Our Team
Dr. Stacy Carpenter

Dr. Stacy Carpenter is originally from Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and currently lives in Lower Paxton township. She received her B.S. in Life Science from the Pennsylvania State University and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. Dr. Carpenter completed her ocular disease externships at Veteran’s hospitals in Tennessee and South Carolina as well as a low vision externship at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA. 

Dr. Carpenter practices all aspects of optometry including comprehensive eye exams, contact lenses, and ocular disease treatment and management. She strives to thoroughly educate each patient about their eyes and advises on how to continue good eye health.  

Dr. Carpenter enjoys spending her personal time with her husband golfing, gardening and visiting family and friends. She is also an active member of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association.

Dr. Carla Mariscotti

Dr. Mariscotti joined the Morrison Associates in 1986. She practices all aspects of optometry; managing and co-managing cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy and other eye conditions. She specializes in difficult to fit corneas and difficult to fit contact lenses. She credits her love of contact lenses to Dr. Robert Morrison, with whom she worked for several years.

Originally from California, PA, she earned her Bachelor of Science from California University of Pennsylvania in 1982. She received a Bachelor of Visual Sciences and a Doctorate of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. She has been an adjunct faculty member at her alma mater, lecturing primarily on difficult to fit corneas and contact lens innovations.

She spends every minute of her spare time with her family and friends.

Dr. Alan McLin

Dr. McLin has been meeting the eye care needs of patients at the Morrison Associates for since 1986. He worked closely with the practice founder, Dr. Robert Morrison, one of the inventors of soft contact lenses for many years at the beginning of his career.  He received his doctorate of optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. McLin diagnoses and manages the full spectrum of ocular diseases including infections, diabetes, macular degeneration, dry eye, cataracts and foreign body removal. His expertise in contact lens fitting and design ranges from soft disposable lenses to complex gas permeable designs for patients with keratoconus and other corneal irregularities.

He is involved in  research studies evaluating contact lenses, contact lens solutions and ocular pharmaceuticals.  He has been an adjunct faculty member at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry teaching a course on innovations in contact lenses.  He has published articles and lectured on various contact lens related and vision care subjects.

His daughter is a student at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University.

Dr. James Riegel

Dr. James Riegel joined The Morrison Associates in 1997 where he gives comprehensive eye exams. He practices a full scope of optometry managing and co-managing cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other eye conditions. He enjoys fitting contact lenses for all ages, ranging from easy to fit children and adults to more complicated bifocal contacts and contacts for ocular diseases.

Dr. Riegel was born and raised just north of Harrisburg, graduating from Williams Valley High School in 1988. He then attended Lebanon Valley College where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1992 and thereafter Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia where he received his Doctorate of Optometry in 1997. Dr. Riegel did several internships including an internship in our office. While on his rotation here, he became greatly interested in specialized contact lens fitting and has worked here since 1997.

Dr. Riegel, being native to this area, considers this home and enjoys extending eye care to our community. He plans to be here until retirement. He is happily married and has three children who keep him busy when he is not working.

Dr. Michelle Wetherhold

Dr. Michelle Wetherhold is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and received her doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Her externships include the Lebanon VA Hospital, the Newington VA Hospital, the Eye Institute at Pennsylvania College of Optometry, and the Morrison Associates. She has been in practice with the Morrison Associates since 2002.

Dr. John Wetherhold

Dr. Wetherhold grew up in the Harrisburg area and attended Bishop McDevitt high school. He received his B.S. degree at Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA and then his doctorate degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA. He rotated through various clinics including pediatrics, contact lenses and the Lebanon veteran’s hospital.

Dr. Wetherhold joined Morrison Associates in May 2007 and enjoys practicing all aspect of modern optometry. This includes comprehensive eye exams, emergency visits and various contact lens fittings.

In his free time, Dr. Wetherhold enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He is an active member of his church and enjoys sports, cooking and spending time outdoors.