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Dr. Alyssa M. Yamamoto

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Dr. Alyssa M. Yamamoto joins Aloha Family Optometric Group in providing excellent comprehensive eye care to the Central Valley. During her optometric education, she focused on general optometry, contact lenses, and ocular disease treatment and management. Dr. Yamamoto’s optometric training includes various diverse modes of practice including a community health center, military hospital, Veterans Affairs medical center, private practice and Indian Health Services hospital.

Dr. Yamamoto is no stranger to our practice, as she previously worked here as an Optometric Assistant before attending Optometry school in Southern California. She is very familiar with our staff and how our practice works together as a team.

Dr. Yamamoto was born and raised in Fresno and attended Bullard High School. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology and Physiology. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree at Western University of Health Science in Pomona, California where she was active in student organizations and societies such as the Optometric Private Practice Business Club, California Optometric Association (COA), and served as a board member of the American Student Optometric Association (AOSA). She graduated as a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society and received the “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities” award in 2017.

In her free time, she enjoys staying active, cooking, golfing, and travelling to explore new places and eat delicious food!               Dr. Yamamoto is looking forward to providing exceptional eye care here at Aloha Family Optometric Group!

In an effort to further protect our patients and staff, we are taking the following precautions at our office:

When you arrive in the office for your appointment:

  1. The door will remain locked and open only for patients that have been initially screened
  2. Careful Screening:  All persons entering the office will be screened for symptoms of COVID-19 by 1) being asked a series of screening questions and 2) their temperature will be taken before entering the office.  If the patient's temperature is greater or equal to 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C), that person will be denied entrance and asked to see their primary care physician.
  3. No additional family, friends, etc will be allowed to accompany the patient into the office
    1. *Exception: children and others requiring assistance - 1 single parent or accompanied guardian allowed
  4. We ask that you please wear cloth or medical MASKS when entering our office. A mask will be required for entry through the door.
  5.  We will be implementing a *$50 “No Show Fee”* for no shows or cancellations if we are not notified at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.

Safety and Sanitization Precautions:

Frame Selections, Adjustments, Repairs and Dispensing:

 

Although there may be some changes to your normal visit to our office, we assure you that we are doing our best to follow all CDC, California Department of Public Health, California Optometric Association and local public health guidelines to keep our patients, staff and community safe without compromising our standard of excellence and quality during this time.

We ask that you all are mindful of the following precautions. We are all in this together. We look forward to SEEing you all soon!

Aloha Family Optometric Team