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Our Mission

To provide you with the highest level of primary care available.

Our Team Values

Kosnoski Eye Care is a well-established practice based upon core values that we consider essential to the service we provide our patients.

Family friendly



Pride in teamwork

Respect of long-term patient relationships

Our Team

We have established an extraordinary team of doctors that have excellent educational and professional backgrounds. As a group, we excel in the critical aspects that make Kosnoski Eye Care uniquely qualified to serve patients in all facets of primary eye care.


Dr. Natalie Choi

Dr. Natalie Choi was born and raised in Southern California. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Physiological Science at UCLA, and Doctorate of Optometry degree from UC Berkeley. Upon graduation, Dr. Choi moved from California and joined Kosnoski Eye Care in 2008.Dr. Choi’s clinical training includes work at the American...

Dr. Sonia Kaur

Dr. Sonia Kaur was born in India and moved to Seattle in 1995. In 2008, she completed her B.A. from University of Washington. Dr. Kaur then went on to graduate from NOVA Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a Doctorate in Optometry and a B.S. in Vision Science in...

Dr. Jessica Hontz

Dr. Jessica Hontz was born and raised in Michigan. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology at Michigan State University, followed by her Doctor of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. After graduation, she moved to the Pacific Northwest and worked in private practices in Canada...

Dr. Charlene Walton

Dr. Charlene Walton completed her Bachelor's degrees at Seattle University in Biology and Spanish and her Doctorate of Optometry degree at Pacific University in Oregon. She joined Kosnoski Eye Care in 2015. Dr. Walton’s clinical training includes work at the American Lake Veterans Hospital in Tacoma, WA and Pacific Cataract...

Dr. Payal Thakkar

Dr. Payal Thakkar was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She completed her B.S. in Community Health at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2010. Graduating Cum Laude, Dr. Thakkar obtained her Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 2014.Dr. Thakkar completed her internships at Chicago Cornea...

Dr. Edward Kosnoski

Dr. Edward Kosnoski was raised in Kent, Washington. He graduated from Kentridge High School in 1988, Washington State University in 1992, and Pacific University College of Optometry in 1998. Upon graduation, he joined Kosnoski Eye Care, specializing in primary eye care, including pediatrics, geriatrics, and ocular disease. Dr. Kosnoski sees...