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Dr. Karri A. Buresh
Dr. Buresh joined the Eye Clinic in 2005 and has joined the team in providing the best eye care and treatment possible. Dr. Buresh specializes in contact lenses, medical eye treatment, pediatric eye care and vision therapy. She is very active in promoting children’s visual needs and loves seeing kids in her office.
Dr. Buresh is also an Iowa native and completed her bachelors of science at Iowa State University. (Go Cyclones!) She received her doctor of optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. (where she misses good Memphis barbeque!)
Dr. Buresh has been an active member of the American Optometric Association for over ten years and joined the Utah Optometric Association in 2003. She was named “Young Optometrist of the Year” by the Utah Optometric Association in 2007 and is the state leader for the AOA’s InfantSEE program. She has been an active member of Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity and has traveled to Belize, Costa Rica, and Paraguay to provide free exams and give glasses to those in need. Dr. Buresh served on the Special Olympics Utah Board as Healthy Athletes Chairperson for 6 years and served as the Clinical Director for Opening Eyes, a program which provides free eye care and eyeglasses to Special Olympic athletes.
When not at the clinic, you can find Dr. Buresh spending time with her husband and son. She enjoys snow skiing in the Wasatch range and waterskiing on Utah lakes. She also enjoys scuba diving, yoga and traveling.