COVID - 19 UPDATE
Dear Valued Northlake Family EyeCare Patients:
We miss you! We also want you to know that as your local eye doctors, you can trust that we always take health and your eye care seriously.
Update: 03/05/2021: Masks Required: Our office will continue to follow the CDC guidelines and The Texas Optometry Boards recommendations on requiring masks to be worn in our office. This is to ensure the safety of our patients including our immune compromised patients and staff. Our offices will be thoroughly cleaned and continually disinfected multiple times throughout the day.
Common Questions and Protocol Changes at our Offices
Please bring your own face mask to your appointment or visit to the office. If you do not have one, we will provide one for you.
Due to some schedule changes to increase social distancing, please confirm your appointment time prior to arriving at the office. We are applying a cancelation fee if we are not notified because our schedule is reduced to ensure social distancing.
If you are an at risk demographic, we will also continue to offer telehealth video virtual examinations for patients with certain eye and lid infections. Please contact our office for details.
If you are sick or have been recently exposed to COVID-19, we ask you to reschedule your appointment and follow isolation guidelines.
Only patients will be allowed into the office and ask that other family members stay in their car. A parent or caregiver will be allowed to join a minor or patient for the exam.
For glasses dispenses and adjustments, please contact our office to schedule an appointment for this service
What can you expect upon arriving at the office?
Our doors will be locked in order to limit the number of patients in the office at one time. Please call the number provided on the office door signage to let us know that you have arrived for your appointment.
All Patients will be required to bring and wear a mask for their appointment
All patients (and even our staff and doctors) will have their temperature checked upon arrival at the office. Patients with a temperature of greater than 99.5 will be asked to reschedule their appointment. All patients will be required to answer COVID-19 specific questions prior to the exam.
What specific steps have your taken regarding the office space?
Our offices have implemented a COVD-19 specific protocol including disinfection, thorough surface cleaning, and eyewear sanitizing between patients. Our doctors and staff are provided will be utilizing PPE.
We thank you for your understanding and patience as we are all adapting to these abrupt changes in office protocol.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
The Doctors and Staff of Northlake Family EyeCare
About Northlake Family EyeCare
Northlake Family EyeCare (NFEC) 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 Northlake 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 Northlake 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.
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 was born in Fort Worth and her family is from Argyle Texas. She lives in Fort Worth with her husband George.
Dr. Gill graduated from University of North Texas with a bachelors in History and Political Science in 2012. Dr. Gill later graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a masters in History. Through his educational journey to become a teacher Dr. Gill was an optician at Heritage Family Eyecare where he grew a passion for optometry working alongside Dr. Colvin. Dr. Gill graduated from Illinois College of Optometry with an emphasis in dry eye and vision therapy. Dr. Gill now lives in Fort Worth with his family and enjoys spending time with friends and playing basketball.
Dr. Hatton was born and raised in Dayton, OH and graduated from Miami University with a degree in Microbiology. She later attended Indiana University School of Optometry and graduated in 2019 with her Doctorate. She moved to Texas to complete a residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation to expand her knowledge in treatment of patients with traumatic and acquired brain injuries, tracking and eye teaming disorders, and vision-related learning problems. Dr. Hatton is happy to call Texas her new home and is looking forward to starting her family here.
Dr. Michael Shea is a Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist and has been in practice since 1998. He is committed to providing excellence in eye care. Dr. Shea has extensive knowledge in fitting contact lenses including multifocal, monovision, and lenses for Astigmatism. He is also experienced in evaluating and treating ocular diseases and senior pathologies.
Dr. Shea earned his doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale Florida where he received academic and clinical honors. He is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa optometric honors fraternity.
Dr. Shea lives with his wife Tami. They have a grown daughter and welcomed a grandson in 2019. In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Shea has completed several home renovations and classic car restorations. He has been active in numerous Christian ministries.