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Dr. Jeffrey Garcia, has more than just clear vision to offer his patients at Family Eye Care Optometry. With a soft-spoken manner and a gentle touch, Dr. Garcia can turn the experience of a doctor's visit into one that is tolerable. His stamina, as well as, an inherent compassion for helping others is evidenced by a list of accomplishments. These include eight years of professional education pursuing an optometry career, years of Navy service, both active and reserve, many hours of community service and volunteer work using his optometric skills.He received a bachelor's degree from the University of California, San Diego in 1989 then went onto achieve a doctor of optometry degree in 1993 from the Southern California College of Optometry.After his formal education, Dr. Garcia served on active duty as the Department Head for the Lemoore Naval Hospital's Eye Clinic. He continues to hold a commission as an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Dr. Garcia is also very active in his community where he has served as President of the Lions Club and currently serves as President of the Lemoore District Chamber of Commerce. He is also very involved with the Lion's Sight Conservation program and provides free eye care services to thousands each year. His volunteer efforts through Lions and other organizations extend to Mexico and Central America. Dr. Garcia cares for a wide variety of patients and vision problems. His years spent working with patients from around the world gave him an excellent pool of knowledge and experience. Dr. Garcia is well trained to deal with patient from infants to the elderly with a wide range of health and vision conditions.
Dr. Garcia is a member of the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association, and the Tulare Kings County Optometric and is certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. We all welcome you into our Office and look forward to seeing you, whether you are a first time patient or a long time friend of ours.
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Angela is the Office Manager and veteran employee of Family Eye Care Optometry. She has been associated with the practice for over eight years now. Her job includes insuring the practice runs smoothly for the staff and patients, getting the most for you from your insurance, HMOs or other third party providers, and maintains a wide variety of designer frames for your selection.
Mickey Cardoso has been working in the optical field for over 12 years. She brought her years of experience to Family Eye Care in the spring of 2002. Mickey is our veteran Optician. If you need help in selecting just the right frame, Mickey’s years of experience in the fashion optical industry will assist you in getting just the look you want. If you are a first time contact lens wearer, Mickey will patiently guide you through the contact lens training process, to insure your contact lens wearing success.
Cristina Tafolla came to our office while she was a Junior at Lemoore High School in the Fall of 2001. She has since become our lead Optometric Technician. Cristina is experienced in providing all of the pre-testing and glaucoma screening that you will receive when you come in for an examination. Cristina is also very experienced and can assist you in selecting all of your eyewear needs, including contact lenses.
Rosalia Guzman has been working in our Office since the Fall of 2003. Rosalia is currently attending West Hills Community College. Rosalia is an Optometric Assistant, and will help provide you with excellent eyecare. She is assisting in pre-testing, frame selection and is a very experienced office technician as well.
Christina Azevedo has been working in our office since the fall of 2004. Prior to working for us, she had worked in the medical field for the past two years. She is our latest addition to our team and more importantly to our family here at Family Eye Care in Lemoore, California. Christina is an Optometric Technician.