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The Team

Our highly trained professional team is our greatest asset. We are known for our personal service and optical expertise. Our unique ‘Eyewear Styling Consultation’ is designed to make your search for new eyewear an effortless and enjoyable experience.

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taylor GSP UID 94c81a86 b839 4fa0 af0c 8caf665377bb


Styling Optician, Lead Contact Lens Technician

Taylor is one of our Styling Opticians and is also our Lead Contact Lens Technician at Elite Eye Care. She is a Certified Paraoptometric (CPO). A CPO is a person(s) who has attained national recognition, via certification, by demonstrating an understanding of the concepts used in optometry care. She also She has also received several other certifications in the medical field such as heart Saver, CPR, First Aid, and is a registered Certified Nurse Assistant. With a background education in medical assisting, Taylor will be sure to take care of you in a happy, professional manner. Taylor is a wonderful mother to her son, Boston! She is a life-long citizen of Abilene and graduated from Clyde High School. She is a dependable, caring person who spends her time being outdoors with friends and family, getting teams together to ease the urge of being competitive, and seeking adventures wherever possible. She also loves her job, and cannot wait to see you on your next visit.

lauren GSP UID 94c81e84 7a0b 423f a33f d72a058ee216


Office Manager

Lauren was born and raised in Abilene where she graduated from Wylie High School. She has been in the Optical industry for 15 years and has an extensive knowledge in all things Eyecare. In her free time, she loves watching her kid's sporting events, kayaking and fishing. Lauren is a very active outdoors women and loves traveling.

mindy GSP UID 94c81c1e 8306 4e58 ab5d 469a1922393e


Ophthalmic Technician

Mindy is an Abilene local and has lived here most of her life. She is married to her best friend Levi and has lots of nieces and nephews to spoil! She loves being busy outside in the sunshine, hanging with her friends, gardening, riding horses, and checking cows! Her favorite season is fall because she loves college football and HALLOWEEN!!!!

jade GSP UID 94c81ca2 ee42 4999 aa1f b38320ac4351


Styling Optician

Jade is one of our Styling Opticians. She offers expertise on frame and lens selection to make sure you see great and look even better. Jade is a Merkel Badger and has lived in Merkel her whole life. She is married to her better half Guy Jr. and has two wild boys, Guy III and Gunner. When she isn't at work you can find her out gardening or boating and camping with her boys!

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Ace is a yellow labrador who has many years of greeting and comforting people of all ages.  He hails from a line of labradors who have been part of the Liles family household for over a decade.  He holds a Canine Good Citizen Certification from the American Kennel Club. He also answers to "WhosaGoodBoyyy!"  Some of his hobbies include dove hunting, going for long walks, and taking naps. Most of all Ace LOVES to swim.  It doesn't matter if its a pool,  a lake, or a muddy tank, if there is a body of water nearby you can find him making a splash.  Ace is our gentle giant and he can't wait to greet you at your next visit to Elite Eyecare.

charlie GSP UID 956f2b9d 1c40 42fc a667 4551759b5811



Charlie aka "Queen Charles" is a ruby red Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  She is a toy sized bundle of joy.  Her warm and loving attitude might just make your heart melt.  She is a true lapdog and will gladly hop in your lap if you let her.  She enjoys playing with other dogs, going for walks, and eating treats. She is by far the youngest member of the Elite Eyecare team, but don't tell her that because she thinks she runs the whole office.  She can't wait to greet you with a smile at your next visit!


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