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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Family Eyecare of Scottsdale the leading provider of vision care products and services in Scottsdale.

Meet Dr. Stuart Bark

Dr. Stuart Bark is a 1975 graduate of Illinois College of Optometry and completed his undergraduate study at the University of Arizona. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Board Certified by the American Board of Clinical Optometry. Dr. Bark founded Family EyeCare in 1975. He is knowledgeable and experienced on state of the art methods of fitting contact lenses, for even the most difficult cases. He is certified to perform corneal reshaping therapy/orthokeratology. He has been a consultant to contact lens manufacturers and has been involved in the development and launch of numerous new contact lenses.

Dr. Bark is also medically certified to diagnose and treat diseases of the eye, including glaucoma, dry eye syndrome, and conjunctivitis (“pink eye”). He provides consultations for LASIK and other refractive surgeries, cataract development, and other ocular conditions requiring surgical care.

Dr. Bark has received many distinguished awards including:

  • Bausch & Lomb Outstanding Achievement in Contact Lens Technology
  • Arizona Optometric Association Optometrist of the Year
  • Listed in “America’s Top Optometrists” by the Consumer Research Council of America

He has participated in the following professional and civic organizations:

  • Arizona Optometric Association (Past President)
  • Arizona Vision Service Plan (Past Director)
  • Contact Lens Assn. Of Ophthalmologists
  • Arizona Lions Eye Bank (Past Director)
  • North Scottsdale Lions Club (Past President)
  • Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club (Past President)

Dr. Bark is an avid SCUBA diver, photographer, and enjoys woodworking.


Meet Dr. Armanae A. Mancha

Dr. Mancha was born in Odessa, Texas. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2003. After practicing in Texas and Arizona for 14 years, Dr. Mancha happily joined Family Eyecare of Scottsdale as a partner.

Dr. Mancha brings a passion for working with children of all ages. She is one of 60 optometrists in Arizona who examines infants from 6 months of age to 1 year at no charge. She also provides comprehensive eye exams to diagnose and manage all eye health issues, including glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration and ocular conditions associated with diabetes.

Dr. Mancha is also certified to perform corneal reshaping therapy/orthokeratology for patients who have progression of near-sightedness. She served as a clinical examiner for the National Optometry Board and has also been a clinical investigator for several contact lens manufacturers assisting in the development of new contact lenses.

Dr. Mancha has received many distinguished awards including:

  • Arizona Optometric Association Presidents Award
  • Listed as a “Top Optometrist in Arizona” by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals
  • Listed in “America’s Top Optometrists” by the Consumer Research Council of America

She has participated in the following professional and civic organizations:

  • Arizona Optometric Association (Board of Directors)
  • American Optometric Association
  • American Diabetes Association (Professional Member)
  • Volunteer for Optometric Services to Humanity

Dr. Mancha enjoys running, biking, and world travel.