About Us

Dr. Alecia Barnes founded TrueVision Eye Care to provide high-quality eye care to the Triangle community of Raleigh, Durham, Morrisville, Apex, Cary, and Wake Forest.   

About Us

Dr. Alecia Barnes founded TrueVision Eye Care to provide high-quality eye care to her Triangle community of Raleigh, Durham, Morrisville, Apex, Cary, and Wake Forest.   

About TrueVision Eye Care 

Your eyes are integral to one of your most treasured and important senses, and TrueVision Eye Care is committed to doing everything to provide the best possible eye care. If you need an eye doctor in Raleigh or Morrisville, NC who will not only take care of your eye health but educate you on what’s going on with your eyes and how you can improve them, Dr. Alecia Barnes and the rest of our trained staff are here for you! 

What sets TrueVision Eye Care apart from other eye care providers in the Triangle area is that we offer and excel at advanced eye care services that other doctors don’t provide. We are open for emergency eye care, provide sports vision training, and are nationally recognized experts in custom and scleral contacts. We’ve built and maintained a reputation that keeps our patients coming back again and again. Give our doctors and trained optical staff the chance to help you see better than you ever thought possible. 

To schedule an appointment or consultation, call us at 919-472-4070 for our Morrisville office or 919-629-9208 for our Raleigh office. 

How we take care of you and your eyes 

It’s our privilege to care for you. Our practice is committed to: 

  • Remaining current on the latest and most trusted vision technology and procedures. 
  • Offering high-quality, stylish eyewear featuring durable materials and American-made manufacturing. 
  • Providing integrated, holistic care where there is a focus on planning for a lifetime of healthy eyes and clear vision. 
  • Providing specialized care that goes above and beyond the traditional eye exam. Our doctors offer myopia management, specialty contact lens care with scleral lenses and orthokeratology, and binocular vision and sports vision training. 
  • Ensuring transparent pricing and open dialogue regarding insurance plans and expected coverage. 

Dr. Alecia Barnes


Dr. Alecia Barnes was born and raised in Lumberton, North Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University in 1992 and attended optometry school at the Southern College of Optometry. She has lived and practiced in Raleigh since receiving her Doctor of Optometry in 1996. Dr. Barnes’ specialties include vision therapy and orthokeratology. She has been in practice for 20 years and is a member of the AOA, NCSOS, COVD, NORA, and OEP. 

More about Dr. Alecia Barnes

Dr. Barnes and her husband, Juan, live in the Brier Creek area and are actively involved in the community. When not spending weekends at Wolfpack sporting events, they are watching their boys, Connor and Justin, play baseball with North Wake Baseball or basketball with NCWBA. Dr. Barnes is also an avid runner and enjoys playing tennis. 

Dr. Barnes specializes in scleral contact lenses, orthokeratology (ortho-k), binocular vision disorders, and vision therapy. Dr. Barnes looks forward to seeing you soon at TrueVision Eye Care! 

Dr. Jennifer Lyerly 


Dr. Jennifer Lyerly is an optometrist practicing comprehensive ocular healthcare with a focus on custom and specialty contact lenses. She is a recognized leader in eyecare with a passion for building relationships with her patients and the wider Triangle community. 

More about Dr. Jennifer Lyerly

A native of Clemmons, North Carolina, she graduated as valedictorian at North Carolina State University before earning her optometric doctorate. In 2017, she was recognized as the Southern College of Optometry’s Young Alumni of the Year for her outreach in the profession and is now a Board of Trustees member at the Southern College of Optometry. She lives in Cary with her husband and young daughter. 

Dr. Lyerly specializes in scleral contact lenses and myopia control. 

Dr. Brandon Weyand   


Dr. Brandon Weyand grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania and moved to North Carolina when he attended Campbell University. After completing his undergraduate degree in 2003, he attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee where he graduated as valedictorian in 2010. He has been practicing in the Triangle area for the past ten years. Dr. Weyand enjoys practicing comprehensive ocular care and contact lens fitting. 

More about Dr. Brandon Weyand

Dr. Weyand and his wife, Kelli, have lived in Cary for the past seven years. When he is not working, Dr. Weyand usually spends time with his wife and their four daughters, Madison, Camryn, Emily, and Olivia. Dr. Weyand enjoys playing golf and running in his free time. He is also an avid sports fan and continues to support all of the Pittsburgh teams, especially the Steelers. 

Dy. Weyand specializes in primary eye care for all ages. 

Helen Ourtal Santosuosso 

Office Manager, Leesville and Morrisville 

Helen has been in the NC area for 10 years now and hails from the NJ/NY area. She has been in the optometry industry for over 20 years and joined TVEC in 2018 as the Practice Administrator. Her background is in music/singing, and she earned a bachelor’s and a master’s in opera performance. She speaks Polish as her parents are from Poland and is married to her husband Pierre who is from the Dijon region in France. In her spare time, she sings at her local church as a cantor and wedding singer, gardens, and loves to travel. Her daughter, Lilia, keeps the family busy with sports and family fun activities.