Your Kent Eye Care Team
Meet our eye doctors and eye care staff in Kent and Renton below. Read about their education and professional experience and choose which eye doctor you would like to schedule your eye exam with.
Dr. Alexandra Gelt received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary, Alberta, graduating with honors. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA, graduating with honors, receiving the Beta Sigma Kappa award for academic excellence. Dr. Gelt completed internships at the Fresno VA Hospital in Fresno, California, Brook Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas and Barnet Dulaney Eye Center in Phoenix , AZ. She completed advanced residency training in ocular disease and refractive surgery at the Northwest Eye Surgeons Clinic in Seattle. Prior to co-founding Clearvue Vision center, Dr. Gelt worked over 10 years at Lomas Eye Care Center where she co-managed nearly 10,000 Lasik and cataract patients as well as treated much ocular disease. Dr. Gelt has a special interest in glaucoma, dry eye, and diabetic eye disease.
Dr. Gelt is very active in her profession, with memberships in the American Optometric Association, Optometric physicians of Washington, and the King County Optometric Society. She has provided vision screenings to the military and school children.
Dr. Gelt enjoys travel, performance arts and spending time with her husband and two children.
Dr. Heitmeyer performed his undergraduate studies at The Ohio State University. He received his Doctor of Optometry at The Ohio State University College of Optometry, where he was recognized with an award for patient care excellence. He has completed several external rotations focused on ocular disease and surgical co-management. Dr. Heitmeyer is a Dry Eye Specialist and frequently lectures and trains other doctors on the topic. Prior to co-founding Clearvue Vision Center, Dr. Heitmeyer worked at Lomas Eye Care Center where he co-managed over 4,000 Lasik and Cataract patients.
Dr. Heitmeyer actively volunteers time providing eye care to underprivileged individuals. He has participated in humanitarian mission trips to both Honduras and El Salvador. He also regularly volunteers time at the Millionaire Club providing free eye care for the working homeless of Seattle.
Dr. Heitmeyer is a member of The American Optometric Association, King County Optometric Society, and Optometric Physicians of Washington.
In his free time, Dr. Heitmeyer enjoys spending time with his two dogs, hiking, wine, adventure travel, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.
Dr. Cosgrove attended The University of Michigan for her undergraduate studies. She earned her Doctor of Optometry from Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, MI, where she graduated with honors. Dr. Cosgrove completed internships at the Detroit VA Medical Center in Detroit, MI, the Battle Creek VA Medical Center in Battle Creek, MI, and at Henry Ford Optimeyes in West Bloomfield, MI. She completed residency training in ocular disease at the Cleveland VA Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Cosgrove has special interest in glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, and low vision rehabilitation.
Dr. Cosgrove is a member of the American Optometric Association and is an American Academy of Optometry candidate for Fellowship. She has participated in humanitarian mission trips to Nicaragua and Honduras where she provided eye care to underprivileged individuals.
In her free time, Dr. Cosgrove enjoys traveling, snowboarding, water-sports, and spending time with her husband and family.
Dr. Chan is originally from Atlanta, GA. She completed her undergraduate studies from the University of Georgia and obtained her Doctorate of Optometry degree from The Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She did her internships at Georgia Eye Partners in Atlanta and Oliver Eye Associates in Rock Hill, SC.
Dr. Chan has special interests in scleral lens and soft contact lens fittings, myopia control for children, and dry eye management. Dr Chan is a member of the American Optometric Association, Optometric physicians of Washington, and the King County Optometric Society.
In her free time, Dr. Chan enjoys tackling jigsaw puzzles, hiking the Pacific Northwest, cooking, and traveling abroad.
Dr. Li graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Science. She then ventured out to the Pacific Northwest and earned her Doctorate of Optometry degree at Pacific University College of Optometry. She has received comprehensive training during externships at various clinical settings including Travis Air Force Base, Portland Veterans Affairs Hospital, Vancouver Vision Clinic and Pacific Laser & Cataract Institute in Bellevue.
She specializes in ocular disease and dry eye treatment. Dr Li also has a strong interest in specialty contact lens fittings for irregular corneas (scleral lenses, GP lenses), and myopia management, including ortho-K, and MiSight lenses. Her desire to pursue Optometry came at an early age in which she frequently visited her eye doctor to treat and manage her nearsightedness. She is passionate about providing personalized eye care and promoting public eye health awareness to the community. She also enjoys volunteering her time to humanitarian missions and helping those less fortunate.
Dr. Li is a member of The American Optometric Association and Optometric Physicians of Washington.
In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, reading, going to museums and trying out different restaurants.
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