Meet the Optometrists

  • Sheetal Haria

    Dr. Haria, a native of Washington, D.C., graduated from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2005.  Most recently, she practiced in a large optometric practice in the Maryland/DC area where she received excellent recommendations for this position at Family Eyecare Center.  With over ten years of experience, she has developed the skill set to provide excellent care to our patients.  Dr. Haria specializes in comprehensive eye care and the medical management of eye diseases which include glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and dry eye.  She has extensive experience in specialty contact lenses such as bifocal, cosmetic and gas permeable.  In her spare time, Dr. Haria enjoys traveling, hiking and jazz.

  • Briggs Bauman

    Dr. M. Briggs Bauman is a graduate of Emory and Henry College, where he majored in Biology and Chemistry. He received his Doctorate of Optometry from the Medical Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Dr. Bauman began his career as an associate in an ophthalmological practice in Farmville, Virginia.  This early experience fostered his desire to specialize in the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases, such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

    In 2001, Dr. Bauman bought the practice of Dr. Daniel B. Jason and moved with his wife, Beth, and two children, Catherine and Carter, to Danville.

    Dr. Bauman is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Virginia Optometric Association.  He is a member of the Board of Directors for Danville Host Lions Club where he participates in eye screenings and community health fairs. He is the corporate sponsor for the Danville area CROP WALK, and is a Habitat for Humanity volunteer.  He recently traveled to Honduras where he conducted eye screenings and dispensed glasses with the Friends of Barnabas mission project.  Dr. Bauman is actively involved in his local church where is sings baritone in church choir.  His hobbies include tennis and photography.

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