Eric M. Lindsey studied fine arts and earned a Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Long Beach, graduating cum laude. He has received numerous awards and scholarships for his artwork and studied sculpture and painting in Italy. Between 2003 and 2008, Eric trained with Phillip Danz and created ocular prostheses using the methods perfected by Phillip Danz over the past five decades. Now a Board Certified Ocularist, Eric continues to strive for more realistic results by combining his artistic skills with these traditional methods. Eric is the senior ocularist at all of our office locations. He spends most of his time in the Sacramento office but travels to Las Vegas once a month.
Eric lives with his beautiful wife, their two children, and a gekko. When he is not in the office, Eric enjoys surfing, golfing, and taking weekend trips with his family.
Janet Chao received a B.S in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, then studied Scientific Illustration at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Later, Janet received a Master's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Biomedical Visualization, with a focus on maxillofacial prosthetics. She has interned with the California Academy of Sciences, Scientific American, and the Smithsonian Institution.
Janet apprenticed under Eric for five years at the Sacramento office. Now board certified, Janet is the primary ocularist at our Las Vegas office. During the week, Janet makes sure your eyes are made with the greatest care and precision. On the weekends, she likes to work on arts and crafts projects, visit shops and galleries, and travel.
Erica Edwards: Office Manager (Las Vegas) and Office Assistant (Sacramento)
Erica is our Las Vegas office manager. She takes care of all billing and collecting for the Las Vegas office. Together she and Lucy can assist you with any questions you might have.
Colette Shrader received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Oklahoma City University and then went on to receive a Master’s of Science with an emphasis in Prosthetics from the Biomedical Visualization graduate program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). While at UIC she worked closely with the Craniofacial rehabilitation team. After school Colette studied under various other anaplastologist in order to observe other clinicians approaches to care. She went to Precision Ocular Prosthetics in Nashville, Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma, the Craniofacial Prosthetics Unit, Sunnybooke Odette Caner Center in Toronto, and Baylor College of Dentistry, Center for Maxillofacial Prosthetics in Dallas, and Thompson Ocular Prosthetics in San Antonio. Previously Colette worked in private practice in Dallas at Medical Art Prosthetics and most recently at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Colette is the secretary of the International Anaplastology Association.