About Us

 

 

 

Luke Hoekstra, O.D.

Dr. Luke Hoekstra is dedicated quality vision care and specializes in comprehensive vision exams, contact lens services, and expansive medical care.  He and his staff hope to create a positive and memorable experience for you anytime you visit at Vision Plus Burlington. Dr. Hoekstra grew up in Minnesota and graduated from Minnesota State University with a B.S. in Biology with a health emphasis. He then went on to graduate with honors from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forrest Grove, Oregon. In addition, he is a member of the American Optometric Association and Optometric Physicians of Washington. In his free time, Dr. Hoekstra loves getting involved with the local community, playing sports, and exploring all the outdoor activities Washington has to offer with his growing family. 

 

 

 

Madison Yerges
Office Manager/Optician

From frame and lens recommendations to insurance questions, or even a much-needed glasses adjustment, Maddie is your girl! She loves helping her patients find the right glasses to fit their lifestyle and is dedicated to ensuring they have a wonderful experience while visiting Vision Plus Burlington! Her passion for optics has allowed her to fill several roles over the years, not to mention, accrue quite the glasses collection – making her an expert in helping you find something you will love to wear! Maddie is originally from Spokane, Washington, but moved to Bellingham to pursue a B.A. in Communication Studies from Western Washington University. In her spare time, you can expect to find her kayaking Lake Padden, or exploring the Pacific Northwest on her mountain bike – always sporting a fabulous pair of sunglasses from her collection, of course! 

 

 

 

Kaitlin Eslinger

Optical Technician/Optician

Kaitlin joined the Vision Plus Burlington team in May of 2019 and has quickly become our resident frame stylist! She is always happy to help you select frames that boast style and maximize performance. One of Kaitlin’s favorite aspects of her job is getting to know her patients so she can help them look, feel, and see their very best! In addition to her passion for fashion, Kaitlin also assists with exams through her duties as an optical technician. You may catch her helping with the beginning of the exam at your next yearly eye appointment!  Kaitlin is originally from Ellensburg, Washington and has a B.A. in Journalism and Political Science from Western Washington University. When she is not keeping up on the latest frame trends or helping with your exam, you can find her exploring the great outdoors and spending time with her cat! 

 

 

 

Amanda Tonkovich
Front Office/Optician 

Amanda is our front office expert and insurance guru! She can address any questions or concerns you might have about your visit to ensure you can prioritize your vision care! Amanda believes that clear vision is a precious gift and loves to help you make the right choices for your lifestyle and your optical needs. To achieve these goals for you, she enjoys exploring new frame and lens styles by working closely with our local brand representatives – ensuring that our frame boards and lens options remain stocked with the latest and greatest options to suit your needs. Amanda was born and raised in Skagit Valley and is now raising two wonderful kids of her own here in town. In their spare time, she and her family love camping and enjoying all of the fun local events around Burlington throughout the year!