completing his Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana in 2005. Prior to joining Parkwood Eyecare Associates in 2013, Dr. Main worked at Central Wisconsin Eye Clinic here in Wisconsin Rapids and Family Eye Center in Willmar, Minnesota. In his free time he enjoys skiing, golfing, fishing, playing the guitar and trying to keep up with his two energetic young sons.
Dr. Main specializes in primary care optometric services, including: eye exams, contact lens fittings, pre- and post-surgical care, glaucoma and ocular disease management, and urgent care services.
Carol A.S. Main, O.D., FAAO
Dr. Carol Main (Sheker) grew up in Wisconsin Rapids. She graduated from Lincoln High School and went on to attend the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse for her undergrad before obtaining her Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana in 2005. She then went on to complete a residency in pediatric and binocular vision at the Illinois College of Optometry where she received advanced clinical training in the care of infants, children and individuals with special needs. Dr. Carol Main is one of a select few optometrists in Wisconsin to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). Fellows of the AAO have been recognized by their colleagues as knowledgable and experienced professionals who have met the high standards of professional competence in optometry. Prior to joining Parkwood Eyecare Associates in 2013, Dr. Main worked at the Family Eye Center in Willmar, Minnesota. In her free time, she enjoys running, swimming, backpacking, reading and spending time with her family, especially on the ski hill.
Dr. Main specializes in pediatric and primary care optometry, including: diagnosis and treatment of vision and ocular health conditions in pediatric and adult patients, pre- and post- surgical care, ocular disease management including glaucoma and urgent eye care services.
Stephen C. Sternitzky, O.D.
Dr. Sternitzky grew up in Neillsville, WI. He attended the University if Wisconsin-Madison, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Zoology before completing his Doctor of Optometry at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, graduating with honors in 1987. Dr. Sternitzky has practiced in Wisconsin Rapids since 1989, becoming a founding partner of Parkwood Eyecare Associates in 2001.
Dr. Sternitzky specializes in primary care optometry, diagnosis and treatment of vision and ocular health conditions in all patients, pre and post cataract surgery care, ocular disease management, including glaucoma, and urgent eye care services. He also provides pre and post laser refractive surgery care.
In his free time, he enjoys time with family, running, and cheering in the Badgers and Packers.