Dr. Covie Gonzales, OD
Dr. Covie Gonzales was born and raised in Carmel, California. He graduated from Santa Clara University and earned his doctorate with honors from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2012. Dr. Gonzales began working at Hattori Vision in 2014 and took over ownership of the practice in 2019. He practices full scope optometry, and is certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease, (including glaucoma) and CRT (Corneal Refractive Therapy). He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association and the Monterey Bay Optometric Society.
Dr. Gonzales enjoys swimming (he was the head swim instructor at at Chamisal Tennis & Fitness Club for several years), watching sports (Bay Area sports fan), and hanging out with his wife and daughter at the beach.
Dr. Elizabeth Anderson OD
Dr. Elizabeth B. Anderson, O.D. was born and raised in San Francisco, California. A visit to Berkeley's Eye Clinic for contacts at a young age spurred her interest in the profession. One of her specialities (and great delights) is fitting patients who think they could never wear contacts into the perfect pair of contacts.
Dr. Anderson has been in practice for over 21 years and specializes in general and family optometry, contact lenses, and dry eyes. She graduated with a BA in Genetics from University of California Berkeley and went on to graduate from the University of California Berkeley School Of Optometry. She has received the Silhouette Dispensing Award and is a member of National Charity League, a mother/daughter philanthropic organization.
Matt Boucher, our Office Manager has been with Hattori Vision for 20 years. Matt was born and raised in Monterey. His first encounter with our office was as a young patient. Over the years our patients have come to rely on Matt for their annual custom glasses selections, his expertise with insurances and general optical needs.
Matt’s interests include music, art, baking and shopping.
Laurel Marotta has been the billing manager for Hattori Vision since 1990.
She married into a musically talented family and has 3 children. They often make appearances in the local festivals throughout many holidays. The highlight of her life is enjoying her 8 grandchildren, and she also enjoys jewelry design for all seasons, especially earrings.
Laurel is very creative and skilled in all craft projects. She is known as a grand prize winner for many holiday craft contest at Hattori Vision. She also enjoys Zumba. She is a big fan of the San Francisco Giants. Go Giants!
Stephanie joined the Hattori Vision team in 2016. She entered the practice as a pretest technician, but has since become a multi-faceted member of the team. She came to the Monterey area when her family was stationed at Fort Ord and has had roots here ever since.
Stephanie's interests include live music, reading biographies, eating Matt's baked goods, and laughing with friends and family.
Mailyn Alega joined Hattori Vision team in January 2015. With over 4 years of experience working in the eye care industry, she always held an interest in eye care. Mailyn works in our lab as an optician as well as an optometric technician in which she helps prepare our patients for the comprehensive eye exam by performing preliminary testing.
On her free time, she loves to travel and explore different cities and countries, playing the piano, going to concerts and being with family and friends. She also loves to eat all sorts of cuisines, especially Japanese and Thai food.