THE STAFF AT Family Vision Care
Our exceptional eye care staff in Mt Pleasant, South Carolina look forward to helping you and your family with all your eye care needs. We will help you select the most appropriate frames or contact lenses and will meticulously fit your new glasses to meet your needs. At Family Vision Care, we are dedicated to optimizing your vision care.
Meet Our Team in Mt Pleasant, South Carolina
Kristin is a Charleston local that has a passion for both optometry and client care. With her background in special populations, advocacy, and management she is here for anything you may need! While at USC, Kristin had blast studying Public Health, cheering on her Gamecocks, and working in the special needs community. Kristin’s sister is legally blind, and she accompanied her to many vision therapy sessions which led her to this field.
Kristin loves anything related to nature and can tell you the best kayaking spots in town. As Family Vision Care’s practice manager and clinic coordinator, she strives to ensure a great experience and connect with all of our patients! Love dogs? Ask Kristin about her giant “fur-babies” Maxxie and Fripp. Want to play around with some stylish and funky glasses? Let’s do it! Have questions about our dry eye clinic or need to schedule a visit? She’s got you covered!
Kim is a transplant from the north, but has been in the Charleston area for over 30 years, so she now considers herself southern. After being a stay at home Mom for 25 years, Kim began her career as an Optician. And has been helping people find glasses for almost 15 years. She especially likes chatting with patients and helping you find the perfect pair of glasses. Kim is also very likely to tell you all about her grandchildren Emma and Sammy.
Debbie is a true Charlestonian! Being raised in Southern hospitality, makes her the perfect candidate for Family Vision Cares’ front desk. Her smile will be on the first friendly face you see as you walk into the office. She has been working with Dr. Smith for 7 years and has known him for over 35.
Debbie is most grateful for her loving family. She was blessed with two wonderful daughters and blessed with four handsome grandsons! When she is not at work you can probably find her at the baseball field cheering on three of her grandsons or enjoying a tasty meal prepared for her by the fourth.
Christmas is her favorite holiday because it is a time of joy, peace, friends and family. Traditionally gathering for quality time, flavorful foods and fun festivities!
When asked is she came back in her next life as an animal what would she be? Her answer was simple; “A cat!” When asked why she said, “ So I can lounge around with my favorite feline companion, Bella!”
Chelsea is a Virginia native who moved to Charleston, SC December 2019 after graduating from Emory & Henry College with a Business Administration Bachelor’s degree. She loves going to all the great restaurants in Charleston and going to the beach. She has a passion for reading books, painting, and traveling. She loves her Russian Forest Siberian cats because they have interesting personalities. She is always trying to make people laugh because she is rarely serious. She loves getting to see patients and getting to know them throughout the visit.
Mt. Pleasant native Rebecca has a love for optometry and patient care. Having previously worked as a medical scribe in an ER, Rebecca loves working in a private practice where she can get to know her patients. One of Rebecca’s favorite things about optometry is the ability help tailor a patient’s prescription to fit their personal needs and visual environment. She also loves seeing what frames patient select to show their personality! Rebecca has grown up with a love of the water and the outdoors. Following a family tradition of sailing, she has had the opportunity to sail for her local high school and later the Clemson University club team. When not on the water you can find Rebecca painting or reading a good book. Be sure to ask what’s next on her reading list! Come fall Rebecca is always ready to go hiking or watch college football. Go Tigers!