Dr. Rachel Carver
Dr. Carver is a native of New Brighton, PA and graduated from New Brighton High School in 2003. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Science from Penn State University in 2008 and then continued her education at Chatham University where she received a Master of Science degree in 2009. Dr. Carver attended the PennsylvaniaCollege of Optometry at Salus University and graduated in 2013 with a Doctorate of Optometry degree. While in optometry school, Dr. Carver was elected into the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. Following graduation, she completed a residency at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northport, NY specializing in primary eye care, vision therapy, and low vision rehabilitation.
Dr. Carver practices full-scope optometry for all ages including comprehensive eye exams, specialty contact lens fittings, and ocular disease management. In addition, she has experience in low vision rehabilitation and pediatric optometry, including binocular vision examinations and vision therapy.
As a member of the American Optometric Association, Pennsylvania Optometric Association, Western Pennsylvania Optometric Society, and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Dr. Carver is actively involved in the optometric community.
In her free time, Dr. Carver enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing volleyball, staying active outdoors, and supporting the Penn State Nittany Lions.
David has been an optician for over 30 years. He started his career in Ohio then relocated back to Pennsylvania in 1985 to work with Dr. Schmolly, where he has been ever since. David takes great pride in his work. He spends time with each and every patient to ensure they find the perfect frame and lens style to meet their visual needs, fashion sense, and budget. Whether it’s for reading glasses, driving glasses, progressive lenses, or computer glasses, David is always happy to assist you.
In addition to his role as an optician, David also performs other duties including ancillary testing for the doctors, insurance billing, and scheduling appointments.
Outside of the office, David enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending church, and spending time outdoors doing landscaping and lawn care.
Susan joined our practice as an optometric assistant in May 2006. Her main duties include receptionist, appointment scheduling, insurance billing, accounts receivable, and general clerical duties.
A native of the area, Susan graduated from Mohawk Jr.-Sr. High School in 1982. She earned her diploma in Medical Office Assisting/Billing and Coding from Harcourt Learning Direct and earned her diploma as a Microsoft Office Specialist from the Lakeland Institute of Technology, Sharon campus.
Susan and her husband, Wayne, have resided in Mount Jackson for 18 years. They both enjoy living and working in the local community. In her free time, Susan enjoys scrapbooking, baking pastries for friends and family, gardening, and traveling/motorcycle riding with her husband.