All of the doctors here at Lentz Eye Care have a shared passion of providing the best eye care possible in Wichita, the community where they grew up or attended school in. Wichita is their “Home Town” and they all decided to come back after attaining their degrees to give back to Wichita and the surrounding communities. Find out more about the doctors below.
Dr. Thomas R. Lentz was born and raised in Wichita where he graduated from Wichita Southeast High School in 1969. He went on to Pittsburg State University where he received his undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Microbiology. Dr. Lentz received his Doctorate degree in Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 1976. After graduation Dr. Lentz practiced with Drs. Carter, Relihan and Wilder at the Eye Clinic of Wichita from 1976-1984. In 1984 Dr. Lentz founded the multi-doctor, private optometric practice, now known as Lentz Eye Care in order to better focus on the eye health and vision needs of Wichita.Dr. Lentz is experienced in the treatment and management of ocular diseases, glaucoma, and laser vision correction. He has completed post-graduate courses from Pacific University in Systemic Pharmacological Treatment of Eye Disease. Dr. Lentz is a member of the National Academy of Sports Vision, Vision Enhancement Council, American Optometric Association and its Contact Lens & Sports Vision sections, Kansas Optometric Association, VOSH International (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity), and Life Member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Dr. Lentz has been active in organizing and going on eye mission trips to Africa and the Dominican Republic to provide total eye care to the needy populations. Dr. Lentz and Lentz Eyecare raised funds to build a school and a solar powered water well for the benefit of the people of Chenge, Mozambique.
Dr. Lentz and his wife have two children, Kacy and Bret who are now married and are teachers. Bret teaches history at Trinity Academy and coaches baseball Kacy teaches early childhood development pre-K in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Lentz in his spare time enjoys all out door sports and has been active for many years coaching baseball. Dr. Lentz and Lentz Eyecare are the team eye doctors for the Wichita Wingnuts.
Dr. Dajana (pronounced "Diana") Komadina was born and raised in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She came to Wichita to study at Newman University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with honors in 2008. Dr. Komadina received her Doctorate degree in Optometry from University of Houston College of Optometry in 2012. She was the recipient of the Eschenbach Low Vision Award as well as Metro Optics Excellence Award in 2012.
Dr. Komadina has a particular interest in diagnosing and managing glaucoma and ocular surface disease as well as prescribing a variety of contact lenses. She regularly treats ocular allergies, eye infections, and injuries, particularly foreign body removals. Dr. Komadina enjoys being a part of KanLovKids program; providing low vision evaluations to children who suffer from uncorrectable vision loss. She is deeply committed to ensuring the good eye health of all her patients and also insists on her patients being well-informed decision makers on issues affecting their health and well-being.
Dr. Komadina is an active member of American Optometric Association, Kansas Optometric Association, and Kappa Gamma Pi - The National Catholic College of Graduate Honor Society. She completed the Kansas Optometric Association Leadership class in 2014-15.
In her free time, Dr. Komadina loves spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling, and trying out new restaurants and recipes.
Dr. Matthew T. Boswell was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He attended Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School and graduated in 2007. After high school, Dr. Boswell signed to play basketball at Emporia State University on an athletic scholarship for four years. He earned All-MIAA honors his senior year. While on the men’s basketball team, he made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll every year. Dr. Boswell majored in Biology, Pre-Optometry while at Emporia State and received his Bachelor of Science upon graduation. In May 2016, Dr. Boswell received his Doctorate degree in Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee.
While in Optometry school, Dr. Boswell saw patients at The Eye Center, one of the largest eye care patient facilities in the country. He saw patients in a wide array of areas including Ocular Disease, Cornea and Contact Lens, Vision Therapy, Pediatrics, and Adult Primary Care. While in Memphis, Dr. Boswell was involved in Lions Club, Optometric Private Practice Club, and Sports Vision Club – which provided screenings for local colleges and promoted eye health at the Memphis Grizzlies NBA games. Dr. Boswell completed his clinical externships at a private practice in Nashville, TN and at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, KS, which focused on Ocular Disease and Low Vision. As well as being an active member of the American Optometric Association and Kansas Optometric Association, Dr. Boswell would like to continue to stay involved in the community he grew up in.
Dr. Boswell just got married this summer to his wife, Dr. Anna Stephenson. They enjoy the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. Outside of Optometry, Dr. Boswell enjoys anything sports-related, especially fishing and golfing.
Mandy Longoria, O.D.
Dr. Mandy S. Longoria was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. She attended Maize High School and graduated in 2008. After high school, Dr. Longoria attended Wichita State University where she received her Bachelors of Science degree majoring in Biology. Dr. Longoria then received her Doctorate degree in Optometry from The University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry in May 2017.
Dr. Longoria has seen a wide variety of patients while in Optometry school. During school Dr. Longoria was President of The Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) club. She went on an optometric mission trip with the group in 2015 to El Salvador where they served over 1,800 patients in one week. Dr. Longoria plans to continue optometric mission trips after graduation. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa honor society
during Optometry school in addition to being an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Kansas Optometric Association.
In her free time Dr. Longoria enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves outdoor activities such
as hiking and biking. She is looking forward to serving the Wichita area as well as cheering on
the Wichita State basketball team.