Bellevue Eye Specialists is a combined eyewear shop and eye clinic located in Old Bellevue.
Our mission is to help everyone in our local community find unique glasses from responsible and innovative designers, and to improve their vision through personalized and compassionate medical eye care.
Meet The Doctor
Abel Li, MD, OD is our founder and primary ophthalmologist. Board-certified and fellowship-trained in treating glaucoma at Yale University, he has over 20 years of clinical experience, with over 10,000 surgical cases under his belt. With his vision and steady hands, he’s ready to help everyone see and be seen. In his free time, Dr. Li enjoys running, swimming, hiking, and participating in fundraising sporting events.
Karin Ma, OD, is one of our optometrists. As a board-certified and experienced optometrist with a doctorate degree from State University of New York – State College of Optometry, she has over 14 years of clinical experience in a diverse range of locations. She has treated thousands of patients, as well as, successfully fit many of these patients into comfortable corrective vision. In her free time, Dr. Ma enjoys skiing, rollerblading, and playing the piano.
Thunya Walker, OD, is one of our optometrists. As a board-certified and skilled optometrist, she has over a decade of optometry experience with her doctorate degree from Southern College of Optometry. She has extensive experience performing comprehensive eye exams, ocular health examinations, contact lens fitting, treatment of eye diseases, cataract and Lasik co-management, and pediatric and geriatric care.
Meet Our Team
Shannon is one of our technicians; she has been in the healthcare business for the past 3 years. She enjoys working with children and the geriatric population. In her free time, she loves to pursue her passions in photography and sports.
Deanne is one of our technicians who recently moved to Seattle from Hawai’i. She loves training new contact lens wearers and has been in the field for almost 2 years now. In her free time, she loves being active and is currently training to join the Air Force.
Cheyanne has been working as an Optician Apprentice for one year, working hard toward getting her license. She loves the art and fashion aspect of eyewear, being an artist herself. In her free time, Cheyanne enjoys collaborating with her husband on new art pieces, watching movies, and spending time with her family.
Marina is one of our technicians; she loves working especially with contacts and has been in the field for 2 years now. In her free time, she loves spending time with her nephew & niece, and helping with her church youth group.
Where to Find Us
Bellevue Eye Specialists is located in the heart of Old Bellevue, on Main Street. It’s a beautiful, walkable area rich with shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. Make an appointment or just walk in anytime. We help stylish people from Seattle to the Eastside and beyond get their hands on independent eyewear brands from around the world and be seen by excellent eye care professionals.
Store HoursMonday – Saturday 10am – 6pm