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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Manchester Eye Care Center, P.C. the leading provider of vision care products and services in Manchester.

Julie A. Marvin-Manders, OD

Dr. Julie Marvin-Manders grew up near Adrian, and after graduating from Adrian High School, continued her education at Ferris State University. She graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry in 1988. After practicing in various ophthalmological and optometric settings in Lansing, Jackson, and Adrian, Dr. Manders settled in Manchester, where she has been in solo private practice since 1992.

Dr. Manders is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Michigan Optometric Association (MOA). She has served as chairperson for the MOA Awards Committee for many years and currently serves on the MOA State Convention Committee.

She is a founding member and past President of the Manchester Community School Foundation and is actively involved in high school activities and the Manchester Athletic Boosters. She is also a member of the Manchester Lions Club. A proud parent of two state champion girls’ basketball players, Dr. Manders enjoys traveling and playing golf and volleyball herself!

 

 

Felicia Slate, OD

Dr. Felicia Slate completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Ferris State University in 2013 and continued her education at the Michigan College of Optometry. Dr. Slate was active in her school and received the Daniel Peters Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior Optometry Student.

She served as a member on a national committee representing her school and continues to be involved in organized optometry.

Outside of the clinic you will find Dr. Slate running around or walking with her dog, Poppy. She is an avid runner and has completed a number of marathons including The Boston Marathon. Dr. Slate has recently started competing in triathlons alongside her husband, Jordan, and they completed their first 70.3 Ironman in 2019.

 


Kay Snow

A 14-year employee of Manchester Eye Care, Kay is no stranger to the optical field. She worked as an optician for many years before pursuing other careers. Now a resident of Adrian, Kay has two adult daughters, and enjoys a wide variety of outdoor pursuits. She’ll also be happy to tell you all about her five grandchildren!

As our staff optician, Kay is always happy to help you find the perfect pair of frames to suit your personal style, as well as fitting you with high quality lens options. Her assistance will help you look-and see-your best!

 

 


Erin Collins

As Director of First Impressions, Erin’s friendly smile welcomes you as you walk in the door. She joined our office staff in November of 2020 and does a great job at the reception desk. Her organizational skills are a huge asset to our office.

Erin lives in Manchester, and has had three daughters graduate from Manchester. When she’s not spending time with her family Erin can be found golfing with friends or reading

 

 


Katie Altherr

Katie joined our staff in February of 2021. She is in charge of billing and insurance, and does a great job! If you ever have an billing questions, Katie can answer all of them!

Katie is from Dearborn Heights, but moved to Manchester in 2020. She has one son that attends Riverside Middle School. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family on the lake and crafting.

 

 


Avery Collins

Avery just joined our staff in March of 2021, but handles all our patient pretesting, administering retinal photos, as well as other technical office duties.

Avery is a graduate of Manchester High school, and plans on attending Palmer College of Chiropractic in the fall. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, and reading.