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Meet Our Eye Doctor and Staff
Vadim Guy, OD, FAAO
Dr. Vadim Guy is a Rochester local who grew up in Greece and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Roberts Wesleyan College. He then obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For his externship, Dr. Guy trained at world renowned, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, in ocular disease including glaucoma, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, and macular degeneration. He also completed clinical rotations in binocular vision, contact lens, geriatrics, low vision, pediatrics, and primary care.
Dr. Guy completed his residency at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, studying pediatrics, binocular vision (amblyopia and strabismus), vision therapy, double vision, and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. During his residency, he spent time training with the pediatric ophthalmology department at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Dr. Guy is intrigued with myopia control, nearsightedness, and Orthokeratology (Ortho-K). He is certified to work with Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) and is an active member of the American Academy of Orthoketalogy and Myopia Control (AAOMC), where he attends conferences to expand his knowledge and learns the latest research on myopia control. He also works with “hard-to-fit” contact lenses for conditions such as Kerataconus, and specialty Scleral Contact Lenses.
Dr. Guy is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a candidate for fellowship with the College of Optometry in Vision Development (COVD). He is an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), New York State Optometric Association, Rochester Optometric Society, and many others.
Dr. Guy enjoys being involved and giving back. He is currently serving as the immediate past-president of the Rochester Optometric Association, a board member of Children’s Vision Coalition, and the state clinical director for Healthy Athletes with Special Olympics New York.
In addition to his professional involvement, Dr. Guy enjoys traveling and has visited numerous countries around the world providing eye care with the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists. He enjoys spending time with his wife and traveling. He also enjoys being with friends and family, especially his numerous nieces and nephews.
Ludmila, Optical Manager, New York State Licensed Optician
Ludmila began her career in optometry over 20 years ago as an optometric technician. Since then Ludmila has worked for several optical shops large and small, in New York and Florida, gaining valuable experience that she now applies at Family Vision Center. She earned an associates degree in opticianry from Hillsborough Community College, Tampa FL. Ludmila is a licensed optician in two states and a member of the Opticians Association of America (OAA). She holds the American Board of Opticianry Certification (ABOC) and the National Contact Lens Certification (NCLEC). Ludmila has been with Family Vision Center for over 6 years. Together with her husband Peter, they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Ludmila enjoys spending time with her grandchildren on the weekends, and vacationing on sandy beaches.
Valeriy, Practice Manager
Valeriy joined our team in 2017. He is a Rochester native and brings over 10 years of management experience to our practice. Valeriy earned his Bachelor of Science from Southeastern University, Lakeland Florida. He is currently studying to become a Licensed Optician so that he can further assist our patients with their optical needs. Valeriy and his wife Marianna have 3 children, and enjoy exploring Rochester’s parks and outdoor attractions. Valeriy volunteers at his church in media arts, and likes to use his spare time doing construction projects on the weekends.
Abi, Front Desk Manager
Abi joined our team in 2019. She works closely with our patients to make sure they have a wonderful experience at our office. Abi graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College with a Bachelors in Business Administration, and is continuing graduate studies in medicine. She volunteers at her church in the worship department and enjoys the arts. In her spare time, Abi enjoys fostering friendships and spending quality time with her family and close friends.
Tatyana, Registered Nurse
Tatyana joined our team in 2014. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Roberts Wesleyan College, and is a Registered Nurse in NY. She enjoys working with patients and performing preliminary visual testing for Dr. Guy. She has a passion for singing and is an active member at her church, and serves on the worship team.
Nataliya, Certified Paraoptometric (CPO)
Nataliya joined our team in 2017 and has a passion for patient care. She is a Certified Paraoptometric and works closely with patients by performing preliminary and specialty visual testing. Nataliya is also working towards completing her Bachelors as well as advancing in Paraoptometric certifications through the American Optometric Association. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her close friends, and photography.
Emily, Optometric Technician
Emily joined our team in 2016. She has an active interest in the medical professions and is currently attending college. Emily developed an interest for Optometry and Vision Therapy while she was Dr. Guy’s patient. Her goal is to complete Optometry school and specialize in Vision Therapy. In her free time, Emily enjoys traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.