Our Team

Dr. A.J. Johnson


Dr. Johnson is the new owner of Chelsea Vision Care and practices as a primary care optometrist. He graduated with distinction from the Michigan College of Optometry in 2014. He practices full-scope optometry, which includes diabetic eye exams, glaucoma evaluation and management, pre and post-operative surgical co-management, and other forms of ocular health evaluations.

Katie Gutowski

Office Manager

Katie is our office manager. With more than 20 years of experience as an optician, she wears several hats at Chelsea Vision Care. She handles all of the practice financials, verifies insurance benefits, performs diagnostic testing for patients, fits and dispenses glasses, and consults on IT and software management.


Optical Manager

Karen is our optical manager. She has over 30 years of optical experience, and when it comes to eyewear, she can do it all. Her expertise and advice on selecting frames and lenses not only has patients looking great but seeing great as well.



Patti is the friendly face you’ll see when you walk in the door. She handles all reception responsibilities including check-in and check-out, scheduling, verifying insurance benefits, and much more.


Optical Technician

Michelle started in the optical industry in 2011 behind the scenes making eyeglasses. She has since taken that education and skill to the retail side, expressing her passion by helping patients select the perfect frame with the best lenses for their everyday needs.


Ophthalmic Technician

Kelsey is our ophthalmic technician with over 5 years of experience. She helps with patient flow efficiency in the clinic. She pretests patients prior to their exam with Dr. Johnson, and she plays a vital role in updating patient charts by reviewing medical and ocular history. Should any extra testing become necessary, Kelsey also runs visual fields, takes retinal photos and performs OCT scans.