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 is our Dry Eye Specialist. She has been trained in the latest technology and treatment methods, including the LipiFlow treatment. Lifestyle Eye Center is the only clinic in the Walla Walla Valley that offers LipiFlow – the only FDA approved treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction, which is the most common form of dry eye.

Dr. Evanger also serves as our Clinical Director, as she is passionate about providing the highest quality care to each patient.

Dr. Evanger has taking a number of continuing education courses focused on surgical procedures, and disease treatment and prevention. Her special interests include diabetes, cataract care, uveitis, and glaucoma.

After graduating in 2014 from Pacific University College of Optometry, Dr. Evanger married Justin Dalke, OD (also an optometrist in Walla Walla), and they moved to Walla Walla where they have built their home, and live together with their chocolate lab, Rory.