About Heritage Family EyeCare
Heritage Family EyeCare (HFEC) is founded on the principles of providing a solution to all eye health issues. Proper eye health and vision are critical for enjoying life without limitations. Dr. Colvin and her highly trained staff take great pride in providing the best optical solutions for your entire family. While Heritage Family EyeCare is a perfect example of a neighborhood optometry practice, we also provide the latest in technology, eyewear fashion and contact lenses in the industry. Our mission is to provide the best products and services while maintaining the integrity of a private optometry practice.
The Heritage Family EyeCare Advantage
We accept most insurance plans and are happy to discuss payment options with you. If you don’t have insurance, call us anyway.
We utilize state of the art equipment that are maintained at the highest standards. Better equipment gives better results.
Our Mission &
We believe in our community and as your neighborhood eye doctor we are committed to helping your family stay healthy.
With over 25 years of optical experience and specializing in Optometric Glaucoma, we are experts in all facets of optometry.
Our Happy Clients
The team was great and everyone seemed to be really happy and friendly. I will be going back, besides to pick up my order, for future exams. These guys made this thing not suck so bad. Thank you guys!
I can’t say enough good things about Heritage Family Eyecare. The staff and Dr. Colvin were very good at their jobs and also extremely pleasant to work with. I am so grateful to Dr. Colvin and her staff. They are fantastic.
The entire staff there are wonderful. Having had many optometrists in the past I must say the level of professionalism by the staff and Dr. Anji Colvin far exceeded my expectations. I can’t speak more highly of Dr. Colvin and her staff. Trust me when I say you will be impressed by the level of attention and service that they provide.
I absolutely love this place and would not trust anyone else but Dr. Colvin and her staff with my eye care. They go over and beyond to make sure you leave completely satisfied and confident. I highly recommend HFEC to anyone looking for a professional, knowledgeable staff for their eye care needs.
Dr. Colvin graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2000 with honors. She has been in the optical industry for over 25 years. Some of her experience includes optician, trainer, and lab technician. She is a therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist. Dr Colvin lives in the Heritage community with her husband George & their 4 girls.
Dr. Scherer graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Houston, College of Optometry in 1995. She has previously worked in a variety of ophthalmic offices. Her experience includes routine eye exams, contact lenses, young patient exams, and cataract post-operative exams. She is therapeutically licensed. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and exercising.
Lexi Derry, OD grew up in Central Illinois farming community. She attended Parkland Junior College on a softball scholarship for two years, and then graduated two years later from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences. She then moved to Chicago to attend Illinois College of Optometry and graduated in 2011 with an Optometry Doctorate. She worked the next five years in a private office in the suburbs, and a local commercial office in the city. Her family then moved to Fort Worth, Texas and she is happy to be providing exceptional eye care for Heritage Family EyeCare.
David is our lead optician, and is a seasoned optician who has been fitting eyewear since 2000. He is certified by the American Board of Opticianry. David takes great pride in making sure patients not only receive fashionable eyewear but also provide the clearest vision possible. David’s experience in the North Texas area allows him to personally select the latest fashion and lens technologies that meet the demands of our patients. He lives in Irving with his wife Estela and two children. In his spare time David enjoys reading, participating in church activities, spending time with family and living a healthy lifestyle.
Heather is one of our opticians. Working in optical since 2012, she is devoted to finding the perfect fit for our patients eyewear needs. She attended Texas State University and The University of North Texas and has plans on continuing her education in the healthcare field. She resides in Fort Worth with her fiance, DJ. In her free time she enjoys weight training, challenging herself with puzzle games, and watching football.
Kathryn is one of our opticians. She has been in the optical profession since 2010. Kathryn joined Heritage Family EyeCare with experience in optical sales and continues to further her knowledge in all aspects of the optical industry. Kathryn is in charge of managing the daily activities of Heritage Family EyeCare, and is responsible for ensuring an excellent patient experience. Kathryn enjoys spending time with her daughter Olivia.
Taylor is one of our newest opticians after joining our team in early 2016. He recently married longtime girlfriend, Meaghan, in May and spends most of his free time with her and his dog, Oscar. He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2011 and moved to Texas shortly after. His hobbies include playing video games, going to sports events, and hanging out with friends.
Veronica is one of our optical technicians. She graduated from Fossil Ridge High School in 2010. Veronica is in the US Army Reserves. She did her basic training in Fort Sill, Oklahoma and continued training in For Sam Houston as a medical logistic specialist. She was a patient of Dr Colvin’s for years before she became an employee. She is working on becoming an optician while training as an optical technician.
Heather is one of our optometric technicians. After graduating high school in 2010, Heather served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years. She joined our staff with prior optical experience, and she hopes to continue her education in the healthcare field. Out of work, Heather enjoys reading ,running ,and spending time with her family in Austin, TX.
Caity is our contact lens specialist. She worked in the optical industry for three years prior to starting at Heritage Family Eye Care. Equipped with a strong background in contact lenses, insurance, and patient care, Caity continues to advance her knowledge and skills in order to provide the best patient experience possible. Outside of work, Caity enjoys watching movies with her husband and spending time with friends and family.
Dori is one of our insurance coordinators. She is certified by the American Board of Opticianry and has worked in all areas of the optical industry since 2007. She manages a majority of our insurance and would love to answer any questions you may have. She lives in the Heritage community with her husband, Justin and two kids Jackson and Kayleigh. In her free time Dori loves to scrapbook and do fun activities with her family.
Andrea is one of our insurance coordinators. She has worked in the insurance industry since 2007 and is excited to be learning new skills in the optical field. Originally from Washington state, she has moved around the country due to her husband’s military service and has settled in North Texas. Andrea has 2 boys, Mac and Greyson. In her free time she enjoys travelling, trying new foods and barbequing.
Amanda is our administrative assistant. She began her optical career in 2000 and has worked in all areas of our office. She is currently working toward obtaining her certification for the American Board of Opticianry. Amanda is responsible for training our new associates, authorizing insurance prior to your appointment and greeting patients upon arrival. Amanda is proficient in all aspects of running our office. She lives in the local Heritage area with her three children Dylan, Devin, Amethyst and Cullen. In her free time she likes to cook, go shopping and spend time with her children.