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Dr. Bechtel is the founder and owner of Martinsville Eyecare Center. Dr. Bechtel has been providing excellent care in the Martinsville area since 2001.

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Dr.Bechtel graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Nebraska in 1991 with a B.S. in Mathematics. She lived in Japan for one year teaching Math and then served in the U.S. Air Force as a Lieutenant. She graduated at the top of her class from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Optometry in 2000 where she received the Eskridge Clinical Excellence Award.

Dr. Bechtel is an arobics instructor at the YMCA, is active in the Charity League and the Martinsville/HC Boys and Girls Club. She enjoys hiking, camping and rock climbing with her husband and two children.