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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Avon Eye Design the leading provider of vision care products and services in Avon.


Our Doctors


Dr. John J. Novak, OD

Dr. John Novak grew up in the Cleveland area, graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2001 and is a 2005 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Dr. Novak completed a hospital-based residency at the Cleveland Wade Park Veterans Affairs Medical Center in 2005-2006. He gained additional experience with the U.S. Public Health Service working on the Navajo Indian Reservation near Canyon de Chelly, AZ. Dr. Novak participated in the Student Volunteers for Optometric Services to Humanity with a trip to the Dominican Republic in 2004, providing eye exams to those in need. He travels to El Salvador annually in humanitarian efforts and has provided exams in Cleveland and Columbus for those with low-income families.

Dr. Novak currently resides in Cleveland, OH, and attends as many Cleveland and OSU sporting events as time allows. He plays soccer and stays active in the community.

Both Dr. Novak and Dr. Bader perform more than 25 hours of continuing education hours and surgical observation each year, constantly staying ahead of the field with information on the latest technology, medical treament, and eye care advancements.

In addition, Avon Eye Design annually sponsors a local little league team, is a proud member of the Avon/Avon Lake Lions Club and North Coast Chamber of Commerce, donates free eye exams to those in need, and is constantly staying involved with other community service projects/events throughout the year.


Dr. Brooke A. Bader, OD

Dr. Brooke Bader is a 2001 graduate of Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a 4-year letter winner in volleyball. She is a 2005 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Dr. Bader completed medical rotations at the Aran Eye Institute in Miami, FL, where she worked at several ophthalmology offices in different specialties. She has also participated with the Student Volunteers for Optometric Services to Humanity with a trip to the Dominican Republic in 2004, providing eye exams to those in need. She is an American Optometric Association member, and volunteers with the area schools teaching them about eye care.

Dr. Bader currently resides in Avon, with her husband, who works and coaches in the local schools, and their four children.


Our Staff


Jackie Ivanac, Office Manager


Sally Bestor, Eyewear Consultant


Eva Petrik, Optometric Technician/Patient Relations


Bob Popik, ‘Jack of all trades’