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Doctors & Staff

Meet our experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Family Vision Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Rochester.

Vadim Guy, OD, FAAO

Dr. Vadim Guy is a Rochester local who grew up in Greece and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Roberts Wesleyan College. He then obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For his externship, Dr. Guy trained at world renowned, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, in ocular disease including glaucoma, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, and macular degeneration. He also completed clinical rotations in binocular vision, contact lens, geriatrics, low vision, pediatrics, and primary care.

Dr. Guy completed his residency at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, studying pediatrics, binocular vision (amblyopia and strabismus), vision therapy, double vision, and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. During his residency, he spent time training with the pediatric ophthalmology department at Bascom Palmer.

Dr.Guy is intrigued with myopia (nearsightedness) control and Orthokeratology (Ortho-K). He is certified to work with Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) and is an active member of the American Academy of Orthoketalogy and Myopia Control (AAOMC), where he attends conferences to expand his knowledge and learns the newest updates on myopia control. He also works with “hard-to-fit” contact lenses for conditions such as Kerataconus, and specialty Scleral Contact Lenses.

Dr. Guy is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a candidate for fellowship with the College of Optometry in Vision Development (COVD). He is an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), New York State Optometric Association, Rochester Optometric Society, and many others.

Dr. Guy enjoys being involved and giving back. He is currently serving as the immediate past-president of the Rochester Optometric Association, a board member of Children’s Vision Coalition, and the state clinical director for Healthy Athletes with Special Olympics New York.

In addition to his professional involvement, Dr. Guy enjoys traveling and has visited numerous countries around the world providing eye care with the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists. He enjoys spending time with his newlywed wife. He also enjoys being with friends and family, especially his numerous nieces and nephews.

Ludmila, New York State Licensed Optician

Ludmila began her career in optometry nearly 20 years ago as an optometric technician. Since then Ludmila has worked for several optical shops large and small, in New York and Florida, gaining valuable experience that she now applies at Family Vision Center. She earned an associates degree in opticianry from Hillsborough Community College, Tampa FL. Ludmila is a licensed optician in two states and a member of the Opticians Association of America (OAA). She holds the American Board of Opticianry Certification (ABOC) and the National Contact Lens Certification (NCLEC). Ludmila has been with Family Vision Center for 5 years. Together with her husband Peter, they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Ludmila enjoys spending time with her grandchildren on the weekends, reading, and vacationing on sandy beaches.

Barbara, Insurance and Billing Specialist

Barbara has been an optometry and medical biller for over 30 years. She has been part of Family Vision Center and the optometry office at this location for over 10 years. Our patients here are like family and friends to her. Together with her husband of 47 years, Lou, they have one daughter Kim and live in Farmington. Barbara enjoys cooking, her cat Jeter, grandpuppies Rico and Cookie, and her horse GateCard. She enjoys racehorses and has a few of her own running at Finger Lakes Racetrack.

Tatyana, First Impression Director

Tatyana became a part of the Family Vision Center team in 2014. She’s pursuing her interest of working in the healthcare environment and has completed her prerequisites for Nursing at a local college. This past fall Tatyana started the Nursing program at Roberts Wesleyan College. While studying nursing, she enjoys working at the office with patients. She has a passion for singing and is an active member at her church with the desire to be part of a worship team.

Emily, First Impression Director

Emily joined the Family Vision Center team in the beginning of summer due to her interest in the medical profession. While she is currently enrolled in school, she enjoys working in an environment that interests her. Emily was previously Dr. Guy’s Vision Therapy patient where she learned of her interest with Optometry. She hopes to complete school for Optometry and specializing in vision therapy due to her experiences. In her free time, Emily enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Valeriy, Office Manager

Valeriy joined Family Vision Center in the spring of 2017.


Ruth, First Impression Director

Ruth joined Family Vision Center in the summer of 2017.

Nataliya, First Impression Director

Nataliya joined Family Vision Center in the summer of 2017.