Our Team


Brittany Kitchin

Apprentice Optician

Brittany is the newest member to our team. She has been with us since April 2019. She is in her Opticianry apprenticeship and is planning on obtaining her official Florida Optician’s license in 2021. She has been a wonderful asset to Eye Clinic of Vero & Optical Boutique. Not only is she bright, smart and detailed oriented she brings a youthful energy to the practice. She goes above and beyond to make sure each patient is taken care of and follows through on anything she starts. She will measure you for glasses, help you to find that perfect frame that compliments your face and personality and make sure the lenses you are getting will function perfectly.


Debbie Walker

Optometric Assistant

Debbie Walker is our Optometric Assistant. She has been working in Ophthalmology and Optometry since 1981. She will take your history and do some preliminary testing before you see the doctor. She schedules referrals, assists in coordinating surgeries and will call in any prescriptions you might need to the pharmacy. She follows up after your visit with the doctor to be sure all your questions have been answered. Debbie’s long history in the
Ophthalmology/Optometry field shows through her vast knowledge in every aspect of the business. She is the one who will be sure that your visit is complete and every question has been addressed.


Deborah Petroski


Deborah is our receptionist. She is the one who will more than likely be answering the phone when you call and will greet you with her smile when you walk in the door. She takes contact lens orders, checks you in and out for exams and will collect all data needed for your insurances. Deborah has been handling patient’s information for many years as an LPN and knows the importance of keeping it safe and HIPPA compliant. Deborah has been with us since 2014 and to this day is still wonderful to work beside.


Dr. Joyce Desrosiers


Dr. Joyce E. Desrosiers graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. She did an Ocular Disease Externship at the VA Hospital in West Palm Beach and at the Broward Nova Optometric Clinic. Her Internship was in Pediatrics and Contact Lenses at the Nova Southeastern Optometric Clinic.

Before coming to Vero Beach, Dr. Desrosiers was part of a large Ophthalmology practice in Boca Raton, Florida. She treated eye diseases and co-managed preoperative and postoperative Cataract and Lasik surgeries.

Previous to her career in Optometry she spent 16 years as a Certified Ophthalmic Technician assisting in all forms of eye surgeries, fluorescein angiograms, ultrasounds, fundus photography and all other procedures involved with eyecare. She relocated to Vero Beach and opened Eye Clinic of Vero & Optical Boutique on May 3rd, 2002.

Dr. Desrosiers is a military mom and part of the Military Moms Prayer Group of Vero Beach. She is the coordinator of the “Holidays for Heroes” outreach effort to our troops fighting overseas. You can visit the website at http://www.militarymomsprayergroup.com.

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