Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.
Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.
Alanna joined An Eye to the Future in 2017 with over eight years of experience previously in the optometry field. She is a key member of our office and can be found helping out in all departments of our practice. Alanna can help to answer all of your questions at our front desk! She also loves to help patients find the perfect frame and eyewear.
Alanna enjoys sailing, traveling and spending as much time as she can at the beach. Having grown up just a town away she is thrilled to be back in her local area and becoming another member of our family here!
Craig Ferst was born and raised in Brooklyn. He has been in the optical industry for over 40 years, having attended NY City Tech, in Brooklyn, to attain his NY Ophthalmic Dispensing License in 1983 and his NJ license in 1986.
He has worked for small sole practitioners up to corporate companies, as an optician but also as a manager and trainer of opticians all over the United States. He brings years of knowledge of frame fitting & cosmetics, as well as lens fabrication techniques, to assure your eyewear is the best fit & vision possible.
Craig has 2 children & 1 grandchild and when not working, he enjoys playing hockey & golfing. Since his better half is also a Licensed Optician, optical discussions are a full-time job at home.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Kellie has been a receptionist at An Eye to the Future since late 2021. From welcoming established and new patients to our office, to verifying their insurances, to making appointments, to answering our phones and directing patients to our optical department, Kellie likes to make sure the patient's check in process runs smoothly at each visit. She likes being an integral part of their initial steps to maintaining their precious gift of eyesight. When she is not at the front desk, she enjoys time out and about with her husband, their four daughters, and friends.
Nancy has worked in the eye care field for over 25 years.
She was originally a Ophthalmic Dispenser for Marshall Field in Chicago before moving to New Jersey.
She is most skilled at frame selection, styling and eye wear adjustment. Nancy has a large working knowledge of Ophthalmic Optics as well as tremendous people skills. Nancy is most responsible for maintaining and adjusting our large frame inventory.
Kristy is new to the office joining our team in early 2019. You can find her assisting our patients in optical. While she is new to the optical field, she has years of retail sales and management experience which is ideal for helping patients find the perfect frame. Kristy is looking forward to learning more as she continues assisting in optical.
Kristy resides in Old Bridge with her husband and two sons!
Trish has over 13 years experience and she came to us with various knowledge in the optometric field. She can be seen in the back area administering diagnostic testing to patients, in optical assisting to find the frame that best suits a patients needs, teaching a new contact lens wearer proper techniques or at the front desk assisting patients with billing or scheduling. Her interest to constantly learn drew her to our practice and our high tech equipment. She resides locally and enjoys spending her down time with her husband, son, daughter and two dogs.
Marciey enjoys interacting with people and prides herself on providing patients with the ultimate care experience. As an eye care professional, she has done pre-screening, handling lenses, and assisting patients with frame/eye glass selection Prior experience in a corporate environment has enhanced her ability to understand people and respond to their needs mores proficiently.
Marciey find the anatomy of the eye to be exciting and her job is always rewarding. Every day is a new experience and she enjoys the opportunity to enhance her optical skills. Handling new ophthalmic equipment and working with the latest procedures keeps Marciey on her toes and happily learning new things.
Gaby is relatively new to the field of eye care. After leaving the financial world to raise her family, she re-entered the work force and joined "our family".
Gaby is now one of our valued and skilled Optometric Technicians, and is fully trained on the operation and interpretation of all of our sophisticated pre-examination testing equipment.
Jennifer is an optometric technician who has been with us for several years now. She is responsible for screening and preparing patients to see the doctor. She administers all of the advanced equipment and state of the art technology that enhances the whole eye care experience in our office. She also teaches contact lens classes, places orders and distributes contact lenses, schedules appointments, and is an overall team player. She is always willing to help out where help is needed.
Jennifer loves interacting with patients and finds her job very rewarding.
Christy is one of our newest employees at An Eye to the Future. Although, she is new to the eye care field she is anxious to expand her knowledge while working with us. She is the first smiling face you see welcoming our patients into the office. Responsible for many front desk duties, she enters patient demographic and insurance information, schedules appointments and takes care of many other patient needs!
Kim is a patient, turned recent employee at An Eye to the Future. She has been a welcome addition to our front desk. She assists our patients with all front desk duties including entering patient demographic and insurance information, scheduling appointments, checking patients in and out, ordering contact lenses and any other patient needs!