Meet Our Staff

Shea Ferree Carney, O.D.

Dr. Shea Ferree Carney completed both her undergraduate and doctoral studies at Indiana University. She graduated with honors from the College of Optometry and has received awards for her leadership and dedicated service to the profession of optometry.

During her studies, Dr. Carney was at the world renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida where she received training in ocular disease and genetic disorders. While at the Bowersox Vision Center near Louisville, Kentucky Dr. Carney gained clinical experience in pediatrics, binocular vision problems, optometric neuro- rehabilitation and primary care.

Her professional memberships include the Michigan Optometric Association (MOA), the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She is also currently serving as a Trustee on the Board for the MOA.

In 2014 Dr. Carney received the Michigan Optometric Association “Young Optometrist Of The Year” award.

Dr. Marie Humphrey

Dr. Marie Humphrey is originally from Novi, Michigan and graduated with a B.A. in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University. She decided to switch careers early on and pursue healthcare. She received her doctorate from The Michigan College of Optometry (MCO) at Ferris State University. During her time at MCO, she was president of the private practice club, MOSPPA (Michigan Optometric Student Private Practice Association), and organized the Great Lakes Private Practice conference for both students and doctors. While at MCO, she received the Practice Management Award of Excellence and Senior Research Poster Award.

During her clinical rotations, she worked in private practice at Balian Eye Care seeing primary care, contacts, and ocular disease. She then transitioned to Kresge Eye at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) seeing primary care, specialty contact lenses, and pediatrics. Lastly, she worked at the John Dingell Veterans Hospital seeing primary care and ocular disease.

Dr. Humphrey provides eye care to patients of all ages. She specializes in contact lenses
(multifocal, gas-permeable, scleral lenses and more), diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye, pre- and post-surgical care, and cataract and refractive care.

Currently, Dr. Humphrey is an active member of the AOA (American Optometric Association) and the MOA (Michigan Optometric Association). In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband Dave and spending time with family and friends. She is excited to provide eye care to Livonia and surrounding communities!

Office Manager

Val, our office manager has been with our practice for over 40 years. She manages a variety of responsibilities for the doctors, staff and patients, including answering general questions and concerns, and resolving billing and insurance issues. In 2005, Val was honored by the Livonia Chamber of Commerce as “Livonia’s Office Manager of the Year.”

Front Office Staff

Dawn, Corbin and Susan staff our front office, and can help you with a variety of needs including scheduling appointments, answering questions about billing and insurance coverage, and completing insurance forms. They are all paraoptometric members of the American Optometric Association.

Optometric Technician

Karen and Rachel are our technicians. They help the doctors with examination pre-testing or scribing and special procedures such as retina photographs, retinal scans, and visual field testing. One of their most important tasks is maintaining the medical record and assisting the doctor with any scheduling issues. They both really enjoy learning new things every day and building relationships to help our patients. Both are paraoptometric members of the American Optometric Association.


Our team works very hard to assist with all your optical needs. They find it most rewarding when a patient loves their new eyewear and can see their best too! When you work with Sherri she will help with frame styling, adjustments, contact lens instructions and lens design.

Sherri is ABO certified and has over 20 years of experience both in laboratory work and in eyewear design. She enjoys learning new things about optics and lens technology, and how no two prescriptions are the same. Each patient interaction is unique, and she enjoys spending time with patients to solve their needs. She also is a member of the Opticians Association of Michigan.

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