Dr. James Sloan

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Dr. James Sloan grew up Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. While in Optometry school he participated in vision screenings in Chicago and went on a mission trip to Peru where over 2000 eye exams and prescription lenses were given. Following graduation Dr. Sloan returned to Indiana for a short time before coming out to the Los Angeles in 2012. In 2013 he purchased Dr Postar’s practice in Sherman Oaks and turned it into Sloan Optometry! Outside of the office, Dr Sloan enjoys spending time with his boyfriend, dog, and his friends. He especially enjoys trying new cuisine and exploring all the sights in Los Angeles.  

Dr. Marvin Pachmann is a graduate of the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. After graduation he served with the United States Public Health Services on the Navajo/Hopi Reservation in northern Arizona. His career eventually took him to Hollywood, CA where he was in private practice for almost 35 years! During the time he worked at the Medical Practice he got the opportunity to meet many actors, singers, and even former presidents. After retiring he spent time traveling, reading, and enjoying the waters off Cape Cod, MA. Dr Pachmann is married with one daughter and one grandson. "I am excited to return to clinical practice with the Sloan team and I look forward to meeting you in our state of the art optometric practice."

Tammy is our Managing Optician and Eyewear Selection Expert. With over 12 years’ experience as a licensed Optician, Tammy has a wealth of knowledge regarding the latest technology in lenses to maximize the comfort and clarity of your vision. With her enthusiasm and expertise, she will take the time to help you find the best frames combining the latest fashion trends and the function of the eyewear. Outside of the office, Tammy enjoys time with her husband, son, and many pets.

Yesenia is our Insurance Specialist. With 7 years’ experience she has a vast knowledge of how different insurances work and can explain to you what benefits they provide. She is also an expert in training first time contact lens wearers and eyewear repair. Fluent in Spanish, she is always happy to act as our interpreter as well. Outside of work, Yesenia is busy attending college and enjoys time with her family.