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Melissa Walling

I received my Associates Degree in Medical Administration from Medical Careers Institute in 2008. I have been working with Dr. Shoemaker since 2008 after completing my externship here at Shoemaker Vision Center. I plan to complete the Para Optometric Certification training in the near future. My free time is spent with my daughter and family.



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Erica Crawford

I am 4th year Old Dominion University student hoping to study in the field of Ophthalmic Technology at Eastern Virginia Medical School. I have been working with Dr. Shoemaker since November 2012 and have been a patient since 2008. In my free time I enjoy spending my days with my Miniature Schnauzer on Chicks Beach.


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Martha Peele

I entered the optical field in 1958. I have enjoyed watching the many changes over the years both in lenses and frames. I am a member of Haygood United Methodist Church and am active in my neighborhood Civic League. I enjoy my work with Shoemaker Vision Center.


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Kim Heine

I have been involved in the optical industry since 1990 and have been trained in many aspects of the optical field. In 1996, I received my Optician license and have been working with Dr. Shoemaker since 2008.