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The Staff

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 receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

amanda GSP UID 9097866f edee 481b ac42 5b26f48ab9a6


Office Manager
Amanda was born and raise in Richmond and currently living in the area. Amanda joined the practice with Dr. Van in May 2010. She enjoys vacationing in the OBX with her children Aubrey and Forrest, spending time with family, fishing and hiking. She also enjoys cooking and baking in her free...
annie GSP UID 94c87103 d824 4b71 b0d1 445d81e3ea76


Ophthalmic Technician
Annie grew up in Northern Virginia and is currently living in Richmond. She is a second year student attending VCU. During her free time she enjoys sewing, spending time with her friends and family and binge watching tv shows....


Ophthalmic Technician
Emalee was born and raised in southwest Virginia.  She got her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University and wants to study Optometry in the future.  Emalee enjoys trying new restaurants, listening to music, watching movies and going on adventures.  ...
Kristin Nichols


Ophthalmic Technician, Contact Lens Specialist
Kristin was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Maryland, Illinois, South Carolina, Texas, and now Virginia.  Kristin got her bachelor of arts in Sociology at Clemson University.  Kristin has been an ophthalmic assistant since 2001 and started working with Dr. Van in 2010.  Outside of work, she enjoys reading,...


Ophthalmic Technician
Lajla was born and raised in Richmond, VA. Lajla is currently majoring in Biology at VCU and aspiring to become an optometrist! She is fluent in Bosnian and English. She enjoys shopping, traveling, spending time with friends and making jewelry....


Ophthalmic Technician
Morgan was born and raised in Utah and just recently moved to Virginia from Idaho.  She graduated with a Bachelors in Home and Family from BYU-Idaho in 2018.  In her free time she loves to read, binge tv shoes and sew.  Her favorite shoes are the oldies but goodies, including...


Ophthalmic Technician
Preet was born in India but grew up in Northern Virginia. She is a senior at VCU hoping to become a Physician in the future. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and watching new shows on Netflix. ...

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It’s time for a refresh! We are excited to share that our practice will undergo a two month long remodel starting on Monday, March 13th.

We will be closed March 13-14 to move into our temporary office next to LensCrafters. You will walk through LensCrafters to get to our office. Business will resume as usual on Wednesday, March 15th until the end of April.

We want to apologize in advance for any inconvenience and technical difficulties that you may encounter during this remodeling process. We truly appreciate your understanding and look forward to seeing you!