Dr. Esther Ahn BIOGRAPHY Dr. Ahn completed her undergraduate education at USC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from SCCO(Southern California College of Optometry)in 2002. While at SCCO, Dr. Ahn received the Dixon Scholarship awarded to the highest GPA and also received the Vision for Excellence Scholarship. She was a member of the Honor Society for four years and was active in the Student Association Board. She remains current in new advances in her field through professional associations including the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association. She prides in providing personalized, comprehensive vision care, including glasses, contact lenses, and vision correction therapy. She takes the time to give her patients the attention and the information they need to make the best possible choice for their vision needs. Dr. Amita Patel BIOGRAPHY Dr. Amita Patel was born and raised in Cerritos, California and has remained committed to serving patients from her hometown. She attended Scripps College and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology. Dr. Patel pursued research interests upon her graduation on the Channel Islands with a Mellon Grant. She then earned her Doctor of Optometry Degree from Marshall B. Ketchum University ( formerly Southern California College of Optometry) in Fullerton, Ca. Dr. Patel provides primary care optometric needs for the entire family and fitting of contacts. Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children. They especially enjoy traveling the globe together. Dr. Joanne Yoon BIOGRAPHY Dr. Joanne Yoon graduated with honors from The University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry and was member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Yoon is certified to practice optometry to the highest level in California with certification in ocular pathology, eye infections, glaucoma treatment and management, and diabetic eye care, along with glasses, contacts, and dry eye management. Dr. Yoon’s care philosophy is to take time to listen to the patient’s needs and provide the best comprehensive care as well as fully informing each patient about the health of their eyes. She considers it vital to explain and inform patients about preventive care in maintaining good eye health and believes in taking time to go over with patients any treatments that may improve overall health of the eyes. By keeping up with the latest technology and advancements in eye care, Dr. Yoon seeks to provide patients with the best options that fit each person’s unique life style needs. Dr. Yoon is also involved in various philanthropy work locally and internationally. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking with her two daughters, hiking and going to the beach. Dr. Grace Cho BIOGRAPHY Dr. Grace Cho was born, raised and obtained all her education in Southern California. After graduating from Sunny Hills High School in ’96, she received her Bachelor of Science degree at UCLA and obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry in 2004. Upon graduation, Dr. Cho started working with Dr. Ahn with a joint goal to provide excellent eye care and to educate their patients with compassion and kindness.