Dr. Holly Fisher Britt
Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dr. Britt is a Diplomate with the American Board of Optometry. After receiving a Bachelors of Science Degree in Vision Sciences, with a minor in Math and Chemistry, Dr. Britt graduated from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, where she had extensive clinical experience working with the Indian Health Services. She has been in private practice Optometry in the Lake Ray Hubbard area for 27 years. Dr. Britt established Eyecare & Laser Management of Rockwall in Rockwall, TX in 1999 as a second location to Rowlett Family Eyecare, which she merged into the Rockwall location in 2000.
Dr. Britt was voted by her wonderful patients as "Rockwall’s Best Optometrist" in Living Magazine’s Reader’s Choice awards for 2013 through 2019. She was also named by Reader’s Choice as one of America’s Top Optometrist in 2012 and 2013. Dr. Britt was nominated to the National Registry of Who's Who in Optometry, included in the Library of Congress.
Dr. Holly, as she is affectionately known to her patients, is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Texas Optometric Association, and Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honors Fraternity. She holds licenses in Texas and Oklahoma and holds current Laser Certification in Oklahoma. Dr. Holly has been presented with the prestigious Helen Keller Award for Sight Preservation by The Lions Club for her work with the Rowlett Chapter, volunteering for over 17 years. She has also been awarded The Irvin M. Borish Award for Excellence.
Dr. Britt loves working with adolescents and geriatrics, and she also loves the everyday challenges of emergency eye care and hard-to-fit, specialty & medically necessary contact lens services. Dr. Holly has long witnessed in her patients the implications of lifestyle mismanagement with corresponding eye disease. She has recently added her passion of “proactive prevention and wellness” to her practice with the overwhelming positive response from her patients who are tired of what they perceive “healthcare” has become – “sick care” and “degeneration management”.
Dr. Britt is married to Dr. Paul Britt, a Chiropractor in the metroplex. They enjoy time with their 3 Adult children and granddaughter Lily. They are members of First United Methodist Church Rockwall and are dedicated to their Rockwall community and public schools through their participation and support of philanthropic organizations as well as performing arts.
Dr. Trang B. Vo
While earning her Doctorate in Optometry, she was an active member of the Volunteer Student Optometric Service of Humanity (VOSH). She volunteered with Remote Access Medical to help provide eye care to patients in need and worked on an international mission trip to Nicaragua. She was accepted into semester-long externships at Eye Care Associates of New Orleans and the Alabama Veterans Administrative Hospital in Tuscaloosa with emphasis in medical optometry.
After graduation, Dr. Vo was an Associate Optometrist in private practice specializing in general optometry. Dedicated to her passion to pursue specialization in medical optometry, Dr. Vo was chosen and completed a distinguished Residency in ocular disease at the Woody Williams Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. She was extensively trained in ocular pathology, including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Dr. Vo was also trained in low vision, specialty contact lenses, and ocular emergencies.
Dr. Vo is a member and supporter of the American Optometric Association and American Academy of Optometry. In her free time she enjoys hiking at national parks, indoor rock climbing, and baking. Although she is an avid New Orleans Saints fan, Dr. Vo loves the Dallas area. With her family close by, she has settled quite well into her new home. Dr. Vo is fluent in "Cajun" and Vietnamese.
Dr. Courtney Hazelwood Cates is from Amarillo, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in College Station. She attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree and graduated with academic honors.
During Optometry school, Dr. Cates was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and received the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) Award of Excellence in Vision Therapy.
Upon completion of her Doctorate of Optometry, she was accepted and completed a distinguished Residency in Neuro-Vision Rehabilitation, Pediatrics and Vision Therapy at Neuro-Vision Associates or North Texas in Plano. This additional year of specialized training provided her with the knowledge and skills to manage patients with eye teaming and tracking disorders, vision-related learning problems, and acquired and traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Cates has extensive experience in eye care for pediatric and adult patients, sports vision, vision therapy services, and eye care for special needs children. She enjoys working with patients of all ages, but has a specialized focus and passion for working with children.
Dr. Cates is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, Texas Optometric Association and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). She is dedicated to the focus of developmental eye care but is also Therapeutically licensed in Texas and Glaucoma Certified. In Fall of 2018, she joined both practices of Eyecare Rockwall and Neuro-Vision Rehabilitation Associates of North Texas, where she was able to see more children and address the ever-growing need for behavioral optometric intervention. As of May 2020, Dr. Cates has expanded her schedule with Eyecare Rockwall and is now here 3 days a week seeing pediatric and adolescent patients of Rockwall County and surrounding areas.
Dr. Cates recently married her husband, Max. Although lately she is busy renovating their new home in Richardson, Dr. Cates enjoys cooking, traveling, watching Aggie football and loves spending time with her family.
Dr. Laura Wiese
Dr. Laura Wiese decided to become an optometrist while growing up in Quitman in the Piney Woods of East Texas. After high school, she moved to Nacogdoches to attend Stephen F. Austin University where she received the Glen T. Clayton School of Science and Mathematics Award upon graduating Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science degree.
While attending the University of Houston College of Optometry, she received the Excellence in Optics Award and the Allergan Excellence in Ocular Anatomy and Pathology Award. She was also recognized as the Outstanding Third Year Optometry student, Outstanding Teaching Assistant and received a National Eye Institute Summer Research Fellowship.
During Optometry school, Dr. Wiese was a member of the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society, served as Secretary for the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, and was elected Class Representative two years. In 1997 she graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Doctor of Optometry degree.
Dr. Laura has been practicing in the Dallas metroplex since 1997. She is a past-president of the Northeast Texas Optometric Society and holds memberships in the Dallas County Optometric Society, the Texas Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.
In 2013 Dr. Laura Wiese became a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a distinguished credential above and beyond the standard requirements for licensing. Dr. Laura is a Therapeutic Optometrist and a Certified Glaucoma Specialist practicing general Medical Optometry with a special interest in Dry Eye management, Diabetic eyecare, Eye infections, and Contact lenses.
She has worked with the Kids Vision for Life program sponsored by the Essilor Vision Foundation, an organization that provides vision assessments and glasses for underprivileged children in need. Optometry continues to be a rewarding profession for Dr. Laura, as she enjoys helping people to see clearly and maintain healthy eyes.
Dr. Laura lives in Mesquite with her husband Randy and their two cats, Oliver and Charlie. She enjoys hiking, attending concerts, playing piano, and going to the gun range.
Dr. Kaylynn Poyner
Biography Coming Soon!