The AAE Team
JOHN C. STOLPE
John C. Stolpe is a retired research engineer who, among other first-of-a-kind achievements, led a team of engineers and scientists in the development and application of practical solar power generation and wind power generation at Southern California Edison, California’s largest renewable energy provider. John C. Stolpe helped Frederick Lewis develop the first generation of digital technology, and today he continues the development of the technology he created at Advanced Artificial Eyes.
Debbie Basham has worked for the Stolpe Family practice since 1989, starting with my grandfather Frederick Lewis. Debbie is a certified medical biller who has run the front office since before the era of managed care and HMO insurance companies. Debbie’s years of experience has helped to simplify paper work, billing, and authorizations that we rely on the help run our office.
She is a great asset to Advanced Artificial Eyes and is in the Tarzana office Monday, Wednesday, Friday to check in and assist patients in the process of authorizing and billing for patient procedures.
While Debbie is out of the office she enjoys boating, hiking, listening to country music, and taking vacations with her family.
LISA M. SKOWRON
Board Certified Ocularist and Master of Associated Medical Sciences holder Lisa M. Skowron has been interested in human facial anatomy for as long as she can remember. She took a multidisciplinary path through the arts and sciences to become both an ocularist and anaplastologist. At Advanced Artificial Eyes, she assists in fabricating the more complex facial prosthetics that help many of our patients live comfortable, confident lives. Lisa believes strongly in continuous learning and innovation in her field. She is excited to see what digital technology, scanning and 3D printing may do to improve ocularistry, facial prosthetics and, above all, the outcomes of her patients.
Lisa earned her Master of Associated Medical Sciences Degree, MAMS, from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is Board Certified with the American Society of Ocularists and is a Board Approved Diplomat Ocularist with the National Examining Board of Ocularists. She was Coordinator of the Prosthetics Department at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, and the Manager of L&B Laboratories in New Orleans, Louisiana.