Meet the Team
With over 100 years of combined experience, our team has you covered. We are passionate about what we do, confident about the lenses and contacts we prescribe, and we are here, always willing to help.
Heather is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton who received her Bachelors of Science degree in Health Science and a Minor in Gerontology. She manages both our Fullerton and Orange locations and has been with our office since 2014. She ensures that you receive an excellent experience at Focal Point Optometry by ensuring that you are seen promptly and that you receive the highest quality eyewear accurately and on-time. When she’s not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to new places and attending the Anaheim Ducks hockey games.
Ric is responsible for assembling all of our in-house glasses and ensuring that all glasses you receive meet our high optical and cosmetic standards. Has been working in almost every aspect of the optical industry since 1990. Ric has many deep passions including reading, hockey, and his daughter’s Girl Scout Troop. In his spare time he helps organize charity Star Wars lines through LiningUp.net at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. He also maintains a patient education blog for all things optical to help educate people while also continuing to add to his own knowledge.
Fatima has been an optician since 2010 and was formally trained at American Career College in
2009. Throughout her time here at Focal Point Optometry of Fullerton she has been responsible for the amazing selection of frames available to you here. She continues to expand her knowledge on different frame lines to always keep our optical area top notch. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her two children, family and following beauty blogs.
Vanessa is a California State University, Fullerton graduate in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry. She is currently furthering her education to become an optometrist and is one of the first people you see when you start your exam here at Focal Point Optometry in Fullerton. She was born and raised in the SF Bay Area making her a die hard fan of the San Francisco Giants and the Golden State Warriors. During her free time she enjoys binging on Netflix shows, trying new coffee spots, and running for leisure.
Hiba is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton and is currently studying to be a Doctor of Optometry at Arizona College of Optometry. She enjoys working with patients so she returns during her school breaks to continue to build the patient relationships she has established in Fullerton over the last several years. During her free time she enjoys trying new restaurants with her friends.
Lupe is one of the first friendly faces you will see or the first friendly voice you hear when you visit or call our Orange office. She is responsible for checking in our patients and, more importantly, she is responsible for starting your eye exams with our advanced diagnostic tests. She has been fully trained to run all of the advanced diagnostic tests we offer at Focal Point Optometry to ensure all of your health care needs have been met. Lupe enjoys creative hobbies such as art and painting nails; She also enjoys spending time with her family and fiance.
Clarisa is our newest addition to Focal Point Optometry of Orange and brings with her three years of experience as an optician. She graduated from American Career College in 2015 and enjoys fitting your glasses to maximum comfort. Some of her other specialties include medical diagnostic imaging and she has an advanced knowledge in contact lenses. In her spare time she enjoys using her Disneyland annual pass to the fullest and spending time with her family.
Rosario is responsible for making sure we have the most current trends and hippest styles in our Focal Point Optometry, Orange location. She has been with us as an optician since 2003 and has taken on other important tasks like Medical Billing and frame repairs. On her spare time, she enjoys to travel all over the world with one of her favorite places to frequent with family and friends being Rosarito Mexico.
Charles has many talents and has various duties here at Focal Point Optometry. He specializes in IT, electronic health records systems implementation and maintenance, and ensures our systems are working at peak efficiency. In his time away from the office, he enjoys hiking, bodyboarding, blogging and trying out new food places. Charles also does a great job at continuing to expand his optical knowledge and helps keep us all informed on new important changes.