About Us

Rita Barrera, Certified Optician

“I truly believe that life happens in seasons and new beginnings are today.”

Owner Rita Barrera, a Napa native, has almost 30 years experience in the optical industry. Certified through the American Board of Opticianry, she has managed optical shops and has continued her education in optics and in optical fashion throughout the years. In addition, she is Bilingual in English and Spanish. Rita believes it important to pay attention to detail and fitting every customer to their individual needs. Glasses are one of your most important accessories and they are extension of your personality.

Rita’s dream is to own her own optical boutique. She is delighted to make that dream come true in Sonoma, where she can bring her expertise in the industry and fashion sense to a community that is as passionate as she is.

Rita enjoys her time with family and any free time loves traveling and spending time at the beach!

Kaylyn Hyman, Certified Optician

“You create your own stage and your Audience is Waiting.”

Owner Kaylyn Hyman, moved to Sonoma Valley in 1999 and started in the optical business in 1982. Certified through the American Board of Opticianry, she knew this is the industry for her. Through her youth she wore corrective glasses, and has always embraced people and loved fashion. With her passion for the optical industry she combines fashion and function to always fit her customers with the perfect pair of glasses.

She dreamed of opening an optical boutique in Sonoma for years knowing there was a need in the community. Today, her dream will come to life with RiKa Optique.

In addition her other passion is singing. She is a member of Sweet Adelines Intl. and sings in a competing women’s barbershop quartet. Come on by you may catch her singing a tune or two at RiKa!