Corinne Bacher, O.D.

Corinne Bacher graduated from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada with a bachelor’s in science from the Honours Science and Business Co-op program.  She received her Doctor of Optometry from The New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts, and was inducted into the Beta Kappa Sigma Honor Society.  Since then, she has utilized her knowledge in science and business in delivering comprehensive eye care in Canada and the southern U.S., where she was a past board member of the Middle Tennessee Optometric Physicians Society.  Her experience also includes directly serving military families and retirees of the armed forces.

Dr. Bacher’s practice focus is quality eye care for all ages. Through her business training combined with her optometric education, her strong customer service skills and effective communication style provides for a positive patient experience.  She enjoys connecting with a diverse patient population.  Dr. Bacher is fluent in French and English and can conduct a basic eye exam in Spanish.

During her downtime, Dr. Bacher enjoys hiking, skiing, triathlon training, volunteering with military families, and spending time with her husband and sons.

Tammy Burrell, O.D.

Dr. Tammy Burrell graduated from California State University, Dominguez Hills with a bachelor of science in biology.  She earned her doctorate of optometry, cum laude, from Marshall B. Ketchum University’s Southern California College of Optometry, and was awarded recognition by the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society.   Dr. Burrell began her career as a private practitioner in Torrance, California, establishing a start-up private practice with a patient base in two locations. From there, her passion for optometric care led her to practice in different areas across the Western United States, serving mainly seniors over the past 17 years. She provided and managed optometric services within an interdisciplinary health care setting at All Care Medical Group.  Dr. Burrell continued delivering full-scope routine and medical eye care while working collaboratively with patients’ specialists and primary care physicians in Colorado, Arizona and on Whidbey Island, prior to moving to the South Puget Sound area.

Dr. Burrell finds the enhancement of vision and management of eye care services at all stages of life engaging.  She focuses her practice primarily on the care of degenerative eye diseases, specifically glaucoma and dry eye.  She also enjoys providing specialty contact lens services and co-managing surgical patients with our ophthalmologists.

In her spare time, Dr. Burrell enjoys being with family, watching old movies and baking.  Additional pastimes include hiking, biking, and traveling abroad.

Kristin Clark, O.D.

Originally an Illinoisan, Dr. Kristen Clark attended Illinois College, earning her bachelor’s degree in biology.  She moved to Chicago and graduated in 2011 from the Illinois College of Optometry, where she received accolades including the Dean’s list and membership to Golden Key International Honour Society and Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society.  Dr. Clark’s professional pursuits focus on delivering eye care within a fast-paced environment working alongside ophthalmologists to deliver quality care to both surgical and non-surgical patients.  From Champaign, Illinois to Las Vegas, Nevada, she managed pre- and post-cataract surgery and laser vision correction patients, as well as provided primary care to patients of all ages, including routine eye care such as prescribing glasses and contact lenses.

Dr. Clark moved to the Olympia/Lacey, Washington area in 2019 to join the Clarus team.  Her practice encompasses primary eye care, routine eye exams, treatment and management of ocular diseases such as dry eye, and co-management of post-surgical patients.  Due to her experience and expertise, she also specializes in contact lenses, including specialty contact lenses.

When not in the office, Dr. Clark loves spending time with her two kids and husband, exploring, trying new restaurants, and staying fit and healthy.

Jacquelin Escoto, O.D.

Dr. Jacquelin Escoto, a Texan born and raised in Houston, Texas, earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Houston. Following college, she went on to the University of Houston College of Optometry, where she obtained her Doctor of Optometry.  During her time in college and optometry school, Dr. Escoto performed vision screenings for charity to deliver optometric care to communities in need through SVOSH International.  She also took part in local walks to help fund sight-saving research for the Foundation for Fighting Blindness and also fund research and advocacy for awareness of type 1 diabetes through JDRF One Walk.    

Main areas of clinical interest include primary eye care that includes the management of various ocular diseases, including glaucoma, and contact lenses.  She also emphasizes good patient education in the care she delivers.  Dr. Escoto is fluent in Spanish and can perform full eye exams in Spanish.     

Dr. Escoto spends her free time with family and friends and her dogs.  She enjoys reading, gardening, live music events, going to farmers markets, and trying new foods. 

Chong Lee, O.D.


Michelle Lee, O.D.

Dr. Michelle Lee grew up in Federal Way before moving cross country to the East Coast to attend the prestigious Johns Hopkins University.  During her time in Baltimore, Maryland, she was active in neuroscience research, including an internship at the National Institute of Health through its Behavioral Neuroscience Research Branch, investigating drug addiction at the neuronal level. Dr. Lee graduated from Johns Hopkins University, earning her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.  She received her Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida before relocating to the beautiful Pacific Northwest. 

Dr. Lee’s passion is in comprehensive eye care, where she has the opportunity to care for general ocular diseases. She also has an interest in managing ocular surface disease and specialty contact lenses.

Her hobbies include playing tennis and the guitar. In her spare time, Dr. Lee also likes to visit hiking trails with her two dogs, Twix and Mel.