Dr.s and Staff

Our staff is here to offer you an enjoyable and informative experience each time you visit our office.

Dr. Katrina Nichols is a native of Tucson, Arizona. A graduate of Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ , she received her Doctorate at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, CA. Dr.

Nichols was licensed by the Arizona State Board of Optometry and has been an Optometrist in Tucson for 6 years.

Dr. Nichols specializes in comprehensive eye care with an emphasis in children’s vision,  glaucoma, contact lenses, and co-management of refractive surgery.

She is the past President of the Southern Arizona Optometric Society and is a current member of the American Optometric Association, Arizona Optometric Association and Southern Arizona Optometric Society. She lives in Vail, AZ with her husband and two energetic sons. Her hobbies include snowboarding, biking, running and playing with her children.




Dr. Cheryl Schmitt is an Arizona native, who was born and raised in Bisbee, as the daughter and granddaughter of two great Optometrists. Initially resistant to following the family path, she obtained a bachelors degree in Nutrition at the University of Arizona, followed by a Masters degree in the same subject at Texas Tech.

Eventually, her DNA got the best of her, and she graduated with honors in 2002 from the Pacific University College of Optometry. She could not be happier about her career choice.

Active in her chosen field, Dr. Schmitt is on the board of directors for the Arizona Optometric Association. She is also the past -President of the Southern Arizona Optometric Society.

Dr. Schmitt provides full scope Optometric care with a focus on medical eye care, contact lenses, children’s’ vision, and refractive surgery co-management.

She lives in Northwest Tucson with her husband Steve. They have two wonderful, and sometimes well behaved children, Rachel and Louie.