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Meet The Doctors

  • Dr.
    Susan L. Reckell

    Dr. Susan Reckell is the Founder and President of Riviera Opticare, Inc. She attended University of Michigan for undergraduate studies and Michigan College of Optometry for her Doctorate degree. Her favorite area of Optometry and expertise is in specialty bifocal contact lenses, Keratoconus treatment contact lenses, and Scleral lenses for corneal transplants or cornea disorders. She is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Arizona Optometric Association (AZOA).

    Dr. Reckell and her husband, Tim, have raised 3 terrific kids and now enjoy being grandparents! Her favorite activities are Church-related, Yoga, Hockey and hiking Arizona.

  • Dr.
    Katherine Blaskovich
    Dr. Katherine Blaskovich completed her undergraduate degree at Indiana University. She also earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at Indiana University. Her intern training was in Pediatrics, Low Vision and Specialty Contact Lenses including Bifocal Contacts, and Medical Optometry. She enjoys building trusting relationships with patients by providing exceptional care.

    When not working, Dr. Blaskovich enjoys triathlon racing, culinary arts, and spending time with her beloved Westie named Norman. She is also involved with the Tri-Scottsdale Amateur Triathlon Organization.

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  • Dr.
    Tina Ansari

    Dr. Tina Ansari completed her Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia. She then attended the University of California at Berkeley, where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree. She is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Arizona Optometric Association (AZOA).

    Dr. Ansari spent a few years working as a biomedical engineering and pathology researcher. While she found the experience to be challenging and rewarding, she quickly realized that she wanted to spend her time interacting and working directly with patients. Practicing optometry allows her to do that, while still keeping up with the new discoveries and technology in the field.

    Dr. Ansari enjoys spending time with family and friends, painting, community volunteering, and Mediterranean food.

  • Dr.
    Sherah LaBuff

    Dr. Sherah LaBuff is a native of Arizona who completed her Bachelor's degree in Physiology at the University of Arizona and went on to receive her Doctor of Optometry degree from Midwestern Univeristy's Arizona College of Optometry. She completed her internship training in various parts of the country including Kansas City and Nome, Alaska as well as the Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Centers her in the valley. She focused heavily on medical optometry in her training in addition to comprehensive eye care for all ages.

    Dr. Sherah LaBuff enjoys spending time with family when she isn't with patients. She loves music and enjoys sitting down to the piano and has been known to sing a song here and there. She enjoys running in her free time and has completed 3 half-marathons over the past few years with hopes to complete a full marathon soon.

    Dr. LaBuff sees patients at both Mesa and Scottsdale offices.