Dr. Traci Anderson
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.
Dr. Amit Makadia
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.
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
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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 was born in Ukraine but grew up in Spokane, WA. She graduated from Eastern Washington University with a BA in Biology and has been in the optometric field for over 10 years. In her spare time, she loves to travel and experience what the world has to offer with her husband Roman. She has been to over 14 countries and looking forward to many more. She also enjoys skiing, swimming, scrapbooking, shopping, and can’t live without coffee!
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.
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Lacey was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and can’t imagine living anywhere else. She is relatively new to the optic field, having entered in the spring of 2018, but her mother is an optician and she has grown up watching the industry evolve and grow. Lacey has worked in customer service for the past 8 years and her favorite part of her job is getting to know patients and their families. Outside of work, you’ll find her drinking coffee, reading, playing games or exploring the great outdoors with her husband, Ty, and their dog, Juno.
Kayla was born and raised in Spokane, WA. She graduated from Ferris High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders at Eastern Washington University. After college graduation, she discovered her passion about vision and eye care when she started working in the optical field in 2016. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and spending time at her family lake cabin on Twin Lakes in Rathdrum, ID.
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