Nebraska City Office Doctors & Staff
Get to know the doctors and staff who will serve you in Nebraska City.
Tessa Wellsandt, O.D.
Dr. Wellsandt was valedictorian of the 2010 graduating class at Johnson-Brock High School. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2014. She continued her doctorate education in Memphis, Tennessee at Southern College of Optometry where she graduated magna cum laude in spring of 2018. Dr. Wellsandt stays current in her field by regularly attending advanced training courses. In the summer of 2018, she came back to Southeast Nebraska to join Lifetime Vision Center as an associate during the expansion of their patient care services to include a Nebraska City location. She is a member of the Nebraska Optometric Association, the Nebraska City Rotary Club, and also the Optometric Consultant for the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who are Blind or Visually Impaired.
Dr. Wellsandt volunteers her time at Nebraska City Public Schools helping with vision screenings. In addition to vision correction methods, Dr. Wellsandt has extensive training in medical optometry.
Dr. Paul Salansky, O.D.
Dr. Salansky has been practicing optometry in Nebraska City since 1977. He received his Bachelor’s in 1973 at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. He continued his education by receiving his Bachelor of Science in Vision Science from Illinois College of Optometry in 1975. His Doctorate was completed in Chicago at Illinois College of Optometry in 1977. Dr. Salansky has been a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry since 1981. He has also been a member of the Nebraska Optometric Association and American Optometric Association since 1977, even serving as President of the NOA in 1996. He served as an optometric representative on the State Board of Health from 2006-2017. Dr. Salansky is also a Rotary Club member, serving as President in 1986.
Dr. Salansky enjoys golfing, wood working, and reading. He also enjoys traveling, especially with his wife, Deborah.