Welcome to Advanced Eye Care


Advanced Eye Care proudly serves the South Charleston area with quality eye care services and a friendly staff. We take great pride in offering the best vision care possible for your entire family. Whether you need to be fitted with eyeglasses or contact lenses, or you need a comprehensive eye exam, our practice utilizes the latest technology and treatments available. Our staff will take the time to answer all of your questions and explain treatment options through your entire eye care experience. If you’re looking for quality eye care with a personal touch, then give us a call and schedule your comprehensive eye exam today!

Rebecca St. Jean, O.D.

Optometrist

Dr. St Jean is a graduate of George Washington University (1992) and Southern College of Optometry (1997). She completed a post-doctorate residency in ocular disease at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Salisbury, NC in 1998. After Residency, she practiced in Mt. Olive, NC for two years. In 2000, Dr. St Jean became managing owner of Advanced EyeCare in South Charleston, WV. She holds advanced certification in management and treatment of ocular diseases, and advanced training in co-management of refractive surgery.

In addition to her practice, she is a Past President of the Board of the West Virginia Association of Optometric Physicians, and assisted in legislative efforts to expand West Virginia’s scope of practice. She is a member of the American Optometric Association. She is also a third party chair of WVAOP. She is a member of the South Charleston Lions Club where she provides free exams to low income patients. Dr. St Jean also serves on the board of HYCAT, a competitive age group swim program in Charleston, WV. Dr. St Jean is also a member of the Alumni Council at SCO, and an alumni mentor to scholarship athletes at George Washington University.

In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, swimming, and shuttling her kids around to various activities. She lives in Charleston, WV with her husband, three children, and three dogs.

Elicia Miller, O.D.

Optometrist

Dr. Miller joined our practice in the summer of 2007. She is no stranger to our patients as well. While Dr. Miller attended Poca High School and Concord University, she also worked summers at Advanced EyeCare Center. She is a 2007 graduate of Southern College of Optometry, 2004 graduate of Concord University, and a 1999 graduate of Poca High School. She is a member of the South Charleston Lion’s Club where she provides free exams for low income patients. She is a member of the West Virginia Association of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association. She holds advanced certification in management and treatment of ocular diseases and has advanced training in co-management of refractive surgery. She is one of the few doctors in the state that has advanced training in the treatment of binocular vision disorders, and she provides vision therapy at our office. Dr. Miller has lectured on the topic of binocular vision disorders and vision therapy.

In her spare time she enjoys music, traveling, volleyball, and volunteering with her church.

Meet Our Team!

Sharon Stewart

Sharon Stewart – CPO, CPOA

Sharon is the practice manager and has been with Advanced Eye Care since 1992. She is a CPO, CPOA and was named paraoptometric of the year in 2012. Her duties in the office include pre-testing, optical technician and refraction surgery coordinator. She enjoys traveling with her daughter Brittany.

Maelene Lewis

Maelene Lewis – CPO

Maelene is a certified paraoptometric (CPO) and does contact lens evaluations and patient pre-testing. She has been with our office since 1992, providing patient care and education to each of our patients. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her two children.

Kelly Chandler

Kelly Jo Chandler – CPOC

Kelly is a certified paraoptometric coder, and has been with our team since 1999. She takes care of scheduling, insurance, and any other task needed. She enjoys spending time with her husband, children, grand kids, and the many puppies in her life.

Cathy Ginestra

Linda Runnion

Linda is one of our friendly faces that helps you pick out your glasses after your exam. She has been in the optical field for 12 years, but with our office for 5 of those years. She enjoys spending time with her daughter and granddaughter. In her spare time she likes to bake and clean, she is always bringing goodies to the office and keeping things tidy and neat.

Brookie Freeman

Brookie Grass – CPO, ABOC

Brookie is an ABOC and our lab manager. She has 16 years of experience, and has been with our office since 2009. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her children, Shelby and Mannix, and her husband Charlie.

Jennifer Sizemore

Jennifer Sizemore – CPO

Jennifer is a certified paraoptometric (CPO). She has worked in this specialty since 2001. She is a multi-tasker and can assist patients with scheduling, ordering contact lenses, contact lens training as well as frame fitting and dispensing. She also performs patient pre-testing prior to the doctor’s evaluation. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Kelly Ann Bresse

Kelly Ann Breese – CPO

Kelly is a certified paraoptometric (CPO) with 10 years of experience. She assists patients with frame fitting and dispensing. She has been a member of our team since 2012. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Robin Elmore

Robin Elmore – CPO, ABOC

Robin is a certified optician and paraoptometric. She has over 20 years of experience. She takes pride in assisting the patient with finding that perfect frame. Robin enjoys spending time with her husband, David and her daughter, Brooke and her cheer events.

Brenda Withrow

Brenda Withrow

Brenda is our newest employee. She has worked in the eye care industry for 10 years. She will help you with selecting your frames and doing repairs. She is known to be a health nut and loves to workout.

Paula Forzetting

Sophia Spencer

Sophia has been with our office since March of 2017, but has been working in the optical field for 11 years. She is one of our technicians that does the pre-testing before you see the doctor. She enjoys spending time with her 2 daughters, 3 grand children, and her fiance. In her free time she likes to hike, golf, and kayak.

Leigh Ann Junker

Leighann Stone

Leighann has been with our office since 2014 and is a part of our front desk team. She is one of the voices you hear answering the phone and helping you with appointments, ordering contacts, or any other issues you may have. She enjoys spending time with her husband, traveling, and any type of outdoor activities.