Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.
Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.
Stacey has been an optometric technician since 1996, joining our practice in July 2000 as a general technician. Since then she has furthered her training to become proficient in all aspects of contact lenses and was promoted to Contact Lens Technician. She became certified by the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) in November 2004. Stacey’s responsibilities include contact lens fittings and ordering of all patient contact lenses. She also performs pre-testing, including taking patient medical history, visual acuity, blood pressure and completes other special testing as needed for the doctors. She is married to Marty Allen, an environmental protection specialist with the Environmental Protection Agency. Her hobbies include reading, photography, exercising and playing with her Doberman puppies.
Marie has been in the medical field since 1985 and joined our practice in October 2003 as the Front Office Payment Coordinator. Since then, Marie has been promoted to Insurance and Billing Manager, handling all patient billing and insurance questions and claims filing for our practice. As her proficiency in coding and billing has increased, Marie has used her knowledge to educate the doctors and staff about proper insurance coding. She is also responsible for keeping our billing software compliant with federal regulations. Marie is married with two boys, spending much of her free time with her family and friends. She also enjoys sewing, watching good movies, and reading “Oprah” magazine.
As a Vision Therapist, Noemi supervises children with various eye problems including amblyopia (lazy eye) and focusing problems as they complete vision training to improve their vision and visual function. Noemi joined our practice in February 2008 and lives in Athens. She is fluent in Spanish and English and is learning sign language. Her hobbies include reading, teaching, singing, and dancing.
Amye joined Five Points Eye Care Center in September 2004. She works full-time as an Optometric Technician. She also performs some customer service duties like reminding patients they are due for their annual or follow-up exams. She is currently studying for her National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) certification. Amye grew up in Athens and is married with two young sons. She is an accomplished artist and decorator, using her skills to decorate the window displays and practice for each season.
As our Practice Administrator, April keeps our office running smoothly, working on special projects for the doctors, handling the office inventory and physical plant upkeep as well as organizing our training materials. She also coordinates the business office schedule and trains new staff members in this area of our office. April joined Five Points Eye Care in February 2010 and lives in Athens. She has been in the eye care field since 2005. April spends her free time volunteering at local middle and high schools as a math tutor, traveling and attending local art shows.
Abby is the newest member of our clinic technician team. She grew up in nearby Jefferson and joined Five Points Eye Care in 2013 after working for several years in the service industry. She’s currently working as a full-time optometric technician and became certified by the National Contact Lens Examiners in 2017. Abby enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing with her Great Dane, and reading.
Celeste Dove joined our staff in August 2015 as our patient care coordinator. You may see her friendly face when you arrive at our front desk or have her help you on the phone when she is in our call center. She lives in Danielsville with her husband and is pursuing a degree in medical assisting. She enjoys reading, spending time with her family, traveling, hunting and fishing.
Dylan Kemp joined the practice in March of 2016. He started out working in the call center and business office, and he also assists the technicians with patients and performs special testing. Dylan is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a BS in Biology, and he is also a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA). Dylan has plans to attend Physician Assistant (PA) School in 2018. Dylan’s future career interests lie in Primary Care, where he has worked in the past. In his free time he enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music and attending local shows, reading, playing golf, hiking and camping.
Paula Bleecker joined our staff In March 2016. Over the years she has worked in a variety of medical office, hospital, and nursing home settings, but this is her first experience with eye care. A transplant from Pennsylvania, Paula lives in the Watkinsville area with her husband and two big dogs. She has two grown sons and two young grandsons who live near Atlanta. In her free time she enjoys reading, doing needlework, keeping in touch with her out of state relatives and friends, and walking her dogs.
Allison Adams joined our practice in April 2016 as a member of our business office. She is the main person who is in our call center, answering phone calls, patient questions, making appointments and reminding patients of their upcoming appointments. She has over twelve years experience in an eye care call center. Allison lives in the Athens area with her two children. In her free time, she loves to see movies with her children, go to the park or just walk around beautiful Athens.
Kathy Ramsay joined Five Points Eye Care in August 2016. She has always enjoyed helping and working with patients in her many years in the medical field. Kathy is a member of our business office, helping patients check-out. She enjoys fishing with her husband on the weekends as well as reading, puzzles, having her granddaughter visit and playing with her three dogs. She also loves to get out and enjoy nature.
Originally from Atlanta, KC moved to Athens around 2014 after living in NYC for some time to be near family and fell in love with the Classic City. She has a background in the Arts, Architectural History and Communications and joined Five Points Eye Care in 2017. She plans to use that creative background to help patients choose the perfect glasses and receive the best care possible. In her free time she enjoys reading, playing with her dog, searching for new and interesting architecture in Athens and traveling.