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.
Andrea joined our team in March 2017. She had previously worked as an optometric technician before and has loved the job ever since. She enjoys interacting with people and helping others in anyway possible. Andrea is always eager to take on new task and learn as much as she possibly can. In her spare time Andrea loves spending time with family and friends and enjoys new adventures to new places
Shana is originally from New Jersey and has been in the eye care field for over 7 years. She enjoys being one of our Optometric Technicians and takes pride in her important role at our practice. She enjoys interacting with patients and assisting the doctors with patient care. She genuinely loves what she does and the people that she meets. In her spare time, Shana has a passion for makeup and loves to travel with her husband.
Evelyn is a Patient Service Representative. She joined the Fuquay Eye Care team in June 2017. She received her degree in Health Administration in 2013. As a veteran she understands the value in team work and is always willing to lend a helping hand. Evelyn enjoys greeting everyone at the front desk, because it allows her to meet new people. Her hobbies include spending time her family and trying new restaurants.
Sarah has been an Optician at Fuquay Eye Care since August 2017 after moving to North Carolina from Seattle, Washington. She graduated from Western Washington University in 2012 and has been in working in the field of optometry ever since. Sarah is CPO certified and knowledgeable in many areas of the field having worked as both a technician and optician. She has a true passion for learning and patient care and continues to grow and further herself as a para optometric. Outside of work Sarah loves to travel and being from the Pacific Northwest, she enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and skiing with her husband.
Lucy has a passion for helping others which led her to the medical field. In 2011, she received her diploma as a Medical Administrative Assistant and began at Fuquay Eye Care in 2015. She is a Patient Service Representative where she checks patients in and out, answers phones, and provides friendly and thorough customer service. Lucy also verifies each patients insurance benefits before their appointment time. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her husband.
Angie is our Optical Manager and chief optician. She has been in the field for over 24 years and with our practice for five years. She will be happy to help pick the perfect frame for you and pair it with lenses that meet your specific needs. Angie has worn glasses since she was 8 years old and this is one of the reasons she entered into the optical field. One of her favorite aspects of the practice is meeting people, hearing their personal stories, and welcoming them into our family here. Angie is a wife and a mother of her miracle baby boy. She also has three cats who are just like children and she enjoys watching football, racing, hiking and every little thing she does with her son.
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 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 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.