Offering you personalized service, the staff at Optical Eyeland of Apopka is here to proudly serve our community. You can depend on us for all your eyewear needs.
Since, 2001 Julie has owned Optical Eyeland. She took ownership from her father, Jim, who selected to enter early retirement. Julie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Florida State University.
After joining her father in 2001, Julie went back to school to receive her Opticianry Degree from Hillsborough Community College. Julie is a board certified Florida Optician and has her Nation al ABO and NCLE certifications.
With an eye for fashion, Julie can pick out your frame and lenses for you. She specializes in coordinating frame shape and color with your skin tone and face shape. Outside work, Julie enjoys traveling, playing piano, singing and spending time with her husband, James, and daughters Jamey Lynn, Jessica and Katie.
A 2001 graduate from Florida State University with a double degree in Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management and Marketing, Brian joined Optical Eyeland in August 2003 after deciding to follow his father’s footsteps and continue the family tradition of opticianry.
Brian attended Hillsborough Community College for 2 years where he completed his opticianry degree in July 2005. Brian is a board certified Florida Optician and has his National ABO and NCLE certifications.
His focus is in fitting specialty contact lenses. Brian has a vast knowledge on the market and will find lenses that fit your lifestyle. He has a passion for helping patients, even if they hate glasses or just want to get out of glasses for special occasions. When not working, Brian enjoys traveling, backpacking, boating and spending time with his wife, Morgan, and his daughters Lilly and Mia.
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Jim started his career with Optical Eyeland in 1986. He grew the practice into what it is today. Jim has been a licensed optician for over 35 years and continues to work with his children, Julie and Brian.
In 2001, Jim decided to start his retirement early and travel with his wife, Elaine. Although Jim has cut his hours down at the office, he is still teaching Opticianry at Hillsborough Community College.
Dr. Goodhue was born and raised in Gloucester, MA. He graduated from St. John’s Prep and then attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts before attending The New England College of Optometry in Boston. He received his Doctorate of Optometry in 2011 and now a full time doctor with Optical Eyeland.
Dr. Goodhue is a huge sports fan, enjoys attending concerts and spending time with his wife, Ashlee, and their son, Andrew.