About the Staff:

We are focused on providing you with the best possible care. We try to to live the small town ethos of taking care of you, our neighbors. We strive to provide superior service and products so that you will enjoy coming back to see us year after year. Other than you, our patients, the people who work in our office are our business's greatest asset. Each person in our office is cross trained, so regardless if you need your glasses repaired, or if you have a question about your insurance, each and every one of us is capable of helping you.


Athena Murrish

Athena Murrish

Athena has worked at the McKinleyville Optometric Center since 2013. She has 12 years experience in the optical field. Athena particularly enjoys assisting our patients in selecting functional, fashionable eyewear.
Oscar Rivas

Oscar Rivas

Oscar has worked for the McKinleyville Optometric Center since 2014. He has a Spanish degree from Humboldt State University. As a glasses wearer since age 7, has a developed a passion for optics and truly enjoys sharing his expertise. He enjoys helping people select a unique and stylish frame, combined with the lens best suited to each patients needs.
Elizabeth Edwards

Elizabeth Edwards

Elizabeth has worked for the McKinleyville Optometric Center since 2016. She enjoys helping patients whether it is with their insurance, choosing new glasses, running any of the patient testing instruments, or repairing glasses.