Dr. Kelvin Van Voorst
Dr. Kelvin Van Voorst was raised in Northwestern Iowa. He attended Iowa State University for his undergraduate degree in Biology and Pennsylvania College of Optometry for his Doctor of Optometry. His passion is working with children and adults that have suffered from traumatic brain injury, those that have a history of strabismus and/or amblyopia and those who are struggling in school. He is an active member in the Optometric Extension Foundation, College of Optometrists in Visual Development American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, Northeastern Texas Optometric Association and Prosper Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Stacie Van Voorst
Dr. Stacie Van Voorst grew up in upstate New York. She received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Buffalo and her Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA. Although she performs eye examinations on patients of all ages, Dr. Stacie’s passion is working with children, especially those that struggle in school. With Vision Therapy and glasses, she is able to help both children and adults that suffer from strabismus, amblyopia, visual discomfort and/or difficulty at school. In addition, she works with patients that have suffered from traumatic brain injuries (concussions). She is a board certified Fellow in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She is also an active member of the Optometric Extension Foundation, American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, Northeastern Texas Optometric Association and Prosper Chamber of Commerce.
After graduating from optometry school, Dr. Kelvin and Dr. Stacie moved to the Dallas area to be close to friends and family. They fell in love with the area and opened their practice in 2005.
Dr. Stacie and Dr. Kelvin are involved in giving back to the community through various committees. They are also active members in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church here in Prosper. They enjoy spending time with their two children, Ella and Luke.
Patient Care Coordinator for Vision Therapy and Specialty Contact Lenses / Optician
Erica joined our team in 2011. While her passion is working one-on-one with patients and while you will find her in all areas of the practice, her main focus is coordinating the specialties of the practice. This involves educating patients on GVSS and vision therapy along with coordinating all testing, scheduling and financial needs. Her favorite part of working at PFE is the small office atmosphere, which allows her to move around the office with the patients that need her the most.
Erica is a native Texan, born in Houston. She resides in McKinney with her husband, Chris and their daughters, Brie and Lily. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, dining out and teaching and learning new things with her girls.
Front Desk Reception/Optometric Technician
Sarah will greet you with a big smile when you arrive at our office! She can also be found guiding our patients through preliminary testing (which includes retinal imaging, visual field testing, non-contact tonometry and scanning of the back of the eye with an OCT) training patients on contact lens insertion and removal and performing adjustments on glasses.
Sarah is currently serving in the Texas National Guard, was born and raised in Texas and enjoys spending time with her son and her husband.
Brandy works in every area of our primary care practice. She has worked in the medical field for over 10 years and has a passion for assisting patients with their eyecare needs. Her warm smile will greet you when you enter and guide you through your visit. Brandy was born and raised in Celina, where she currently resides with her husband and 2 daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys everything outdoors!
Kristen enjoys working one-on-one with her patients, teaching them the skills they need to help them improve their visual efficiency. Seeing them achieve success in many areas, especially school, is the best part of her career! Kristen brings fun to the therapy room and can often be found joking with patients and making them laugh. Kristen resides in McKinney with her husband and their daughter. She enjoys working with young teen and pre-teens outside of the practice with Revelation Wellness and spending time with her friends and family.
Ari is fun, loves everything Disney and is very creative. She will go the extra mile for her patients and has the ability to connect with individuals of all ages. She has a lot of experience working with children and is also a trained baker! In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and family, traveling, playing games and reading.
Lauren brings enthusiasm and laughter to her therapy room. She has a passion for learning and working with children. She has the unique ability to bring her experience as a former teacher to the vision therapy room. Combining education and healthcare has been a perfect match for her. She also loves seeing children reach their full protentional. Lauren lives in Aubrey with her husband and 2 kids. In her spare time, she enjoys being active with her family, sketching, and reading.
Kristen is calm, patient and encouraging! She has a passion for helping others achieve their goals as she personally understands what it is like to learn in challenging situations and to overcome obstacles. Her personal and professional experiences allow her to have compassion for others. Kristen is a Marine and is originally from Wisconsin. In her spare time, she enjoys training for marathons, hiking, running, snowboarding, visiting national parks and traveling (she has been to 8 countries, almost every state in the US and lived in Japan for 4 years).
Tara’s has a passion for helping each child discover his/her strengths and talents. Tara grew up in Allen and has lived all over the US as amilitary spouse. She currently lives in Aubrey with her husband and two youngest children. She also has two adult daughters and one grandson. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and traveling.