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Welcome to Insight

Eyecare & Eyewear
Your Optometrist in Chandler, AZ

Call us at (480) 883-0900 today.

WELCOME Ocotillo and Chandler Community! 

Our COVID-19 protocols have been updated, and are consistent with the CDC's most recent guidelines for eye care centers. So please feel 100% confident, but also 100% comfortable when you visit us soon.

Please review our COVID-19 protocols below. Your health and well-being have always been our number one concern, and we continue to strive to provide you with a safe, clean environment and the most enjoyable experience possible!

  • We have always emphasized a sanitary office space, and now we have increased the disinfection frequency in all patient contact areas. We use extensive disinfectants throughout the day to diligently clean all relevant office surfaces between every patient encounter.
  • We wear face masks.  Face masks are optional for patients.
  • We utilize in-office plexiglass dividers where appropriate.
  • We observe social distancing measures where possible.
  • We wash our hands continuously throughout the day.
  • We offer a "touchless" eye exam experience: no signing papers or screens, no touching credit card machine buttons, etc.
  • We offer sanitary-focused frame selection: We disinfect every frame touched before placing it back on display for the next patient.

Our Approach to Optometry

Dr. Inga Fors and Dr. Christopher Heetland strive to provide the best in optometry services in the Ocotillo - Chandler area. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our office in Chandler.

Insight Eyecare & Eyewear is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both urgent eye health issues as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Chandler area come to Insight Eyecare & Eyewear because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Fors and Dr. Heetland along with the rest of our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Insight Eyecare & Eyewear, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Insight Eyecare & Eyewear, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Fors and Dr. Heetland and the entire Insight Eyecare & Eyewear staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Ocotillo area. Our Chandler optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Chandler office in the Ocotillo area at (480) 883-0900.

At Insight Eyecare & Eyewear, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.

Call us at (480) 883- 0900 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Inga Fors and Dr. Christopher Heetland 
Chandler Optometrist | Insight Eyecare & Eyewear | (480) 883-0900 
4925 S Alma School Road #1, 
Chandler, AZ 85248

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Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Thomas Ulrich, O.D.

    Dr. Thomas Ulrich received his undergraduate degree from Oregon State University before attending Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon where he earned his Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. Ulrich has experience working in a VA hospital, an Indian Health Services, and a Medical center where he developed a passion for managing dry eye, treating glaucoma, and fitting specialty contact lenses for ocular disease. One of his clinical rotations was located in Mesa, Arizona and he and his wife quickly fell in love with the state of Arizona. Dr. Ulrich is excited to continue his career at Insight Eyecare & Eyewear!

  • Tracey R.
    Optometric Technician & Eyewear Consultant

    Tracey is one of our newest team members. She adds to the office as an optometric technician as well as an optician. Tracey has been in the optometric field for over three years.  She has worked as an optometric technician, patient care coordinator, and an optician under multiple doctors in a variety of optometric settings.  Tracey has been with Insight Eyecare for nearly a year now and has been expanding her knowledge on the current eyewear fashions, lens technologies, and dry eye treatments. Tracey was born in New Mexico and moved to Arizona 10 years ago. In her spare time she enjoys painting, baking, travelling, and spending time with her family.

  • Joanne .
    Lead Optometric Technician & Dry Eye Specialist

    Joanne is frequently complimented by our patients with regard to her quality patient care and courteous demeanor. Having grown up in California, Joanne decided to make Arizona her home and joined the Insight team in 2017. Since then, she has come to love the optical field and values the interactions she has with our patients! She enjoys treating our patients with dry eyes and learning about other ocular diseases and applying the latest technology in the care of our patients. When not at work, Joanne is an avid concert go-er and enjoys being outdoors (or staying in) with her dog.

  • Mirna
    Eyewear Consultant

    Mirna moved to Arizona in 2009 and has made this state her permanent home. Mirna joins our practice with a vast amount of knowledge and experience in the optical industry. Her friendly personality and enthusiasm all contribute to providing you with the best care. It is Mirna’s priority that you attain the clearest vision, most comfortable eyewear, and best quality when it comes to your frame and lenses. When not at work, you will find her at home enjoying the company of her two puppies.

  • Christopher Heetland, O.D.

    Growing up in North Dakota, Dr. Heetland developed a strong appreciation for family values and believes in a good work ethic. He and his wife, Loree, married in 1994 and have two children. They have lived in Chandler, AZ since 1999.

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  • Deirdre
    Eyewear Consultant

    Deirdre is native to the Lake Erie region of Pennsylvania. She started her optical career in Ohio, where she worked for 17 years before moving to Arizona in 2015. She is a product expert and has worked in all facets of the optical industry including private practice, retail, clinic, and recently, the lab that manufactures the lenses before joining our team! When not at work, Deirdre enjoys visiting botanical gardens and hiking trails in Arizona. She loves exploring local restaurants as well as local distilleries, wineries, and breweries! If you ever need a good restaurant recommendation, she is the gal to ask!

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Insight Eyecare & Eyewear


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