Meet Allied Ophthalmic Personnel

More Than Just Assisting

Meet Jessica Barr, COMT, ROUB

Meet Jessica Barr, COMT, ROUB. Like so many others before her, she found herself entering the health care field in an unlikely way, simply needing a job that offered health insurance. She was offered a job as a visual field technician, fell in love with ophthalmology, and the rest is history, as they say. Read More…


Meet Dianna Graves, COMT

After graduating from the Regions Hospital School of Ophthalmic Medical Technology in St. Paul, MN, in 1983, I worked at a busy Level I Trauma Center for almost ten years as a General/Corneal and Diagnostic Technologist. During this time I also trained ophthalmology, ER, and Primary Care residents, as well as worked various OR/ER cases. My life was MACH 7 with my hair on fire – but I wanted more! I wanted to be a Supervisor/Manager! Read More…


Meet Sharon Alamalhodaei, COMT, OSC

After more than twenty years of clinical and administrative ophthalmology experience, a person may tend to think it might be time to slow down or maybe not work quite as hard. But Sharon Alamalhodaei, COMT, isn’t thinking about slowing down anytime soon. In fact, she is working harder than ever before! Read More…


Meet Sam Reed, COT, ROUB, OSA, OSC

I’ve always liked to work with my hands and solve puzzles. This trait took me down the path of becoming an Electrical Engineer. I joined a very small start-up company in San Jose, California, but after 10 years in the high tech, Fortune 500 corporate world, I realized that I would need a career change. Read More…