Dr. Anders graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He attended Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN where he earned the degree of Doctor of Optometry. Dr. Anders set himself apart with the honor of being selected as "Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities" at both Louisiana Tech and Southern College of Optometry.
Dr. Anders received in-depth optometric training through internships at The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry (Memphis, TN), the Alexandria VA Medical Center (Pineville, LA), and Bossier Family Eye Care (Bossier City, LA). These internships were focused in the following areas:
A native of Winnsboro, LA, Dr. Anders is following in the footsteps of his late father, Dr. David R. Anders, OD. After finishing his optometric education and training, Dr. Anders and his wife, Ashleigh, decided to make their home in Ruston, where they met while studying at Louisiana Tech. They are proud parens to three beautiful children, Lily, Nolan, and Mary Ellis.
Dr. Anders is a licensed optometrist in the State of Louisiana and is currently accepting new patients. Call us today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Anders.
A native Rustonian (with a little time spent in Massachusetts), Adicia has been with us since early 2020 and is an avid New England Patriots fan and wearer of many hats. Adicia serves us and our patients as our Office Coordinator overseeing the daily schedule, insurance verification/billing, patient correspondence, referrals, and anything else that is thrown her way. With her degree in social sciences and 20+ years of experience in multiple healthcare fields, we are blessed to have her as part of our team!
Another native of Ruston, Aujani has been a part of our staff since the spring of 2021 and serves as one of our technicians. In her spare time, Aujani is a full-time student in cosmetology school. Aujani works directly with patients to gather/review medical history, obtain vitals, pre-exam testing, and perform diagnostic testing/imaging. With multiple years of shift management under her belt, Aujani has been a strong addition to our staff!
Emily grew up in Deville, LA and is a current student at Louisiana Tech where she is pursuing a degree in Biology with plans for PA school. Emily works directly with patients to gather/review medical history, obtain vitals, pre-exam testing, and perform diagnostic testing/imaging. We appreciate everything she brings to our practice!
Lily joined our staff in Spring of 2022 to serve our patients as the overseer of all things optical and contact lens. Lily brings in four years of optical experience and is an ABO (American Board of Opticianry) Certified Optician. Lily came to Ruston from Texarkana, AR and has made her home here in Ruston. We're excited to have Lily as a part of our team!