Dr. Michael Pingree received his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, majoring in Spanish. He then completed medical school at the University of Utah and subsequently finished his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Wisconsin.
He has served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah and the VA Medical Center. He is a member of the Vision Committee for Latter Day Saint Charities, with which group, he has traveled to many countries on Humanitarian visits such as Ethiopia, Peru and Panama among others.
Dr. Pingree enjoys playing basketball, skiing and mountain biking and spending time with his wife and six children.
Roger Young, OD.
Dr. Roger Young received his bachelors degree from the University of Utah in 1995 and his Doctor of Optometry from the University of California at Berkeley in 2000. He graduated as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa (the optometric honors society). He is a member of the Utah Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Young is the contact lens specialist in the office. He enjoys fitting all kinds of contacts: soft and gas permeable, bifocal contacts and contacts for astigmatism. He has particular expertise in specialty contact lenses, including both rigid and soft lenses for keratoconus. He is a family eye care practitioner, qualified to diagnose and treat ocular disease. He passed the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease examination by the Board of Examiners in Optometry in December of 1999. Dr. Young is a certified fitter of Paragon CRT lenses for Corneal Refractive Therapy.