Our Optometrists.

Howdy Dr. Gill!

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Dr. Tanya N. Gill, OD graduated from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry in 1999. Her clinical emphasis since graduation was in General and Pediatric Ophthalmology where Dr. Gill worked with Dr. Anthony Agadzi, MD & Dr. Roger Carlson, MD in Vallejo, CA and Dr. Gayle Shimokaji, MD in Greenbrae, CA.

Dr. Gill has been at Oakland Vision Center since 2005 and became the Clinical Director in 2007. She is a well known lecturer throughout the West Coast and speaks to other Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on topics such as Dry Eye and Blepharitis and Allergic Conjunctivitis.  She is an editorial contributor to many trade publications and writes for her column "How to be a Kick-A$$ Female Entrepreneur," published in Eyecare Business magazine.

Dr. Gill is a member of the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry. In addition to her Doctor of Optometry degree, Dr. Gill has a BA in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley and a BS in Vision Science from UC Berkeley. Go Bears!

In 2015, Dr. Gill developed & founded We Love Eyes, a green beauty cosmetics company that makes vegan + natural + non-toxic cleansing products specifically for your eyelids & eyelashes.

She loves kick-ass female entrepreneurship, photography, collecting milk glass antiques, DIY projects (she made the eyeglass pillows in the lobby), Crossfit, skiing and eats vegetables everyday. She is happily married and lives in Oakland.

Hello Dr Lam!

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Dr. Anna Lam O.D. grew up in San Diego, California but now calls San Francisco home. Call it fate. Maybe call it six-degrees of separation - Dr. Lam landed a job at OVC because her boyfriend needed to get his hair cut. His sister referred him to her hair dresser who happens to be Dr. Gill's hair person. The connection was made and the rest is well, history.

After graduating from the University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in human biology, Dr. Lam went on to earn her doctorate of optometry at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. 

Her clinical experience includes ocular disease and low vision rehabilitation at VA Central California, pediatrics and primary care at Codman Square Health Center in Boston, and specialty contact lenses with Dr. Richlin & Associates in Beverly Hills.

When she is not in the office, Dr. Lam enjoys spending time with loved ones, hiking, and finding the "perfect" cup of coffee in San Francisco. Also, don't ever get in a foot race with her as she's a runner. Her bucket list item is to run a half marathon in every single state. So far she's got 4 under her running belt. 

Dr. Lam is excited for the opportunity to be your eye care provider and is dedicated to providing you with the best care! 

 Congrats Dr Khela!

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** Congratulations to Dr. Khela who recently gave birth to a healthy baby girl named Aria! Dr. Khela will be on maternity leave until 2018.

Dr. Gagan Khela, OD grew up in the raisin capital of the world located in the Central Valley of California and attended college at UCLA . . . go Bruins! While at UCLA, Dr. Khela received her BS in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology. Her strong interest in health and science combined with her desire to help others led to a career in optometry. 

Dr. Khela completed her Doctorate of Optometry at the Southern California College of Optometry in Orange County. She was a top student in her class graduating with cum laude honors. She completed a summer research fellowship at The New England College of Optometry in Boston studying myopia progression (nearsightedness) in animal models. Her contributions were published and presented at The Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2013 annual meeting. 

Her optometric training consists of experiences in primary care, contact lenses, pediatrics and ocular disease management. Dr. Khela completed clinical rotations at The Veteran Affairs Hospital in Palo Alto, Optometric Center of Los Angeles, and the Naval Air Force Base in Lemoore. 

Dr. Khela is a member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Associaton and volunteers for the educational non-profit Minds Matter of San Francisco.

In her spare time Dr. Khela enjoys spending time with her husband, friends & family, cross-fit, running, and traveling to different areas of the world.