Meet Our Optometrists in Greensboro, NC
Oman Eye Care has been locally-owned and operated in the Greensboro area since 1960. Formerly Optics, and before that, Layton Optical, we have been helping people look and see great for generations.
Dr. Heather Oman
Dr. Heather Oman is a native of Greensboro and a graduate of Southeast Guilford High School. She graduated cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She graduated from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis magna cum laude in 1999. She performed externships at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville and Fanelli Eye Associates in Southport. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society.
Dr. Maria Johnson
Dr. Maria Johnson is a native of Lucama, North Carolina and graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in 2003. She was residency-trained at the Wainwright Memorial Veteran’s Hospital in Walla Walla, Washington and served a Fellowship at the Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute.
Dr. Charlie Byrnes
Dr. Charlie Byrnes has lived in Greensboro since 1975 when he joined the practice of Pierce & Loflin downtown. He graduated from Indiana University and received his doctor of optometry there in 1975. He joined the practice in 2014 after his office was torn down to make way for the new Performing Arts Center. Dr. Byrnes brings his years of experience and loyal patient base to the practice of Oman Eye Care.
Dr. Laura Cockrell Skelton
Dr. Laura Cockrell Skelton is a native of Greensboro and has been practicing in the triad area since 2011. She graduated manga cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2007, and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in 2011.