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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Dr. Hosaka’s Advanced Family Eye Care Optometry a proud provider of vision care products and services in Torrance.

Dr. Russell Y. Hosaka, OD

Has been in private practice in Torrance since 1981.

Dr. Hosaka has been the Chief of Optometry at Harbor-UCLA Eye Clinic since 1997. He has also served as Expert Examiner for the State Board of California. He became the 29th Optometrist in California to independently treat Glaucoma in 2005. Dr. Hosaka has served as a consultant for Physiological Optics Corporation and REI.

He also serves as Clinical director of Total Vision Care.Dr. Hosaka graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1980. He is licensed in California, Illinois and Arizona.

Dr. Hosaka lives in Redondo Beach with his wife and 3 children. Pets include 2 orange tabby cats and salt water fish.

Pastimes include: Working out at the “Y”, basketball and bike riding. His interests include: reading, Impressionist art, Lakers, Clippers, AVP volleyball and exploring new restaurants.

Dr. Anna Parfenova

Dr. Anna Parfenova received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Western University of Health Sciences. In optometry school, Dr. Parfenova was active in clinical glaucoma research. Her clinical training was focused on ocular pathology including glaucoma, pediatrics, and specialty contact lenses. She is a member of the California Optometric society, American Optometric society, and South Bay Optometric society. She is fluent in Russian and has clinical Spanish skills.

Dr. Parfenova grew up and currently resides in the South Bay. She enjoys going on hikes, spending time at the beach, enjoying a good book to read, and painting. She also likes the Lakers, Dodgers, and tennis.


Lab Manager/Optician

Rosie received her Optical Technician Certification from American Career College in 2005.

Rosie has been with our office since 2006 and is well known by most of our patients for her welcoming personality and helpfulness. Whether you’re in need of help with your insurance benefits or your appointment, Rosie is the best at getting that information to you quickly and accurately.

Rosie’s loves spending time with her family and pets. She also enjoys shopping and music.



Joanna received her Optical Technician certification from American Career College in 2015. Joanna has been with Advanced Family Eye Care since March 2015. Since Joanna has been wearing glasses since the age of 6, she thoroughly understands the importance of comfort and all of your optical needs.

Joanna enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Joanna also enjoys going to the movies and attending Dodger games.



Janice Alvarado is a Certified Optical Technician that Graduated from American Career College in 2016. She is known for making everyone laugh. Janice loves helping others.

She also loves spending time with her husband and family.



Brenda is an ABO Certified Optician with over ten years experience. She received her certification from American Career College in 2004. Working with people and helping them is what she enjoys about her job. Brenda was born and raised in the Los Angeles area.

She enjoys spending time with her two kids and her dogs. She loves animals and during her free time she enjoys exploring new hiking areas with her family.


Optical Technician

Vanessa received her optical technician certification in 2014. Prior to that she went to cosmetology school and graduated in 2013, she uses her cosmo skills to help patients get the correct eye wear shape for their face. Vanessa has over five years experience and is very knowledgeable with billing most vision insurances. Vanessa enjoys learning and playing with her one year old daughter and on her free time she likes to go out and dance at reggae concerts.


Kenia has been at our office since 2017. She graduated from UEI in 2013 and has a background in the medical field as a Medical Assistant and as well as working with Ophthalmologist. She enjoys styling patients to meet both their cosmetic and optical needs.
Kenia grew up in Wilmington. She is a mother of 3 beautiful girls with one more on the way. During her free time she enjoys taking long walks at the park and spending time with her family.