Professionals

Experienced. Caring. Professional.

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Dr. Fairborn and his team share a common goal when it comes to patient care: We listen carefully; we communicate clearly; and we treat our patients as partners in their care. It shows in everything that we do.

Our Doctor

Dr. Chris Fairborn

Dr. Chris Fairborn

Dr. Fairborn earned his Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. He has bachelors degrees from UC Berkeley and from the California State University. In addition to belonging to several optometric associations, Dr. Fairborn is among a small percentage of optometric physicians who are Board Certified.

Dr. Fairborn also has a Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree with honors from the Texas Tech University School of Law and is a licensed patent attorney.

With a commitment to using the best technology, Dr. Fairborn provides patients with state of the art comprehensive care, delivered in a compassionate and open manner. He is known for his friendly, easy-going manner and attentive communication skills.

Dr. Chris Fairborn

Dr. Fairborn earned his Doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. He has bachelors degrees from UC Berkeley and from the California State University. In addition to belonging to several optometric associations, Dr. Fairborn is among a small percentage of optometric physicians who are Board Certified.

Dr. Fairborn also has a Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree with honors from the Texas Tech University School of Law and is a licensed patent attorney.

With a commitment to using the best technology, Dr. Fairborn provides patients with state of the art comprehensive care, delivered in a compassionate and open manner. He is known for his friendly, easy-going manner and attentive communication skills.

Our Team

Our team of dedicated, experienced industry professionals are passionate about their work. We’re here to help all patients to understand their benefits, to schedule convenient appointments, and to get the most of their eyes.

Our technicians work hard to put you at ease and guide you through the pretesting process, explaining things as they go. Our friendly opticians will help you to select the optimal eyewear, and our friendly office staff is happy to help you with scheduling, billing and benefits coverage.

Charlene

Charlene

MA-R

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Friendly, efficient and with a drive to provide top-quality service, Charlene came to us after being a patient for years. Charlene is the charming voice and welcoming presence at our front desk. She is eager to answer your questions, help you and your family find just the right appointment times, and make sure your visit with us is a pleasant and relaxing one.

Ksanka

Ksanka

CPO MA-R

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Originally recommended to us for her exceptionally thorough, caring personality, Ksanka consistently provides our patients with a thorough examination experience that is respectful of their time, without feeling rushed. Patients say she is a great listener and very informative about each step of the exam—from the pre-testing through the selection of that “perfect” pair of glasses.

Lavella

Lavella

CPO MA-R

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Lavella is a dedicated eye care professional and a real people person. Equally at home in the optical and on the medical side, LaVella always strives to be sure patients receive friendly, accurate and efficient care in our office. She is a compassionate and thorough eye care technician, who can put even the most nervous patients at ease during testing.

Lynn

Lynn

CPO MA-R

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Patients and eyewear customers who work with Lynn are immediately impressed by how well she listens to their needs, and how knowledgeably she answers their questions. With extensive optical experience, Lynn truly enjoys helping patients find just the right eyewear and lens technologies, custom-designed to help them see and look their best. And Lynn is always on the lookout for exciting new exclusive brands in a variety of price ranges, so Northside Vision patients can be sure to find frames that look special, fit beautifully, and are customized to provide you with optimal vision correction.

Meagan

Meagan

MA-R

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Always eager to lend a hand or an ear, Meagan helps ensure all the “little details” are attended to, so each patient may enjoy a stress-free visit to our office. And she makes life easier for all the staff as well. Meagan is an eager student of eye care, who follows the eye care news and is an eager participant in our Teams’ continuing education courses.

Melanie

Melanie

MA-R

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Melanie brings a positive, upbeat attitude so the patients who consult her for their optical needs will receive a warm welcome and personalized assistance that feels unhurried and thorough. Melanie’s pleasant professionalism, and her focus on always providing the best possible service to our patients and eyewear customers has made her a wonderful resource for anyone who is looking for a friendly optician to help navigate their frame, lens and optical options.

Norma

Norma

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Norma has dedicated her career to working in the optical field and brings a patient-focused approach to account services and eye care billing. Our patients enjoy her kind, helpful and compassionate dedication to top-quality service. Norma is dedicated to helping patients understand how to best make use of their medical and vision benefits and to find workable payment options. If you have any questions regarding medical billing, payment plans, referrals, office procedures, or patient satisfaction, Norma is available to help you find the answer.