Meet the Staff

At West Point Vision Care, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our West Point patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.

Our West Point optometry professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eye-wear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our West Point staff and make an appointment.

Meet The Staff

  • Dr.
    J. Mark Bickerton
    O.D.
    Practitioner, Owner

    Our experienced and knowledgeable Dr. Mark Bickerton, is here Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays for patient appointments. He currently also sees patients at other offices located in Colonial Heights, Chesterfield and Richmond. 

    He is dedicated to ensuring that everyone he sees gets a thorough evaluation of their general eye health and advice on any corrective vision care they may need to help them see their best. He has been in business as a private practitioner for over 20 years in West Point and even longer as an Optometrist within other practices, so you are getting one dedicated and seasoned eye care professional when you visit our office. 

    He is also a family man and a talented musician, and enjoys playing music in a band during his free time (when he has some lol).

    Dr. Bickerton's Degrees and Certificates:

    Doctorate in Optometry from the New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA

    Masters in Health Informatics from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

    Bachelors in Pharmacy from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

    Bachelors in Medical Technology from University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

    Bachelors in Chemistry from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

    Associates in Respiratory Therapy from J Sgt Reynolds Community College, Richmond, VA

    Associates in Business Administration from Community College of Allegheny County

    Certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

  • Sarah Mason-Barkalow
    Office Manager/Optical Assistant

    Sarah is here Monday through Friday to help you with most of your non-exam needs. 

    She does everything from schedule your appointments and verify your insurance coverage for you, to helping you choose your best pair of glasses and teaching you how to wear and take care of your contact lenses. 

    As you can see, Sarah also wears vision correction and has since she was 6 years old! Life and working at West Point Vision Care has given her the experience she needs to best serve you as one of our valued optometry patients. She is also currently working towards her Optician's License.

    She joined our West Point community in 2018 and loves being a part of our quaint little town. As a family oriented mother of 2 and avid dog rescuer and mom, she enjoys treating everyone like a member of the family!

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Locations

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Hours of Operation

Office Hours & Exam Appointments

West Point Office

Monday:

10:00 am-2:00 pm

Optical Store Open, Administrative Services Available

Exams by Appointment Only

Tuesday:

10:00 am-2:00 pm

Optical Store Open, Administrative Services Available

NO exam appointments

Wednesday:

10:00 am-2:00 pm

Optical Store Open, Administrative Services Available

NO exam appointments

Thursday:

10:00 am-2:00 pm

Optical Store Open, Administrative Services Available

Exams by Appointment Only

Friday:

10:00 am-2:00 pm

Optical Store Open, Administrative Services Available

Exams by Appointment Only

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed