Our Professional Staff
Bachman graduated from Southwestern High School in 1985. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989. In 1991, Dr. Bachman was awarded her Bachelor of Visual Sciences (BSVS), and in 1993
she became a Doctor of Optometry by graduating from the Illinois College of Optometry. She received many academic and clinical
excellence awards during her time at the Illinois College of Optometry.
She started her
career in the Chicagoland area, practicing at Family Vision Care in LaGrange, Illinois.
Bachman opened Southwestern Eye Care in Brighton, Illinois in March 2002. This fulfilled her dream to practice in her hometown.
She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Illinois Society for Prevention of Blindness, Illinois
Optometric Association, Southwestern Illinois Optometric Society and Infant SEE. She has served as a member of the College
of Optometrists in Vision Development and the Optometric Extension Program. Dr. Bachman has over 25 years experience
in primary eye care and specializes in pediatric care especially in the area of vision and learning.
currently resides in Brighton with her family where she is active in her church and community.
Southwestern Eye Care is blessed to
have a wonderful staff who is committed to the care of our patients. When you visit our office you will meet:
Debbie Delassus- Front Desk Manager
Bev Wallace -Optometric
Vonda Bachman -Optician, ABOC
Parrino - Optometric Assistant, CPO
Erica Fitzgerald - Insurance
Specialist / Billing Call: 618-494-4800
Paula Bozarth - Optician
David Carter -Optician
Trisha Gowin - Front Desk / Assistant
Rena Twichell -