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  • Miebomian Gland and Ocular Surface Disease

    Over the past 15 years, research has revealed that the leading cause of eye discomfort for over 86% of patients with dry eye is MGD.1 MGD is a disease best detected in its earliest stages and then managed to limit progression. MGD occurs when the protective oil that normally flows from the eyelid (meibomian) glands […]

    Continue Reading January 13, 2017

  • Employee Spotlight January

    Our Employee Spotlight for January is Peggy, our patient records specialist! We asked her a few questions: How did you first learn about Gillette Optometric Clinic?   Actually, it was in the newspaper. I was looking for a job in 2003. I sent in my resume and was hired 3 weeks later. I’ve been here […]

    Continue Reading January 13, 2017

  • Employee Spotlight November

    Introducing our Employee spotlight of November Jamie Vanek! Our business office rockstar ;): 1. What is your favorite part about working for Gillette Optometric Clinic? The friendships I’ve formed with coworkers and doctors 2. If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day? Melissa McCarthy 3. What is your role at […]

    Continue Reading November 4, 2016

  • Employee Spotlight October

    Introducing our Employee Spotlight for October! Anna Martinez-Gonsales. We asked her a few questions: – What drew you to Gillette Optometric Clinic originally?  I walked in as an emergency and enjoyed everyone’s hospitality and how caring they all were. I had asked Mindy May, Dr. Fischer, and Jamie Vanek questions, and they all told me […]

    Continue Reading October 5, 2016

  • Employee Spotlight August

    Meet Linda Kraft How did you first learn about Gillette Optometric Clinic? I learned about GOC during a job search. I had not been in town a long time and GOC is tucked away off the 4 – J so I  discovered when I applied for my position in the business office.   Describe what […]

    Continue Reading August 2, 2016

  • Employee Spotlight July 2016

    Cindy Monroy Cindy takes care of the contact dispensary when she’s not busy assisting the doctors. She does a great job! She has a great heart, and LOVES working with special needs patients. We asked Cindy a few questions: What is your proudest moment at Gillette Optometric Clinic? When I passed my CPO test on […]

    Continue Reading July 6, 2016

  • Employee Spotlight: June 2016

    Meet Jaclyn  GOC: What have you gained from working at Gillette Optometric Clinic? A great work family. Everyone here is so nice and friendly. I have definitely formed some great friendships with my co-workers. GOC: Any favorite line from a movie? “You is kind. You is smart. You is important.”—The Help GOC:Best vacation you’ve been to? […]

    Continue Reading May 31, 2016

  • Employee Spotlight

    Meet Carol “Lovely” Lovell CPOT/CPOC If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would play YOU? Sandra Bullock What aspect of your role at GOC do you enjoy most? Having the experience and knowledge to help coworks learn, and to build the patient’s trust in our office. Where would you like to travel? Hawaii […]

    Continue Reading May 1, 2016

  • When is it an emergency?

    It is valid to worry about your vision problem, after all, you only get 2 eyes in your life right!? But when you call for an appointment, how quickly should you expect to be seen? There are several things to keep in mind, when deciding if you have an emergency eye problem. Seek emergency care […]

    Continue Reading April 27, 2016

  • Vitamin D

      New and interesting research into the effects of Vitamin D and your eye health. Click the link below to find out more. AOA article about Vitamin D research

    Continue Reading April 20, 2016