Snead Eye Group Employee Corner

Lynne Hobby

COA, Scrub Tech since 1994

Lynne scrubs surgery with both Dr. John Snead and Dr. Brad Snead. She analyzes surgical data for the doctors to review for optimal outcomes. She also trains new scrub techs.

Lynne was born in Fort Myers, FL. She enjoys Crossfit, fishing and kayaking.

But her favorite thing of all…

“Feeling like I’m making a
difference in my patient’s lives.”

Carrena Macha

COA, CST – Clinic Supervisor since 1991

Carrena monitors clinic flow to ensure a pleasant patient experience. She assists the doctors with patient care and is also a Certified
Ophthalmic Scrub Tech.

Carrena was born and raised in Fort Myers, FL. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, walking, the beach and reading in the back yard.

But her favorite thing of all…

“Seeing patients post-operatively
and how happy they are!”

Nancy Bragaw-Patten

Optical Manager since 2000

Nancy held a diverse background in eye wear manufacturing and sales
before becoming a certified optician, Hoya lens specialist and optical manager.
She advises patients on the best style of frames, lenses and products available.

Nancy was born in Waterbury, CT and has lived in Fort Myers for 24 years.She enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors especially kayaking, hiking and hanging out with her animals

But her favorite thing of all…

“Building a professional and personal relationship
with the patients at Snead Eye Group!”

Robert “Bob” Furman

Optical Technician Since 2009

Bob has lived in Fort Myers for 24 years. He enjoys spending time with his
family and his pets and volunteers in the the judicial system ministry.

Bob began his career in the optical industry in 1959 while studying
optical mechanics in New York. During this point in his career,
optical designed lenses and frame shapes for each individual.
Today, Bob still practices this philosophy by giving each patient
the best vision possible with their eye wear.

Brooke Barrett

Surgery Coordinator / Counseling Supervisor since 2002

Brooke enjoys reading, enjoying the beautiful Southwest Florida beaches
and is active with the CrossFit fitness program.

Brooke was born in Nashua, NH and has been enjoying the
Southwest Florida lifestyle for the past 27 years. At Snead Eye Group
Brooke puts surgery schedules in order, renews charts, and makes
sure doctors and patients have what they need during surgery.

But her favorite thing of all…

Simply helping people see better!