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Cape Fear Eye Associates is located in Fayetteville, North Carolina with two convenient locations. Cape Fear Eye has been serving our community for over 30 years and has been voted Best Ophthalmology/Optometry practice since 2011. 

Our Opening Hours
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

We are located at:

1629 Owen Drive | 1726 Metro Medical Drive Fayetteville, NC  28304

Telephone: (910) 484-2284 ~ (800) 829-2284 ~ Fax: (910) 484-1673

In addition to having some of the leading LASIK surgeons in the country, Cape Fear Eye Associates employs some of North Carolina’s top ophthalmic technicians, assistants, and administrative staff, many of whom have been with our practice for years. All of our highly trained technicians, assistants, and administrative office staff are devoted to providing you and your family with exceptional eye and vision care, along with superior customer service.

Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist

Heather Mason – Assistant to Dr. J. Wayne Riggins / Trainer

Certified Ophthalmic Technician

Maureen Prior 

Debra Davis-Reese

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Ebony Woodson - Clinic Lead and Assistant to Dr. Leah Bonaparte 

Holly Faulkner - Assistant to Dr. Shelby Stephenson 

Jennifer Rogers – Clinic Lead and Assistant to Dr. Sheel Patel

Sarah Mendoza - Assistant to Dr. Jennifer Perry 

Melissa Simpson - Assistant to Dr. Nitin Nigam

Olivia Godwin - Assistant to Dr. Edward Kenshock, Jr. 

Our LASIK surgeons, ophthalmologists, and optometrists are supported by a wonderful technical and administrative staff. When you visit our offices, be sure to say hello to:


  • Michael Williams, MBA / Chief Operating Officer (910) 672-5000

  • Elizabeth Freitas - Office Manager (910) 484-2284 ext 252 

  • Tabitha Shea - Assistant Manager  (910) 484-2284 ext 282 

  • Laci Cardona - Patient Relations Lead (910) 484-2284 ext 278

  • Hilliary Dobbs – Billing Manager (910) 484-2284 ext 236

  • Cory Worrell - Surgery Scheduling Manager (910) 484-2284 ext 246 


Surgical/Refractive Scheduling Staff

  • Tammy Bedell -  Surgery Scheduling Lead  (910) 484-2284 ext 228 

  • Pam Ellingson (Refractive Surgery)   (910) 484-2284 ext 229

  • Jennifer MacDonald  (910) 484-2284 ext 232

  • Lillian Rosa (Owen Drive)  (910) 484-2284 ext 275 

  • Leslie Phillips (Surgical Accounting Specialist) - (910) 484-2284 ext 273 

Contact Our LASIK Surgeons Today and Be on Your Way to Better Vision

Cape Fear Eye Associates is comprised of the some of the region’s top ophthalmologists, optometrists, and technicians, as well as some of the nation’s most esteemed LASIK surgeons. Serving Fayetteville and surrounding areas in North Carolina, we deliver exceptional eye and vision care to patients of all ages.