Charlie S. Yeh, O.D.
Dr. Yeh graduated in 1999 with Honors from Salus University in Philadelphia, PA. He was a receipent of the Chelton Scholarship for outstanding academic performance. Prior to receiving his doctoral degree in optometry, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Baylor University in Waco, TX, and a Bachelor of Science in Vision Science from Salus University.
Dr. Yeh received his training from the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his rotation in ocular disease at the Omni Eye Center in Rochelle Park, New Jersey. His internships include the Veterans Administration Hospital in Boston, MA in geriatric and primary eyecare, and the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA in pediatrics. Dr. Yeh also completed further training at the University of Houston School of Optometry for glaucoma treatment.
Prior to relocating to the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Yeh was in private practice outside of Dallas, Texas. His practice was ranked in the top 15% in the country for five consecutive years as one of the most successful and busiest commercial leases in optometry. Dr. Yeh was an active member of the Northeast Texas Optometric Society and he volunteered eyecare services to Helping Hands. At the end of 2010, he decided to sell his practice and move up north. Dr. Yeh and his family chose the Seattle area after having enjoyed many summer vacations here. Of greater importance, they moved to Washington to be close to their family.
Dr. Yeh has extensive experience in primary eyecare, contact lens fitting, and co-management of LASIK and cataract surgery. He monitors patients for cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, as well as diabetic and hypertensive retinopathies. In addition to his growing practice in Bellevue, Dr. Yeh volunteers eyecare services through the Gift of Sight Program. He was named one of the Top Optometrists in America by the Consumer Research Council. Dr. Yeh is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese.
Dr. Yeh is married and has two kids. In his spare time, Dr. Yeh enjoys taking his family camping, hiking and skiing. His other hobbies include fishing, basketball and tennis.
Dr. Sophia Chen
Dr. Chen was born in Taiwan and moved to Texas with her family at the age of ten. As an immigrant raised in a traditional Asian household, Dr. Chen learned the virtues of hard work, dedication, family and community. She graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas with Honors where she was awarded a full academic scholarship. While there, she was a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and was on the Dean’s List. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, she attended Salus University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree with honors in primary care.
Dr. Chen trained at the prestigious Omni Eye Center in Rochelle park, New Jersey, under the guidance of many renowned ophthalmologists. She was an assistant investigative researcher for the National Glaucoma Study while rotating through the Veterans Administration Hospital in Boston, Massasschuets. Her interest in providing eyecare to children prompted her to volunteer vision screenings for low income children while finishing her pediatrics rotation at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
After graduation, she practiced in an ophthalmology clinic outside of Dallas, where she co-mananged LASIK, cataract, and glaucoma surgeries. She then received additional training from the University of Houston School of Optometry to receive the title of Optometric Glaucoma Specialist.
Subsequently, Dr. Chen worked as a Navy contractor optometrist on the beautiful Hawaiian Island of Oahu. While working at the Pearl Harbor Naval Clinic, she was an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the doctoral students on rotation. She thoroughly enjoyed her teaching role but more importantly, Dr. Chen was grateful for the opportunity to have provided eye care to the families of our Service Men and Women and their families.
The following year, Dr. Chen and her family relocated to Seattle to be near family. Dr. Chen is married to Dr. Charlie Yeh. They have 2 children and reside in Bellevue. Dr. Chen enjoys hiking and skiing with her family. She plays in the Women’s Tennis League and is an dedicated yogini.