Traci Anderson, OD
Dr. Traci Anderson was born and raised in Spokane. After graduating from Lewis and Clark High School she attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She continued her graduate education at Pacific University College of Optometry where she received her Doctor of Optometry degree with distinction. After starting her family she returned to Spokane to raise her children. Dr. Anderson has been in practice for over 10 years and has experience treating a wide range of conditions. Dr. Anderson has traveled overseas on several eye care missions providing eye care and glasses to impoverished people in Kazakhstan, Honduras and Kenya. Her active family enjoys all that the inland northwest has to offer including biking, ATVing, snowmobiling and skiing.
Amit Makadia, OD
Dr. Amit Makadia is a native of the great Northwest and was born and raised in Beaverton, Oregon. Dr. Makadia attended Oregon State University and graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended the University of California, Berkeley College of Optometry and completed rotations at various Veteran Affairs Medical Centers and multidisciplinary hospitals. After school, Dr. Makadia returned to the Northwest to start a family with his wife. His clinical interests include specialty contact lens fittings and ocular disease management including glaucoma, macular degeneration, and dry eye. In his spare time Dr. Makadia enjoys hiking, snowboarding, camping, and spending time with family and friends.
Jana, Optical Manager
Jana grew up in the Valley of Spokane and started her career as an optician over 20 years ago. She has loved watching the evolution of the optical industry and enjoys helping patients find the perfect pair of eyewear. She spends her time away from work planning themed parties for friends, traveling, and hiking with her family.
Olga, Certified Paraoptometric Technician
Olga was born in Cherkasy, Ukraine. When she was four, her family moved to the beautiful Northwest and has been here ever since. She went to SCC and graduated from the Vision Care Program and was certified as a Paraoptometric Technician. She started working in the optometric field and she fell in love with eyeballs! Olga has decided to go back to school and study Optometry. She is currently going to EWU to get her undergraduate degree in Biology and will then apply to Optometry school. In her spare time she loves to travel and experience what the world has to offer. She has been to 8 countries and looking forward to many more. She also enjoys skiing, swimming, scrapbooking, shopping, and can’t live without coffee!!
Erika, Patient Care Coordinator
Erika was born in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from Mount Gilead High School in 2012. After graduating she started in optics as an apprentice optician, and has loved eyes since. In September 2015, she came to visit Spokane and fell in love with the great Pacific Northwest and decided to make Spokane her home. During Erika’s free time she likes to go camping, go to the beach, hanging out with her nieces and nephews, and spend time with her family.
Sophia was born in Spokane, WA. She graduated from Shadle Park High School in 2009. A few years after graduation she started working as an apprentice optician in a vision center close to her. It was there she met both Dr. Traci Anderson and Dr. Amit Makadia and fell in love with the optical world! Sophia is ABO certified and is currently attending Eastern Washington University working on her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology. In her spare time she likes to hike, dance, watch anime, play video games, listen to music and eat delicious food!
Lori is originally from the Seattle area, she moved to Spokane five years ago to attend Eastern Washington University and graduated in 2014. Lori has been in optics for over a year! Her favorite part of the job is educating patients so they can choose the best frames and lenses for them. Outside of work you can find Lori enjoying the outdoors with her husband Patrick and their three dogs, Penny, Karl and Fudge.