Chad graduated from the University of Alberta in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then attended the Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon, where he received his Doctorate of Optometry degree, with honors, in the spring of 2000. During his education, Chad completed an ocular surgery post-operative care internship in Atlanta, Georgia, and primary eye care, contact lens, and ocular disease management internships in Eugene, Oregon and Portland, Oregon.
Kristen graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Zoology. She then attended the Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon, where she earned her Doctorate of Optometry degree, with honors, in the spring of 2000. During her education, Kristen completed an ocular surgery post-operative care internship in Atlanta, Georgia, and primary eye care, contact lens, and ocular disease management internships in Eugene, Oregon and Portland, Oregon.
“Do you hate the eye puff? Me too, however it helps us detect possible eye conditions that can lead to blindness. Your annual eye exam is not only critical for helping you see clearly and crisply but also helps insure longevity of your vision.” -Dr. Katlyn Tew
Katlyn Tew, OD, earned her undergraduate degree from Washington State University, majoring in Biology. Following Undergrad, Dr. Tew went on to graduate from Pacific University College of Optometry, earning her Doctor of Optometry degree. During her Education, Dr. Tew completed an internship at the Cheyenne, WY Veterans Association focusing on Ocular disease. In addition, she completed a refractive surgery internship at ICON, along with a primary care and contact lens internship at Family Eye Care associates.
When not seeing patients, Dr. Tew thoroughly enjoys spending time with friends, snowboarding, and baking delicious sweets!
Our Success Story
Chad and Kristen met and married during their time at Pacific University College of Optometry, over 20 years ago. After completing their education, they moved to Colorado to establish a home. Here, Chad practiced within the Doctors of Optometry next to Lenscrafters at the Park Meadows Mall, while Kristen began her career at a practice in Parker, Colorado. In 2002, she joined Chad at the LensCrafters at the Park Meadows Mall.
In the fall of 2006, Chad and Kristen opened their first practice, Southlands Vision Associates, inside the LensCrafters at the Southlands Outdoor Mall, where they still practice today.
In 2019, they expanded their practice to take on a second location, Altitude Eye Care, inside the LensCrafters at the Park Meadows Mall.
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6290 S S Main St #100, Aurora, CO 80016, United States
8405 Park Meadows Center Dr #1000, Lone Tree, CO 80124, United States
6380 Promenade Pkwy #100, Castle Rock, CO 80108, United States
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