Jerry Knoch, LDO
Jerry Knoch is a licensed optician since 1980 who specializes in contact lens and welcomes hard-to-fit patients. He has been involved in the fitting of the latest contact lens, which incorporates cutting-edge technology and equipment that can measure the cornea more precisely to achieve the best possible fit for the patient. He has worked in a corneal practice for 25 years and has extensive knowledge and expertise in fitting contacts for patients with severe dry eyes, keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, irregular astigmatism, surgically altered corneas and other complicated problems where custom design lens are necessary. He is highly proficient in scleral and hybrid lenses, all rigid gas permeable designs, soft keratoconus, and all custom made soft lenses. Additionally, he is skilled in the latest bifocal, multifocal, and progressive design lenses as well as one-day soft lenses and cosmetic tinted lenses. Jerry is dedicated in providing the highest quality patient care with the most advanced products and technology.
Janet Nichols - COA
Janet Nichols is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant since 2009 and specializes in fitting multifocal, Toric, and custom soft contact lenses since 2016. She is currently enrolled in an apprenticeship program in preparation for national certification and state licensure as a dispensing optician. Janet has worked in the Ophthalmic industry for over 15 years and is known for her determination, patience and thoroughness to successfully provide patients with their best fit and vision in contact lenses. She moved to Tennessee from Jacksonville Florida in 2010 and loves the natural beauty of this state in all four seasons. When she’s not working or studying, she enjoys hiking trails with her retired Greyhound named Dino, kayaking, chasing waterfalls and working in her flower garden.
Sonya joined VisualEyes Optical Boutique in 2016. Sonya works in our Contacts division. She came to us with 5 years previous experience in contact lens management.
Sonya assists Jerry and Janet as she places your orders and educates our patients on how to care for your contacts. Sonya enjoys working with our patients and you will find she always has a smile on her face, even when you are talking on the phone.
Kristi L. Cutrell, ABO
Kristi joined the VisualEyes Optical Boutique as the Manager in 2019 and has over 20 years working in the Ophthalmic industry and is well know throughout Nashville as someone who can not only fit you with the frames and lenses to meet your needs but with a personality that will make you smile! Kristi is Certified with the American Board of Optometry receiving that designation in 2011. Kristi is located primarily in our Nashville office. She is proficient in fitting many types of frames including Silhouette and Maui Jim’s. With Kristi’s knowledge of the industry and her connections with the manufacturers she will work diligently to find exactly what you need. Kristi loves living on a farm and breeding dogs.
Kim joined the VisualEyes Opitcal Boutique team in 2019 as the manager of the Franklin office. She has been fitting eyewear for over 30 years. She specializes in frame styling and keeps up with the newest materials and latest lens designs. Kim has a fun personality and loves helping people look and see their very best. Kim lives in Williamson county and has spent the majority of her Optical career working in Franklin. In her spare time, she loves to play sports and travel with family and friends.
Debbie joined the VisualEyes Optical Boutique team in early 2020 and serves as an Optical/Administrative Assistant. On top of her extensive Administrative experience Debbie is also Certified by the American Board of Opticianry and has worked in the Optical field since 1994. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and traveling with her husband, Don.