Dr. Chris Valliere

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Dr. Chris Valliere is a small-town Texas native. He attended University of Texas in Austin where he earned his Bachelor's of Science in Neurobiology. After undergrad, he spent 2 years in Austin, enjoying the hill country, and took a trip across Europe. He completed his Doctor of Optometry degree at University of Houston College of Optometry where he was a member of the optometric honor society Beta Sigma Kappa, inducted as a Gold Key Society member, and graduated Summa Cum Laude. He also served a leadership role in the Student Practice Management Association. During his rotations in optometry school, Dr. Valliere learned to provide comprehensive care for patients who have glaucoma, ocular infections, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, dry eye, and a wide variety of other ocular diseases. He is also well versed in refractive surgery co-management and is trained to fit specialty scleral or RGP contact lenses for the treatment of corneal conditions like keratoconus.

Dr Valliere is a current member of American Optometric Association (AOA) and Utah Optometric Association (UOA). Dr Valliere finds his profession diverse, interesting, and challenging and loves that it provides an opportunity to directly improve each individual’s life that walks through his door. He strives to stay up to date on new technology and treatments so that he is always finding new ways to help solve a problem that we weren’t able to before.

After graduation, Dr Valliere and his fiancé Ashley moved to Salt Lake City for the incredible access to outdoor recreation and mountain living. When he is not at work you can find him traveling, hiking, camping, skiing, playing guitar, and riding his motorcycle through the canyons. He looks forward to providing exceptional eye care at Sugar House Vision!