Dr. Hejny is a native of Racine, Wisconsin. She completed her undergraduate study at UW-Parkside in Racine. Dr. Hejny is a 1987 graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Hejny and Dr. Schwichtenberg were classmates and best friends throughout their training in Chicago. Dr. Hejny and Dr. Schwichtenberg were married in 1989. They founded I Care Vision Associates together and began practicing in Johnson City, Tennessee in the fall of 1989.
Dr. Hejny is the oldest of three children. Dr. Hejny learned at an early age what it takes to run your own business. She watched her parents manage their own small business and developed a keen sense for how to treat people with kindness and respect. Dr. Hejny practices in our Bristol, Tennessee office. She provides comprehensive eye health evaluations and contact lens fittings of all types.
Dr. Hejny is an avid walker often walking over an hour each morning. She loves spending her time looking through recipe books and cross-stitching when she is not caring for patients.