Dr. Dominique Oker
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Dr. Oker received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota, as a Dease scholar. Upon graduation, she went on to pursue her Doctorate of Optometry from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry, the only bilingual program in the Nation. During her last year of school, Dr. Oker completed externships at the Eye Care Center of South Florida, Pine Cone Vision Center and Minnesota Eye Consultants.
After graduating from optometry school, Dr. Oker returned to her home state of Minnesota to be with family and find an optometry practice to call home. After practicing for several months throughout the Twin Cities, in the fall of 2015, Dr. Oker opened her optometry practice Eden Prairie Eye Care. There she manages a small team and specializes in comprehensive eye care including routine and medical optometry in both Spanish and English.
When she is not busy with her practice, Dr. Oker enjoys giving back to her community by traveling to impoverished communities overseas, helping to provide eye care to those in need. Most recently, she visited a small town in the country of Colombia.
Dr. Quy Tran
Dr. Quy T. Tran grew up in the Twin Cities. He graduated from college at St. Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science in Bio Med. He went on to attend optometry school at Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago where he graduated with a degree Doctor of Optometry.
Dr. Tran is an associate optometrist at Eden Prairie Eye Care on weekends and occasionally throughout the week when he is not practicing at his full time office. He resides in the Twin Cities area and enjoys experiencing delicious pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, and donuts all over Minnesota and the USA! If you have any good recommendations be sure to bring them along to your next appointment with Dr. Tran!
Dr. Claudia Heraiz
Hailing from the Great White North, Dr. Heraiz received her Honours in Biological Sciences from the University of Windsor Ontario in Canada. Upon obtaining her undergraduate degree Dr. Heraiz then relocated to Chicago to obtain her Doctorate of Optometry at Illinois College of Optometry. She completed externships at Park Ridge Vision performing myopia management and binocular vision therapy as well as The Rosenbloom Center of Vision and Aging where she managed and coordinated patient care for those with cataracts, glaucoma, and dry eye disease. While obtaining her Optometry degree she was a member of the Beta-Sigma-Kappa Honor Society and graduated Cum Laude with the recognition of Clinical Honours from Illinois College of Optometry in 2022.
In the fall of 2022, drawn by the promise of snow and gorgeous scenery, Dr. Heraiz and her husband made the move to settle down in Minnesota. Dr. Heraiz joined the Eden Prairie team in September of 2022 as an associate optometrist and practices solely from the Eden Prairie office.
When not busy at work caring for your vision, Dr. Heraiz enjoys baking, playing video games, and reading. An avid Bears fan, Dr. Heraiz also enjoys watching football and makes it a priority to attend at least one Bears game per season. Bear Down!
EP Eye Care Team!
Photos and bios coming soon!
Josie is an eyecare professional who's been in the healthcare industry for over three years. A Twin Cities resident, she attended Hamline University where she discovered her passion for helping others. She's held several different positions throughout her years in healthcare, and now has been thriving as office manager at EP Eyecare. Josie enjoys camping, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family in her spare time!
Lead Eye Care Technician
Melissa has been an eye care technician here at EP Eye for quite some time! She is currently studying at Minnesota State University in Mankato for her bachelor's in Social Work. Melissa loves helping others whether its with their physical, mental or emotional health. Most importantly while at EP Eye, the health of their eyes! Melissa also speaks Spanish so feel free to stop by and say Hello or Hola!