Dr. garineh nersisyan
Dr. Nersisyan is a 2010 graduate of Southern California College of Optometry. She received her bachelor's degree in Biomedical Physics from California State University, Northridge in 2006. Her optometric experience includes externships at Luke Air Force Base in Phoenix, Arizona and Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in West Los Angeles. Understanding the importance and role of ethics in optometry, she was the recipient of the Ethics Endowed Scholarship in 2008. Currently she practices full-scope optometry. In addition to primary care, pediatrics, and contact lenses, she is glaucoma certified and licensed to treat ocular diseases. Dr. Nersisyan is a current member of the American Optometric Association and California Optometric Association. She is active in community service and has volunteered as an optometrist for the Special Olympics and participated in several vision screenings. In addition to English, she speaks fluent Armenian. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and enjoys the outdoors with her husband, children, and two Great Pyrenees.
Dr. Joshua A. Corben
Joshua A. Corben graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Biology. While at ASU, he did extensive research in the area of Cell Biology specializing in Human Corneal wound healing. He attained his Doctor of Optometry from The inter-American School of Optometry in 2002. With his training & knowledge of the cornea, he takes special pride in teaching his patients critical information pertaining to refractive surgery. He is the past-president of the San Fernando Valley Optometric Society. He was awarded the prestigious “2009 Young Optometrist Of the Year in California” by the California Optometric Association and has recently been appointed to the Interview Committee of his School of Optometry. Dr. Corben is fluent in Spanish and actively spends time in the Santa Monica area providing free eye exams for the homeless. Dr. Corben is also a guest lecturer for the College of the Canyons Nursing School and writes a monthly editorial in The Magazine of Santa Clarita. When he is not working he enjoys cycling, and most importantly spending time with his wife and two children.
Dr. MATTHEW ALPERT
Dr. Matthew Alpert graduated with clinical honors from the New England College of Optometry, in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Alpert earned the prestigious California Optometric Associations, Young Optometrist of the Year Award in 2002, for providing superior care to his patients, community and the profession of Optometry. He is the past president of the San Fernando Valley Optometric Society and was a board member for over 12 years. Dr Alpert was featured on the Emmy award winning television program The Doctors. The American Optometric Association chose Dr. Alpert to be the liaison for the “Eye on Nutrition” awareness campaign, where he was featured on national television, discussing the role of nutrition and ocular health. Dr. Alpert served on the founding advisory board for the TLC laser eye center in Encino, California. Currently Dr. Alpert is serving on the Board of Directors of VSP Global, the largest managed vision care company in the United States, with over 70 million members. As Chairman of Optometric Innovation Dr Alpert serves to connect emerging technologies in the vision care industry to VSP’s 30 thousand panel doctors and 70 million members. Dr Alpert worked intimately with Google on professional education and retail distribution of Google Glass. Recently Dr Alpert returned from his second trip to Soweto South Africa developing the We See Child Health Project where 30 thousand underserved children will now receive critical eye care services. He has been a delegate to the California Optometric Associations, Congress and President’s council.
Alis - Optician
Alis has been an optician for over 25 years. She is very knowledgeable and passionate about eyewear fashion. Alis is always enthusiastic and readily available to help with your optical needs. When not at work, she enjoys bike riding, hiking, and concerts.
Diane - Optician
Diane has 15 years of experience as an optician. She has been with Wink since the office opened in 2009. Diane is pleasant and ready to answer all your questions regarding eyewear and contact lenses. She enjoys spending time outdoors when not working.
Jenny - Optician
Jenny is the newest addition to our office. She is very friendly and assists with pre-testing, scheduling appointments, and answering your questions. Currently she is an accounting student at California State University, Northridge. She also enjoys dance.