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Meet the Staff

At Alachua Family Eye Care, our staff is friendly and professional.  Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our Alachua patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.Our Alachua optometry professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Please come in today to meet our Alachua staff and make an appointment.


  • Debbie - Office Manager/Licensed Optician

    Debbie has been in the optical industry for over 20 years. She is highly skilled in helping patients select the ideal pair of glasses for their vision and fashion needs. She is also a pro at adjusting eyeglass frames to perfection. Her engaging personality is endearing to her patients. She has learned many nuances of ophthalmic dispensing over her extensive career that enable her to provide exceptional care, second to none. Debbie is actively involved in the community and considers our patients part of the family.

    Debbie is a working mom and spends every minute possible away from the office with her two boys and her husband. Her other loves are her 4 kitties and guinea pig.

    Debbie is the co-founder of Alachua Family Eye Care with her husband Bill (Dr Avonda). It is her sincere labor of love to care for the community and she take great pride in our family owned business.

  • Anna - Optometric Technician/Contact Lens Specialist

    Anna is a seasoned Optometric Technician who is skilled in reading eyeglasses, pretesting and diagnostic medical testing of patients. She has been with AFEC for over a year.  She multi-tasks handling contact lens orders/issues as well as dispensing of eyeglasses. She is attentive to patient needs and very detailed in her exam documentation. Anna prides herself as a lifelong learner and she is currently studying to attain the designation of CPO  (Certified Paraoptometic).

  • Erica - Patient Coordinator/Insurance Biller

    Erica has worked in the eye care field since 2000, with the majority of that time having been in a supervisory role. Erica prides herself on helping patients have the best experience possible. She believes that a positive patient encounter starts with her. Erica provides herself on exceptional customer service, with great organizational skills. Erica is excited to be part of Alachua Family Eye Care and loves helping the community with their eye care needs.

  • Sable - Patient Coordinator/Insurance Biller

    Sable has many years in optometric care. She is versatile, able to perform many important roles in the practice. Her bubbly personality is a great addition to Alachua Family Eye Care.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

am only 1st Wed of Month

Thursday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Alternating (Inquire within)

Sunday:

Closed