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Patient Representatives

Lori Temp

Lori Temp is a people person and a greeter extraordinaire! She enjoys her daily interactions with people at the clinic in many different capacities throughout the day. She was a...

Taylor LaFave

Taylor LaFave has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and has worked in the optical field for two years. What she enjoys about her job is the people! She says both...

Ali Nila

Ali Nila is working in the optical field for the first time in our clinic. Prior to this job, she worked as a therapist. She enjoys getting to know new...

Nicole

Nicole helps keep the clinic running smoothly as a front desk receptionist. Prior to working at Crystal Vision, she worked as a loan assistant and new accounts teller. She is...

Cindy Castruita-Ontiveros

Cindy Castruita-Ontiveros welcomes patients with a smile as they check in at our front desk. Crystal Vision is her first experience in the optical world. She was previously a middle...

Tracy Dokken Beard

Tracy Dokken Beard greets patients with a warm friendly welcome and monitors patient flow to keep things running smoothly. Crystal Vision is her first experience in the optical world. She...

Emma Boehler

Emma Boehler is a Crystal native who enjoys greeting patients from our community each day! She also assists patients in our Optical department. Prior to joining Crystal Vision Clinic, Emma...
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Reps
Emma and Tracy

Opticians

Naki Soumphonphakdy

Naki Soumphonphakdy is an ABO certified optician who has been working in the optical world for 4 years. What she enjoys most her job is the feeling of belonging to...

Kimberly Banker

Kimberly Banker has been an optician for over 20 years. She is an ABO certified optician, and what she loves most about her job are the patients and her co-workers....

Eugene Kharam

Eugene Kharam is Crystal Vision Clinic’s optical manager. He is an ABO certified optician who has been working in the optical world for 16 years. He has also had a...

Alena Baranova

Alena Baranova has been working in the optical world for 14 years. She is an ABO certified optician and also works as an optometric assistant. What she loves about her...

Jim Lundstrum

Jim Lundstrom has worked in optical for 33 years and is a certified ABO optician. He enjoys helping people find the right frame, especially when it’s something they may not...
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Technicians

Preston Khambounmy

Preston Khambounmy came to Crystal Vision Clinic with experience as a nursing assistant and pharmacy technician. He will soon graduate from Metropolitan State University with a major in biology. He...

Kirthica Dutta

Kirthica Dutta is a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota, and she has the goal of becoming an optometrist. She has volunteered in an optical store periodically since 2015....

Lisa Frick

Lisa Frick has worked in the optical field for one year. She works as an optometric assistant and helps out in the optical department too. She loves interacting with patients....

Clinic Administrator

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Sherri Kelly

Sherri Kelly has worked in health care management for the past 18 years, three of them in the optical world. She is committed to exceeding expectations by working with the team to provide excellent patient experiences and high-quality care. When she is away from work, Sherri enjoys music, new adventures, time in nature, gardening, and spending time with her grandbabies.


Billing Specialist

Tina

Tina John

Tina John has been working in the optical field for 19 years. She is currently our billing specialist, but also serves as an optometric assistant, patient representative, and optician when needed. She loves helping people and the challenge of tracking claims as a billing specialist. Tina has also recently completed her Nutritional Therapy Practitioner certification.

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We take our commitment to keeping our patients and team safe and healthy very seriously. Therefore, we continue to monitor and follow CDC and MN Department of Health COVID 19 guidelines for health care facilities. Here’s what you can expect at your upcoming appointment:

 

Optical - Shopping for Glasses, Adjustments and Repairs, and Glasses Pick-up

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We sterilize every frame a patient touches in a UV Cleaning Unit after each shopping appointment so you can be assured any frame you try on has been sanitized prior to your visit.