Our Company Mission
The mission of Northwest Eye Care Network is to provide the very best possible vision performance and thorough eye healthcare for our patients in a warm, friendly and caring environment, using state-of-the-art instrumentation, the highest quality and most technologically advanced materials available.
The West Seattle Vision Philosophy
Our patients come first. Our team is here to provide you with the best service for a quality experience.
The West Seattle Vision Promise
Our goal is for you to look and see your very best.
Meet Our Professional Team
Our professional staff is here to help you with every aspect of your eye care. From exams, to prescriptions, to eyewear choices and beyond. We’re here to help you have the best possible experience from start to finish!
Michael Chow, O.D.
Dr. Chow is a native to the Seattle area, growing up in the Kirkland and graduating from Juanita High School. He did his undergraduate studies at UCSD, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Chow attended Southern California College of Optometry. He did his externships at the San Diego Naval Hospital, Madigan Army Medical Center and Veterans Hospital in Bay Pines, Florida. He graduated from Southern Cal in 1995. In January of 2000 Dr. Chow entered business school and earned his MBA in June of 2002.
In his free time. Dr. Chow enjoys spending time with his two daughters, jamming in his recording studio and trying to hold on to his days as an avid cyclist.
Julia Tran, O.D.
Dr. Tran joins us from Los Angeles, California in 2010. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton with degrees in Biology and Chemistry and attended Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Tran completed her training at Naval Health Clinic Makalapa at Pearl Harbor, Hawai’i, Veteran Affairs Medical Center at Salt Lake City, Utah, and Bel-Red Vision Clinic at Bellevue, Washington.
In her spare time, Dr. Tran enjoys being with her husband and their dog, Scruffy. A beautiful day for them is walking Scruffy at Lincoln Park while sipping their coffee, and stopping by Bakery Noveau afterward for a double-baked almond crossiant.
Meet Our Staff
Pam enjoys helping you find the exact right pair of glasses to suit your prescription and personality. She loves to pick all the frame styles by hand on display in the office. Pam has been a Licensed Optician for 30+ years and has always worked in a private Optometry office.
She has lived in Seattle since 1974 and was originally from the East Coast.
Outside of the office she will find a quiet spot to read or enjoy spending time at home with her family.
With over 15 years of experience, Lynna has accrued a nice personal collection of fashionable eyewear. At the office, she is able to help you with all aspects of your visit from insurance verification to pre-testing to frame and lens selection.
She loves shopping at Nordstrom on her free time and for that reason, she believes in excellent customer service. Her active lifestyle involves chasing after her daughter and son and running errands at Target.