Doctors & Staff


Rebecca St. Jean, O.D.

Dr. St. Jean is a graduate of George Washington University and Southern College of Optometry. Upon graduation, Dr. St. Jean elected to complete a residency in ocular diseases and primary care optometry at the Salisbury VA Medical Center in Salisbury, NC. She is a member of the West VIrginia Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. She holds advanced certification in management and treatment of ocular diseases and also has advanced training in co-management of refractive surgery. She enjoys outdoor sports in her spare time and she and her husband Rob compete on the national level in Masters swimming.



Elicia Miller, O.D.

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



Sharon Stewart

Sharon is a 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 is a certified paraoptometric (CPO) and does contact lens evaluations and patient pre-testing. She has 16 years experience in providing patient care and education to each of our patients. She enjoys spending her free time with her two children.



Kelly Chandler

Kelly had been a member of the Advanced EyeCare team for 16 years. She is the friendly voice you hear when you call to make an appointment. She also greets you when arriving at our office and takes care of patient insurance and paperwork. She believes a big smile can make any patient’s day. She enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and attending their sports events.



Cathy Ginestra

Cathy is a medical assistant who does constant lens evaluations, patient pre-testing and specialty testing. Cathy enjoys spending time with her fiancé and two children. She has been with Advanced Eyecare since November 2013.



Brookie Freeman

Brookie is a CPO and our lab manager. She has 13 years of experience and has been with AEC since 2009. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her children Shelby and Mannix.



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. Jennifer enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially Daren and Darien.



Kelly Ann Breese, CPO

Kelly is a certified para optometric, (CPO) with over 5 years experience. She assists patients with frame fitting and dispensinf. She has been a member of the Advanced Eyecare team since 2012. Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband Jeff and daughter Molly.



Robin Elmore

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 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

Paula has been with our practice since March, 2014 and has over 12 years of experience in patient care. Her duties in the office include pre-testing, patient work ups, and also helping patients pick out their eyewear. Paula enjoys spending time with her husband, John and 3 children, Brandon, Zach and Courtney.



Leigh Ann Junker

Leigh Ann is a member of the front desk team, She enjoys reading and shopping.

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