Dr. Staples received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. Four years later, she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the same institution in 1991, and has been practicing with Foothill Optometric Group for over 22 years. She has a great creative flair, and has won a national competition in frame display artistry. Born in Guatemala, she is fluent in both Spanish and English, and together with her husband enjoys raising her twin boys.