Welcome to Ensight Eyecare!
Ensight Eyecare proudly serves the Andalusia, AL area with quality eye care services and a friendly staff. Dr. James Barton takes great pride in offering the best vision care possible for your entire family. Whether you need to be fitted with eyeglasses or contact lenses, or you need a comprehensive eye exam, our practice utilizes the latest technology and treatments available. Our staff will take the time to answer all of your questions and explain treatment options through your entire eye care experience. If you’re looking for quality eye care with a personal touch, then give us a call at 334-222-8561 and schedule your comprehensive eye exam today!
Meet the Team
Dr. James Barton
Dr. James Barton is a Covington County native who graduated from Straughn High School, Troy University, and the University of Alabama School of Optometry. Returning home in 2010, Dr. Barton began practicing full-scope primary care optometry managing everything from nearsightedness to macular degeneration. He is currently a member of the Alabama and American Optometric Associations.
When not at work, Dr. Barton is an active member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. He and his wife, Monica, have two children, Josiah and Tiber. They also have three rescue cats, Jynx, Marsh, and Orange Cat (named by the 3 year old). He enjoys hunting, tinkering with new technology, and spending time with his family.
Kelsey Worley, CPOA
Clinic Manager and Optician
Kelsey is a native of Gainesville, Florida. Despite having lived in Alabama since 2004, she remains a die-hard Florida Gator fan. Kelsey graduated from LBW Community College with an associate’s degree and has completed her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration at Liberty University in May 2017. Kelsey has passed the Certified Paraoptometric Assistant exam giving her a solid foundation for the optometric office. She is currently studying for her American Board of Opticianry which will allow her to better assist patients with their eyeglass needs.
Kelsey married Ryan Worley in 2014 and they were blessed with a beautiful baby girl, Kaelynne Worley in October 2016. They also have one goofy dog named Rosebud. When she is not working, she enjoys volunteering in local community activities, spending time outdoors, and spending time with her family.
Monica Barton, CPOT
Chief Operations Officer
Monica Barton is a native of South Dakota and brings a Midwestern accent to our otherwise Southern office. Monica grew up in a military family and moved several times before finally relocating to Andalusia in 2003 to be closer to her mother’s family. She graduated from Open Door Christian Academy and received her undergraduate degree from Troy University. Monica has served in the medical industry since 2006 having had the privilege to work with several different physicians in a variety of medical disciplines. She currently serves as the Chief Operations Officer at Ensight Eyecare. Monica has also recently passed the Certified Paraoptometric Technician exam which provides a greater foundation for her work. She is currently pursuing the NCLE certification (National Contact Lens Examiners.) to better serve patients with their contact lens needs.
After a miscarriage and infertility issues, Monica, and her husband James, were blessed with their rainbow baby, David Josiah Barton, on April 12, 2016. In her spare time, she is actively lecturing in the optometry field.
Evelyn King, CPO
Chief Financial Officer and Lead Optician
Evelyn is a native of Covington County and a graduate of McArthur Technical School. She has been in the medical field for over forty years and in the optical field for over thirty-three years. Starting as a receptionist, Evelyn has continuously risen the ranks to her current position as the CFO and Optician at Ensight Eyecare. She utilizes her extensive knowledge in frame fit and lens design for the betterment of our patients. With 33+ years in the business, there is very little she hasn’t seen at some point. She has recently attained her certification as a Certified Paraoptometric.
Evelyn has one child and one grandson who is the joy of her life. When not busy assisting patients, Evelyn can be found trying to keep up with her grandson.
Cassidy Worley, CPO
Cassidy Worley has lived her entire life in Covington County and can take you anywhere in the county blindfolded. She was born in Fort Rucker, Alabama and has two younger siblings. She graduated from Pleasant Home High School in 2007 and then pursued working in the mental health field. Cassidy has spent the last 10 years devoting her time to helping people to become the best version of themselves. It was this love for people and their well- being that brought her to Ensight Eyecare in 2015. Cassidy attained her certification as a Certified Paraoptometric in 2016 and is currently pursuing the NCLE certification (National Contact Lens Examiners) to better serve patients with their contact lens needs.
Cassidy and her husband, Justin, have three wonderful children together who keep them busy around the clock. In her spare time, you can find Cassidy reading from one of her 200 books or cooking up a tasty treat.
Kelley Piland, CPO
Kelley is a native of Opp, Alabama and a graduate of Kinston High School. She graduated from Kinston High School in May 2016, LBWCC in May 2017 and finished her bachelor’s degree through Faulkner University in August 2018. Kelley is currently pursuing her certification as a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant. Being our youngest employee, she helps bring a little refreshing flare and fun to the office.
When Kelley isn’t working or studying, she’s either traveling any where she can, obsessing over her cat, or watching Netflix.
Rachael Jackson was brought up in Florala, Alabama with two loving siblings. She graduated a proud Wildcat from Florala High School in 2011. She later attended LBWCC. From there, she began working in the medical field in 2013. Rachael recently attained her certification as a Certified Paraoptometric.
Rachael has married her high school love, Colt Jackson in October 2015, and they are happy parents to twins, Waylon Daughtry and Jonni Rilynn. If you ever need someone to hunt or fish with, Rachael is the perfect partner.
Dixie Templeton is our financial counselor and assists with the optical with Mrs. Evelyn. She is originally from Opp and lived in Covington Country for the majority of her life. She attended school at Pleasant Home where her three children go now. Dixie further bettered herself by attending LBWCC and Reid State Technical to become a phlebotomist. She recently regained her certification in 2017.
Dixie got with Randy Templeton which led to a whirlwind romance, a wonderful marriage, and three beautiful children. Dalton (2000), Scarlett (2004), and Savannah (2005) are all loving kids who pursue their passions with big hearts. Dixie loves fur babies almost as much as her children. She has five cats, – Mulder, Scully, Eleven, Mercy, Mango, – and one sweet dog Bella. She also is a crafty person hat crochets and makes string art.
She really enjoys the optical and continues to learn more everyday. She is currently in pursuit of her ABO and is a Certified Paraoptometic.
Andrea is our newest employee starting with us October 2018. She is a happy graduate of Pleasant Home School. Andrea loves spending every precious moment with her family. She has a handsome son, Tristan, who was born in 2017. She also has two fur babies, Miracle and Jupiter.
Andrea has a love for music and loves to sing. She will be the first to sign up for any outdoor adventure.
She is currently pursuing her first certification as a certified technician (CPO).
Kalyn Gentry is a native of Pace, Florida and graduated from West Florida Baptist Academy in 2009. She has always known that she wanted to work in the medical field and went on to graduate from the University of South Alabama in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Professional Health Sciences. After graduating college, she moved to Mckenzie, Alabama where she worked in billing and marketing for home health. It was her desire to have a more hands on role in patient care that brought her to Ensight Eyecare, and she hopes to obtain her certification as a certified paraoptometric in the near future.
Kalyn is happily married to Albert Gentry and they adore their fur babies, Phoebe and Gizmo and hope to add some human babies to their family soon. In her spare time, she enjoys playing piano, going to comic cons with her husband, and loves watching Star Trek, Star Wars and anime.
Bio coming soon…