Vanessa is our main receptionist. She will always greet you with a smile. She has been with us since May 2017. She is genuine, sweet, and adds a genial quality to our office. Vanessa is a go-getter and is always eager to help. She loves working with our patients and enjoys getting to be the first person the patients come in contact with. Vanessa is also bilingual.


Tracie has been with us since January 2020. She verifies insurances and vision plans and schedules appointments for patients.  She brings the fun into the office.   She has nine children and loves digital scrapbooking, spending time with her children, and travelling with her husband.

Tiffany Office Manager – Certified Optician

Tiffany is our Office Manager and has been here since day one.She takes care of any and all issues that arise. She works closely with insurance companies and not only keeps the office up and running, she makes sure each employee is happy and that translates to the patients.


Katie – Optician

Katie comes to Sonoran Desert Eye Center with years of experience as an optician. She is happy, friendly, caring, and knowledgeable. She enjoys the gym in her spare time.

Mya – Certified Optician

Mya is our Lab Manager. She has been here since July of 2009. Mya is a ‘Jack-of-all-trades’. She does everything from billing to lens cutting to helping you decide your best options for glasses or contacts. Mya loves her coworkers and getting to work with family.

Dawn – Doctor’s Assistant

Dawn started in eyecare as an certified ophthalmic technician in 1989 at Wilmer’s Eye Institute at John Hopkin’s University.  She is responsible for imaging and scanning the eyes using the latest technology, fits contact lenses, and assists the doctor in data gathering.  She has 3 children and she loves kayaking, hiking, volleyball, gardening.