COVID - 19 UPDATE
Dear Valued Heritage Family EyeCare Patients:
We miss you! We also want you to know that as your local eye doctors, you can trust that we always take health and your eye care seriously.
In accordance with the guidelines set by Governor Greg Abbot, our Heritage & Northlake offices will be open for medical and routine eye care on Monday May 11th. In order to protect the health of our patients, doctors, and staff; our offices will be thoroughly cleaned and continually disinfected multiple times throughout the day.
Common Questions and Protocol Changes at our Offices
Please bring your own face mask to your appointment or visit to the office. If you do not have one, we will provide one for you.
Due to some schedule changes to increase social distancing, please confirm your appointment time prior to arriving at the office. We are applying a cancelation fee if we are not notified because our schedule is reduced to ensure social distancing.
If you are an at risk demographic, we will also continue to offer telehealth video virtual examinations for patients with certain eye and lid infections. Please contact our office for details.
If you are sick or have been recently exposed to COVID-19, we ask you to reschedule your appointment and follow isolation guidelines.
Only patients will be allowed into the office and ask that other family members stay in their car. A parent or caregiver will be allowed to join a minor or patient for the exam.
For glasses dispenses and adjustments, please contact our office to schedule an appointment for this service
What can you expect upon arriving at the office?
Our doors will be locked in order to limit the number of patients in the office at one time. Please call the number provided on the office door signage to let us know that you have arrived for your appointment.
All Patients will be required to bring and wear a mask for their appointment
All patients (and even our staff and doctors) will have their temperature checked upon arrival at the office. Patients with a temperature of greater than 99.5 will be asked to reschedule their appointment. All patients will be required to answer COVID-19 specific questions prior to the exam.
What specific steps have your taken regarding the office space?
Our offices have implemented a COVD-19 specific protocol including disinfection, thorough surface cleaning, and eyewear sanitizing between patients. Our doctors and staff are provided will be utilizing PPE.
We thank you for your understanding and patience as we are all adapting to these abrupt changes in office protocol.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
The Doctors and Staff of Heritage Family EyeCare
About Heritage Family EyeCare
Heritage Family EyeCare (HFEC) is founded on the principles of providing a solution to all eye health issues. Proper eye health and vision are critical for enjoying life without limitations. Dr. Colvin and her highly trained staff take great pride in providing the best optical solutions for your entire family. While Heritage Family EyeCare is a perfect example of a neighborhood optometry practice, we also provide the latest in technology, eyewear fashion and contact lenses in the industry. Our mission is to provide the best products and services while maintaining the integrity of a private optometry practice.
The Heritage Family EyeCare Advantage
We accept most insurance plans and are happy to discuss payment options with you. If you don’t have insurance, call us anyway.
We utilize state of the art equipment that are maintained at the highest standards. Better equipment gives better results.
Our Mission &
We believe in our community and as your neighborhood eye doctor we are committed to helping your family stay healthy.
With over 25 years of optical experience and specializing in Optometric Glaucoma, we are experts in all facets of optometry.
Our Happy Clients
The team was great and everyone seemed to be really happy and friendly. I will be going back, besides to pick up my order, for future exams. These guys made this thing not suck so bad. Thank you guys!
I can’t say enough good things about Heritage Family Eyecare. The staff and Dr. Colvin were very good at their jobs and also extremely pleasant to work with. I am so grateful to Dr. Colvin and her staff. They are fantastic.
The entire staff there are wonderful. Having had many optometrists in the past I must say the level of professionalism by the staff and Dr. Anji Colvin far exceeded my expectations. I can’t speak more highly of Dr. Colvin and her staff. Trust me when I say you will be impressed by the level of attention and service that they provide.
I absolutely love this place and would not trust anyone else but Dr. Colvin and her staff with my eye care. They go over and beyond to make sure you leave completely satisfied and confident. I highly recommend HFEC to anyone looking for a professional, knowledgeable staff for their eye care needs.
Dr. Colvin graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 2000 with honors. She has been in the optical industry for over 25 years. Some of her experience includes optician, trainer, and lab technician. She is a therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist. Dr Colvin was born in Fort Worth and her family is from Argyle Texas. She lives in Fort Worth with her husband George.
Dr. Scherer graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Houston, College of Optometry in 1995. She has previously worked in a variety of ophthalmic offices. Her experience includes routine eye exams, contact lenses, young patient exams, and cataract post-operative exams. She is therapeutically licensed. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and exercising.
Lexi Derry, OD grew up in Central Illinois farming community. She attended Parkland Junior College on a softball scholarship for two years, and then graduated two years later from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences. She then moved to Chicago to attend Illinois College of Optometry and graduated in 2011 with an Optometry Doctorate. She worked the next five years in a private office in the suburbs, and a local commercial office in the city. Her family then moved to Fort Worth, Texas and she is happy to be providing exceptional eye care for Heritage Family EyeCare.
Dr. Gill graduated from University of North Texas with a bachelors in History and Political Science in 2012. Dr. Gill later graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a masters in History. Through his educational journey to become a teacher Dr. Gill was an optician at Heritage Family Eyecare where he grew a passion for optometry working alongside Dr. Colvin. Dr. Gill graduated from Illinois College of Optometry with an emphasis in dry eye and vision therapy. Dr. Gill now lives in Fort Worth with his family and enjoys spending time with friends and playing basketball.
Dr. Hatton was born and raised in Dayton, OH and graduated from Miami University with a degree in Microbiology. She later attended Indiana University School of Optometry and graduated in 2019 with her Doctorate. She moved to Texas to complete a residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation to expand her knowledge in treatment of patients with traumatic and acquired brain injuries, tracking and eye teaming disorders, and vision-related learning problems. Dr. Hatton is happy to call Texas her new home and is looking forward to starting her family here.