Dr. LaVallie joined Associated Eye Care as the Ocular Disease Fellow in July of 2015. Upon completing his fellowship with Associated Eye Care, Dr. LaVallie remains on staff as an associate practicing comprehensive optometry. He completed his undergraduate studies in biomedical sciences at the University of Wisconsin- River Falls prior to attending the Indiana University School of Optometry. He graduated magna cum laude, and received several awards for academic excellence in optometry. During his clinical externships he trained at the world renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL. He has a special interest in dry eye and ocular disease, surgical co-management, and geriatric optometry.
Dr. LaVallie is a Minnesota native, and is excited to be practicing optometry near his hometown of Woodbury, MN. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, cooking, and scuba diving.