Meet the Team
Optometrists at our Metro East Illinois location
At Performance Eyecare in Swansea, Illinois we currently have 4 eye doctors — Dr. Dirk Massie, Optometrist, is the owner of our vision practice. Our Swansea office also features Optometrist Dr. Marcus Cuff, Cataract Surgeon Dr. Mason Bias, and Dr. B.W. Dudney, our Retina Specialist.
Visit our office in Swansea, located near Belleville, O’fallon & Fairview Heights.
Optometrists at our St. Louis, Missouri location
At Performance Eyecare in Creve Coeur (St. Louis, Missouri), we have Optometrists Dr. Susan Dryer and Dr. Dirk Massie available to perform eye exams.
Please read below to find out more about the professional certifications and qualifications of our Optometrists and Ophthalmologists (eye doctors).
Optometrists at our Alton, Illinois location
At Performance Eyecare in Alton, Illinois, we have Optometrists Dr. W. Kevin Wright, Dr. Dirk Massie, and Dr. Marcus Cuff available to perform eye exams.
Also serving nearby areas of Bethalto, Godfrey, Grafton, and Granite City.
Dr. Dirk Massie | Optometrist
Dr. Massie specializes in contact lenses and sports vision. He has been specially-trained and certified to fit the most complex contact lenses. He routinely prescribes contact lenses for patients with astigmatism, contacts for eye disorders/diseases, bifocals, and even vision shaping contact lenses that provide non-surgical vision correction. Dr. Massie also practices full scope eye care, including LASIK surgery care, and has the authority to write prescription medicines for conditions such as glaucoma, dry eyes, and allergies. In his spare time Dr. Dirk Massie enjoys spending time with his wife, Julie and their three children, Carson, Brock, and Olivia. He enjoys traveling, playing golf, and attending University of Illinois sporting events.
Dr. Marcus Cuff | Optometrist
Doctor Cuff’s optometric fields of interest include pediatric vision, binocular vision and vision therapy, ocular disease, and specialized contact lens fitting. Doctor Cuff is dedicated to treating patients of any age just like they were family and likes the variability that can be encountered in daily practice while working with patients with different needs. Doctor Cuff is an active member of the American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association, and Southwestern Illinois Optometric Society. In his spare time, Dr. Cuff enjoys spending time outdoors including hunting, fishing, golfing, and camping.
Dr. Susan Dreyer | Optometrist
She holds two undergraduate degrees from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She was honored to be awarded the Low Vision Clinical Award upon graduation from Optometry school for her exceptional performance in this specialized area.
While native to the St. Louis area, Dr. Dreyer spent her high school and college years on the east coast before returning back to St. Louis to establish her clinical practice as a Doctor of Optometry.
Dr. Dreyer has enjoyed watching Performance Eyecare in Creve Coeur grow and evolve of the last 3+ years. She believes that the quality of care and professionalism exhibited by all Performance Eyecare employees is simply unmatched. Patients and their ocular needs and concerns come first in her practice. She is eager to fit you in the perfect pair of contacts, treat your dry eyes and prescribe spectacles that give you the best possible vision.
She is married with three children and is very active in her community; volunteering to work a fish fry, serving on a school board, or co-chairing the annual auction. When she has free time, she loves to travel and spend time with her family enjoying the outdoors.
When not in the office, Dr. Wright and his wife, Starlet, enjoy spending time at their private property in Vulcan, MO and visiting with their three children and four grandchildren. They will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary in December 2016! Dr. Wright is a very active individual and rides his bicycle 6-10 miles per day, and even when it’s too cold to do so, he runs on a treadmill or hits the gym. Dr. Wright and Starlet are active members of The Church of Christ located in East Alton, and Dr. Wright practices as an elder of the church.
St. Louis Vision Center Office Manager
Office Manager - Alton Location