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We are located across from the Fuquay-Varina Town Hall and in front of Quality Inn,
505 North Judd Parkway NE Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.

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The Staff

Fuquay Eye Care and Doctors Evangeline and Patrick O’Dowd offers a staff experience that is fun, friendly and always willing to help our patients. Our staff is happy to help you fit in an eye exam during your busy schedule, and answer any questions you may have about your eye health and needs.

We’ll help you develop an eye care plan that fits into your particular needs.

And we couldn’t do it without our staff, who is more than willing to go above and beyond the call of duty to help our patients.


Hermonda B.

Optical | Paraoptometric

Hermonda has a true passion for opticianry and enjoys helping people look and feel their best in eyewear. She has been with our practice for six years and has 16 years of experience in the field. When assisting patients, Hermonda helps select the style and shape of frame that is personalized for them. She also has her paraoptometric certification, allowing her to assist in patient care.

Hermonda is married and has two children. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and working in her church.


Stephanie S.

Insurance and Billing Manager

Stephanie has been with Fuquay Eye Care for 14 years. While Stephanie’s primary role in the office is as our Insurance and Billing Manager, she also assists in all areas of the practice from assisting a patient to find the perfect frame to planning staff events to scheduling appointments.  Stephanie is also a Certified Paraoptometric.

Stephanie is married and has two teenage boys. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching Jazzercize and watching her boys play multiple sports.


Jaime C.

Patient Service Representative

Jaime has been with Fuquay eye care since March 2016 and has been in the eye field for over  10 years. She loves to help patients anyway she can and enjoys her job. She is a mother of 3 wonderful children. She has a daughter and two sons. She enjoys spending time with them as with her family and friends.


Emily L.

Optometric Technician

Emily is originally from New Hampshire and has been in the eye care field for 3 years. Prior to joining our team in January 2019, she achieved her CPht while working in pharmacy for 5 years. She enjoys helping patients and making them feel like family. She is excited to pursue the next certification to advance in her career. In her spare time, you can find her making new friends at local dives. She currently lives in Clayton and enjoys going on new adventures with her fiancé and dog.


Melissa M

Optometric Technician CPO

Melissa joined our team in January 2019 and has been in the eye care field for 15 years. She takes pride in her role at our practice and enjoys helping people in any way possible. Melissa is eager to learn and is always looking forward to the next opportunity to expand her knowledge in her current position. When she's not in the office, she is volunteering at a local animal shelter to fulfill her passion for helping homeless pets. She currently lives in Fuquay-Varina with her husband, son, and three dogs!


Tonya M

Optometric Technician, CPO

Tonya joined our team in December 2018 and has been in the eye care field for 15 years. She has a passion for helping others, which led her to work in the medical field and pursue a degree in Medical Billing and Coding. She is a wonderful mother to one daughter, and in her spare time she enjoys reading books and spending time with her family and friends.


Crystle T.

Crystle has been working in the eyecare field for 27 years.  She moved from Tennessee to North Carolina in 2012.  She has done many different tasks over the years.  She enjoys helping patients picking out frames that good and give the patient the best vision for their optical needs. Crystle is married and has one son and one grandson.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and church.


Olivia L


Olivia is a licensed optician and has been in the optical field for over 14 years. She is ABO and NCLE Certified along with having her Florida optician’s license. Opticianry is her true passion and she dedicates herself to helping others be able to see sharply while looking their best. Her goal is to create the perfect pair so her patients will love their glasses and feel confident about themselves. Olivia has 3 daughters who keep her busy. She also loves crafting and constructing various clothing and home décor items in her free time.