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To welcome all patients to be a part of the Monroe Vision Clinic family
To serve and exceed the expectation of our patients
To provide exceptional quality of care to every patient using the most technologically advanced equipment and highly trained staff
To enhance patient’s quality of life through preventative eye health and vision care
Doctor Herb Courtney
Dr. Courtney grew up in the Snohomish area and graduated from Snohomish High School. He received his undergraduate education from Washington State University and Pacific University. He earned his Doctorate of Optometry from Pacific University School of Optometry. Dr. Courtney has been providing quality eye care in Monroe for over thirty years. His practice offers comprehensive vision exams including the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye disease and injuries. He is a current member of the Optometric Physicians of Washington. In his free time, Dr. Courtney enjoys hiking, trail running, fishing and also playing jazz trombone with local bands. He also enjoys spending time with his two children, three granddaughters and his large extended family.
Doctor Stan Sessions
Dr. Sessions performed his undergraduate studies at Ricks College and Brigham Young University. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry, graduating with honors in 1997. Thereafter, Dr. Sessions completed a one year residency in Seattle. His residency focused on the treatment of ocular disease and surgical co-management with full therapeutic privileges. Following his residency, Dr. Sessions worked at TLC Northwest Laser Center in Lynnwood where he worked with patients having laser refractive surgery. There he provided pre-operative counseling, examinations and post-operative care. Dr. Sessions joined Dr. Courtney at The Monroe Vision Clinic in 1999. He provides full-scope optometric care to patients of all ages. His practice includes ocular disease management, post-surgical care of cataract, corneal disease, glaucoma, vitreo-retinal disease and contact lenses. He lives with his wife Amber and their 5 children in Snohomish. He enjoys traveling, boating and alpine skiing with his family, racquetball and golfing.
Doctor Britta Hansen-Brown
Dr. Hansen-Brown is married and lives in Snohomish, where her husband teaches and coaches. They have two young children together. She joined MVC in 2018. Dr. Hansen-Brown has practiced medically-based optometry for almost 6 years and enjoys participating in challenging glaucoma and corneal cases, as well as monitoring macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, in addition to fitting glasses and contact lenses. As hobbies, Dr. Hansen-Brown likes arts and crafts, being outdoors, spending time with family and music.
Doctor Joe Lee
Dr. Lee is an optometrist with a focus on the treatment and management of ocular disease and fitting of soft and specialty contact lenses. He completed his optometry training at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois. Following graduation, he went on to complete a residency in ocular disease at the Louis Stokes Veteran Affairs medical center in Cleveland, Ohio, the third largest VA hospital in the country. During his residency, he worked with retinal and corneal ophthalmologists, and optometric physicians in ocular disease, low vision, and medically necessary contact lenses. Prior to joining MVC in 2019, he practiced in an ophthalmology private practice in Kirkland, where he co-managed cataract and eyelid surgeries and practiced medical optometry. A Southern California native, Dr. Lee completed his undergrad studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, with a B.S. in physiological sciences. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and photography.
Amanda became part of our team as a receptionist in 2012. She greets patients with a smile and a helpful attitude. Amanda works with insurance companies to ensure our patients have the most accurate information on their benefit coverage. Reading is her favorite pastime when she’s not busy chasing her young son.
Amy returned to our team in 2014, having previously worked as our optometric technician for 5 years. She always brings her calm and caring attitude into the office. Amy enjoys fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys traveling and hiking with her husband, teenage son and daughter and can be seen cheering at her daughter’s soccer games.
Danica joined the Monroe Vision Clinic family in 2006. She has specialized in insurance claims and billing for the past 10 years. She loves a challenge and looks forward to helping patients with their insurance questions. Originally from Canada, she travels home to Saskatoon to visit family whenever she can. Danica enjoys baking, motorcycle riding with her husband and spending time with her grandchildren.
Jennifer has been greeting patients here at Monroe Vision Clinic since 1999. She always ensures that things run smoothly at the reception area. Jennifer grew up in Monroe and resides nearby with her husband and 4 children. She enjoys gardening, shopping and church activities.
Kristin has been an optometric technician here at Monroe Vision Clinic since 2009. She aids the doctors in routine vision care, glaucoma and macular degeneration testing as well as contact lens care. She excels at customer service and patients enjoy her attentive and genuine personality. Kristin loves to travel with her husband and enjoys vacationing to Lake Chelan and Hawaii.