We have been providing eyecare to patients in the Olympia area since 1983. Our staff consists of highly trained assistants and licensed dispensing opticians working with the most modern and accurate equipment to make your visit to our office as efficient and pleasant as possible.

OD, Diplomate | American Board of Optometry Dale Tosland

Dale Tosland
OD, Diplomate | American Board of Optometry

Dr. Dale L. Tosland received his Bachelor of Science degree at Pacific University in Oregon. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1983 from The Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Tosland completed his externship training at the Tripler Army Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii. While in college he served as the vice president of the Phi Beta Kappa honors fraternity. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Optometric Physicians of Washington and a past president of the Olympic Society of Optometric Physicians.

His professional interests are primary patient care, contact lenses,glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and refractive surgery. Dr. Tosland specializes in bifocal contact lenses, correction for astigmatism and Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) nightwear lenses for the correction of myopia without surgery. He is a past president of the Olympia Lions Club where he has also served as a board member. He lives in Olympia with his wife Jamie and has two sons Dane and Clint.

OD / Pediatric Specialist Joanna Haws

Joanna Haws
OD / Pediatric Specialist

Dr. Joanna S. Haws, who is fluent in spanish, has been working in pediatric optometry and ophthalmology practices for over 15 years. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in Zoology, and received her Optometry degree at Pacific University in Oregon. In connection with Pacific University, she was selected to participate in the prestigious Pediatric and Strabismus Referral Center in Portland. Since completing her optometric degree, she has worked in a primary care setting, serving all age patients and providing care as a pediatric specialist. She works with state and local preschools, health care providers, and local organizations to assist with infant/toddler early intervention vision programs.

Dr. Haws has a well-demonstrated commitment to helping people improve their ocular health. As part of that commitment, she travelled to Chile where she and other professionals provided eye care and lenses for over 1,500 children and adults in a small community. Dr. Haws is a member of the American Optometric Association, and the Optometric Physicians of Washington, and currently serves as OPW Olympic Optometric Society Secretary and Treasurer. Originally from the Seattle area, she and her husband Dan enjoy the smaller town feel that Olympia has to offer. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, quilting, playing the piano, and spending time with friends and family.

OD Tamiko Escalante

Tamiko Escalante

It is estimated that up to 50% of the brain cortex is involved in visual processing, which is why Dr. Escalante is passionate about visual health and honored to be part of her patients’ health care team.  Her professional interests include pediatrics, traumatic brain injuries, low vision, and contact lenses.

In 2010, she graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Business Management. After working several years at an optometry practice, she returned to school and received her Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2021. Her externship training included the Illinois Eye Institute, Salisbury-Kernersville VAMC, Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Therapy Center, and the MyEyeDr-Timberlane. While attending optometry school, she volunteered to provide eye care with the local Lion’s Club and Chicago Public School system. She is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, Optometric Physicians of Washington, Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, and National Optometric Association.

Dr. Escalante was born and raised in The Bay Area of California and is excited to explore her new home in the Pacific Northwest. Outside the workplace, she and her husband enjoy spending time hiking, dancing, snuggling with their pets, eating, and watching Warriors basketball.

OD Joseph Renaud

Joseph Renaud

Dr. Joseph Renaud began his journey to become an eye doctor at the age of 16 where he worked as a technician in a private clinic. Dr. Renaud received his Bachelor's Degree in Biology at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2016. He received his Doctorate of Optometry at Pacific University in Oregon in 2020. He performed his externships at Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center in Walla Walla, Madigan Hospital in Tacoma and Coastal Eye Center in Long Beach WA. He finished his externship at Sound Retina and Pacific Cataract Laser Surgery center in Olympia. He is a member of the Optometric Physicians of Washington.

His passion for the field of optometry has blossomed even more since starting at Olympia Vision Clinic and enjoys working with other professionals to provide the best care to help enhance people’s lives. He enjoys learning more about ocular diseases, preventative care, contact lenses, and how to better educate others regarding overall eyecare. Dr. Renaud is an Olympia native and loves practicing in the city where his friends and family are. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, traveling, running, and spending time with his nephews and family.

OD / Dry Eye Specialist Dane Tosland

Dane Tosland
OD / Dry Eye Specialist

Dr. Dane M. Tosland is an Olympia local who received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from St. Martin's University in Lacey, Washington. Following in his father’s footsteps, he received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Tosland completed his externship training at the American Lake VA clinic near Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Before completing his education, Dr. Tosland enlisted for four years in the US Air Force. During his time in the Air Force, he worked in multiple fields of medicine including family medicine, gastroenterology, sports medicine, emergency medicine, and was certified as a hyperbaric dive technician. Dr. Tosland’s military experience allowed him to travel around the world, spending time in Texas, Mississippi, California, Qatar, and Afghanistan.

Dr. Tosland is happily back home near family with his wife where he enjoys having the opportunity to care for his community. Dr. Tosland specializes in dry eye, ocular disease management, and specialty contact lenses including multiple techniques for myopia control. In his free time, Dr. Tosland enjoys spending time with family and friends and discovering new hikes with his wife.

OD Joshua Cherng

Joshua Cherng

Dr. Joshua Cherng’s interest in optometry began early in his life when his eye doctor fit him in orthokeratology lenses to help greatly reduce the rate of his myopia progression. His interest continued to grow at Washington State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree while on academic and music scholarships. Soon he found himself in Chicago attending the Illinois College of Optometry where he graduated with his Doctor of Optometry degree. He has completed externships at sites including the University of Kentucky Advanced Eye Care, Illinois Eye Institute, and Silicon Valley Eye Physicians. He is a member of the Optometric Physicians of Washington.

Dr. Cherng is excited to provide full-scope, comprehensive eyecare to the Olympia community. He has a special interest in myopia control, glaucoma, and ocular disease management. He also enjoys working with kids. Dr. Cherng grew up in Portland and is thrilled to be back in the beautiful NW. In his spare time, he likes watching the Blazers, backpacking, and fishing. He is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

OD Amrit Jawanda

Amrit Jawanda

Dr. Amrit Jawanda was born and raised in British Columbia, Canada where she graduated with her Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She then moved to the United States to attend Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon and obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2019. The following year, she completed her residency training in Cornea and Contact Lenses at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. She gained valuable experience working at Mass Eye and Ear, Boston Medical Center and Boston Sight throughout her residency.

Dr. Jawanda has recently moved to Washington with her husband and is excited to call the Pacific Northwest her home again. She looks forward to establishing a patient panel through comprehensive eye exams, specialty contact lenses and dry eye disease. Dr. Jawanda enjoys getting to know each of her patients and their families and hopes to create long-term relationships over the coming years. During her free time she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.