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1470 Tobias Gadson Blvd #115 |  Charleston, SC 29407  | Phone: 843-556-2020

Bridgett Bessinger
Bridgett Bessinger
Bridget has worked for Dr. Draisin for 20 years. She and her husband, Chuck, have two girls, Kelly Jean and Madaline. Bridget and her family are very active in their community and with their church.
Holly Bishop
Holly Bishop
Holly has been with the Draisin Vision Group since July 2015. She moved from New York with her husband in 2012 and loves the choice they made of Charleston as their home. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her two dogs. Holly and her husband are expecting their first child in March of 2017.
Ashley Glass
Ashley Glass
Ashley Glass was born and raised in Roanoke, VA. She moved to Charleston for a short time before moving to Asheville, NC to work for an eyecare practice. She realized very quickly Charleston was home for her and she missed the ocean. She enjoys surrounding herself with friends and family and travels home to VA often. Ashley spends her free time with her cat and at the beach meditating.
Joanne Iverson
Joanne Iverson
Joanne is a native of Minnesota and moved to Charleston 5 years ago. She has been in the eye care field for well over 20 years. In her spare time Joanne and her husband spend time at the beach and also love exploring the beautiful buildings downtown Charleston.
Stephen Jenkins
Stephen Jenkins
Stephen has been with the Draisin Vision Group since Dec. 09. He’s a native of NC where he attended the University of NC at Wilmington double majoring in Communication Studies and General Music. He lives in West Ashley with his wife and 2 dogs. When he’s not working at the Draisin Vision Group he enjoys playing music at local establishments around Charleston.
Rhonda Nossokoff
Rhonda Nossokoff
Rhonda Nossokoff has been with Draisin Vision Group since 2010. Rhonda has been married for 39 years and has three adult children. She enjoys working with the public and enriching patient’s lives through patient care coordination.
Susan Owen
Susan Owen
Susan Owen has been working with The Draisin Vision Group since March 2008. She received her B.S. in Marine Science from Coastal Carolina University. She moved here from Maryland 2 yrs ago and lives with her husband, daughter, & 2 dogs in beautiful Charleston. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, baking, and scrapbooking.
Savana Prosise
Savana Prosise
Savanna is from Charleston SC. She graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education. Upon graduation, she taught and worked with individuals of varying ages and abilities to meet their full potential. She is excited to work with the vision therapy team and help patients enhance their lives!
Jessie Thomasson
Jessie Thomasson
Jessie moved to Charleston after graduating from Winthrop University in 2009. She has been at The Draisin Vision Group since March 2012, and in the Optometric field for 5 years. She lives with her boyfriend Brett and their 3 dogs. She enjoys singing, reading, movies and animals.
Dawn Wahl
Dawn Wahl
Dawn Wahl is an Ohio native who moved to Charleston in 2008 after visiting her best friend and fell in love with the all the area had to offer. She graduated from Ohio State in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, and is looking forward to working more with the vision therapy side of the office.
Karen Stark
Karen Stark
Karen moved from Atlanta, GA to the Charleston area in the summer of 2007. She began working at the Draisin Vision Group in March 2008. Her husband, four children and two grandsons are the light of her life and she loves spending a lot of time with them. She enjoys traveling, reading, and Mah Jongg.
Liz Van Anda
Liz Van Anda
Liz has been with Draisin Vision Group since September 2006. She comes to Charleston from New Jersey. She enjoys exploring the offerings of beautiful historic Charleston and loves living in the low country.