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.
Dr. Smith was born and raised in Decatur, Tx. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Texas A&M University in 2005. She then attended the University of Houston College of Optometry where she graduated with honors in 2010. Dr. Smith is specialized in the treatment and management of Glaucoma, Dry Eye, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic eyecare and co-management of cataract and refractive surgery. When not caring for her patients, Dr. Smith enjoys spending time with her husband and five children.
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.
Eddie has been in the optical industry for over 25 years. Some of his experiences include management, trainer, optician and lab technician. He has over 15 years in optical management experience. Eddie lives in the Keller area with his wife Melissa and their 2 kids. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and watching sports. Eddie manages our office and is dedicated to making sure your experience at HFEC is second to none.
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.
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.
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.
Amanda is our administrative assistant, She began her optical career in 2000 and has worked in all areas of our office. Amanda is Dr. Colvin’s right hand and is responsible for all of our marketing and charity events. Amanda is proficient in all aspects of running our office. She lives in the local Heritage area with her four children Dylan, Devin, Cullen and Amethyst. In her free time she likes spending time with her children, watching The Dallas Cowboys, cooking and going to Cons.
Megan has several responsibilities at HFEC and is currently one of our newest opticians. She is currently studying to be a fire inspector/investigator. She graduated from UNT with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, a minor in Psychology. She lives in Denton and spends her free time watching and reading the newest discoveries in true crime, and hanging out with her dog, Doc Holliday.
Lacey is one of our optometric technicians. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Texas-Tyler. She enjoys going to Renaissance Fairs and spending time with her husband Mark and her two dogs and cat.
Palmer is one of our opticians at HFEC and is certified by the American Board of Opticianry. He is married to his wife Katy and is pursuing a Bachelor’s in Divinity at Christian Leaders Institute. Palmer likes spending his free time with his wife and his Corgi puppy Maple, as well as studying theology.
Renae is one of our optometric technicians. After graduating early from high school, she graduated as valedictorian from esthetician school, as well as flight attendant school. She is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology. When she is not at work, church, or school, she enjoys watching TV, participating in theatrical productions, and spending time her dog Bellatrix.
Emily is one of our optical technicians. She recently graduated high school early and is taking classes at a junior college. She is working towards a biology degree and would like to pursue a career in medicine or marine biology. She is training as an optician and is learning all aspects of an optometry practice.
Rebecca is one of our optometric technicians. She graduated from Central High School in 2016 and lives in Keller and is currently pursuing a nursing degree at Tarrant County College. In her free time, she likes spending time with her family and going to the gym.
Ginia is one of our optometric technicians. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science at the University of North Texas. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her Great Dane Zeus, traveling, outdoors and spending time with her friends and family.
Mai is one of our optometric technicians. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Crowley High School and is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of Texas at Arlington. In her spare time, she volunteers at a free health clinic, goes on medical mission trips to Vietnam and Central America, and enjoys spending time with her family.
Laura is one of our optometric technicians. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Central High School in 2015. She is studying biology at the University of Texas at Arlington and will graduate Fall 2018. She hopes to pursue a medical degree in the future. She enjoys going on mission trips, having food adventures and spending time with her friends and family.
Stephanie is a member of our Insurance/Billing team at HFEC. She has worked in the medical field for over 10 years. She lives in Burleson with her husband and boxer puppy, Achilles. Stephanie has 3 daughters and in her spare time likes to run, play with Achilles and spend time with family.