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.

  • Sable - Apprentice Optician

    Sable has worked in the eye care field since 2012. She started her career in Marianna, FL and moved to Alachua in 2018. She is currently working towards being a licensed optician. She is very versatile and able to perform many important roles in the practice. Her bubbly personality is a great asset to Alachua Family Eye Care.

  • Jasmine- Patient Coordinator/Insurance Biller

    Jasmine has been working in the medical field for 10 years with experience in Front and back office. She is a natural interacting with patients. She values excellent patient care and making sure that the every patient leaves the office with a wonderful experience.


  • Jessica - Certified Ophthalmic Technician

    Jessica is a Certified Ophthalmic Technician and has worked in the eye care field since 2012. She enjoys helping patients with their eye care needs. She is proficient in pretesting and performing diagnostic tests to help diagnose and treat patient conditions.

  • Larissa - Patient Coordinator/Insurance Biller

    Larissa has been working in eye care for 4 years. She is dedicated, consistent and hard working. She plays an important role being the first point of patient contact at Alachua Family Eye Care.

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed