Yau-Ru Chen, O.D.
DR. CHEN received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California Berkeley's School of Optometry. She completed a challenging internship at Fresno Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Chen was recognized in 2007 by Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Society for her clinical excellence during her graduate studies. She has extensive experience in family eye care, including adult and children eye examination and contact lens fitting. Dr. Chen is also a therapeutics certified optometrist who can diagnose, treat, and co-manage eye conditions.
Dr. Chen realized her dream of owning her practice practice in 2008 when she took over Ziggy's. Now, she appreciates spending time with her patients during thorough eye exams to address their lifestyle and occupation needs so her patients can enjoy what they love. She is truly dedicated to her patients.
TIM has been helping with marketing and office operations since 2018. He also manages our social media accounts and handles patient recall and newsletter campaigns. Tim's leadership and professional background has been the key component in our practice growth and high satisfaction level amongst our team members and patients.
Lab manager, ABO certified
RENE is one of the most valuable assets to our practice and is the backbone of our office. Rene has been with our practice since 2010 and has over fifteen years of optical experience. He initially started out as a lab technician and through his hard work and continued desire to advance in the optical field, he is now our lab manager. Our day-to-day practice operations are managed by Rene. His responsibilities include patient service, vendor maintenance, frame inventory, new hire training, contact lens education, patient pre-testing, and edging lenses for glasses.
Rene's positive energy, welcoming demeanor, product knowledge and professionalism make him a favorite among our patients. His guidance helps our patients choose the right frame and best lens option that fit their budget and desired image. Rene puts a personal touch on all the work he does, and it has been a true pleasure working with him.
Optician, ABO certified
JOSE has been with us since 2015 and is an integral part of our team. He has been in the optical industry for over seven years, joining us from Los Angeles and Manhattan Beach areas. He received formal optical training at American Career College in Anaheim and graduated with an outstanding 3.89 GPA and honor roll.
Jose's calm and caring demeanor has been well taken by our staff and patients. He's passionate about serving each and every patient's optical needs, including adjusting, repairing, and styling patients with new pairs of glasses. In his spare time, Jose enjoys cycling through the best scenery this state has to offer.
Come on in and meet Jose!