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1004 W Hwy 30, Gonzales, LA 70737
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Our Team

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Heather – Practice Manager

Heather has been with Accent Vision Care since July of 2008. Among many other things, she is in charge of supervising and monitoring the work of the office staff, but she helps in every way she can throughout the day. She loves the relationships she has built with her patients over the years. Heather graduated with a degree in Office Systems. When she is not at work, Heather is spending every chance she gets at her favorite place, Disney World.

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Brittany – Practice Administrator

Brittany has been working at Accent Vision Care since December 2013. She makes sure our practice is running as well as it possibly can, with a smooth efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of our patients. Brittany works with the marketing team overseeing the implementation of the marketing strategy – including campaigns, events, digital marketing and PR. She graduated from ECP University’s Management Development Program in the fall of 2016. When Brittany is not at work, she is spending her free time with her family.

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Shaelyn – Certified Lead Technician

Shaelyn has been with Accent Vision Care for 5 years. She has been a Certified Paraoptometric Technician since June 2014. Shaelyn is our Lead Technician at the practice and also our Contact Lens Specialist. She says that the best part of her job is being able to interact with patients and being able to help them to the best of her ability. Shaelyn graduated with a General Business Degree. When not at work, she is spending all of her free time with her husband and toddler son.

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Julianne – Optical Director

Julianne has been at Accent Vision Care since September 2014. She fits our patients into eye wear that works best for their lifestyle. Julianne is our Optician with a mission. Her favorite part of her job is working with frame reps and choosing the latest and greatest styles for our optical. Julianne graduated with a degree in Health Education and Promotion. When she’s not at work, Julianne is busy spending time with her growing family.

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Helena – Front Desk Coordinator

Helena has been with Accent Vision Care since November 2014. She makes sure all of our patients are greeted with a welcoming smile while checking in and a friendly goodbye when checking out. What Helena loves most about her job is the ability to interact with patients. To her its all about making our patients happy. On her free time, Helena is cheering on both of her girls in every sport they participate in.

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Emily – Practice Marketing Coordinator

Emily has been with the practice since Febrauary 2016. She is behind the scenes as the social media coordinator. When Emily is not brainstorming new marketing ideas for the practice, it is possible you can find her just about anywhere, helping out at the front desk, in the optical, or preparing patients to see the doctor. She loves working with her co-workers that are like family to her. Emily graduated with a degree in Business Administration. On her free time, she is traveling as often as she can.

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Candis – Lead Technician/Optometric Assistant

Candis has been with our practice since April 2016. She loves being a part of making her patients’ lives better. Candis is responsible for maintaining quality care by following up when patients miss important appointments. She also takes a huge part in training new technicians. Candis says her amazing coworkers make each work day wonderful. When not at work, she is enjoying time with her husband and three boys.

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Bre – Technician/Optometric Assistant

Bre has been a part of our team since August 2016. When she is not preparing a patient for their exam and assisting the doctor, Bre helps out in the optical lab. She graduated with a degree in General Studies. Bre really enjoys working so closely with patients and being able to help in every way she can. She says that she absolutely loves the people she works side by side with everyday. On her free time, you can find her with her family and friends.

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Amanda – Insurance Coordinator

Amanda is a huge part of our insurance department. She handles insurance claims for our medical billing department. Her favorite part of her job is making sure all patients have a great experience with the practice with as little wait time as possible. Amanda is working on advancing her skills in Medical Billing and Coding. When she is not at work, she loves spending time with her husband, son and daughter.

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Jake – Certified Technician/Optometric Assistant

Jake is a Certified Paraoptometric Technician and has been with the practice since July 2018. He is our Tear Lab specialist and also helps with the submission of insurance claims at the practice. He enjoys meeting new people everyday and learning the culture of Louisiana. Jake grew up in Mississippi and came to the practice for experience to pursue his degree in optometry. Being a big football fan, he enjoys seeing the love for our LSU Tigers.

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Allie – Optician/Frame Stylist & Lens Designer

Allie is a part of our optical team and has been with the practice since September 2018. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Nutritional Sciences. Allie enjoys working alongside her team to ensure every patient has an enjoyable and positive experience. Her favorite part of the day is seeing a patient’s face light up when they find their perfect frame. When Allie is not at work, she spends all the time she can with her toddler son.

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Brooke – Technician/Optometric Assistant

Brooke has been with the practice since February 2019. She handles all general pharmaceutical needs. This includes meeting with pharmaceutical representatives, sending through prior authorizations for a patient’s insurance, and coordinating between patients and their pharmacies. She loves making sure our patients have everything they need to help them achieve their best possible ocular health. When Brooke is off the clock, she enjoys spending all the time she can with her little family.

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Jessie – Technician/Optometric Assistant

Jessie is our referral technician. She has been with the practice since April 2019. When she is not busy preparing patients for their exam and assisting the doctor, Jessie receives all referrals from outside providers. She is on top of making sure we are able to see these patients in a timely manner. Jessie’s favorite part about her job is being able to learn different aspects of optometry. On her free time she enjoys running and tuning in to sports.

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Shelbi – Patient Care Specialist

Shelbi is the leader of our patients Call Center and has been with the office since May 2019. Not only does she handle most of our incoming phone calls, Shelbi is also responsible for making sure all of our patients’ insurance information is prepared before their exam. When she is not assisting patients on the phone, Shelbi helps at the front desk and prepares patients to see the doctor. Her favorite part about her job is being able to communicate with patients and spending all day with her work family. On her off time, Shelbi loves to sleep in and hang out with her family and friends.

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Brittnie – Optician/Frame Stylist & Lens Designer

Brittnie works with our optical team to ensure the best possible vision for all of our patients and has been with the practice since July 2019. She is a smiling face from beginning to end while picking the perfect frame for our patients and making sure she fits you with lenses that will enhance your day to day life. Brittnie loves being able to help our patients everyday. On her free time, she enjoys spending every second with her dog, Bella.

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