About Our Practice

Redmond Ridge Eyecare is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can.

Our mission is being committed to improving your quality of life by utilizing state-of-the-art technology in eye wear and lens designs. It shows in everything that we do. From your first contact with us to your appointment and your follow-up, we aim to make your eye care experience great. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!

Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.

About Our Team

Dr. Vanessa Michel, O.D.

Vanessa Michel, OD was raised in Spokane, Washington. She received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Eastern Washington University in 1999. She then moved to Chicago, Illinois, where she completed her Doctor of Optometry Degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 2004.

Dr. Michel has extensive experience in family eye care, including pediatric eye examinations, contact lens fitting, eye surgery co-management and adult eye care. She also received training in Chicago in the areas of geriatric eye care and ocular disease management. This broad range of expertise sets her apart among other optometrists. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Optometric Physicians of Washington.

She spends her free time with her husband & two children and also enjoys running, horseback riding, and taking her dog to the park.

Dr. Vanessa Michel

Dr. Rebekah Louie, O.D.

Rebekah Louie, OD is a Seattle native, who joined our practice in late fall of 2014. She graduated from the University of Redlands in Southern California with a Bachelor’s of Science degree with honors in 2008. Dr. Louie then received her Doctor of Optometry degree with honors in 2013 from the Southern California College of Optometry, where she also completed a post-doctorate residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy in 2014. Dr. Louie has considerable training in managing binocular vision disorders, strabismus and amblyopia, and pediatric primary care optometry, as well as, contact lens examinations, glaucoma management, ocular disease and co-management of cataract surgery.

She is an active member of the American Optometric Association, Optometric Physicians of Washington, and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and cheering on the Mariners and Seahawks in her spare time. She is friendly, compassionate, and ready to take care of your eye health needs.

Dr. Rebekah Louie

About Our Team

Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.


Mindy is our Clinic Manager and Lead Optician. Mindy has more than 18 years of experience in the optical field. Mindy has mastered her opticianry skills , ophthalmic technician, and most recently, patient care coordination and administrative responsibilities in management. She can help you schedule appointments, offer her vast knowledge of insurance benefit questions and last but not least her extensive knowledge of lens material and designs will help you find the perfect glasses for the look you want and the performance you need. Her almost 2 decades of experience allows her to be involved in many aspects of the day to day operations of our clinic. She enjoys connecting with patients and providing them with exceptional customer service and your eye-wear needs!


Marissa is our Scheduling Coordinator at the front desk. She enthusiastically greets our patients, schedules appointments and can help you understand your vision insurance benefits.

She is a recent graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Biology. A new resident to Washington state, she is loving the change in climate. In her spare time, she likes to visit the dog park with her Golden Retriever Zelda!


Mark has been with Redmond Ridge Eye Care since 2006. His *Juilliard School of Opticianry training and 35 years of licensed experience provide him with a unique perspective in the eyewear field. His professional, personalized consultation makes selecting the perfect eyewear fun! And his knowledge of ever-changing frame and lens technologies will guide you to the perfect pair.


Taylor started out as our receptionist and later cross-trained into the technician world, where she has found her natural calling. Her versatility is appreciated, as is her kindness and enthusiasm for her job, which she finds both challenging and extremely rewarding. In her free time she and her husband along with their 3 dogs love hiking, fishing, and camping.