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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Dr. Van Christian OD the leading provider of vision care products and services in Opelousas.

Van Christian, OD

Dr. Christian is a native of Opelousas, Louisiana. He is a 1977 graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from University of Houston. Dr. Christian is a therapeutically certified Optometrist. His practice ranges from primary care optometry to diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases. He is a member of the Louisiana State Association of Optometrist and the American Optometric Association. He is a past member of the State Board of Optometric Examiners and was a member of the Board of Trustees for Doctor’s Hospital of Opelousas.

Karen Christian – Insurance Clerk

Karen has been with the Eyewear Boutique since 1978. Karen is a native of Opelousas and a graduate of Acadia Baptist Academy. She is the Office Manager and has been trained in all aspects of the office.

Kim Andrus – Lab Technician

Kim, a native of Sunset, has been with Dr. Christian and the Eyewear Boutique since 1987. Kim came to our office with seven years of experience in the optical field. Kim is the Lab Manager and is responsible for ordering the prescription lenses for each patient seen and for cutting and edging all glasses done here in the office. Kim also helps in the optical to assist patients with their frame selection. Kim checks out each pair of glasses to be sure that they are to the doctor’s specifications before the patient is called in for their fitting. Kim has earned the trust and confidence not only of the doctor and fellow staff members but also of all of our patients.


Becky Armand – Office Manager

Becky, a native of Opelousas, has been with Dr. Christian and the Eyewear Boutique since August 2002. Becky has an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Louisiana State University in Eunice. Becky is the Optician and frame buyer for the office. Becky is also responsible for contact lens insertion and removal and all orders for optical frames, parts and contact lens.


Sheree Quebedeaux – Nurse Assistant


Cheramie Champagne – Optician

Shelby Duplechain – Receptionist


Angelita Frank – Optician