Dr. Susan Farmer

Dr. Farmer came to Yakima in 1993 to open the Group Health Yakima Vision Center, as the clinic director. Dr. Farmer opened Yakima Vision Center in 2008 with the goal of providing Washington residents the greatest quality eye care in the Yakima Valley. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon. She continued her optometric training through residency at Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service specializing in clinical based optometry and ophthalmologic co management of glaucoma, ocular disease, inflammation, trauma, retinopathy and cataracts.

She has extensive experience in family eye care, including pediatric eye examination, contact lens fitting, eye surgery co-management, adult eye care, and low vision consultation.

Dr. Farmer has a deep dedication to her patients and is very happy to be able to maintain the high quality of care that the Group Health Vision Center was known for under her direction.

Dr. Farmer is married with two children. She and her husband grew up in Idaho. They both love Yakima for the outdoor recreation.

Dr. Farmer’s philosophy is to “treat every patient as a member of your own family”.