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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.

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Amanda

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...
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Annie

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....
Brittany

Brittany

Ophthalmic Technician
Brittany was born and raised in New York City and has been in Virginia for almost three years.  Brittany enjoys art, science, video games and LGBTQIA+ issues.  ...
Emalee

Emalee

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

Kristin

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,...
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Lajla

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....
Morgan

Morgan

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...

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