About Our Practice

Dr. Kenneth Low had the pleasure of opening the office on February 1, 1982.

Steven C. Andersen, M.D. joined the office in 1993 and became a partner in 1995. He provides the skills of laser assisted cataract surgery with insertion of the latest multifocal intraocular lens implants giving those needing cataract surgery an opportunity to be free of glasses.

In 2010 Fremont Eye Care Physicians doubled the size of our office and started serving twice as many patients. Due to our patients’ requests, we started our optical department to provide quality eyewear. We are proud to be one of the noted providers of high-quality Zeiss lenses.

In 2015 Vincent Ray, M.D. joined our office. He brings his surgical skills and knowledge as a corneal specialist, performing LASIK, corneal transplants, DSEK and other vision-saving surgeries and helping patients with dry eyes. Dr. Ray also performs laser assisted cataract surgery with insertion of the latest multifocal intraocular lens implants.

Kenneth Low has had the pleasure of working with a staff who greatly enjoying seeing and providing care to our many patients that have been in “our family” over the years.

Meet our Doctors

STEVEN ANDERSEN – MD

Dr. Steven Andersen received his medical degree at the University of Southern California. His comprehensive ophthalmic residency training was completed at Tulane University. Dr. Andersen has been with Fremont Eye Care Physicians since 1993. He provides routine and medically necessary eye health exams to evaluate and treat glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, dry eyes, macular degeneration, and other eye conditions. Dr. Andersen also offers cataract removal with standard and the more modern premium lens implants. He performs laser procedures for glaucoma, retinal, and other ocular conditions. Dr. Andersen performs about 50 cataract, laser, and other procedures every month.

Dr. Andersen is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as numerous other local medical and eye care organizations. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society and served as Chief Resident while in training. Dr. Andersen currently sits on multiple committees associated with the Washington Township Health Care District and has been featured on hospital sponsored cable television programs discussing sun protection and diabetic eye disease.

VINCENT RAY – MD

Dr. Vincent LG Ray, MD is a native of Chicago, Illinois. He Attended the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign where he studied microbiology and chemistry. During his tenure at the University of Illinois Dr. Ray performed HIV vaccine studies at Harvard University School of Medicine as a visiting researcher. He went on to study medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia where he received his doctorate of medicine. He was granted funds from the Friends of the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus to start Atlanta’s first public glaucoma screening program. Dr. Ray speaks Spanish fluently.

Dr. Ray completed residency at the California Pacific Medical Center Pacific Campus. During his residency Dr. Ray received awards for his research endeavors in low vision. He also has published his investigations in HIV related eyelid disease in the Journal of the American Medical Association. During this time he also spent time at the Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, Tamil Nadu India studying complex cataract surgery.

Upon completion of his residency Dr. Ray went on to complete a fellowship in Cornea and refractive surgery at the Wake Forest University school of Medicine. He again published in the Journal of American Medical Association regarding cornea transplants. Dr. Ray has spent time in Monrovia, Liberia with the National Institute of Health researching and treating eye disease in Ebola virus survivors.

Dr. Ray is a board-certified ophthalmologist. His cataract surgery expertise includes complex cataract surgery, multifocal lens implantation, post-LASIK cataract surgery and astigmatism correction during cataract surgery. He also performs laser assisted cataract surgery. Dr. Ray is also a cornea specialist with expertise in LASIK and cornea transplantation. Dr. Ray is a clinical instructor of surgery at the California Pacific Medical Center where he trains future surgeons.

Dr. Ray’s interest include world travel and medical outreach (more than 30 countries), learning new languages, physical fitness and medical technology. He is energized by patient care and looks forward to seeing you in the office.

DR. ELIZABETH SWEETNAM – OPTOMETRIST

Dr. Elizabeth Sweetnam has been practicing optometry with the Fremont Eye Care Physicians for over 30 years. She received her doctorate at the University of California, School of Optometry.

DR. MICHELLE WONG – OPTOMETRIST

Dr. Michelle Wong has been practicing optometry in the San Francisco Bay area for over 25 years. She has been a part of the Fremont Eye Care Physicians for over 18 years. Dr. Wong majored in microbiology/immunology at the University of California, Berkeley where she received her doctorate at the School of Optometry.

Dr. Winnie Chao – Optometrist

Dr. Winnie Chao, O.D. is a Bay Area native and grew up in Union City, CA. She received her Bachelor’s degrees in Molecular and Cell Biology, and Practice of Art from the University of California, Berkeley. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry and completed a Primary Care and Low Vision Rehabilitation residency at the Veterans’ Affairs Health Care System in Palo Alto. Dr. Chao’s residency has given her additional training in the management of ocular diseases (glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, vitreoretinal conditions, etc), low vision evaluations, and specialty contact lens care.

Dr. Chao is an active fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). She speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and exam Spanish. In her spare time, Dr. Chao enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, traveling, trying different restaurants, and creating art and crafts. She is passionate about patient care and strives to provide the highest quality of eye care to you and your family.