Meet the Doctors

Meet the Doctors

Meet the Doctors

Makar Eyecare Team of Professionals

At Makar Eyecare, our goal is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.

We're a sincere company with a straightforward vision. With us, vision care goes far beyond a simple eye examination.


​​​​​​​Meet the Team

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Dr. Anthony J. Makar

Dr. Anthony J. Makar

Welcome to Makar Eyecare Dr. Anthony Makar is a board certified optometric physician who, after completing nine years of higher education after high school, received a doctorate degree with honors from Pacific University, College of Optometry, Forest Grove, Oregon. Prior to attending Pacific University, Dr. Makar received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors from Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington. Among other high marks, he scored the highest possible mark, a 100th percentile, on the rigorous organic chemistry section of the graduate school entrance examination. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Alaska Optometric Physicians Association as well as the International...​​​​​​​
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Dr. Rebecca J. Makar

Dr. Rebecca J. Makar

Welcome to Makar Eyecare Dr. Rebecca Makar is a board certified Optometric Physician and a graduate of Pacific University, College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Alaska Optometric Physicians Association, and the International Optometric Honor Society Sigma Beta Kappa. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Makar also attended UAA on an athletic scholarship while skiing as a member of their NCAA alpine ski team. She attended Robert Service High School and graduated from Glacier Creek Academy in 1989. From 1985 to 1989 she...​​​​​​​
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Dr. Elizabeth J. Lane

Dr. Elizabeth J. Lane

Welcome to Makar Eyecare Dr. Elizabeth Lane is a board certified Optometric Physician. She received her Bachelor of Vision Science from Ferris State University and her doctorate from Michigan College of Optometry in Big Rapids, Michigan. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the International Optometric Honor Society Sigma Beta Kappa. While in optometry school, Dr. Lane was awarded the Daniel Peterson Memorial Leadership Award and the Acuvue Eye Health Advisor Citizenship Scholarship. She was the President of the Michigan Optometric Student Association and a member of the American Public Health Association and the Michigan VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services...​​​​​​​
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Dr. Alyxandria A. Morey

Dr. Alyxandria A. Danger

Dr. Alyxandria A Danger is a board certified Optometric Physician and a graduate of Pacific University of Oregon, College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. She is a member of the American and Alaskan Optometric Associations and applies the latest techniques and treatment plans based on current research. During Optometry school she actively researched with Nike® to help evolve their knowledge of sports vision science. She has volunteered at elementary schools, vineyards, homeless shelters, and at churches around Portland, Oregon, helping provide free examinations and glasses to hundreds of people in need. She has provided eye care using the modern...
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Dr. Rowena Rivera

Dr. Rowena Rivera-Garcia

Dr. Rowena Rivera-Garcia is a board certified Optometric Physician. She earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from Pacific University and then her doctorate from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. She is passionate about community service and was an active member of Circle K, the college chapter of the Kiwanis Club. In optometry school, she participated in Amigos, Pacific’s student VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity). They provided eye care for Project Homeless Connect and Special Olympics. She has traveled to remote areas of the Philippines, Costa Rica, Honduras and Thailand to provide eye care for...
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Dr. Eliza Salvo

Dr. Eliza Salvo

Welcome to Makar Eyecare. Dr. Eliza Salvo graduated from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. As a biology major, she decided to pursue advanced study in optometry. In 2010, she completed her Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry in Bloomington, Indiana. At Bloomington, Dr. Salvo earned a reputation for distinguished research and service. She served as the President of the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society at Indiana University. She was also a Clinical Science Assistant Instructor where she prepared students for their first patient encounters. Dr. Salvo competed in Indiana’s selective Dean’s Summer Research Scholar’s...​​​​​​​
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Professor Blair Lonsberry

Professor Blair Lonsberry, MS, OD, MEd

Dr Lonsberry is delighted to provide world class eyecare for Alaskans. Patients enjoy his friendly demeanor, decades of clinical experience, and phenomenal communication skills. He puts patients at ease and educates them about their health. Those that have been his patient understand why he has been awarded “Clinical Teacher of the Year” multiple times. His progressive and modern preventive medicine approach is complimentary to Makar Eyecare’s goals to keep healthcare and eyecare standards high in Alaska. Dr Lonsberry lectures worldwide to doctors and medical industry leaders about the latest pharmaceutical, medical and contact lens technology. He is recognized for...​​​​​​​
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Dr. Tanner Wentzien

Dr. Tanner Wentzien

Dr. Tanner Wentzien is a board certified Optometric Physician. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Human Physiology at the University of Iowa. He then elected to further his education by acquiring his doctorate from The Ohio State University College of Optometry, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Wentzien is an award winning clinician that gained advanced ocular disease training while on rotations both in Chicago, Illinois, and Hampton, Virginia VA hospital. Through his advanced training he has gained a particular interest in managing the ocular manifestation of systemic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and neuropathology. As a member of...
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Dr. Adam Clark

Dr. Adam Clark

Dr. Adam Clark has spent years honing his knowledge & skills in disease detection and has been trained in the treatment of ocular disease with leading-edge medicine and surgery. He was awarded a doctorate degree with
honors from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry (NSUOCO) after a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology from Northeastern State University...​​​​​​​
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