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Vikki
American Board of Opticianry Certified,
Certified Paraoptometric Assistant


Vikki is our Office Manager and grew up in a small town on the Oregon Coast. The mining industry brought her and her husband to Nevada in 1989 and they lived in Round Mountain for a year and a half before taking up residence in Winnemucca in 1990. Vikki became part of the Optometric field in 1995, working as an Optometric Technician for many years as well as learning many other areas of the practice. She is also American Board of Opticianry Certified. She loves to spoil her grandchildren, great-nieces and great-nephews. Her hobbies include reading, sewing, crocheting, walking, gardening and spending time with her family.
 
     
 
     

 

Nikki
Certified Paraoptometric

Nikki is our receptionist and a native to Winnemucca, graduating from Lowry High School in 2009. Growing up in Winnemucca she has found a passion for being involved with her community, especially with the local Basque Club, Euskaldunak Danak Bat, both as a dancer and as an instructor, proudly celebrating her heritage. When she is not dancing, or greeting our patients with a warm smile, she can be found spending time with friends and family.
 
     

 

       
  Debby
American Board of Opticianry Certified,
Certified Paraoptometric
Assistant

Debby is the Patient Care and Surgery Coordinator for our office. Her family has a farming background, and she’s lived in Kings River and Winnemucca for many years. She’s worked in the Optometric field since 2000, and is our head Technician, performing many tests prior to patients seeing the doctor, as well as advanced tests ordered later during the examination. Debby also completed the challenging process of becoming American Board of Opticianry Certified. She is a true animal lover, and in her spare time she likes spending time with her family, especially her grandson.
 
       
 
       

Michelle
Certified Paraoptometric Assistant

In our office Michelle serves as Optician, Technician and Contact Lens Coordinator. Michelle was born and raised in Chicago Illinois and later moved to Las Vegas Nevada. She moved to Winnemucca with her husband one year after graduating from Cimarron-Memorial High school. She often refers to Winnemucca as her "breath of fresh air" compared to her upbringing in large cities. Other then work her other passions in life include traveling around the world, photography, hiking and backpacking, reading, cooking and exercising.
 

 

   
 
     
Cecilia
Certified Paraoptometric Assistant

Cecilia was raised in Battle Mountain, NV, and after graduating from high school, she studied in Reno at the Nevada Career Academy where she became a certified massage therapist. She moved to Winnemucca in 2007. Cecilia serves as our head Optician and Vision Therapist (following a progressive visual training program under the doctor’s supervision, individualized to fit the visual needs of each patient and improve skills such as eye coordination, focusing, and visual tracking). Cecilia is fluent in Spanish, and outside of the office she enjoys family time with her children.
 
     
   
   
Patty
Certified Paraoptometric Assistant

Patty was born and raised in Winnemucca, graduated from Lowry High School, and attended Great Basin College. She worked at Reliable Ace Hardware for 4 years until she joined an Optometry practice in 2007. Along with Nikki, Patty serves as our Receptionist and is very knowledgeable in insurance billing. She can be found at the front desk answering phones and assisting patients at the check-out area following their examination. She also does a great job of assisting our Spanish speaking patients as she is bilingual. When she’s not caring for patients, Patty also enjoys her family-time, especially with her little boys.
 

 

 
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