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At Alachua Family Eye Care, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our Alachua patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.
Our Alachua optometry professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our Alachua staff and make an appointment.

Debbie - Office Manager/Licensed Optician

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Debbie has been in the optical industry for over 20 years. She is highly skilled in helping patients select the ideal pair of glasses for their vision and fashion needs. She is also a pro at adjusting eyeglass frames to perfection. Her engaging personality endears her to most everyone she provides care for. She has learned many nuances of ophthalmic dispensing over her extensive career that enable her to provide exceptional care, second to none.  Debbie is actively involved in the community and considers our patients part of the family.   

Debbie is a working mom and spends every minute possible away from the office with her two boys and her husband. Her other loves are her 4 kitties and guinea pig.  

Debbie is the co-founder of Alachua Family Eye Care with her husband Bill (Dr Avonda). It is her sincere labor of love to care for the community and she take great pride in our family owned business.   

Marcella - Insurance Billing 

With almost 10 years of experience as a Medical Office Manager, Marcella prides herself on helping patients have the best experience possible.  She believes that a smiling face and a simple 'Hello' can make a world of difference in making a patient feel comfortable when they come in for an appointment.  Marcella prides herself on exceptional customer service, organization and giving her very best at the office each and every day.  

When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.  Marcella is also an avid animal lover and has dogs, cats and pet pig Link.   

Marcella is excited to be part of Alachua Family Eye Care and loves helping the community with their eye care needs.  

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