Nancy G. Torgerson, O.D., F.C.O.V.D.


Positive, energetic and compassionate, Dr. Nancy Torgerson’s passion is to help those that struggle needlessly in school, work, sports and/or life because of visual difficulties. She works extensively with children and adults who have challenges in learning or vision information processing, special needs and/or brain injuries.

In 2019, her practice, Alderwood Vision Therapy Center, celebrated its 35th year of serving patients in the Seattle area. With an emphasis in behavioral optometry and vision therapy, her practice strives to live up to its motto of, “Transforming Lives Through Vision”. Her team of vision therapists, patient care coordinators, and doctors love the challenges that come with treating children and adults with learning related vision problems and special needs.

Dr. Torgerson is a graduate of Pacific University’s College of Optometry and is a Fellow and past President of the international College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). She has been the chairman of the Washington State Board of Optometry and the Optometric Extension Program’s National Chairman of Regional Clinical Seminars. She has received numerous awards for her work, including COVD’s Presidents Award and Outstanding Young Woman in America Award. An adjunct professor at Pacific University College of Optometry, she is a frequent lecturer and consultant to educators, rehabilitation and therapy providers, sports teams and other eye care professionals.