Dottie our Office manager has been in the optometric field for over 30 years serving the Hi-Desert.
Dottie is an enthusiastic and innovative professional with extensive experience in the optometric field she will tell you that, “It’s being able to see our patients and their families’ year after year and knowing they trust us as their Eye Care Professionals”.
Special interests include horseback riding, hiking, and spending time with her family and the beautiful desert we live in.
Claudia has been with our office for the past eleven years, and her office responsibilities include ordering contact lenses, tinting lenses and doing specialty orders for repairs. Claudia meticulously searches and does her absolute best to find the exact right piece for your broken frame. One of Claudia’s fortes is adjusting and dispensing children’s glasses. When she is not at the office she enjoys cooking and spending time with her three beautiful kids and two grandkids!
Kim joined the Clarion Optometry team in 2016 to head up our Billing Department. She brings with her over 20 years of experience in customer service and finance, with ten years spent in real estate and escrow and another ten in banking. Kim is responsible for insurance billing and accounts receivable.
In her free time, Kim enjoys listening to live music, visiting the beach, hiking in the National Park, and spending time with her friends and family.
One of our newest editions to the team, Hannah, serves as our Associate Patient Care Coordinator. Hannah brings 5 years of customer service experience and medical background as a licensed EMT in her home state Ohio. You are first greeted with Hannah’s bubbly attitude when calling for scheduling an appointment. She is more than able to assist in any insurance questions, order questions and is trained in educating patients in contact lens use and care.
When not serving our patients, Hannah likes to spend her time buried in a new book. She also likes spending time with her husband with a nice dinner in and a movie.
Mikayla is one of our leading members, serving as the Senior Patient Care Coordinator in the office. She is well-rounded, being able to schedule appointments, answer insurance questions and process payments. Being with us for mor than 2 years, Mikayla is also well versed in our billing department and can help with prescriptions, referrals, and other necessary documentation.
Mikayla likes to spend her free time enjoying live music and concerts. She is an avid river goer, spending her summers by the water with friends and family. Family is extremely important to Mikayla and her Pitbull Tino.
Aline has been apart of our team since 2019 and has worked mainly in our optical department as our Associate Optician. She works vigilantly with our doctors to bring our patients the best vision correction prescription for their optic needs. Eyewear is important to patients and to Aline which pushes her to provide patient guidance on selecting a frame that best suits their style. Aline is also responsible for placing lens orders as well as adjusting and repairing glasses.
Aline spends her free time with her two children and husband. Being a mother is something she takes great pride in. Small trips and new things keep Aline and her children busy, going apple picking, farm tours and the zoo are just some of their latest adventures. She also enjoys trying new food and occasionally binge watching a show on Netflix.
Our team is composed of eye health professionals who are dedicated to our patients. We will do everything we can to ensure you have a pleasant visit every time. We will answer any questions you have and also make sure your concerns are taken care of.
Our entire team is dedicated to education. We are constantly learning so that we can provide the highest quality care for your eyes.
We want you to feel as confident in our staff as we are. We hope to foster this with every phone call and every conversation that you have with our staff. We are dedicated to always treating you with respect while helping you in any way you need.
If you have any questions about our staff, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (760) 228-2020.