Meet Claremont Optometrist, Dr. Anna Torres
Dr.Torres has practiced Optometry for close to 30 years. She grew up locally in the city of Glendora and is a graduate of Glendora High school. She earned a bachelor of arts in biology at the University of San Diego. From there she went on to earn her doctorate from the Southern California College Of Optometry in Fullerton.
Dr. Torres has worked for several large medical groups including CIGNA, Friendly Hills and Magan. She is great with patients of all ages. She is fluent in Spanish. Currently, she is listed in Several Whos Who Lists including Americas’ Best Optometrists 2002,through the present. Dr Torres recently attained the status of Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry.This Board assures that Doctor Torres is Certified in Optometry with a special emphasis in Contact Lenses and Anterior Segment disease. She is one of the few Optometrists in the area who carry this title.
In addition to her busy schedule, Dr. Torres is an active member of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce, and the Montclair Chamber of Commerce. She is also a Board Member of the Claremont Rotary, and on the Board for The Executive Women’s International Group of Pomona Valley. Dr Torres is on the Membership committee for the Claremont Chamber of Commerce. Dr Torres is active in the Local Optometric Society The Inland Empire Optometric Society. She is serving as the Pac Director the Inland Empire Optometric Society. Dr Torres also belongs to the Vision Source Network of Doctors where she is spending time looking for ways spending time looking to Improve the Eyecare services that are provided at the Optometric Vision Center of Claremont.
John has had 12 years experience as an optician, primarily as the lead lab technician for two in-house labs. As technology advances, John makes it a priority to provide you with information about the latest materials and coatings your to help meet your vision and lifestyle needs. John has a good sense of humor and a great smile that can help make any day better.
Carrie Wilson-La Farge
Carrie is a graduate of Tucson College in Arizona where she received an Optical certificate. She worked for 4 years at Vista Optical as an Optician. She then took time off to raise her son and daughter. She then went on to graduate from Everest College where she received a degree in Medical Billing and Coding.She is very skilled and a great member of our team.
Tania is our newest staff member at the Optometric Vision Center of Claremont. She has recently finished training at the Northwest College with a degree in Optician Specialist. She completed an intership at the Retinal insitute of California in Pasadena. She has had several customer service jobs in her past including Starbucks where she worked as a Shift Supervisor. Tania speaks Spanish fluently. Tanya enjoys hiking and Volunteers for Care Harbor in Long Beach.
Stephanie is our Front Office Administrator. She is a licensed Optician with almost 10 years experience in the industry, previously as a manager for a major optical chain. Stephanie is likely the first smile you will see when entering our office and your care is her number one goal! Stephanie loves to travel and explore new cities with her daughter.
Jessica is our newest addition! Her primary job is technician/ front desk, But with over 15 years of optical experience shes a great all around addition to our team. Jessica has two young boys that keep her busy but when she finds the time she loves to hit the amusement parks to wear them out! Jessica is bilingual and strives to give you a pleasant experience form beginning to end!