Linda Anzalone, O.D.
Dr. Anzalone grew up in Vacaville and graduated from Vacaville High School. Her goal was always to return to the Solano County area after finishing her education. She earned a Bachelor of Science with honors in Biology from San Diego State University and a Bachelor of Science in Physiological Optics from the University of California at Berkeley. She graduated with honors from UC Berkeley School of Optometry in 1986, earning her Doctorate of Optometry.
Dr. Anzalone practiced in large ophthalmology clinics for 14 years prior to starting private practice. She served as a clinical instructor at the UC Berkeley School of Optometry for several years. She was involved in laser vision correction prior to FDA approval, and practiced in a clinic that was involved in FDA clinical trials for hyperopic photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). She has cared for several thousand laser vision correction patients and cataract surgery patients. With her early experience in laser vision correction, Dr. Anzalone played an active role in educating many California optometrists by lecturing throughout the state to train her colleagues on the postoperative management of laser vision correction and cataract surgery.
Dr. Anzalone enjoys providing eye care for all ages. She enjoys working with children but also has experience in diagnosis and treatment of ocular pathology. She is particularly interested in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma.
Dr. Anzalone also has significant experience with specialty contact lenses, including gas permeable contact lenses for keratoconus, scleral contact lenses for irregular corneas, and CRT lenses for the non-surgical correction of myopia.
Dr. Anzalone is married and has two adult children and two adorable grandchildren. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys traveling.
Gaganpreet Kaur Khela, O.D.
Dr. Khela 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, the California Optometric Association and Alameda Contra Costa Optometric Society. In her spare time Dr. Khela enjoys spending time with her husband, friends & family, staying active and traveling to different parts of the world.
Yarigtnetzilem Diez, O.D.
Dr. Yarigtnetzilem (Yari) Diez grew up in San Diego and attended college at San Diego State University. While at SDSU, Dr. Diez earned her Bachelor of Science with honors in Biology. She then completed her Doctorate of Optometry at UC Berkeley where she was a member of the Honor Society.
Her professional externships were completed at the Veterans Affairs in San Francisco and Fresno Medical Centers, where she worked closely with corneal, retinal and glaucoma specialist from UCSF department of Ophthalmology. She also has experience working in community clinics where she serves a diverse patient population with high prevalence of glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic eye disease. She is therapeutically certified to diagnose, manage and treat various conditions and diseases of the eye.
Dr. Diez speaks Spanish fluently and has been involved with many community service organizations; including VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) an organization that provides eye care
to underserved populations around the world.