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Dawn V, Ophthalmic AssistantDawn V., C.O.A.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Cosmetic Consultant
Back Office Supervisor

Dawn is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant with over 20 years experience in Ophthalmology. She has been with the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center for 16 years, serving as one of our key Cosmetic Consultants. Dawn has extensive experience and training in tissue fillers, Botox Cosmetic, and the various Obagi Skin Care Programs available. Dawn’s other duties include ophthalmic and surgical assisting, as well as preoperative counseling for patients.

Melissa R, C.O.A.Melissa R., C.O.A.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Cosmetic Consultant

Melissa is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant bringing over 15 years of ophthalmology experience with her to our practice. Melissa has also been a Cosmetic Consultant for the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center for the last 13 years. She has extensive experience with Botox Cosmetic, dermal tissue fillers, as well as the various Obagi Skin Care Systems. Additionally, Melissa is one of our surgical scrub technicians as well.

Stephanie M., C.O.A., C.P.C.P.Stephanie M., C.O.A., C.P.C.P.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Cosmetic Consultant
Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional

Stephanie has worked in ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery since 1990. She has been with the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center for 18 years. In lifetime certificationaddition to her cosmetic consulting duties, Stephanie is a certified ophthalmic assistant, certified permanent cosmetic professional and surgical scrub technician. She is a member of the following associations: Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals and JCAHPO. Stephanie enjoys going to the sand dunes, camping, swimming and, most importantly, spending time with her husband and children.

Sherrie S., C.O.A.Sherrie S., C.O.A.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Cosmetic Consultant

Sherrie is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant with more than 40 years in Ophthalmology. She has extensive expertise in laser refractive surgery, and one of her many strengths is manual refractometry. Although she started her career in Cleveland, Ohio, Sherrie moved to Phoenix in 1994. Since joining our Practice, Sherrie has become well-versed in many aspects of cosmetic surgeries and services. Sherrie is very committed to spending quality time with her family and friends.

Brienna L., C.O.A.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Cosmetic Consultant

Brienna's career began in 2001, working for an optometrist for three years, where she learned how to tech, do visual fields and the fundamentals of optometry. She quickly found that she had a love for the eyes and working with patients to help them achieve their best sight. Brienna moved on to an ophthalmic practice where she spent 12 years improving her knowledge of the eye, refraction and surgical skills, before joining the Arizona Eye Institute. During her downtime, she loves to hang out and have fun with her husband of more than 13 years and their three children.

Daniel K., C.O.A.

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Daniel brings two decades of experience as a certified ophthalmic technician to the Arizona Eye Institute. He recently moved to Arizona to be close to family, and enjoy the weather. Daniel has experience working on complex vision cases.  He enjoys spending time with his loved ones in Arizona.

Mandy M., C.O.A., M.A. Mandy Web

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Cosmetic Consultant

Mandy brings more than a decade of knowledge to the Arizona Eye Institute as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant and has been a Medical Assistant since 2004. A native of Phoenix, Mandy enjoys serving the local community and educating patients. She lives with her spouse and two sons, who all enjoy to hike together in the beautiful desert weather. 

Lauri J., C.O.A. Lauri Web

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Lauri has more than two decades of experience in the ophthalmology field. While training in the field of pharmacy, she had an opportunity to take a job as an ophthalmic tech and fell immediately in love with the career and the people she gets to help every day. Lauri has a Bachelor of Art's Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Western Washington University. A native of Washington State, she now lives in Phoenix with her two children. She volunteers for multiple organizations including her church, to provide vision care to those without access, in Mexico and Africa. 

Kristina C., C.O.A. Lauri Web

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Kristina brings a decade of experience in the field to her treatment of patients. She began working in ophthalmology while still a teenager, and fell in love with working with patients. Kristina has focused on customer service, retina conditions and testing, and treating infection. Born and raised in Arizona, she lives with her husband and her Shih tzu Bane. Her favorite activities including hiking, going to the gym and binge watching her favorite TV shows.

Sheryl P., C.O.A. 

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Sheryl has more than two decades of experience as an ophthalmic technician specializing in retinal conditions as well as assisting in cosmetic procedures and consultations. Originally from Flagstaff, she enjoys outdoor activities such as dirt biking, and riding her motorcycle. She lives in Phoenix today, and her greatest job is being a grandmother. She has two adult children and four grandchildren, as well as dogs that join her on adventures.

Circe R., C.O.A. Circe

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Circe brings more than a decade of experience as a certified ophthalmic technician, specializing in areas including cataracts, glaucoma and general ophthalmology. When not working with patients, she is studying to be a physician's assistant at Arizona State University. A Phoenix native, Circe continues to live in Phoenix where she enjoys her family and her Yorkie, Bently. She loves to kayak and to travel around the world. She has traveled to international destinations including Ireland, Thailand, Japan and Mexico.

Kimberly M., O.A.Kimberly M., O.A

Ophthalmic Assistant

Kimberly started her eyecare career as an ophthalmic assistant in 2009 and has specialized in retina, assisting with retinal evaluations, intra-vitreal injections for macular degeneration, fluorescein angiography and OCT macular scans. Having moved to Phoenix in 1976 from Nevada, Kimberly is proud of her husband and five children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and enjoys life!

Ophelia J., O.A., M.A. Ophelia

Ophthalmic Assistant

Ophelia brings nearly 15 years of vision care experience to the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center, including as an ophthalmic technician, and an optician. A native of Window Rock, Arizona, she has enjoyed caring for vision health her entire adult life, and is always eager to help patients learn about their own care. Ophelia, now a resident of Phoenix, is a proud mother of three who spends a lot of quality time, when not working, with her children.

Victoria., O.A. 

Ophthalmic Assistant

Victoria brings almost a decade of health care experience to the Arizona Eye Institute, including as an ophthalmic technician and a certified surgical technician. She is also a trained phlebotomist. Victoria loves to take in football games, watch the Diamondbacks, and enjoys softball.  An Arizona native, she now lives in Goodyear with her boyfriend and their combined four children.

Brittnee H., O.A. Michelle B Online

Ophthalmic Assistant

Brittnee has been working in ophthalmology her entire career of a decade. Her expertise includes retinal conditions, pre-testing, contact lenses and glaucoma. Raised in Wisconsin, her family moved to northern Arizona, where her father served as a pastor. She lives with her high school sweetheart and their two sons. The family loves to go camping and enjoy the outdoors.

Lucie M., O.A. 

Ophthalmic Assistant

Lucie brings more than two decades of health care experience and dedication, including as a retinal technician, in women's health care, and general health care. She has worked in the Front Office before becoming an ophthalmic technician. Born in Mexico City, Lucie now lives in Phoenix with her husband and their dogs. She loves to salsa dance and also enjoys doing make up in her spare time.

Clinnt F., O.A. 

Ophthalmic Assistant

Clinnt comes to the Arizona Eye Institute with experience in surgical ophthalmology during his time spent as a Navy corpsman. Clint has a Bachelor's degree in management and leadership, and is working toward a Master's Degree in Biomedical Science from Midwestern University. He received a medal of combat valor for his brave efforts that four Marines who were injured and under attack, while he was deployed as a medic in Iarq. Born in Guam, Clinnt now lives in Glendale with his wife and dog. He enjoys hiking, exploring historic sites, playing basketball, weightlifting and fishing.

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Wickenburg, AZ 85390

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