Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Eyecare East, PLLC the leading provider of vision care products and services in Germantown, TN.
Paul Mormon, O.D.
Dr. “Paul” Mormon was born and raised in this community. He graduated from Briarcrest Christian School. Dr. Paul’s undergraduate education was completed at the University of Tennessee- Knoxville where he earned a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Zoology. He returned to Memphis to attend Optometry school at the Southern College of Optometry where he graduated magna cum laude. He is a past president of the TAOP (Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians). Dr. Paul joined Eyecare East, PLLC in 2001 as a full-time partner. In June of 2013, Dr. Paul opened a second location to serve Collierville and the surrounding areas, Collierville Eye Associates. In 2016, Dr. Paul opened a third location to serve the Memphis area, Eye Society. Dr. Paul is married to Kelli and they have three daughters: Mary Katherine, Hadleigh and Anna Caroline.
Darwin Mormon, O.D.
Dr. D.L. “Bud” Mormon received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1969 from Indiana University. Shortly thereafter, he joined the teaching faculty of the Southern College of Optometry and remained on staff for 34 years, retiring as Professor Emeritus in 2003. Dr. Mormon received his Master of Education, majoring in psychology and counseling from the University of Memphis in 1973. Dr. Mormon has lectured all across the USA and has written numerous articles for optometric literature and has received the Optometric Recognition Award from the American Optometric Association 16 times in the last 20 years Dr. “BUD” had been married to his wife, Paula, since 1971. He has two children and six grandchildren, all who live here in Germantown. He is joined in practice by his son, Dr. Paul Mormon.
Dana Blevins – Lab Coordinator
Originally from Virginia, Dana joined our practice in 2007. In the past, he has been certified by The American Board of Opticians. He has a broad 25 year background in the optical industry with extensive experience in lens and frame selection, lens fabrication, contact lenses and assisting the Doctors with clinic duties as needed.
Loran Goodale – Patient Account Coordinator
A Germantown native currently residing in Collierville, Loran joined our practice in 2011. She attended college locally and has a degree in legal office administration and is certified as a computer software specialist. Loran is the key liaison between patients, staff members, and doctors.
Dixie Armstrong – Licensed Dispensing Optician
Originally from Washington State, Dixie joined our practice in 2012. She has been in the field of Opticianary since 1988. She is nationally certified by The American Board of Opticians and The National Contact Lens Examiners, and is a Licensed Optician in the states of Tennessee and Washington. Dixie has expertise in all facets of Opticianary, however she is particularly skilled in lens selection tailored for each patient’s specific needs. She is also our frame stylist and frame buyer.
Gina Beyer – Contact Lens Coordinator
Gina became a Memphian in 1993 after growing up in Louisiana. She joined our practice in 2013 as our contact lens coordinator. Gina is a University of Memphis alumni with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She stared working in the optical field in 1997, while obtaining her college degree. Gina enjoyed it so much, she continued her career in optical after graduation. She shows an extraordinary amount of patience with our new contact lens wearer during training. Gina does her best to provide you with the most knowledge and understanding about the contact lenses our doctor prescribes you. Gina and her husband have a daughter, Natalie.
Debby James – Patient Appointment Coordinator
A native of Memphis, Debby joined our practice in 2013. Debby is the first face to greet you as you enter Eyecare East. She is excellent at directing our patients in the right direction for any need they may have. Debby has an extensive 20 year background in the hospitality industry, 5 years of which have been in the medical field.
Cindy Lukaszesk – Optometric Technician
A native of Bartlett, Cindy has been working in the optometric field for over 18 years. She was certified as a ophthalmic technician in 2013. Cindy is married and they have 3 boys. She is an avid Ole Miss fan and she loves running with her Golden Doodle, Cali.