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2320 E. Villa Maria
Bryan, TX 77802
Phone Number: (979) 779-9000
Fax Number: (979) 775-2020

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Monday:
Tues. - Fri.:

10:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Patient Testimonials

  • Matthew G.

    Absolutely amazing facility! They helped my son and even helped watch him for a minute when my bank gave me trouble. They were very kind and understanding....

  • Rebecca K.

    I went in for vitamins and information. The young lady at recept. Desk did an awesome job with my qqq and handled the vitamin sale with more information needed for my eye condition....

  • Bernadette H.

    Had to find a new eye doctor for my family and I due to insurance changes. I was very pleased with my first experience. Staff and Dr. Dobson are very friendly and professional. Felt comfortable and welcomed to the practice. Would recommend giving...

  • Alexander M.

    I am new to the bryan college station area being a college student. I needed to find a new eye doctor. I am one of those people that, take a long time exsploring my options online. When I first started my search they were the first ones that poped onto my screen. When I looked at there website I intantly felt like this was the one...

    Linda Goolsby

    Linda Goolsby has been with Eye Care Center for over 30 years! She relocated to Bryan, Texas in 1983 to work in optical goods and its been her passion ever since. As lab manager and optician, she has frame-styled many patients in the Brazos Valley; from butterfly glasses to the big 70 mm facet sunglasses, to the ‘rose colored’ glasses, all the way to the big aviator frames with smoky gradient tinted lenses. Linda has seen drill mounts come and go, then come back into style again. And though many things change, one thing has always remained constant throughout the years—prescription quality and accuracy are key to the patients’ satisfaction.

    In the frame bar and optical, Linda is most happy working with frames like Jimmy Choo, Gucci, Harley Davidson, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and RayBan because of the premier quality, and of course Maui Jim because of their stellar polarized lens qualities. Such partnerships have made the task of keeping the optical integrity a much easier job.

    Linda has over 30 YEARS of experience, knowledge, and wisdom. She is truly one of the best of the best. We are honored to have her as a leader at Eye Care Center. Come in and let Linda teach you a thing or two about how to pick the PERFECT frame for YOU!

    When asked what her favorite part about working at Family Vision Center she said “Well there are lots of things.” Since she had to pick she loves working with our staff and patients. With Chris’ work ethic and positive attitude she is an excellent addition to the Family Vision Center team.

    Madeline Garcia, Office Manager

    Madeline Garcia is originally from Bryan, Texas. She joined Eye Care Center in 2007 as an optometric technician. After years of hands-on patient care, Madeline’s love for leadership and practice development has positioned her as our Key Office Manager and Patient Coordinator. Her dedication to Eye Care Center allows her and Dr. Dobson to work very effectively side-by-side, leading our team to new heights every year. Her desire to be the best of the best makes her the perfect Office Manager.

    Over the years, Madeline has maintained many positions at Eye Care Center from optometric technician, receptionist, front desk coordinator, optician, and insurance specialist. Additionally because of her experience, she still oversees insurance, and continues to assist and act as a liaison between patient’s vision and medical insurances. This ensures policies are utilized to their full potential, when necessary and indicated.

    She is also an expert in LASIK eye corrective surgery. As a LASIK patient herself, she loves to explain and help patients through every process of refractive surgery. If you have any questions or just want some information about LASIK Madeline is the perfect person to ask! Just call her today.

    Madeline graduated in 2008 from Blinn College with her real-estate certificate. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, juggling life as a mom to her three precious children, and loves going to all the Aggie games.

    Krystle Smith, Optician

    Krystle Smith has been with Eye Care Center since 2010, where she excels as one of our most our talented opticians and eyewear consultants. Her passion is helping patients select one of the most important accessories they wear everyday--their eyeglasses. Krystle’s experience and history with Eye Care Center have molded her into a very knowledgeable, well-rounded team player.

    She can help you with your insurance, serve you as technician, provide any and all diagnostic testing you may need, help you select the perfect frame and lenses in the optical, and educate you on just about any eye-related topic you can imagine.

    She is truly an asset to our practice, and we are excited to witness her growth.

    Her professionalism, attention to detail, and compassion continue to make her one of our highly patient requested opticians. In her spare time, she also enjoys traveling, spending quality time with family and friends, and putting smiles on other people’s faces. Most recently, she and her husband welcomed their first born into this world, a sweet baby boy! Come by and see her today! We guarantee she’ll provide you with exceptional customer service that’s certain to brighten your day!

    Fashun Smith, A.B.O.C, Optician

    Fashun Smith is an ABO certified optician with eight years of experience in the eye care field. She thoroughly explores each patient's needs and desires towards their eye wear, and uses this and her extensive knowledge of optical products to fit them in the best lens and frame.

    Patient satisfaction is the number one for Fashun, and in addition to the ability to find you a primary pair of glasses that fits well, looks great, and works with your prescription, she also specializes in fitting patients for prescription sunglasses and computer glasses. Need help combating digital eye fatigue from long hours of computer use or even your Call of Duty marathon? Fashun will find the perfect pair of stylish eyewear to filter out the harmful blue light for you!

    Worried about cataracts, light sensitivity, or driving during the day under that bright Texas sun? Fashun will fit you in a pair of polarized Maui Jim sunglasses or Polaroid Sunglasses that will protect your eyes from the harsh light and make you look like a superstar! The most important person in Fashun's life is her 9 year old son, who is really an undercover space ranger if his word is to be trusted.

    In her free time, Fashun spends time with her family, and also loves to read and write, and recruit people to perform in flash mobs with her. If you want your glasses to be fun, functional, and fashionable, come see Fashun today!

    Lataviya is our fun loving, outgoing, and spirited optician and lens specialist. She comes to us from Navasota, Texas and joined our team in April 2015. With her she brings many years of stellar customer service, as well as a personality that is so energetic and friendly that it will leave you looking forward to seeing her again next year!

    Assisting you in selecting your signature style is her area of expertise. With so many frame materials, frame colors, and styles out there, Lataviya is guaranteed to turn your shopping experience into an exciting one, complete with the confidence that you will LOVE your new eyewear selections.

    Outside Eye Care Center, Lataviya is also a loving wife and mother of two. She enjoys spending time with her family, being spontaneous, and putting smiles on other people’s faces. She genuinely looks forward to serving you at your next eye appointment! Come in and see her today and you’re guaranteed to leave with a smile!

    Jaxson Rangel moved to Bryan/College Station in 2009 from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He joined the Eye Care Center in 2014 as an optometric technician and has quickly advanced in his optometric skills.

    Jaxson now serves Eye Care Center as our lead optometric technician and contact lens specialist. His passion in the contact lens industry is in the daily contact lens market, the fastest growing contact lenses we have experienced since the launch of soft contact lenses years ago!

    As technician, Jaxson teaches all new contact lens wearers how to insert and remove their contact lenses for the first time, as well as properly care for them. With his patience and great teaching skills, he is sure to make your first experience with contact lenses enjoyable, exciting, and informative. We especially love Jaxon’s fun edgy-style and we are excited to have him showcasing one of our newer lines of eyewear called Modo.

    These Modo frames are widely known for their paper-thin, lightweight titanium material. They boast a very sophisticated style, yet can also present gentle pops of color, which is sure to generate compliment after compliment. In his free time, Jaxson enjoys spending time with friends and family and watching movies. Call Jaxson today to schedule your appointment, and remember if you have any specific contact lens related questions he is your guy!

    Courtney is a very skilled optometric technician and Aggie who joined the practice in August 2015. She has over five years of experience in optometry and the eye care field. She graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelors in Science Degree in Health.

    Courtney’s experience and love for optometry is a quite organic and personal. A patient herself, she has been in glasses almost all of her life and has always struggled with thick lenses due to her high prescription.

    Before working at Eye Care Center, she was accustomed to distorted vision in glasses, terrible peripheral vision, and heavy glasses. This was accepted as her “norm.” When Dr. Dobson fit her in her first pair of glasses from Eye Care Center, she immediately noticed the world being much different.

    Not only did her glasses lenses look amazing in her new Gucci frame, but they were ultra thin and light weight, protected her eyes from blue light and the harsh glare of high prescription eye glasses, and quite frankly looked fabulous. Courtney’s passion is in helping patients through every step of the process of eye care. From preliminary examination to optical selections, Courtney is exemplary in “holding your hand” through every step of the way. Come on in today and let her help you experience the very best vision you have ever had!

    Kevin is passionate, driven, and highly skilled in the optometric industry. He joined Eye Care Center in June 2016 as an optometric technician and we are excited to have him. Kevin was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas but relocated to College Station to go to college. In the spring of 2016, Kevin graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition.

    In addition to being an Aggie, Kevin has always dreamed of becoming a caring and well-known eye doctor (Optometrist,) much like Dr. Dobson. Kevin is grateful to have the opportunity to work along side of Dr. Dobson and her team of professionals. One of Kevin’s favorite aspects of working at Eye Care Center is being part of such a caring team, complete with great customer service and some of the most technologically advanced protocol he has ever evaluated in eye care.

    In Kevin’s time at Eye Care Center, he has really polished his skills in performing all preliminary and diagnostic examinations, handling patients’ phone calls and educations topics, ordering and maintaining our expansive contact lens inventory, and verifying vision insurance. Come in and witness Kevin’s excitement for optometry for yourself, and allow him to provide you the most world-class care you can imagine.

    Gabby works at Eye Care Center as our receptionist and front office coordinator. Upon entering the practice, her smiling face and warm personality will welcome you and get you on the path to receiving the best eye care to date. Her fun personality and attention to detail make her a perfect match for front desk coordinator.

    Gabby moved to Bryan/College Station from Houston, Texas in 2015. She entered into the optometry field as a “new-by” to the industry, but since joining our team she has developed a profound ability to multi-task, go above and beyond to help others, and make patient encounters one to remember. She also has developed the critical skills necessary to verify medical insurance and helps patients understand their eye and medical insurance benefits on a daily basis.

    In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her spunky, outgoing 5-year-old daughter, cooking delicious meals, and reading any book she can get her hands on. Any questions about your eye insurance coverage, just ask for Gabby and she is more than happy to help!

    Exceptional Staff

    Exceptional Staff

    You'll be hard-pressed to find a more experienced, caring vision care team in all of Texas!

    Our History

    Our History

    Since its inception in 1983 by Dr. Sue Simpson, O.D., Eye Care Center has always been committed to quality eye wear, top-notch eye exams, and exceptional patient satisfaction.

    Common Patient Questions

    Common Patient Questions

    Odds are that someone else has asked us the very same question you're wondering about. If not, feel free to reach out to us!

    What Sets us Apart

    What Sets us Apart

    From the moment you arrive for your visit, YOU are our number one priority. Our belief is that if we truly get to know our patients and what makes them happy, we can visually accommodate them in every stage of life.

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    Office Location & Hours

    2320 E. Villa Maria
    Bryan, TX 77802
    Phone Number: (979) 779-9000
    Fax Number: (979) 775-2020

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    Monday:
    Tues. - Fri.:

    10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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