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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

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Jane Switzer

Vision Therapist/Administrator

Jane Switzer-Meads is a California native and graduated from San Jose Bible College (now William Jessup University) with highest honors. She has a dual degree in Bible/Theology and business management.

Jane has been a Vision Therapist with Dr. Odineal since 2010. In addition to vision therapy Jane now handles all administrative duties at In Depth Vision. She continues her education in Vision Therapy by frequently attending classes and workshops. She is also member of College of Vision Development (COVD).

Jane is married to Kent, a Presbyterian Pastor, currently serving in Burlingame, CA. Together they have a home in Auburn filled with horses and dogs. Jane is an active member of the equestrian community, and she enjoys riding her mustang Profe in her spare time. Jane is also an avid reader; one of her favorite authors is Philip Yancey.

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Jacki Neuman

Vision Therapist

Jacki Neumann has been at In Depth Vision since 2018. After earning her bachelor's degree in Dietetics from U.C. Davis, she married her husband, Mark. In 2012, with a young family, they moved out of the Bay Area where they both grew up, to the more rural city of Auburn. Jacki worked as a receptionist at Dr. Odineal's Optometry practice and eventually joined our staff as a Vision Therapist. Jacki enjoys working with both our young and adult patients. Her education is ongoing as she continues to learn more about Vision Therapy through classes and online courses. "It is so rewarding to see our In Depth Vision patients respond so well to Vision Therapy and increase their abilities to track, focus, develop their visual skills and visual processing and then apply what they are learning to their schoolwork and everyday lives."

Family is very important to Jacki. As a family, we attend church together, and also enjoy cheering on their son, Christian and daughter, Ana as they play year-round competitive Volleyball at the High School Varsity and Collegiate levels.


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Liz Miesen

Vision Therapist

Liz attended Shasta College in Redding and obtained a degree in early childhood education. After retiring from education Liz returned home the foothill area to be closer to family. When the opportunity presented itself to work with Dr. Odineal Liz returned to work and began a new career at In Depth Vision.

Married over 50 years to her college sweetheart Steve – Liz and Steve have two sons Ian the oldest is a retired police officer and Dalton is vice president of a Bay Area law firm.

Liz has 5 beautiful grand-daughters that she enjoys spending most of her available free time with.

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Elsa Lemus

Vision Therapist

Elsa was born in El Salvador, immigrated to the United States in 1989 and became a United States citizen in 2005.

Prior to becoming a Vision Therapist Elsa worked for 15 years in corporate restaurant management.

Elsa studied locally at Sierra College and is now eagerly continuing her education at the College of Vision Development and under the teaching of Dr. Odineal on the job.

A mother of two - her daughter Jennifer is a nursing student in college and son Sergio is a senior at Placer High School.

Elsa is married to Sergio Sr and together they enjoy traveling and eating at restaurants of different cultures.

Elsa is currently in vision therapy treatment herself so has personal understanding of what is involved as a patient in treatment.