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Dr. Dimple Sawhney

Dr. Dimple Sawhney

Therapeutic Optometrist
Dr. Dimple Sawhney is a proud Longhorn with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas and her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston. She completed her externships at Quantico Naval Hospital in Quantico, VA and Mann Eye Institute in Houston, TX, After graduation from optometry school, she moved to Manhattan where she worked in a fast paced prestigious medical and surgical eye care practice, which included LASIK and cataract surgery. There she served as the clinical coordinator and sub-investigator for an FDA clinical trial for cross-linking for keratoconus patients and a sub-investigator for the Visian lens FDA clinical trial. Dr. Sawhney is excited to be back in Austin with her two adorable dogs, husband and son and to start a new practice in the beautiful Mueller neighborhood. She is passionate about providing her patients with the most thorough eye care and addressing all of their vision and eye concerns.

Dr. Kathryn Smith

Dr. Kathryn Smith

Therapeutic Optometrist
Dr. Kathryn Smith received her Bachelors of Science from Trinity University in San Antonio and her Doctorate of Optometry from University of Houston. Dr. Smith spent her first few years after graduation working with ophthalmologists at practices in San Antonio and in Dallas providing care pre and post operatively for multiple types of eye surgery including LASIK and Cataract surgery. In addition, she has provided eye care from ages as young as 2 months to over 100 and can cover the full spectrum of primary eye care as well as complicated pathologies. Dr. Smith and her ever expanding family has decided to settle down in Austin and is excited to join Dr. Sawhney and the team at Envision Eye Center.

Dr. Norin Ali

Dr. Norin Ali

Therapeutic Optometrist
Dr. Ali was born and raised in Austin and completed her Bachelors of Science at the University of Texas. She made her first move out of the city to complete her Doctorate of Optometry at the University of Houston, where she graduated summa cum laude and with Beta Sigma Kappa honors. She did her externship at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, where she provided primary eye care, managed complicated ocular pathology, fit specialty contact lenses and conducted pre/post-op care for a diseased indigent population. She spent the rest of her externship at Lakeline Vision Source working with well-versed optometrists. There she practiced full-scope optometry in a large private practice setting. She has also gained a considerable amount of experience managing dry eye disease, which has become a great passion of hers and she's always looking to learn more about it. In her free time, Dr. Ali loves painting, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Now that she's back in her hometown, she is excited about joining Envision Eye Center and providing top notch eye care to her patients.

Dr. Julie Phan

Dr. Julie Phan

Pediatric Optometrist
Dr. Julie Phan, a Texas native, completed her undergraduate studies with a Bachelors of Science from Baylor University in Waco. She went to earn her Doctor of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry (NECO) located in Boston, Massachusetts. Her interest and love for working with children paved a path for her as an inaugural member of NECO’s Pediatric Concentration program. Dr. Phan completed her externship training at multiple sites including the Pediatric Department at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, the Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City (Missouri), the Bedford Veterans Affairs Hospital in the Greater Boston area, and the Dorchester Community Health Center in Boston. After earning her doctorate, Dr. Phan went on to complete a residency in Pediatric Optometry through the New England College of Optometry. Her training as a resident included working with children at sites such as Tuft’s Children’s Hospital, Boston Medical Center, Charles River Community Health Center, NECO Center for Eye Care, and Perkins School for the Blind. During her residency, she gained extensive training in managing conditions such as amblyopia, strabismus, ocular pathologies, and refractive error with exposure to emerging myopia control treatments. Additionally, she provided vision screenings for children throughout the Boston area, vision therapy, aphakic specialty contact lens fittings, and specialized eye examinations for patients with developmental delays and/or low vision. Dr. Phan has served on several optometric mission trips abroad in the Dominican Republic and Belize, a passion she plans on continuing to pursue throughout her career. She also enjoys spending time outdoors, exercising, cooking, and loves spending time with her friends and family. As she joins Envision Eye Center, Dr. Phan is excited to serve patients of all ages – with an emphasis on pediatric eye care, ortho-K and myopia control services!

Carolin

Carolin

Floor Manager
Carolin is originally from Germany but she made Texas her home 6 years ago. She worked for over 6 years in the fashion industry as a Sales Associate. This is her first experience working in the optometry field and she has found a new passion. Carolin thoroughly enjoys helping patients select the proper frames and lens combinations to suit their daily needs. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, outdoor activities and eating all types of food with her boyfriend.

Frank

Frank

Optical Manager
Frank is an experienced optician that is always learning to advance in the optical field. He has been in the industry for over twenty years and is passionate about his work. He takes his job seriously and has concern for all his patients’ needs and enthusiastically works to meet those needs. His goal is to please all his patients with superior customer service. When not at work, Frank enjoys engaging conversations and social activities with his friends and others around him.  During his downtime, he enjoys being outdoors; and when at home, he loves to do projects around his house.

Elise

Elise

Technician
Elise is a native Texan, who was originally born in Houston, but is happy to now call Austin her home. When not studying part time, she likes to do yoga, and spend time outside. Prior to her job as a technician, she was a coach for competitive cheer and tumbling for several years, as well as a nanny. Elise is involved in the APA! Volunteer and Foster programs on her off days and she enjoys spending time with her friends.

Callie

Callie

Patient Coordinator
Originally from Houston, Callie moved to Austin after going to school in Charleston, SC. This is her first job in the optical field, and she has been enjoying helping people with their eye care needs. Prior to her job at Envision, she had a varied work background, including a job at a cat boarding facility. She loves cats! Outside of work, Callie enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with friends and family.

Jessica

Jessica

Technician/Frame Stylist/Admin
Jessica was born and raised here in Austin. She is currently in school to be a Medical coder and biller. She is looking forward to putting her knowledge to use while providing top notch quality service. Jessica loves to frame style and help patients find the perfect pair of glasses. When she isn’t spending quality time with her little family she likes to spend time in the gym working out.