Dr. Frank Barnes Jr., O.D.
Frank Barnes Jr., OD received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1986 from the State University of New York, College of Optometry. After completing his internship training in low vision in 1985 from The Lighthouse in New York, he received the Feinbloom Designs for Vision award for excellence in low vision. Dr. Barnes is a panel provider for the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Dr. Barnes received his BA degree in Chemistry in 1982 from the College of Holy Cross. Dr. Barnes has served on the Montclair Health Advisory, the Head Start Health Advisory Board, the Montclair Township Master Plan Committee. He is the past Secretary of the Essex County Optometric Society, and is currently the President Elect of the National Optometric Association.
Drs. Barnes and Carter received the Montclair Economic Development Corporation 2008 Business Award.
Dr. Tanya Carter, O.D.
Dr. Tanya Carter is Professor Emerita, SUNY College of Optometry. She served in various positions over the past 30 years including as associate clinical professor for 3rd and 4th year interns, instructor of record for the geriatrics course, and ocular disease residency supervisor at Coler Memorial Hospital. Dr. Carter earned her Doctor of Optometry at the SUNY Optometry in 1987 and completed a residency at St. Albans Veterans Administration Hospital. Dr. Carter received her BS degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Dr. Carteris in private practice in Montclair, NJ and has also served in several capacities on the board of the National Optometric Association. She is honored to have received the distinction of Student of the Year and Optometrist of the Year.