Dr. Hetal Rana
Dr. Hetal Rana joined Eye Associates in August 2017 taking over the practice from Drs. Fine, Miller and Mund as the lead optometrist and owner. She received her doctorate from the New England College of Optometry in 2001 and completed a residency program in ocular disease in Kittery, Maine.
At Eye Associates, Dr. Rana provides primary eye care for adults and children, contact lens fittings, consultations and post-op care for Lasik and co-management for cataract surgeries. She also has extensive experience in diagnosing and managing patients with cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye, red eye and other ocular diseases. Dr. Rana also manages patients with systemic diseases with sight threatening ocular manifestations, like diabetes and high blood pressure. Recently she has taken an active interest in myopia management for the pediatric patients.
Dr. Rana moved to Maryland with her husband in 2007 and has since settled in Howard County with her two young children. This opportunity affords her a chance to serve the community she resides in and to carry on the legacy of providing exceptional eye care.
Dr. Norman Fine
Dr. Norman Fine graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1968 and has been in the active practice of optometry for more than 40 years. At Eye Associates, Dr. Fine specializes in therapeutic ocular disease management, contact lens care, eye glass prescriptions, pre- and post-ocular surgical care, and eye examinations for all ages.
Dr. Fine is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Maryland Optometric Association. He served on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and does peer reviews for the Clifton Perkins State Hospital. In his free time, he enjoys traveling with his wife and family.
Dr. Charles Mund
Dr. Charles R. Mund has spent his entire optometry career at Eye Associates having joined the practice in 1983 after receiving his doctorate in Optometry from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry (now Salus University) in Philadelphia. Dr. Mund provides primary as well as medical eye care for various ocular diseases and specializes in difficult contact lens fits.
Before becoming an optometrist, Dr. Mund practiced pharmacy for 7 years, while doing graduate study in neuro-pharmacology and endocrinology. These days when Dr. Mund is not engaged in patient care, he enjoys the study of macro-economics and theology, as well as arranging and recording music for performances given by his wife’s Kindergarten class at Cambridge Classical Christian School.