Meet Tara Evanger, OD

Dr. Tara Evanger from Lifestyle Eye Center in Walla Walla

“Dr. Evanger is awesome!” -Dayna T.

“I arrived a day late for my appointment. Tara was nice enough to work me in as I had traveled. I felt like my exam was thorough and the staff were competent and friendly.” -Deb T. 


Optometrist specializing in Dry Eye Treatment | Clinical Director

Dr. Evanger graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in 2014 and has been passionate about providing high quality eye care ever since. Dr. Evanger is Lifestyle Eye Center’s optometrist and Dry Eye Specialist. 

Dr. Evanger is trained in the latest technology and treatment methods, including the LipiFlow treatment. LEC is the only clinic in the Walla Walla Valley that offers LipiFlow- the only FDA approved treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction, the most common form of dry eye. 

Dr. Evanger also serves as our Clinical Directors and is passionate about providing the highest quality care to each patient. Dr. Evanger has taken continuing education courses focus on surgical procedures, disease treatment and prevention. 

Her special interests include diabetes, cataract care, uveitis and glaucoma. After graduating from the Pacific University College of Optometry, Dr. Evanger married Justin Dalke, OD, who is also a local optometrist. They live in a house they built in Walla Walla, with their son, and chocolate lab, Rory.