Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Tacoma Eye at Westgate a proud provider of vision care products and services in Tacoma.
Dr. George Meers: Optometrist
Dr. Meers has been an optometrist for 20 years. Over half of that time, he has lived in Tacoma. He’s been an invited lecturer, faculty, and staff member and has performed research at some of the best-known Optometry and Ophthalmology teaching hospitals including the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, and the University of Auckland in New Zealand.
His areas of expertise include primary eye care, contact lenses, and the treatment of eye disease (especially dry eye, glaucoma, and myopia Management) He is one of a few Tacoma eye doctors that have been awarded a fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry (2002) and the only optometrist in the area to be board certified in medical optometry(2017). In 2022 Dr. Meers completed additional training in comanagement, advanced ocular disease management, and ophthalmic lasers – He became a certified Myopia Management provider with Treehouse Eyes in 2022.
Dr. Meers has been recognized for his career efforts and is most proud of being nominated by his peers as “optometrist of the year” for the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2014.
Read more about Dr. Meers on his Linked in profile here!
Olivia: Frontdesk / Technician / Contact Lenses
Jessica: Referral Coordinator
Michelle: Billing Manager
Diligent and thorough, Michelle has over 20 years of experience as a certified biller in optometry, ophthalmology, and other medical specialties. Through the billing business she started, Michelle performs her services remotely. If you receive a bill, simply call our office and we’ll connect you with her direct line so Michelle can provide a detailed explanation and you can pay your bill.