Dr. Elizabeth Lane is a board-certified Optometric Physician and a graduate of the Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, Michigan. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She serves as a board member for the Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association, the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, and the Alaska Optometric Association.
In addition to her ability to provide family eyecare for individuals of all ages, Dr. Lane focuses on pediatric eye care, low vision care, and specialty contact lens fitting. She’s had the opportunity to provide comprehensive eye examinations to underserved students in the Anchorage Community Schools. Her efforts earned Makar Eyecare United Way’s “Spirit of Tomorrow” award in 2012. She also volunteers at the elementary, intermediate and high school levels educating students about eye anatomy and health. Dr Lane has presented to medical residents, nurses, and technicians in the Anchorage community on topics ranging from treatment of ocular disease to preventative eye health.
Dr. Lane spends her free time with her husband and two daughters hiking, fishing, and travelling. She moved to Alaska in 2009.