Our Practice


Welcome to Poole Family Eye Care of Simpsonville

Poole Family Eye Care of Simpsonville offers first-class eye care services throughout Simpsonville, SC., and the surrounding areas. Our practice is structured to be a family friendly environment which caters to the needs of children and adults of all ages. We are serious when it comes to ensuring your visual health.

Dr. Poole understands the importance of comprehensive eye care, and aims to provide our patients with the best optical care available. We take great pride in our commitment to provide top-quality optical care, dependable services, and patient satisfaction. Our patients can look forward to contemporary, comprehensive eye care in a courteous, friendly and professional atmosphere.

No Matter what your age, we provide the eye care you need. From diagnostic testing to LASIK co-management, Poole Family Eye Care of Simpsonville is an eye clinic you can trust. Schedule your appointment today!

Our Team

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Brian J Poole, OD

Brian J Poole, OD was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC, where he graduated from Dorman High School. He then attended Ricks College (now known as BYU-Idaho), for a year before taking two years off of school to serve a two-year volunteer mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Córdoba, Argentina. After his mission, he attended BYU, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. He then attended Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, where he graduated in 2006. Read Dr. Poole’s graduation article here…

Dr. Poole comes from a family tradition of eye care which has spanned 3 generations and over 60 years in his family, beginning with his grandfather, Dr. Edgar M Poole SR, to his father, Dr. Edgar M Poole Jr, 2 uncles, one second cousin, and all 3 of his siblings, for a total of 9 optometrists in his family, with 10 practices currently operating in GA, SC, and NC.

When he’s not at work he spends most of his time with his wife, Christina, and their 3 kids, attending their childrens’ sporting events, gardening, getting together with extended family, and attending church activities. Occasionally he gets a chance to go hunting, mountain biking, or go to a basketball or football game.



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Shelley Klingler, Office Manager & Ins Specialist

Shelley is our office manager and insurance professional. She keeps our office running smoothly with a pep in her step. She is always willing help not only her staff, but patients with any questions they may have. Shelley’s bright smile and sincere personality creates a positive and enjoyable experience. When she is not spending time with her family and running her daughter around, she enjoys diving into a good book in her spare time.

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Yahaira Chacon, Optometric Technician

Yahaira is one of our most seasoned employees. Along with being bilingual, she has knowledge in multiple areas of our office. Her upbeat personality and sincere smile creates a welcoming environment for first time and established patients. When she is not at the office, Yahaira enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as being an active member in her church.

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April Gray, Optometric Receptionist & Technician

April is our front desk specialist. She keeps our office organized and running smoothly with ease. In addition to her front desk position, she helps out wherever needed in other areas of the office.  Her helpful and bubbly personality creates a smooth, comfortable visit for patients of any age. April spends her free time actively involved in her church and loves spending quality time with her son and family.

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Jennifer Bramlett, Optometric Technician

Jennifer is the newest member to our team learning . She enjoys the learning environment Poole Family Eye Care of Simpsonville provides to not only to her, but for our patients as well. Her genuine smile and helpful, patient personality ensures a delightful experience from start to finish. When she is not working at the office, Jennifer loves spending time with her family and traveling to discover new, exciting places.

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