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Our exceptional eye care staff in Athens, Georgia 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 Five Points Eye Care, we are dedicated to optimizing your vision care.

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Nate Sedlacek

Nate Sedlacek joined Five Points Optical in May 2010. Nate is a Licensed Dispensing Optician and comes from a family of opticians including his father, mother and sister.  He is certified by the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE).  Nate began his career in the optical field in 1993 and has many years of experience in optical management.

Nate gives back to the community by volunteering.  He traveled on a Gift of Sight trip to Mexico and volunteered on the Vision Van in Atlanta to provide eyecare to those without insurance or access to eye care.  Nate lives in Winterville with his wife and 3 children and loves boating, fishing and activities around the lake.


Katie Faucher

Katie joined Five Points Eye Care in November 2009. She has a Bachelor in Business Administration with a focus in Finance degree from the University of Michigan where she graduated with distinction.  She was a personal shopper for Ralph Lauren for 2 years and worked at Tiffany & Co. for 3 years.  She then joined Edward Jones as a financial planner, running the Troy, Michigan branch as well as training and recruiting in the region.

Katie is a Licensed Dispensing Optician (LDO) in Georgia, and is American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certified and National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) certified. Katie is responsible for our frame styles and selection in our optical.  As a Licensed Dispensing Optician she helps patients choose frames and lenses that work with their lifestyle and specific needs.  Katie is married and lives in Athens. She recently started her family and has a new baby boy.  Her hobbies include reading, traveling and swimming.


K.C. Webster

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.


Gary Parham

Gary joined Five Points Eye Care in May 2021 as an optician. He began a career in the optical field in 1999 as an optical lab technician and received a Dispensing Opticians license in 2004. He is certified by the American Board of Opticianry.  Gary brings an experienced knowledge of optics along with understanding the best fits and style when helping patients find the perfect eyewear for all of their needs. Gary is passionate about helping patients see and look their very best.  Gary is married to Joni and they reside in the Sanford community of Madison County with their daughter Fia and his step-son Kaleb. He also has 3 sons (Isaac, Will, Gabe), 2 step-daughters (Brianna & Tula) and 2 step-sons (Kaleb and Dawson).  Gary loves taking trips to the mountains exploring towns along with antique/thrift shopping, movies, and concerts with Joni.  He also enjoys running, playing guitar, and coaching his daughter’s soccer teams.  And of course he is a die-hard Georgia Bulldog – GO DAWGS!


Amanda Dunahoo

Amanda joined Five Points Eye Care in 2019 as an Optician-in-Training. She has a bachelor’s in fine arts and a master’s in interior design from Brenau University so she loves accessories, from the ones that fill your home to the ones we wear, like beautiful glasses! She is married with two teenagers and enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, antiquing and visiting historic homes.


Michelle Farquharson

Optometric Technician
Michellle joined our practice in April 2021. She is dedicated, dependable, and a team player. Michelle worked as an ophthalmic diagnostic technician in her previous job of almost 20 years in the Boston area. She is a loving mom , MiMi, and wife and in her downtime she loves decorating,...

Kenzie Evans

Business Office
Kenzie is a part of our business office staff, helping patients when they first arrive for their appointments.  She is also attending Georgia State University to get her bachelor’s degree. She is a big “people person” and loves to interact and work with people. Her goal is to keep a...

Tracey Williams

Certified Ophthalmic Technician
Tracey  joined Five Points Eye Care in November 2020. She is a graduate of Athens Technical College in Medical Assisting and has been in the eye care field for many years. She is a certified ophthalmic assistant and is a part of our clinic staff. Originally from Maxey's, she recently moved to...

Carley Smith

Pre-Optometry Student
Carley joined Five Points Eye Care in 2020 and helps in the optical and clinic. She currently attends the University of Georgia as a student and is on track to graduate with a bachelors degree in biology. After graduating from UGA, Carley plans on attending a school of optometry in...

Kenza Abraham

Patient Care Coordinator
Kenza joined our staff in July 2018 as our Patient Care Coordinator, handling our patient phone calls, coordinating our doctor’s schedules and referrals to other offices. She has years of experience with customer service and marketing and an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice but has recently decided to join the...

Amber Evans

Optometric Technician
Amber started with Five Points Eye Care as an optometric technician in May 2018. She is originally from Covington, GA and now lives in Danielsville, GA with her sons and husband. Her days are mostly spent at the lake, the ballfield, or staying inside to watch a good movie or playing...

Kathy Ramsay

Business Office Member
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,...

Paula Bleecker

Business Office Member
Paula joined our staff in March 2016. Over the years she has working in a variety of medical offices, hospitals, and nursing home settings, but this has been her first experience with eye care. A transplant from Pennsylvania, Paula lives in Athens. She has two grown sons, one in Newnan...

Celeste Dove

Optometric Technician
Celeste joined Five Points Eye Care in August 2015. She is a graduate of Athens Technical College in Medical Assisting and works as one of our technicians as well as is our low vision rehabilitation coordinator. She currently lives in Danielsville with her young daughter. She enjoys reading, spending quality...

Abby Mason

Clinic Care Coordinator
Abby grew up in nearby Jefferson and joined Five Points Eye Care in 2013 after working for several years in the service industry. She started as a full time Optometric technician and became National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) certified in 2017. She is now currently in charge of verifying insurance...

April Vetterkind

Practice Administrator and Business Office Manager
As our Practice Administrator and Business Office Manager, April keeps our office running smoothly. She coordinates our business office, clinic and doctors’ schedules, as well as trains new Business Office staff members. April completes special projects for our doctors, handles the office inventory and physical plant upkeep as well as organizes...

Noemi Osorio

Vision Therapist
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, English and American sign language....

Marie Miller

Billing and Insurance Manager
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...

Five Points Eye Care in Athens

Five Points Eye Care provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Athens. Our eye care experts offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Five Points Eye Care aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance....