Optician with 45 years of experience joins Vision Clinic

Phil Charlton has been named optician for the Western Michigan University Vision Clinic. 

Vision Clinic optician, Phil Charlton.

Charlton brings an impressive 45 years of experience as an optician and has worked with nearly every aspect of the optical business. Member of the American Board of Opticianry and a Michigan Board Certified Optician, Charlton is often described by his peers as the 'MacGyver' of eye-wear.

George Kremer, coordinator of the Vision Clinic said, "He's a problem solver and can fix almost anything when it comes to your eyeglasses. Phil has a solution."

"My goal is to provide comfort and find the best lenses and frames for each patient," Charlton said.

A native of Kalamazoo, Phil enjoys working on cars, especially his 2006 Ford Mustang.