Penobscot Eye Care’s staff of experienced eye care professionals is capable of delivering the highest level of service available. We pride ourselves on our family-oriented atmosphere. We look forward to creating long-lasting relationships with each of our patients.
Penobscot Eye Care’s Optometrists
OD, American Board of Optometry
Dr. Rosehannah Carmichael, or “Rosie,” was born and raised in Ellsworth, Maine. She studied Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Maine at Orono before attending optometry school at the New England College of Optometry in Boston. She received her Doctorate in Optometry in May 2020.
During her time in optometry school, she completed clinical rotations in ocular disease, community health, pediatrics, vision therapy, and contact lenses. She is a member of the American Optometric Association.
Outside of work Dr. Carmichael likes to spend time outdoors running, hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing. She is also a dedicated fan of all New England sports teams and UMaine hockey and football. She lives with her husband, two dogs, and one kitty. Dr. Carmichael loves working with and helping the people of Maine and is so excited to be home.
Kimberly D. Allen
OD, Diplomate, American Board of Optometry
Dr. Allen is our Senior Associate. She joined our practice in November of 2006. Dr. Allen received her doctor of optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in 2003 after graduating from Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry. She then completed a residency in Ocular Disease with Kittery Ophthalmic Consultants in Kittery, ME. Dr. Allen has advanced therapeutic glaucoma authority through the State of Maine Board of Optometry. She is a member of the International Optometric Honor Society, Beta Sigma Kappa, the Maine Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Allen enjoys gardening, skiing, hiking, camping, hunting, and all things Maine Outdoors! Originally a mid-westerner she is an avid football fan (GO KC CHIEFS!!) She resides in Eddington with her husband, three sons, and two loveable Newfoundlands.
Alyssa J. Verrill
OD, American Board of Optometry
Dr. Alyssa Verrill got her start here at Penobscot Eye Care as an ophthalmic technician while pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at the University of Maine in Orono. She attended graduate school at The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, earning her Doctorate in Optometry in 2016. She has completed clinical rotations in primary care, contact lens, pediatrics, and ocular disease. She is a member of the International Optometric Honor Society, Beta Sigma Kappa, the Maine Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Verrill resides in Winterport with her husband. They enjoy singing together as well as camping, fishing, and exploring the beautiful Maine outdoors with family and friends.
Penobscot Eye Care’s Professional Staff
Stacey is our Practice Administrator. She joined our team in 2000 in a Management and Billing Specialist role at our Bucksport office (no longer in business). She has worked in many positions over the years and became our Practice Administrator in 2021. Her focus is providing our patients with a caring and professional atmosphere at each encounter.
Optical Technician, Contact Lens Specialist