Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source DC Focus Eyecare Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Washington.
Dr. Patricia Shustock, Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Patricia Shustock graduated from Chestnut Hill College and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She spent three years in the US Navy stationed at the Orlando Naval Hospital. She was awarded the Navy Achievemnt Medal for her contributions to the eye clinic prior to leaving the service and joining her husband in the Washington DC area.
She now has been practicing optometry in the Washington area through four presidential administrations. Her philosophy is to provide high quality eyecare in a caring personalized environment using state-of-the-art materials. She especially enjoys fitting contact lenses.
Dr. Shustock is married, has a son, and resides in rural Calvert County, Maryland. She enjoys cooking, reading, and is very active in her church.
Dr. Julia Garr, Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Julia Garr graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2000 with a bachelors degree. After supporting her Terrapins, she went to Suny State College of Optometry. As an active member of SVOSH (Student Volunteers for Optometric Service to Humanity ) she offered free eye exams to children and adults in Nicaragua.
Shortly after Dr. Garr graduated with her optometric degree in 2004 from Suny, she began practicing at Vision Source DC Focus Eyecare Center in 2005. She is a current member of the American Optometric Association and Maryland Optometric Association. Dr. Garr specializes in primary care optometry, contact lenses and medical emergencies.
Dr. Garr’s hobbies include snowboarding, taking pictures of her son and daughter and supporting all her local teams including the Terps, Washington Caps and the Redskins!
LaJeral, Front Desk
LaJeral ‘s smile will greet you and her positive energy keeps the office flowing.
May, Front Desk
May is our front desk/contact lens technician who greets our patients with a friendly smile. She uses her creative talents to assist our staff and patients.
Dawn, Optician & Manager
As office manager, Dawn uses her many talents to insure excellent patient care. You may find her at the front desk, in pre-test, or in optical assisting patients’ finding that great look.
Charmaine combines a wonderful sense of style and enthusiasm with her technical knowledge as a licensed optician to assist you in finding the perfect eyewear. Her goal is to exceed your expectations.
Tan excels at the optical technical part of eyewear. A skilled craftsman, he enjoys edging lenses to insert them into our quality frames. He is especially talented at designing and making our chemistry sunglass clips.
Sasha, Optometric Technician
Sasha enjoys meeting all our patients as she does pretesting –including measuring eye pressures, corneal curvature measurements, visual field screening and retinal photography as well as specialized testing. She is a proud graduate of Georgetown University’s ophthalmic assistant course.
Vinette, Patient Billing Coordinator
Vinette takes care of the behind the scenes work in our office. Our “insurance guru” Vinette is a certified biller and coder who insures your benefits as are properly utilized.