Eye Doctors

Emetisse Yazdanmehr, OD LinkedInEmetisse Yazdanmehr, OD

Dr. Yazdanmehr graduated from the New England College of Optometry. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Irvine with a bachelors degree in Biological Sciences. Her collegiate career was highlighted with various awards and recognitions, including The Foster Namias Scholarship, the Beider Moral Obligation Scholarship, and a life-time membership in the International Honors Society, Beta Sigma Kappa.

Write to Dr. Yazdanmehr at DrYaz@studioeyes.com.

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Yeraz Kochkarian, ODLinkedInoptometrist Yeraz Kochkarian

Dr. Kochkarian graduated from Western University College of Optometry. She completed her undergraduate studies at University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Global Health. Alongside her various scholastic accolades and leadership roles during optometry school, she is a lifetime member of the International Honors Society, Beta Sigma Kappa. Her professional passions are in binocular vision and ocular disease.

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Alyssa Valenzuela, ODLinkedInoptometrist Alyssa Valenzuela

Dr. Valenzuela graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL. She completed her post-doctoral residency training in Vision Therapy and Neuro-Rehabilitation at the Center for Vision Development in Pasadena, CA. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and a minor in Chemistry at the Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. She is a current member of the California Optometric Society and the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association. Dr. Valenzuela has been involved in several passion projects throughout her career including active involvement in local and international volunteer and non-profit organizations. Some of the organizations she has worked with include Special Olympics Illinois, Mission Flight, and Vision To Learn Los Angeles.

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Kerri Davidove Lee, ODKerri Davidove Lee, doctor of optometry

Dr. Lee graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry and has practiced with the group for over ten years. Dr. Lee’s compassion and warmth has earned her a large following of satisfied patients. Along with her general practice, she enjoys working with low vision patients. Dr. Lee has been the President and is actively involved in the PTA of her children’s school.

Write to Dr. Lee at DrLee@studioeyes.com.

Fred H. Dubick, OD, MBA, FAAO LinkedIn


eye doctor Fred Dubick

Dr. Fred Dubick retired in 2023, in excellent health and is now enjoying more time with his extended family and traveling about in the world.

Dr. Dubick practiced in Burbank for more than 30 years. Dr. Dubick was recently awarded the prestigious title of Optometrist of the Year by the California Optometric Association for 2020.

He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and earned an MBA at the University of Redlands. He is a Past President of the California Optometric Association, was a member of the Legislative and Regulatory Committee and the President of the Public Vision League. Dr. Dubick was recently the Chairman of the American Optometric Association Political Action Committee. Dr. Dubick was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the California State Board of Optometry serving on this licensing board and its Practice and Education Committee.

He has served as a member of the American Optometric Association Disaster Preparation Project Team, he is a Past President of the San Fernando Valley Optometric Society, and has held numerous volunteer positions for the American and California Optometric Associations. He also served as Chief of Eyecare Services for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee.

Dr. Dubick is a consultant in the ophthalmic product industry, improving corporate image and relationships with independent eyecare providers along with providing business consultation to other optometrists across North America. These services include transition consultation for doctors selling all or part of their practices, practice valuations and operational management assistance. He is also the author of a business column for eyecare professionals and lectures on “the business of practice.”

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Ellen Shuham, OD, FAAO


optometrist Ellen Shuham

Dr. Shuham retired at the end of 2022 and is in excellent health spending time with her 4 grandchildren.