An estimated 61 million adults in the United States are at risk for serious vision loss, but only half visited an eye doctor in the last 12 months.
– Centers for Disease Control
Meet Our Doctors
Our talented team of highly trained doctors are absolutely committed to providing the highest standard of eyecare available. From protecting the health of your eyes, to ensuring the best vision possible, the doctors at Alvernon Optical will deliver the care you and your eyes deserve.
Dr. Paul Cinalli
Alvernon & 5th
Dr. Cinalli has been in practice for 33 years (1981) and has been with Alvernon Optical since 1992. He especially enjoys helping those who have special contact lens needs. He enjoys playing guitar, bicycling, hiking and reading.
Dr. Cinalli graduated from West Virginia University as well was Salus Universtiy (formerly Pennsylvania College of Optometry) in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Southern Arizona Optometric Society.
Dr. David Tetrault
Dr. Tetrault has been in practice for 29 years (1990) and has been with Alvernon Optical since 1999.
Dr. Tetrault is a graduate of the University of Arizona as well as the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. His professional memberships includge: the American Optometric Association, Arizona Optometric Association, and Southern Arizona Optometric Society.
Dr. Theresa Setlock
Sunrise & Swan
Dr. Setlock has been in practice for 26 years (1988) and has been with Alvernon Optical since 2011. She enjoys movies, traveling and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Dr. Setlock graduated from Pennsylvania State University as well as Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. She is a member of the American Optometric Society (founding member), Arizona Optometric Association, Southern Arizona Optometric Society, and American Optometric Association.
Dr. Sharon Peterson
Dr. Peterson has been in practice for 30 years (1984) and has been with Alvernon Optical since 2011. She enjoys nutrition and anti-aging, gardening and ballroom dancing.
Dr. Peterson graduated from Purdue University as well as Indiana University School of Optometry in Bloomington, Indiana. She is a member of the Arizona Optometric Association and Southern Arizona Optometric Society.
Dr. Laura Schillig
Green Valley, Alvernon & 5th
Dr. Schillig has been in practice for 16 years (2003) and she joined Alvernon Optical in 2019. She enjoys working with children and adults to help optimize their vision. Outside of the office, she enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Schillig graduated from Ohio State University College of Optometry in Columbus, OH.
Dr. James Murphy
Casas Adobes & Green Valley
Dr. Murphy has been in practice for 42 years (1972) and has been with Alvernon Optical since 2011. He has participated in medical eye missions to Africa, Russia, Central America, South America and Mexico. His vast experience includes eleven years as an emergency room eye trauma doctor. Dr. Murphy’s special interests include being a pilot.
Dr. Murphy is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry – Forest Grove, Oregon.
Dr. Paul Schwartz
Casas Adobes Optical
Dr. Schwartz has been in practice for 34 years (1986). He recently moved to Arizona, leaving his long time practice in Ithaca, NY. He has participated in eyecare missions to Bolivia, Mexico, and Honduras. Outside of the office, he enjoys golf, mountain biking, horseback riding with his wife, and travelling.
Dr. Schwartz graduated from Hamilton College and received his doctorate from the State University of New York, College of Optometry, in NYC.
Dr. Carol Schulte
Alvernon & 5th
Dr. Carol Schulte has been practicing optometry since 1992, after graduating from the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University. She is a seasoned optometrist who specializes in primary eye care and who – in her spare time – enjoys crafting and visiting her family.
Fun fact about Dr. Schulte: she holds an undergraduate degree in Medical Technology which she received from the University of Hawaii in Manoa, Oahu.
Dr. Randal Johnson
Casas Adobes Optical
Dr. Randal Johnson has practiced optometry for over 30 years and has been with Alvernon Optical since 2019.
Dr. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry and has been a member of numerous leadership groups including: Board of Directors Prevent Blindness Georgia, Board of Trustees Georgia Optometric Association, and President of the Greater Atlanta Optometric Association. He is currently a member of Southern Arizona Optometric Society.
Dr. Johnson enjoys helping patients quality of life through their vision needs. He resides in Oro Valley with his wonderful wife and their rescue dog Jasper. He enjoys travel, golf and hiking.