Dr. Pearson

Alan P Pearson OD MEd PhD FCOVD

Dr. Pearson has over 20 years clinical experience evaluating and treating visual and perceptual dysfunctions impacting learning, development, reading, dyslexia, attention deficits, strabismus, amblyopia, and visual integration. He has been involved in research and development associated with curriculum development, interdisciplinary collaboration, and integrative treatment approaches. Dr. Pearson works with children (6 months and up) and adults wanting to improve their visual skills through therapeutic activity. He evaluates and prescribes appropriate tools and goals then counsels and coaches the patient/family toward achievement. He works collaboratively with occupational, physical, and speech therapists as well as with educators around the state.

In his free time, Dr. Pearson enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, backpacking and skiing. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Pearson is a software developer involved in projects that facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration, professional training, and treatment planning.

University Education:

  • Bachelors of Arts, University of New Hampshire, 1986, Major: Psychology
  • Doctorate of Optometry, with distinction, Pacific University, May 1992
  • Master of Education, Visual Function in Learning, Pacific University, May 1993
  • Ph.D. - Psychology, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center, March 2005, Dissertation title: Transdisciplinary public knowledge fostering collaborative teamwork in the education of children with disabilities.

Mylee K. Nguyen OD


Dr. Mylee Nguyen grew up in the Pacific Northwest and obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology with an emphasis on child development and visual perception at Western Washington University. She returned to Seattle after receiving her Doctorate of Optometry, where she had the opportunity to combine her passion of working with children with her interest in behavioral optometry. She completed a private 2-year fellowship opportunity at the Vision Clinics of Development and Learning, after which she joined the practice as an associate optometrist specializing in pediatric/developmental optometry and vision therapy. She is a strong believer in providing advocacy and access to functional vision care for our pediatric population.

In her free time Dr. Nguyen enjoys exploring the great outdoors, with recent adventures including backpacking in the Olympic Peninsula and fishing in Puget Sound. She also enjoys baking and spending time with her family and friends.

University Education:

  • Bachelors of Arts, Western Washington University, 2007, Major: Psychology
  • Doctorate of Optometry, with distinction, Illinois College of Optometry, 2013