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Laura

Laura
Administrative Assistant

Certifications: Certified Paraoptometric, Certified Optometric Administrator.

Joined the practice in 2009.

Where are you from? 

I was born at the United States Air Force Academy and raised in Colorado Springs.

What is your favorite thing about working in eye care?

I love helping people maintain their vision, and creating relationships with others.

A great story of how I helped a patient: 

I had a patient call who was experiencing spider webs and flashing lights with her vision.  She sounded very anxious on the phone, and I told her to head straight down and we saw her within the hour. I helped her with insurance and referral paperwork and got her an appointment with a specialist. She was in tears and very scared, but I tried my best to calm her down. She ended up calling me a week later to thank me for my reassuring and comforting attitude.

 

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Executive Park Eye Care is Re-Opening

Dr. Derber and Dr. Gales will be seeing all patients and examinations starting on April 27 on a modified schedule. Our opticians will be available to fit, order, adjust and repair glasses in full capacity. Our goal is and always will be to preserve the health and safety of our staff and patients.

Thank you for your understanding during this exceptional time in history. As a small business we are glad to return to caring for all our patients in a safe environment. Our practice will be maintaining CDC guidelines for patients and staff with enhanced safety protocols:

1. Sick patients will be instructed to reschedule appointments

-If you have a fever, cough, body aches, chills or have been around anyone with these symptoms we will ask that you delay your appointment.

2. All staff and patients will be wearing masks

-We ask that you come to the office with a mask or face covering garment in accordance with the directive from Governor Polis.

3. Social Distancing in the office will be followed.

-Doctors and staff will be at half capacity and time between appointments has been increased in order to provide the safest environment possible during your visit. In addition, staff will continue to disinfect the office at a level greater than standard requirements.

4. Minimize number of people in the office.

-If you are able, please attend your appointment alone. If a guardian or caretaker is needed, we ask that only one accompanies the patient. Other family members or companions are welcome to wait out in the front lobby or in their vehicle.

We are excited to see everyone soon and look forward to providing you the highest level of care that has kept us in Colorado Springs for over 55 years!

Please contact our office at (719)-574-7000 for appointments or questions.