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1515-4 Business Center Drive
Fleming Island, Florida 32003

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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. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.


Ron Kraus, Lab Manager

Ron is the lab manager of our on-site facility and is responsible for the fabrication,finishing and final dispensing of your eyewear. Our optical laboratory has the latest in equipment to not only fabricate your glasses, but to maintain and repair them should they become broken or damaged. We are able...

Susan Hopper, Styling Expert

Susan has an exceptional talent for choosing eyewear that flatters, fits, and is functional. She is certified by “Envision Yourself” , a program that emphasizes face shape, skin tone and color, and lifestyle. She will help to make your selection experience not only enjoyable but fun! Her consulting services are...

Celeste Hughes, Optometric Assistant & Stylist

Celeste has over twenty years experience in the Optometric field. She is experienced in the key areas of our profession. She runs the special procedures, and assists the doctors in the back office. She’s our “fashion guru” and delights in helping our patients find the perfect frame style to match...

Sharon Pembroke, Administrative Assistant

Although Sharon started off as an optometric technician, she quickly became proficient at many of the positions at the office.  Patients love her because she has a gift for putting people at ease as she explains the tests and procedures that are so often new to the patient.  Because of...

Tracie Costello, Optical Sales

If you're looking for a smiling face to help you with your frame choices, Tracie is the one to see.  She has great skills at picking out frames that compliment your face shape as well as your personality.  She has extensive knowledge of the lenses we offer and also vision...

Grace Chapala, Optometric Technician

We are excited to welcome Grace back to our office.  She is our lead optometric technician and is in charge of pre-testing patients and getting them ready to see the doctor.  She is very knowledgeable regarding testing and procedures and develops a great relationship with patients.  She's friendly and has...

Amy Ganci, Medical Billing Specialist

Amy is back in the office after a several year stay in Japan and we couldn't be happier.  She has settled into the medical billing specialist role like she never left.  She is in charge of acquiring referrals, explaining patient benefits and answering any questions patients may have about their...

Roxanne Leszczynski, Scheduling Specialist

Roxanne is the newest member of the Island Eyecare family.  Although she wasn't familiar with optometry when she started, she has quickly learned the ins and outs of scheduling for an optometry practice.  She answers the phone with a smile and has an ability to multi task without anyone knowing...