Dr. Richard Silver is a Cum Laude graduate of Pennsylvania State University, and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Silver specializes in eye care and contact lenses for children and adults, including prosthetic lenses for those who have lost or damaged their eyes. Dr. Silver has written numerous articles on eye care and contact lenses and is a clinical investigator for several contact lens companies. He serves as an expert witness for medical-legal issues related to contact lens designs. He is a consultant to the major film studios and production companies. His special effect contact lens work has been featured on television shows "Extra" and "Entertainment Tonight", along with magazine publications "Time" and "People".
Dr. Stacey Sumner earned her undergraduate degree in Psychobiology from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). She received her doctorate degree in Optometry from the University of California at Berkeley. She did her clinical externship at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center and at the Moffet Field Naval Air Station. Dr. Sumner specializes in the family practice of optometry with emphasis on contact lenses. She joined the Greenspoon-Silver partnership in 1995. Dr. Sumner oversees all the theatrical special effect contact lens projects.
Dr. Morton Greenspoon is a third generation optometrist. His father was the first optometrist to fit contact lenses in California. Dr. Greenspoon received his undergraduate training at The University of Southern California, and his doctorate from Southern California College of Optometry. He was a contact lens consultant to the major film studios, and has been responsible for many of the creative eye effects seen on the big and small screen. He has received Oscar and Emmy nominations for his work. He has also received a Diplomat in Cornea and Contact lenses from the American Academy of Optometry, and the Year 2000 Contact Lens Achievement Award.
Dr. Nancy McBride earned her undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cell Biology and her doctorate degree in Optometry from the University of California at Berkeley. She went on to complete her residency in Cornea and Contact Lens at the State University of New York, College of Optometry. Dr. McBride specializes in the fitting of soft and rigid contact lenses, including prosthetic lenses for patients with severe corneal disease. She was one of 16 Optometrists in the nation trained to fit a highly customizable prosthetic device developed by the Boston Foundation for Sight, and successfully established and led the only BostonSightTM clinic in Northern California at the University of California, San Francisco. She is available for routine ophthalmic care, along with treatment for corneal irregularities like keratoconus, as well as dry eye syndrome.
Linda Barron, our Office Manager, has been a part of PVA since 1994. She is a graduate of CSUN in Health Science and has been an essential part of the practice helping to facilitate its smooth day to day operations. She is available to assist with any questions or concerns at email@example.com
Professional VisionCare staff is comprised of friendly, caring and knowledgeable individuals who help to make PVA the successful eye care practice that it is today. Our front office staff members are available to schedule exams and answer any question you may have. Our contact lens technicians can assist with any contact lens issues as well as train on insertion, removal and care for your contact lenses.
Our skilled Opticians and frame stylists will assist you in selecting the frame that is just right for you. Our optical lab technician is artistic in his custom and traditional lens fabrication. Paying attention to detail, his craftsmanship shows in the quality of his ophthalmic product.
Our insurance expert processes all patient insurance claims and fields questions that may arise about the financial aspect of your visit.