Dr. Harshani Amaraweera O.D.
Dr. Amaraweera or “Dr. Amara” was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of British Columbia. She went on to complete her Doctor of Optometry at Western University of Health Sciences in sunny California. Dr. Amaraweera completed her training at reputable sites including Veterans Hospital of Walla Walla, WA, Vision Center of West Phoenix, Jackson Vision Clinic in Seattle and Alderwood Vision Therapy Clinic in Lynnwood. Her focus includes Primary Care, managing Ocular Disease, Contact Lenses and Pediatric examinations. She enjoys educating her patients about the importance of ocular health while showing compassion towards her patient’s needs and concerns. Dr. Amaraweera is fluent in English, Sinhalese, and can perform a basic eye examination in Spanish. On her days off, Dr. Amaraweera enjoys spending time with her energetic little boys and husband, running, skiing, trying different restaurants and traveling.
Dr. Mason Schneider O.D.
Dr. Mason Schneider was born in Seattle and raised in Renton, Washington. He completed his Bachelor's degree in Nutritional Science at BYU and his Doctor of Optometry at Pacific University in Oregon. Dr. Schneider and his wife have three energetic young boys. He enjoys spending time with his family and having fun outdoors.
Dr. Schneider transitioned Ballard Optical to the care of Dr. Amaraweera in March of 2021 to focus on time with his family, he will be greatly missed.