Meet The Team

Dr. Neda Moshasha


Dr. Neda Moshasha,  

founded HMB Optometry Family Eye Care in 2013.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She continued her education and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA in 2000.  She also received her Glaucoma certification from Berkeley School of Optometry.  She has been practicing full scope primary care care optometry for over 20 years.

 Dr. Moshasha has an extensive experience in co-management of Refractive and Cataract Surgery. She can perform complete eye examinations, comfortably, in three languages of English, Farsi, and Spanish. She has taken trips to Panama and Mexico for Humanitarian missions, and performed free eye examinations for thousands of less fortunate people. She often volunteers at the Samaritan House clinic in San Mateo to perform free eye examination for lower income families. She also covers the eye clinic for the San Mateo county medical center Coastside branch.

 Dr. Moshasha volunteers to give local community talks about eye health, and regularly offers webinars for the Stanford university staff. She lives in Half Moon Bay with her family and is proud to serve the San Mateo County Coastal Communities.

Dena Hangaard

Office Manager

Dena Hangaard grew up in the foothills of Northern California and has predominately resided in the Bay Area for the last 12 years. Dena received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from San Francisco State University and University of Ghana, Accra. With a diverse background in customer relations, she is driven by customer satisfaction. While she loves to explore all corners of the globe, she never tires of returning home to the Golden State.  She finds joy in the ocean, hiking around the Bay and retreating back to the foothills and mountains of California. She is always looking to expand her favorite restaurants and go-to ethnic home-cooked meals.

Mrs. Daniela Hernandez

Optometric Assistant

Daniela Hernandez started working at HMB Optometry as an Optician and an optometric assistant in 2013 when the company started. Prior to that she had two years of experience as an optician elsewhere. She also enjoys photography and had a career as a photographer before starting her position as an optician. Daniela is currently on an extended maternity leave. Before her leave, she took care of medical and vision insurance claims as well as optician duties. Daniela loves dogs and enjoys living on the Coast with her husband and their son and daughter. Daniela is fluent in English and Spanish.


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