About Alvarez Reigstad Optometry, PC


Dr. Luisa Alvarez is a native of beautiful British Columbia, Canada. 

She relocated to New Mexico and graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelors of Science in both biology and psychology in 1999. Her graduate studies were completed at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California in 2006.  Additionally a post-graduate residency was completed in ocular disease at the Crownpoint Indian Health Facility in Crownpoint, New Mexico.

Dr. Alvarez worked for the past 8 years at the Fort Defiance Indian Hospital. She recently relocated to Albuquerque to be closer to family.

Dr. Stephen Reigstad is a native of Willmar, Minnesota.

Dr. Reigstad graduated from Bethel University with a Bachelors of Science in biology in 1998. His graduate studies were completed at the Pacific University in 2002.

After graduation, Dr. Reigstad worked in several different settings including private practice, commercial optometry and in a hospital setting.

Dr. Alvarez and Dr. Reigstad look forward to serving you and your community.

Thank you for choosing Dr. Luisa Alvarez, OD and Dr. Stephen Reigstad, OD