Meet Our Staff
Dr. Karen Lin
Dr. Karen Lin is our newest team member. She is an excellent and experienced optometrist who has worked in various clinical settings such as private practices, ophthalmology, corporate as well as having taught in optometry schools, and participated in many school screenings and exams. She graduated from UCLA with a bacherlors degree in Psychobiology after which she studied optometry at Southern CA College of Optometry. She then completed a residency in Low Vision at the University of Berkeley school of Optometry. Dr. Lin is easygoing, compassionate, and loves getting to know her patients. She enjoys optometry because it gives her the opportunity to develop relationships with her patients and see them year after year.
When not working, Dr. Lin enjoys spending family time with her 4 kids (including a set of twins) and sightseeing. She also enjoys volunteering at her kids’ schools and loves teaching for their Art Master’s program. Dr. Lin particularly enjoys hiking, running 5ks for charity, half marathons and earned her Spartan Trifecta. She is excited to meet you and get to know you!
Optical Boutique Director
Virginia has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of the optical field including over 20 years with our practice. Additionally, she is fluent in English and Spanish. Her cheery personality makes choosing glasses or contact lenses a very pleasant experience. She stocks over a dozen designer lines from conservative, to very fashion forward and exciting. Virginia will make your time spent in our office smooth and enjoyable. Her years of experience allow her to completely customize each patient’s frame and lenses to their specific needs. Virginia has a keen ability to showcase each patient in a frame that fits his or her unique style. She is married with 3 adult children and 7 grandchildren.
Front Office Coordinator
Jeani is the first person you will meet when you enter our office. She has been with us for 17 years and has over 25 years of experience working with the public. Jeani will gladly make appointments for you and obtain insurance authorizations and answer your questions. Her goal is to make you feel welcome, whether it is on the phone or during your visit. The best thing about our front office coordinator is she will always greet you with a smile. She has 4 children and 11 grandchildren.
Certified Diagnostic Specialist
Claudia has almost 20 years of experience and training in all aspects of the optometric field. We are very proud that Claudia has been with us for 17 years. She is completely fluent in English and Spanish. She is very proficient at ensuring that your concerns and visual needs are addressed and that you are well-informed of all the visual options that are available to you. Claudia assists Dr. Paul in most of the diagnostic and medical aspects of the practice.
Patient Communication Director
We are excited to introduce Kayla as our newest member to the team. As patient communication director, her goal in our office is to increase communication with our patients in providing educational materials in multiple media experiences. In addition, she maintains our social media presence to help all our patient keep up to date with both eye health care and awareness of new eyewear fashions.