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.

Dr. Heetland graduated with honors from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1998. After graduation, he completed externships at Kaiser Permanente and Hu Hu Kam Hospital in Sacaton, AZ. He then went on to pursue residency training at Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center in Phoenix. This high-level training separates Dr. Heetland from most other practicing optometrists.

Before co-founding Insight Eyecare & Eyewear, Dr. Heetland practiced at Prime Eye Care in Phoenix for over eight years, where he gained vast experience managing medical eye diseases. He is extremely proud to bring his services to the people of Chandler, AZ, and surrounding communities. Dr. Heetland is a member of the Arizona Optometric Association as well as the American Optometric Association on a National level.

“Your eyes are an incredible window into your overall health condition. I look forward to giving you this new insight.”

Dr. Thomas Ulrich


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 start his career at Insight Eyecare and Eyewear!