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Melissa Figueroa

Melissa Figueroa

Tell me when you started your career in eye care. 

My first job out of school was at an optometrist office and then I dabbled in different Specialties and ended up at Premier eye back in 2020 

Tell me what accomplishments you're most proud of

I am most proud of graduating from Medical Assistant school and scoring the highest in my class to become nationally certified. I am also proud that I have been in the medical field for the past 24 years and continue to help people.

List up to 4 things you enjoy doing on weekends

  1. I enjoy spending time with my husband, son and my two dogs. 
  2. We love to travel to Chincoteague, Virginia. 
  3. We enjoy boating,fishing, the beach and all of the tranquility. 
  4. We love watching good movies and TV shows as well as any type of outside sporting event. 

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don't know about?

Most people don't know that I was a cheerleader from Age 5 to age 17. I also am very good at volleyball and badminton

What are you happiest doing when you're not working? 

I love being with the people I love. 

What would be your personal motto?

No matter what goes on in your life you will always have the strength to keep smiling. 

What's the most inspiring part of your job?

Being able to help people with their health care needs and learning new things and using that knowledge to advance in my career.