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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.


Linda Batchelor

Vision Therapist
Linda Batchelor is a graduate of UT Arlington.  She has been trained in dyslexia therapy through the St. Augustine Program and Neuhaus Education Center.  She completed the Neuhaus Education Center two year course in Basic Language Skills and The Foundation of Language. She is also trained in reading comprehension.  Her...

Brittney Fernandez

Doctor's Assistant
Brittney Fernandez has been with Baxter Eye Care since November 2016. As a Doctor's Assistant, you will find Brittney taking excellent care of our patients while leading them through all necessary testing prior to being seen by one of our doctors. Brittney came from the dental field and has really...

Kelly Renfro

Lead Doctor's Assistant
Kelly has been excelling in patient care in the field of optometry for over 20 years. Originally from Fort Worth, Kelly moved to Houston in 2017 and has been with Baxter Eye Care ever since! Kelly is our lead Doctor's Assistant, though you may also find her assisting at the...

Heather Trexler

Optician, Doctor's Assistant, Insurance/Billing Specialist
Heather Trexler ( is a graduate of Sam Houston State University, where she studied Public Relations and Communication Studies. After working in the dental and medical fields for five years, she joined the Baxter Eye Care team in October 2014. She is our insurance expert and Administrative Coordinator. She is also a trained Optometric...

Amanda Weberling

Front Desk Associate
Amanda is originally from Coloma, Michigan, and moved down to Texas in 2013.  She began working in the dental field- specializing in oral surgery in 2014. She recently joined Baxter Eye Care in 2020 and enjoys learning new things about optometry every day!  She enjoys spending time with her husband...

Dustin Hebert

Dustin Hebert joined Baxter Eye Care in August 2019. He is originally from Baton Rouge, LA and moved to Houston in 1993. Dustin has 15 years of experience in the optical field. Learning his craft and training in an optical lab with Master Opticians, he has continued to excel throughout...

Elizabeth Baird

Optician, Front Desk Associate
Elizabeth Baird is a graduate from Texas A&M University, Class of '18 (Whoop!) There she studied Communications and Conflict Management.  Elizabeth started as a patient of Baxter Eye Care at the age of 5 and loved us so much, she joined our team! She has been with us since May...

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