Dr. Bavasi (Bah-VAY-see) was born and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. During her undergraduate studies, she also played for SHU’s Division I volleyball team and was a member of the inaugural club weightlifting team. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. She completed her residency training in pediatrics and vision therapy/rehabilitation in Portland, Oregon through Pacific University. She is certified through the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and is licensed by the Oregon Board of Optometry to provide comprehensive eye care to the full extent of her scope of practice.
Dr. Bavasi enjoys treating patients of all ages, but she has a strong affinity for working with children and patients with special needs. This particularly challenging specialty requires patience, finesse, and flexibility. In addition to providing comprehensive eye care, Dr. Bavasi specializes in treating amblyopia, visual efficiency dysfunction, and certain types of strabismus.
When she isn’t working, Dr. Bavasi enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, and Bikram yoga!