NVISION® Eye Centers Announces Three Executive Promotions

September 1, 2018

Premiere U.S. LASIK and Cataract Surgery Provider Expands with External Expertise

ALISO VIEJO, CA (Sep. 1, 2018) — NVISION® Eye Centers, a national leader in ophthalmology services —is pleased to announce today the appointments of three executives to the growing management team. Stacy Gober, RN, Rose Ayson, and Melissa Platt. NVISION’s suite of offerings includes: custom and Topographic LASIK, KAMRA Inlay, cataract surgery and other vision correction procedures.

Stacy Gober has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Operations. With 20 years of experience as a nurse, Stacy functions in both a clinical and a managerial role. As an ASC Administrator for both single-specialty and multi-specialty surgery centers, Stacy will oversee NVISION’s surgery centers and facilitate future growth and expansion. Stacy received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix.

Rose Ayson is NVISION’s new Vice President of Sales, where she will oversee the nationwide team of representatives that develop relationships with co-managing optometrists and eye care professionals who partner with NVISION. Rose previously served as a Healthcare Territory Manager for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Florida.

Melissa Platt has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Talent and Engagement. Previously, she was an Executive Director for NVISION Laguna Hills. Her experience in optometry and ophthalmology includes staffing and recruiting, payroll oversight, P&L responsibility, direct patient care and outcomes, and physician management. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Fullerton and holds a PHR certification from the HR Certification Institute and a SHRM-CP from the Society of Human Resource Management.

"We know that our growth and success depends on bringing the highest level of expertise to our management team.” says NVISION® Eye Centers’ CEO, Chris Karkenny, whose is leading NVISION’s nationwide expansion. “These three executives have had performance that merited their promotions within the organization. They will have a significant impact on our continued growth and prosperity.”

ABOUT NVISION® EYE CENTERS: NVISION® Eye Centers is the premier provider of LASIK and cataract surgery in the U.S., with centers in California, Nevada, Oregon, Arizona and Toronto, Canada. An innovative leader in ophthalmology, NVISION® is dedicated to providing the best patient experience through the use of the latest technology and treatment by the most talented and experienced surgeons in the industry. NVISION® was founded in 2010 by Tom Tooma, M.D., one of the earliest pioneers of LASIK who has performed more than 140,000 procedures to date in his esteemed career. With more than 1,900 eye doctors referring their patients and trusting their own eyes to NVISION® surgeons, NVISION® Eye Centers is Eye Doctors' #1 Choice®.

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