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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Generations Family Optometry a proud provider of vision care products and services in Turlock.


Ruth Bonander, OD and Joyce Ibanez, OD

Dr. Bonander was born and raised in Turlock, California. She graduated from  North Park University in Chicago, Illinois and pursued optometry by Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Bonander has been in private family practice in the area for over 30 years. She is excited to build and grow a new practice with her daughter Joyce.

Dr. Joyce Ibanez  graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz with a BS in biology, she pursued optometry at Southern California College of Optometry and graduated in 2013. As a new graduate, Dr. Ibanez is glaucoma certified and has up to date knowledge on the management and treatment of ocular disease. She is ready to work with her mother and grow the new practice.


Amelia (Office Manager)

Amelia has been working with Dr. Bonander for over 15 years and has a broad knowledge of the business. Amelia is well versed in insurance plans and can help patients understand their insurance coverage.


Julie (Technician)

Julie has been working with Dr. Bonander for 9 years. She works with the doctors to prepare patients for exams by coordinating with medical doctors and performing medical testing.


Sandra (Optical)

Sandra joined our team in September, 2017. She is great at working with patients to figure out what lenses w

ill be the most helpful and how to best utilize their insurance benefits.