Optometric Center, P.A.


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Dr. Lee is a native Idahoan. His great grandparents homesteaded near Orofino in the late 1800's. Both his parents graduated from Weiser High School. Dr. Lee was raised in Boise, graduating from Boise High School and Boise State University. Dr. Lee is a graduate of Pacific University, College of Optometry in Oregon and did his residency at the State University of New York in Manhattan.

Dr. Lee is married and has two daughters. He enjoys golf and bicycling. Dr. Lee is very active in the America Optometric Association. He has served on the Communications Committee and has been chairman of two similar committees. Dr. Lee has been honored by the Idaho Optometric Association by receiving the Idaho Optometrist of the Year Award twice-in 1992 and again in 2003. He is currently also on the Board of Directors for Vision Service Plan(VSP).

The Optometric Center is one of the oldest eye care practices in Boise. It was originally founded by Dr. Glen Taylor in the late 1920's and was located in the old Union Block Building Downtown. Dr. Robert Magwire replaced Dr. Taylor in 1961 and moved the practice out to Fairview Avenue near Cole Rd. Dr. Lee joined Dr. Magwire in 1978 and assumed sole-ownership in 1991.


We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Dylan Hatfield will be joining our practice part-time.

Dylan is a Boise native, a graduate of Boise State University and Pacific University College of Optometry. He is serving in the United States Air Force and is the optometrist assigned to Mtn Home Air Force Base.

Dylan will be working an occasional week-end for us and may fill in when Dr. Lee is gone.

Dylan has been a patient of Dr. Lee's since childhood and we are excited to have him become a part of our staff.


El Doctór Hatfield habla español fluentemente.

Melissa, CPOA

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Melissa has worked at Optometric Center, P.A. the past 10 years in many various roles and is now the Office Manager. She's been on the Paraoptometric Board for the last 6 years as well, and in 2007 received the Paraoptometric of the Year award. Currently she is attending Boise State University to pursue a degree in Optometry.

Sarah, CPO

Sarah is a certified Paraoptometric. She has been with the Optometric Center since 2010. Sarah was born and raised here in Boise. She is dedicated to helping you with all of your eyecare needs.

Jodi, Optometric Assistant

Arnica, Optometric Assistant

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