“I am delighted to join the Vantage team and the panel of respected and caring doctors. I look forward to meeting my patients and helping them with their eye care needs.”
Dr. Bahar Bakhtary is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her B.S. in Biology from UCLA. She then continued to study at Nova Southeastern University in Florida, where she received a B.S. in Vision Science as well as her doctorate in Optometry. During her time in Optometry school she received the Dean’s List award for her scholastic achievements and clinical honors. Dr. Bakhtary served as the managing optometrist at Eye Exam of California in Monterey before joining Vantage Eye Center in 2016. Dr. Bakhtary is an active member of the Monterey Bay Optometric Society.
Dr. Bakhtary practices full-scope optometry. Her experience includes fitting soft and gas permeable contact lenses, treating red eye, and evaluation for diabetic retinopathy and other retinal conditions, cataracts, and glaucoma.
In her spare time Dr. Bakhtary enjoys traveling to new destinations, hiking, and dining out with friends.