Our Cave Creek optometrists take the time to listen to you and your concerns, thoroughly explain the results of your eye exam, and describe your treatment options. At Eye Care North we know that maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership. We consider your overall health in relation to your eye health which can be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems. We always encourage our patients to ask questions.
Dr. Lam's passion for optometry started at a young age. She was inspired to become an optometrist at age 14 after researching the profession for a high school Health Careers class. Her grandfather was legally blind & the challenges he faced due to poor vision demonstrated the significant impact eye disease can have on quality of life. Her specialties include ocular disease management, dry eye treatment & Neurovisual Medicine. She strives to maintain excellent eye health for all her patients & strongly emphasizes regular eye health exams and preventative eye care.
Dr. Lam was born in San Diego, California and grew up in Arizona. She attended Arizona State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree and graduated Summa Cum Laude. At the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree and was also awarded honors for academic excellence.
Dr. Lam completed externships at the Center for the Partially Sighted in Los Angeles, CA, Hu Hu Kam Memorial Hospital in Sacaton, AZ and Southern Arizona Veterans Hospital in Tucson, AZ.
Prior to establishing her own office, Dr. Lam worked at a prominent optometry clinic in Sun City specializing in geriatrics and ocular disease. There she treated and managed complex eye diseases such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Lam is the 25th doctor in the United States to complete training at the NeuroVisual Medicine Institute in Michigan. She was personally trained and mentored by Dr. Debby Feinberg who is the founder of NeuroVisual Medicine.
Dr. Nicole Anderson is a native Arizonan. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from Arizona State University. Dr. Anderson went on to earn her doctor of optometry degree from the Arizona College of Optometry at Midwestern University. She was a member of the prestigious honor society, Beta Sigma Kappa in optometry school.
After graduation, Dr. Anderson completed a residency in Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation at the University of Houston. She diagnoses and manages vision problems related to concussion, brain injury, and stroke.
Prior to joining Eye Care North, Dr Anderson established pediatric eye care clinics in both Houston and Litchfield Park. Her experiences include pediatric eye exams, strabismus (eye misalignment), and amblyopia (lazy eye). Dr. Anderson is licensed to practice full-scope optometry and diagnoses and manages dry eye, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.
Dr. Anderson enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys.