Our Doctors

Dr. Lodenquai

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!

Dr. Katherine Makedonsky

Dr. Katherine Makedonsky holds a B.S. in Psychology from UC Davis and is a graduate of the UC Berkeley School of Optometry. She has worked in primary care optometry, Veteran’s Affairs Hospitals and at community health clinics. She speaks Russian fluently and is able to conduct an eye exam in Spanish as well. Dr. Makedonsky is glaucoma certified and is comfortable managing and monitoring conditions such as glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, cataracts, and diabetic eye disease. In addition to patient care, Dr. Katherine Makedonsky works in the research and industry sector consulting on medical devices used to monitor various eye conditions. In her free time, she enjoys hiking.