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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Belton Eye Care Center a proud provider of vision care products and services in Belton.

Dr. Richard C. Weaver

The community and individual health and vision needs have been Dr. Weaver’s priority since his graduation from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1978. Dr. Weaver began practicing in Austin and made the move to Bell County in 1986.

Dr. Weaver has served on various community organization boards in his twenty plus years in Belton and in 2006 received the Melvin Jones Award from the Lion’s Club International for humanitarian services to his community. Dr. Weaver is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.

Outside the office, Dr. Weaver enjoys time with his family (especially the grandchildren), church activities, golf and crossword puzzles.

Dr. Valori Waggoner

Dr. Waggoner is from the Houston area and graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2015. She got her undergraduate degree from Baylor University and is happy to be back in Central Texas. Dr. Waggoner enjoys seeing children and adults to provide quality vision care and medical eye exams. She speaks Spanish.

Outside the office Dr. Waggoner enjoys travel, reading and is a cat lover. She is also a member of the Belton Lion’s Club and enjoys volunteering in the preschool ministry at church.

Christena, Practice Manager

Managing Belton Eye Care Center requires Christena to step into each role at different times. She may assist you in the front office, in the optical or research questions that you may present. Christena works closely with Dr. Weaver and Dr. Waggoner to provide medical and vision services to families in the community.

Betty, GayLynne, and Micaela – Business Office

To begin your visit at Belton Eye Care Center, the front office staff will provide you with the time and attention to make the process seamless. Betty, GayLynne and Micaela will gather pertinent information when you arrive for your appointment with a therapeutic optometrist, come in to choose eye wear, or pick up contact lenses. It is their smile you hear on the phone to remind you of your appointment and their thank you as you finish your time with us.

They are also experts on the patient portal found at where you can make appointments, fill out information pertaining to the condition of your eyes and follow the progress of eye wear orders.

Betty is also our Community Outreach representing Belton Eye Care Center at community events and health fairs.

Jeanne and Martine, Insurance Specialists

Jeanne and Martine bring an eye for detail and an inquisitive mind to their work in the business office. With the complexity of today’s insurances, Jeanne and Martine strive to assist patients in understanding their coverage and claims for services rendered.

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Ben, Optometric Technician

Ben has a professional, calm approach to health care and problem solving which he utilizes at the beginning of your comprehensive medical examination. Ben will perform preliminary testing and information gathering that will provide keys to a complete picture of your health.

Jessica, Optometric Technician

Jessica brings a detailed, enthusiastic approach to the information gathering and testing required to complete a comprehensive eye examination. She is an integral part of the quality health care that you will experience throughout your examination process.

Lizzie, Optician

Lizzie brings a joy and fresh outlook to the optical industry. Her expertise is in eye wear selection that will optimize your vision and create the look that you want to portray – professional, edgy, elegant, retro or uniquely you. Lizzie is familiar with the fashion-forward brands such as Jimmy Choo and Fendi yet can explain the durability of a Flexon.

David, Optician

David brings a fresh outlook to our optical with specialty frame fitting and fashion trends. Selecting the perfect lens and frame combination for your prescription and lifestyle is his expertise.

Charity, Optician

Charity has a joy that makes your frame selection a satisfying experience as she assists you in lens and frame choice and makes the time spent a fun fashion foray. Charity also does contact lens training for the first-time wearer and refresher courses for those who have not worn contact lenses in years and want to venture into the new, moist fit lenses.

Sarah, Optician

Sarah enjoys assisting you select the lens and frame to suit your personality. Sarah can help you decide which of our many brands is the right one for you.

Jennifer, Optician

Jennifer brings fifteen plus years of contact lens experience to train and inform each patient on appropriate lens wear. She also will frame style and explain lens options when eye wear is being chosen, either as a back to contact lens wearer or as a full time medical and fashion accessory.

Elena, Optical Lab Technician

Elena brings years of experience to our optical lab. She is charged with quality control of our wide selection of eyeglass lenses. Elena also maintains and operated the top of the line edging equipment for onsite lens cutting. Bring your frame to Elena for expert service!

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