Doctors & Staff

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All patients are unique, and so are their eye care needs. We can tailor your prescription to meet the demands of your daily lifestyle so that you’re comfortable, look great, and see well.

We’re happy that you’re here and invite you to learn more about our amazing doctors and our dedicated team!

Our Doctors

Dr. Dobson

Dr. Dobson

Dr. Dobson studied optometry at Southern California College of Optometry, after which he completed his residency in low vision rehabilitative optometry at Veteran’s Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He founded Dimond Vision Clinic in 1981. Dr. Dobson is a past president of the Alaska State Board of Examiners in Optometry and an Alaska State Professional Committee Representative for VSP.

He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the current President of the Alaska Optometric Association.

Dr. Dobson is married and the father of three children. He loves to spend time skiing, traveling, and playing golf.

Dr. Kjome

Dr. Kjome

Originally from Antigo, Wisconsin, Dr. Kjome received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California School of Optometry in 1980 before joining our practice in 1984.

He is an active member of the American Optometric Association, Alaska Optometric Association and the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry.

His commitment to our patients and to improving others’ vision is key to helping us deliver excellent care to our Anchorage patients. When he’s not at the office, he enjoys golfing, traveling, and is a wine aficionado.

Dr. Frank

Dr. Frank

Dr. Nathan Frank, OD, specializes in ocular disease, including: managing medical glaucoma, dry eye, pre- and post-operative eye care, acute eye conditions including trauma, conjunctivitis, iritis and posterior segment disease. Dr. Frank received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Wyoming and earned his Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University in 2008. He then completed a residency in Ocular Disease from Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates, affiliated with Wilmer Eye Institute of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Salus University. Dr. Frank’s goals in practice are to provide superior eye care for the community and to treat patients as he would want to be treated. He is especially passionate about educating patients on proper eye care and establishing a rapport with each patient in order to develop lifelong relationships. Dr. Frank was born in Anchorage and lived in Nome and Southeast Alaska for several years. He then spent his childhood between Alaska, Montana, and Wyoming. Dr. Frank enjoys spending time with his wife and their two young daughters. He is an avid big-game hunter and fly fisherman.

Office Hours & Info

  • Monday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Sunday
  • Closed
Holidays may affect these hours
907-349-6932 907-349-6347
  • 1000 East Dimond Blvd. Suite 101
  • Anchorage, AK 99515

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Meet our Administrative Team

Austin

Austin

Practice Administrator

Austin joined our team in early 2016. Austin and his wife Autumn moved to the Anchorage area from Mississippi in 2015. He has seven years of experience in the optical field. Austin is also a member of the Alaska Army National Guard where he serves as a Chinook Helicopter mechanic. When not at the office he loves to hike in the mountains, ski, fish, hunt, and spend time with his wife and two boys.

Lydia

Lydia

Front Desk Manager

Lydia studied Human Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Oregon and received her Bachelors of Science in 2015. She shortly after joined the team and has been passionate about providing stellar patient-care ever since. Lydia has gained a great deal of experience in Optometry here, as she is now our Office Manager. Outside of the clinic, Lydia spends a great amount of time with her family, enjoys trying new, different cuisines and loves to shop!

Meet Our Billing Specialist

Amber

Amber

Amber joined the office in 2016. She was raised in Tempe, AZ and has lived in Anchorage, AK since 1996. She recently became a Certified Professional Coder with an Associate of Arts degree and Certificate in Medical Office Coding from the University of Alaska. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her three children, shopping, reading, and continuing her knowledge in Optometry.

Meet Our Technicians

To contact our Technicians please use the email: optometrictechnicians@dimondvisionclinic.com

Blanca

Blanca

Blanca was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She has worked for Dimond Vision Clinic from 2006-2012. She left to learn more about family medical billing. Blanca returned to Dimond Vision Clinic in April 2018. She is pursuing her certification as an optometric technician. Blanca enjoys spending time with her 3 girls and their busy schedule.

Skyler

Skyler

Skyler was born and raised here in Anchorage, Alaska. She began working in the optical field in 2017, and we’re excited to have her as part of our team. Skyler has a passion for art and is currently working towards her BFA in Animation. When she isn’t working or drawing you can find Skyler baking or playing with her cats.

Tiffany M.

Tiffany M.

Tiffany is originally from Hawaii, and has been in Alaska for over 10 years. She recently received her Bachelor’s with a major in Health Sciences and a minor in Psychology. We’re excited to have her as part of our team while she increases her hands-on experience in healthcare on her path to pursuing her Master’s at PA school. On her days off, Tiffany can be found with her friends at the gym, or home taking care of her house plants.

Isis

Isis

Isis was born into a military family, which brought her to Alaska where she has now been for over 7 years. She plans to receive her Bachelors of Science in Psychology, with the goal of becoming a Physician Assistant. Isis enjoys reading, watching anime, painting, and being at home.

Meet Our Contact Lens Specialist

Rose

Rose

After graduating from the class of 2017 from East High School, Rose took a year off and joined the office in early December. She is planning on continuing her growth of knowledge in medicine this fall at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Outside of the office, Rose enjoys camping, long road trips, getting her nails done, and spending time with her family and friends. She is dedicated to providing patient satisfaction and bringing a warm, friendly attitude to the office.

Meet Our Optical Staff

Josh

Josh

Josh moved to Alaska in 2014 from the Seattle area. He has over 6 years of experience in optical, and specializes in lens manufacturing, inspection, and frame repair. In his off time he enjoys longboarding, kayaking, fishing, camping and spending time with his wife Siobhan and daughter Leela. He joined the DVC team in September of 2017.

Nancy

Nancy

Nancy is a licensed optician originally from Lake Placid, New York but has lived in Alaska since 1985. Nancy joined our team in winter of 2013.
Devotion to providing the best care, latest technology and quality products are what attracted her to our office. In her spare time, Nancy enjoys hiking, gardening, baking and spending time with her husband and sons.

Cherathea

Cherathea

Cher was born into a military family in Germany. She has been in Alaska since she was 4 years old. She joined the team in May 2017 and had obtained her American Board of Opticianry Certification (ABOC) in 2010 and also gained her National Contact Lens Certification (NCLC) in 2014. Cher brings a professional, can do attitude to the optical department. She takes pride in providing her patients with the highest level of care and time. In her spare time she enjoys the great outdoors that Alaska has to offer including photography and painting.

Shea

Shea

Shea was born in Soldotna Alaska, but raised in Anchorage. She has multiple years of optical experience, and is working towards getting her opticianry license and ABO certification. Shea has a very inviting and happy attitude and is always wanting to give patients the best experience possible. In her free time she enjoys traveling, going to the gym, hanging out with family and friends, and playing with her dog Cleopatra.

Tiffany C.

Tiffany C.

Tiffany has been in the optical field for over 4 years. She brings joy and smiles to our office with her happy attitude. The most fulfilling part of her work is seeing the expression of a child’s face when they put on their first set of glasses. Born and raised in Alaska, she enjoys rafting, hiking, and puzzles.

Meet Our Reception Staff

Rebecca

Rebecca

Rebecca has lived in Anchorage Alaska her entire life. She has worked in the customer service field for 7 years, and loves to go the extra mile to help people. Rebecca is hoping to go back to school and finish her degree in Marketing this upcoming year. In her free time, she likes to read, plays video games, and enjoys cuddling her two cats, Gypsy and Alchemy. Last but not least, she loves Disney.

Cassie

Cassie

Cassie is originally from North Carolina, where she attended East Carolina University and obtained her Bachelors of Science in English Education. Cassie then moved on to teach high school for about five years. Although Cassie is new to the optometry industry, she comes with an abundance of customer service experience. You can find Cassie deep in a good book or exploring the great Alaskan outdoors!

Contact us today or visit our appointment request page to find a time that is convenient for you to see us.