Dr. Saavedra received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. She received her Bachelor degree in Psycho-Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Saavedra completed her externships at Seymore Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina and Clinica de La Raza in Oakland, California. She is certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease and glaucoma as well as co-management of cataract and refractive surgery.
Dr. Saavedra is an active member of the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association and the Alameda-Contra Costa County Optometric Society. Dr. Saavedra has been practicing in the Bay Area for over fifteen years and is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Saavedra enjoys spending time with her husband, Tony Gomes, and her two sons, Mitchell and Benjamin.