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At Lakewood Eye Care, exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.
Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.
Meet our team:
Angela Jiang handles the everyday activities of the practice that keep us up and running. Angela has worked with the company since we opened. If you have ever visited the office, her smiling face was probably the first you encountered. In addition to running daily activities, she is here to assist patients with their contact lens needs from ordering to proper handling and care. She is also knowledgeable with billing and filling your vision or medical insurances. When she is away from the office, in her free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Lupe Duran has been on board with the practice since the very beginning. As a certified optician, we frequently turn to him for advice and he also assists us in cutting lenses for our patients. When he’s not in our lab here, he can be found working for Optical Outsource or biking in his free time.
Erick Viles has recently joined our staff but brings many years of optical knowledge and fashion sense for your eyewear selection needs. He has extensive knowledge on different types of frames, sunglasses and prescriptive lenses in addition he will oversee our in-house laboratory for expeditious delivery of your beautiful hand crafted eyewear. He is experienced in getting the most value and enjoyment out of your eyewear. In his spare time he is a fashion designer and an advent cyclist.
Katia SevillaHas recently joined our office working the front desk. She works with us only part time because she currently is a teacher at a daycare. When she is not working she likes to spend time with family and friends.
Austin Hardee Has recently joined our team, but before that he was a freelance photographer with an eye for detail, he has built a small business out of word of mouth recommendations focusing initially on non studio individual and family photography. He is creative and loves to edit photos, so they tell a unique story about his subject. He has worked for a distribution company where he was responsible for tracking, maintaining and reconciling inventory and returns. He is no stranger to retail or fashion, as he worked at a retail department store as a stocker, merchandiser, customer service rep.His natural ability to get along with others and his outgoing personality will serve him well as our new receptionist. In his spare time, Austin enjoys going out to eat, and wine tasting, going to movies with and hanging with friends!