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Meet The Friendly Staff at Lake Forest Optometry

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Our 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 staff 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.



Teresa has been with Lake Forest Optometry since 1984. Aside from managing day to day operations, Teresa provides a variety of patient care including: front and back office, pre-testing, and dispensing. She also manages vision and medical insurance billing inquiries. When she isn’t in the office, she enjoys travelling, and spending time with family and friends.



Barney has been with Lake Forest Optometry since 1993. Barney manages communications with our off-site contracted labs and runs our in-office lab, i.e.: edges lenses, repairs frames, and performs quality inspections on finished jobs. office marketing and IT for the office. During his free time, Barney enjoys surfing, golf, mountain biking, and playing music.



Cathi has been with Lake Forest Optometry since 2001. She keeps her pulse on the eyewear industry by purchasing a wide variety of frames for every taste. Cathi provides patient care through pre-testing, contact lens training, eyeglass selection and dispensing. Cathi enjoys spending quality time with her family, pets and friends. During her leisure time, Cathi also enjoys channeling her inner artist through crafts such as beading, quilting and knitting. When she isn’t working on a craft project, she can be found reading or walking her golden retriever, Damos.



Laura has been with Lake Forest Optometry since 2013. She provides a variety of patient care services including: scheduling and front office duties, pre-testing, contact lens training, dispensing, and adjusting frames. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and watching movies.