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THE STAFF AT Advanced Eye Center

Our exceptional eye care staff in Baton Rouge, Louisiana look forward to helping you and your family with all your eye care needs. We will help you select the most appropriate frames or contact lenses and will meticulously fit your new glasses to meet your needs. At Advanced Eye Center, we are dedicated to optimizing your vision care.

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Meet Our Team in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Rachel Baker

Vision Therapist

Rachel is from Port Allen, Louisiana. She graduated from ITI Technical College in 2008 with a degree in office administration. Since then, she has worked in the physical therapy field as an office manager, but she has always wanted to work on a more personal level with patients. In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her daughter, getting all the baby snuggles! She loves being outside, taking family trips to the beach, and of course anything LSU! GEAUX TIGERS!!


Sydney Young

Ophthalmic Technician

Sydney is a Baton Rouge native with several years of experience in providing quality patient care. She serves as Advanced Eye Center's contact lens specialist. She is highly skilled in preliminary testing and contact lens training.


Brianna Fournet

Ophthalmic Technician

Bri is originally from West Virginia. Bri has worked in the medical field for the last 7 years and found her passion in Optometry in 2018 when she moved to Denham Springs. Bri has extensive experience as an Optometric Technician Supervisor and specializes in dry eyes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Outside of work Bri enjoys spending her time with her four children and husband and is also an amazing crafter.


Tabitha Goings COVT

Vision Therapist

Tabitha joined Advanced Eye Center in 2008 and is currently the head therapist at our Baton Rouge location. She earned her Vision Therapy certification through the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) in 2011. Tabitha graduated from Louisiana State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. In her free time, Tabitha enjoys drawing, building collages, and creating homemade jewelry.


Ashley Ainsworth

Vision Therapist

Ashley was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She moved to Baton Rouge to be closer to family. She has a background in working with patients in orthopedic and chiropractic clinics. In 2017 Ashley earned her Paraoptometric certification. In her free time, Ashley enjoys kayaking, camping and exploring the outdoors.


Emily Herron

Office Manager

Born and raised in Enid, Oklahoma and moved down south to be with her soon to be husband. Graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2012 . Emily comes from a background of managing offices in new construction projects and agriculture. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, sporting events, coaching soccer, and all things animals, including her pet PIG!


Advanced Eye Center in Baton Rouge

Advanced Eye Center provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Baton Rouge. Our eye care experts offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Advanced Eye Center aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.