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Meet the Staff

At Maplewood EyeCare Center, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.

Our Staff of professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our staff and make an appointment.

  • Dr.
    Larry Gunnell

    Dr. Gunnell is celebrating his 40th year in Wichita Falls. He arrived at Sheppard AFB in June 1977, practicing in the Eye Clinic, Sheppard Regional Hospital until June 1980. He established a private practice in Wichita Falls at that time. Dr Gunnell enjoys photography, World War 2 history and antique cars. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Wichita Falls-North.

  • Lisa

    Lisa is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin. She joined Maplewood EyeCare Center in 1980 as Office Manager. In her spare time she loves to garden and she is also a big history buff. Lisa is a member of Rotary Club of Wichita Falls-North

  • Brenda

    A native of Southern California, with a Bachelor in Psychology from CSU Dominguez Hills; Brenda joined our office in 2002 after previously working for Linden Optometry in Pasadena. Brenda is our Office Management Expert. She works closely with frame representatives to make sure we have the very best selection of frames for each patient. She also works hard with other staff to streamline our procedures to provide you the best service possible. Brenda will always take that extra step to help you solve any situation. Outside the office, Brenda enjoys spending time with her husband and kids; especially her daughter who is currently in college. She also enjoys working with the youth in her church and community. Favorite Quote: “Let your smile change the world, but don’t let the world change our smile.”

  • Tari

    Tari has been with Maplewood EyeCare Center since February 2012, starting out at the front desk and quickly moving on to Optometric Tech. She truly enjoys the one on one interaction with the patients daily. She was born and raised in the Wichita Falls area, Tari married her high school sweetheart and traveled the world with him until eventually coming back and settling in Wichita Falls. Her husband is currently serving as the Youth Pastor of their church; where she also serves as a leader for youth girls. She and her husband have a son who is currently attending college. Favorite Quote: Love your family. Spend time. Be kind and serve one another. Make no room for regrets. Tomorrow is not promised and Today is short.

  • Byllie

    Byllie a native of Burkburnett, came to Maplewood Eyecare Center in 2016 as a front desk receptionist. She has previous experience in Health Care and Optical prior to joining Maplewood EyeCare Center. Fluent in both English and Spanish. Byllie is constantly trying to meet the needs of each patient calling or visiting our office. She is devoted mother; who enjoys spending time with her family. Favorite Quote: "¡Vive en el futuro, no en el pasado!" ~ "Live in the future, not in the past!"

  • Matt

    Matthew has been working at Maplewood Eyecare Center for two years. He is a Optician/Lab Tech and enjoys the joy people show when they receive their glasses. He also helps with special testing and patient screening. He is a Wichita County native and grew up in you Iowa Park. He works with the youth group at his church and enjoy spending time with family and friends. Favorite Quote: "A person can nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This, too, I see is from the hand of God. ecclesiastics 2:24

  • Victoria

    Victoria joined Maplewood EyeCare Center in 2014 as a Front Desk Receptionist. In her spare time she loves playing tennis, running, weightlifting, golfing, Cooking and baking and finding sweet deals at TJ Maxx. She loves spending quality time with her friends and family. She's a mother to one son and has a huge heart for special needs kids. Victoria enjoys being able to help patient see clearly and be fashionable . Favorite Quote: "She ran first with her mind. Then her personality and finished with her heart".

New Patients Receive 15% OFF Second Pair of Complete Glasses!

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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