ABOUT THE OPTOMETRIST
Dr. Charron's Optometric Training
Dr. Peter Charron moved to Bellingham in 2010 after practicing optometry for 2 years in Rhode Island. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a major in Neuroscience, then earned his Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 2008. He has wanted to be an Optometrist ever since he was introduced to vision therapy in college.
Fellowship Training in Vision Therapy (FCOVD)
In 2014, he earned a Board Certification with the College of Vision Development which requires passing written and oral exams, and over 100 hours of additional coursework in vision therapy related material. He is the only provider in Whatcom & Skagit County to hold this credential.
Dr. Charron is a member of many organizations including the American Optometric Association, the Optometric Extension Program the College of Vision Development and the Learning Disabilities Association of Washington.
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Dr. Charron's Outside Interests
Outside of the office, Dr. Charron holds lots of different hobbies and interests. Aside from spending most of his time with his wife and two kids, he likes to play drums, piano, exercise, and read. Though never a big hiker, or camper before living in Washington, Bellingham and the surrounding areas have given him a new appreciation and interest in the outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking and trips to the mountains.