Barbara Green – Refractive Coordinator
Barbara joined the Akler Eye Center team as our refractive coordinator with more than 15 years of experience in the ophthalmic field. Born and raised in Detroit, Barbara is a graduate of Northwestern High School. She obtained her ophthalmic certification through the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology and is a member of the Joint Commision on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). Barbara has worked in leadership positions at Henry Ford Hospital and at Advanced Eye Care where she was the surgical coordinator.
Barbara’s extensive experience combined with her excellent communication skills and professional demeanor are great assets to Akler Eye Center’s LASIK program. When Barbara is not working she enjoys spending time with her daughters and her new puppy. She also is an avid step dancer, practicing with the Steady Steppers of Detroit.
Roxanna Martin, B.Sc – Clinical Coordinator
Roxanna Martin is an expert ophthalmic technician and biometrist who has worked in the field of ophthalmology for over 15 years. Her extensive knowledge base coupled with her engaging personality has made her a leader in the ophthalmology arena. Roxanna’s special interests include evaluation of the results of advanced cataract surgery with multifocal and toric implants and use of special formulas for intraocular lens calculations. Roxanna is a member of the Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology, the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists and is certified by the Joint Commission of Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology. Roxanna’s outside interests include playing softball and routing for her beloved Spartans.
Kathy McCray – Front Desk Manager
Kathy is a native of the Dearborn area and has come to Akler Eye Center with nearly 20 years of ophthalmology medical office experience. Kathy ‘s warm smile will welcome you to our office, and her professionalism will ensure that your experience will be a pleasant one. From dealing with insurance companies to making sure your phone calls and appointments are handled in a timely and courteous fashion, Kathy understands that at Akler Eye Center, service comes first. In her “off” time, Kathy loves the outdoors and spending time with her family.
Correne Collett – Director Of Marketing / Receptionist
Correne joins Akler Eye Center with over 15 years of ophthalmology medical office experience. Correne was born and raised in the downriver community and graduated from Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte. She enjoys her dual role interacting with both patients and medical and optometric professionals in our local communities. In her free time she loves spending time with her family, especially her precious young son.
Helen Rebain – Medical Biller
Helen joined Akler Eye Center with over 30 years of experience in the field of medical billing. Helen is strongly connected to the military having grown up on a US base in Germany. Her husband also served in the United States army. She lives in Garden City with her husband and 2 sons and is active in the American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary. In the summer she enjoys spending time on the water.
Rebecca Stephenson – Ophthalmic Technician
Rebecca joins Akler Eye Center with over 12 years of ophthalmology technical experience. She is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant with a special interest in diseases of the retina. Rebecca was born and raised Downriver and attended Lincoln Park High School and Wayne County Community College. She obtained the majority of her ophthalmology experience working at Kresge Eye Institute and has assisted in thousands of eye procedures. In her free time she loves to spend time with her husband, son and two dogs.