Dr. Michele M. Hayes, O.D.
Dr. Michele M. Hayes, O.D. received her Degree in Optometry from Southern California College of Optometry in 1988. As an Award-winning student for contact lens research, low vision rehabilitation and optical dispensing, she practices full-scope optometry. Raised in San Francisco, Michele spent the last eighteen years practicing in Citrus Heights, near Sacramento.
Long a fan of Santa Rosa, Michele recently sold her practice in Citrus Heights and purchased Uptown Optometry. She looks forward to getting to know the local community and especially to providing eyecare services to young children and seniors.
She has served on the Education and Meeting Committee for the COA, which plans the continuing education for the 2,600 practicing optometrists in California. She provides volunteer services to the California State Board of Optometry enforcing Optometric Law as well as to the Redwood Empire Optometric Society.
As a member of a musical family of accomplished songwriters and performers, Michele plays the piano and sings. She enjoys gardening, painting, snorkeling and horses. She lives on a ranch in rural Santa Rosa.
Santa Rosa Native, Rebecca is our Dispensing Optician and keeps this office running. She joined Uptown Optometry in August 2012 and has been a great asset to us. Rebecca is a busy wife and mom of 3. She loves reading, running and live music. She is here 9 AM - 2 PM, Monday-Friday.
Also a Santa Rosa native, Kayla is our newest addition to Uptown Optometry. She is our Optical Assistant and is here to answer all of your questions. She has an eye for fashion, loves to travel and loves live music as well!