She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts in 2004. Before she came to Los Altos she worked as the primary optometrist in an ophthalmology practice in Redwood City and was involved in cataract and LASIK evaluations. Prior to that she also worked as a primary eye care optometrist in private practices in Boston, MA. She graduated from UC San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. She also did basic science research work at the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego and at Genentech in the Bay Area before starting optometry school.
Dr. Lodenquai truly believes in the value of a good eye exam and the difference it can make in someone’s life! She loves educating patients on vision care because when she sees patients, she sees a whole person walking in, not just two eyeballs! Yes, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to good vision! Ask Dr. Lodenquai about it and she’ll be happy to tell you all she knows and the latest in eye care!
Christina Kim, O.D.
Dr. Christina Kim, OD grew up in the greater Seattle area and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Washington. She then graduated with honors at the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry. Fascinated by how many health conditions affect the eyes, she completed a primary care and ocular disease residency at the Veterans Affairs Portland Healthcare System in Oregon. Her residency provided the opportunity to practice full-scope optometry including diagnosis and co-management of diabetic/vascular eye disease, glaucoma, dry eye, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. Dr. Kim is excited to return to the Bay Area and looks forward to working with you and your family to provide the highest quality of professional comprehensive eye care.