Dr. Johnny Leung OD, Chief Optometrist, Clinical Preceptor for the Chicago College of Optometry
Born and raised in Rochester Hills, Dr. Leung received his Doctorate of Optometry from the Michigan College of Optometry, graduating at the top of his class and earning numerous awards including Optometry Student of the Year.
Prior to receiving his Doctorate, Dr. Leung earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Medical Technology at Michigan State University. He went on to serve an internship at the prestigious William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. There he received Medical Technologist Certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. This provides him with an extensive background in systemic conditions and associated laboratory testing that adds an additional level of care for his patients. Since many heath conditions and medications can affect the eyes, Dr. Leung is able to work with his patients’ primary care doctors to help manage overall health more efficiently and effectively. Dr. Leung is currently Adjunct Clinical Professor to the Chicago College of Optometry and will have doctorate students rotating through the clinic at times.
While proudly working in his hometown, Dr. Leung has also completed medical and vision missions to Dominica, Ecuador, and the Galapagos Islands. On his last mission to Dominica with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity), over 2000 eye examinations were performed and thousands of pairs of gently used eyeglasses were donated to those in need. Closer to home, Dr. Leung volunteers his services to children in need of eyecare at an annual event known as the Back to School Bonanza (KidzKare, Inc). In his free time, Dr. Leung enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and traveling.
Dr. Leanna Pender OD, Optometrist
Dr. Leanna Pender is a Lapeer native, who graduated from Lapeer East High School in 2008. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at Saginaw Valley State University. In 2016, Dr. Pender graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry (MCO) at Ferris State University with distinction. During her optometric education, she completed her first internship at MCO with a focus on pediatric eye care and speciality contact lens fittings. Dr. Pender also rotated at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Detroit, Michigan with an emphasis on Ocular Disease. She completed a rotation at Balian Eye Center, a large private practice, in Rochester Hills, Michigan for comprehensive primary care and cataract surgery co-management. She also spent time training with Low Vision Specialist, Dr. Becker, for care and device training for patients of low vision. Dr. Pender is especially passionate about low vision and received a scholarship to pursue primary care low vision in practice in her final year of schooling. She is an active member of the Michigan Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. Dr. Pender married her high school sweetheart in 2013 and they had their first child, Anneliese, in 2015. They enjoy spending time with family and quality time at their home in North Branch playing with their black lab, Cooper.
Dr Sheena Patel OD, Optometrist
Dr. Reza Rahmani DO, Board Certified Laser Refractive Surgeon
Dr. Rahmani is a highly respected ophthalmologist who engenders great confidence and loyalty in his patients. He evokes enthusiastic praise and grateful reactions from thousands-both for his considerable skills as a surgical specialist and for his uniquely personable manner of meticulous patient care.
Dr. Rahmani is also widely recognized among the professional medical community for his outstanding experience. He is presently performing more than 200 LASIK procedures per month. Dr. Rahmani received an award from Visx as recognition of being in the top 5% of LASIK surgeons in the nation. He is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and an active member of the American Society Of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Rahmani is a staff member of six hospitals in Michigan including the Detroit Medical Center, Henry Ford-Wyandotte Hospital, Oakwood Hospital-Seaway Center and Oakwood Heritage-Taylor Center.
Dr. Rahmani is himself a living testimonial to the marvels of LASIK surgery. His own vision was corrected from “counting fingers at four feet” to a remarkable 20/20 following the LASIK procedure. Dr. Rahmani is the founder of the Rahmani Eye Institute.
Erin D., Office Manager and Lead Optician
Erin was born in Rochester Hills and moved back to the area after receiving her Bachelor of Arts from Western Michigan University. While studying at WMU, Erin was involved with the Western Student Association and was a National Residence Hall Honorary. She has also completed a highly competitive internship with the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.
Erin’s journey in the optical field began in 2003 when she started working for a large Michigan based optical retailer. She managed a store for years and was soon promoted to Director of Customer Relations for 35 locations nationwide. After many years, Erin decided she wanted to try something different. She connected with Dr. Johnny and now manages the Accent Eyecare Team. Erin is certified by the American Board of Opticianry and attends required continuing education classes. She is adept at performing all clinical and optical testing in the office.
Her favorite part of the optical experience is frame styling. She is passionate about finding the perfect frame for the clients of Accent Eyecare. She curates the frame collection with the utmost care to provide patients with a diverse variety of options to fit their personality and lifestyle needs. She enjoys spending time with clients to carefully choose the right lens design and take accurate measurements. One of her great joys is helping first time eyeglass wearers, especially children.
In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is obsessed with documentaries and likes to travel and explore new places. She frequently tries new hobbies for short periods of time hoping to find one that sticks!
“Being with a patient the first time they put on their glasses and can finally see clearly is purely magical!
I’m here to help you with anything you may need from scheduling appointments, insurance questions, pre-testing, frame selection…literally a to z!”
Amanda K., Optician
Danielle B., Optician
Danielle began working in the eye care field in 1992 as an optician. From there she was promoted to office manager and eventually obtained the position of Market Team Lead overseeing multiple locations for a large commercial optical chain. Danielle is proficient in all exam pre-testing procedures including visual fields and digital retinal imaging. She truly enjoys being able to provide the highest quality service and products to every patient. Danielle loves helping people find the perfect eyeglass frame, teaching children how to use contact lenses, and providing the best experience possible!
Danielle enjoys time with her 2 children and watching her favorite television shows, especially the Walking Dead.
Conny H., Insurance Billing Specialist
Raquel B., Technician
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Bridget M., Technician