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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make VanVision Eyecare Center the leading provider of vision care products and services in Olympia.


Van B. Ly, Optometric Physician

Dr. Ly is a native of Olympia. She went to Garfield Elementary, Jefferson & Chinook Middle Schools and graduated from North Thurston High School. After graduation she moved to Seattle where she attended the University of Washington and received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology. Dr. Ly then moved on to receive her Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon. After graduation she dedicated the next year to her residency in Cornea & Contact Lenses at Pacific University in Portland, Oregon. She also spent time at the Portland VA Medical Center where she provided eye care and was the only VA Hospital based optometrist in the northwest to fit our veterans with medical contact lenses. Besides providing primary eye health exams, Dr. Ly also offers dry eye therapy and therapeutic contact lenses for patients with keratoconus, post-corneal transplant, high astigmatism, high nearsighted, high farsighted, and presbyopia (difficulty focusing near) and more.


Jennifer, LDO

Jennifer has been with our office since the beginning. If you have any questions, she is the one with answers. Jennifer will facilitate a pleasant experience from the first moment you walk through our door. With fifteen years of insurance billing experience she can answer all of your questions regarding your benefits. Jennifer is also a licensed dispensing optician in Washington State.


Kaitlynn, Patient Coordinator

Kaitlynn is the first smiling face you’ll see when you visit our office. She moved to Washington from Florida in August of 2013. Kaitlynn has 2 dogs. She is obsessed with Pinterest and eating Jimmy Johns. She loves to explore Washington and really enjoy living here.


Heidi, Patient Coordinator

Heidi is a native to Thurston County. She loves working with people, and making a positive difference in the lives of people she meets on a daily basis. In her spare time she enjoys adventures with her children, cooking, sketching, and hiking with her dog.