Sasha has been an optician/ophthalmic assistant for over 30 years. She has been the head optician/technician and optical office manager at Laguna Eyes Optometry since 2001. With her infectious laugh, she is a favorite with many of our patients. She seems to know the perfect frame for each individual. She also enjoys working with contact lens patients and manages the insurance billing. She has a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Chapman College. Her initial desire was to work in research; but found out, to her surprise, that she preferred working with patients more than in the lab! She has also been certified by the American Board of Opticians and the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and reading in her free time.
Cristal has provided excellent medical and optical care for our patients since 2014. She has a great eye for fashion and truly enjoys the medical side of our patient care. She is a certified Medical Assistant and has experience in optical sales, retinal health care and neurology. She was raised in Laguna Niguel and attended Aliso Niguel High. A newlywed, Cristal enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and grandparents.
Ann is our resident recall expert. She is the lovely voice behind the calls that remind you to come in for your evaluations. She has been a part of the LEO team for over 15 years.
Jennifer has been an optician/technician with Laguna Eyes Optometry since 1993. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from UC Riverside and has been involved in the Laguna Beach business community since 1985. Having served in almost every capacity in the office for over 20 years, she still thoroughly enjoys that moment when she places the perfect frame on a patient's face. "Having so many wonderful, long term relationships with so many patients makes Laguna Eyes Optometry a truly great place to be!" Jennifer and her husband live in Laguna with their two children.
Linda H. has been a part of Laguna Eyes Optometry since its beginning but she is stepping back from patient care. She is an American Board of Opticians Certified optician and holds a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art from UC Berkeley. She has contributed to the development of the practice with her varied talents, including the design of all of our office spaces. She is currently semi-retired; but still is the fashion frame buyer and financial manager. If you are lucky, you can catch her in the office helping patients with their frame selections a few hours a week. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, in Kauai and gardening.