Alison P. Vega AU.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Vega is a native of the Pacific Northwest. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Western Washington University and her doctoral degree in Audiology from Utah State University. She began practicing in Olympia in 2004 and opened her private practice in 2011.
Dr. Vega specializes in differential diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss. She is known for a thorough and thoughtful approach to hearing loss treatment.
She serves on the Washington State Board of Hearing and Speech as well as volunteers her time in the community, providing hearing screenings and advocating for those who have hearing loss. She belongs to the Junior League of Olympia and the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce . In 2007, Dr. Vega was awarded Utah State University’s “Outstanding Young Professional” award.
Dr. Vega has two young children and enjoys spending her free time boating with her family in the Puget Sound.
Kori Reese B.A., HIS
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Kori attended the Bates Technical College program for Hearing Instrument Technology’s, after earning her B.A degree in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences from San Diego State University.
Kori recently moved to Seattle to further her passion for helping people hear what they have been missing. She is an outgoing individual who strives to further her career in the hearing sciences by devoting her time to helping people discover better hearing through amplification. She works closely with her patients to provide them with the most advanced hearing technologies and a solution to fit their unique lifestyle.
Sarah Yahrmatter, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Yahrmatter was born and raised in Michigan, in the metro-Detroit area. She studied Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University (Go Green!), and received her doctorate in Audiology from Central Michigan University in May 2017. She completed a year-long residency in Las Vegas, Nevada, and moved to Lacey, Washington in June 2017.
Dr. Yahrmatter specializes in the diagnosis of hearing loss and balance disorders, as well as the treatment of hearing loss and tinnitus. She is known for her patient-centered approach in all aspects of audiology.
She is also passionate about hearing loss prevention and had the opportunity to present her doctoral research for a national conference in San Antonio, TX, on hearing protective devices for recreational shooters. Dr. Yahrmatter was a competitive collegiate pistol shooter at Michigan State University. She enjoys educating recreational shooters and hearing loss patients on ways to protect their hearing against dangerous sounds.
Dr. Yahrmatter currently lives in Lacey, WA with her basset-beagle mix, Nona. If you look slowly enough, you may see them enjoying their time lounging on the beach, hiking in the forest, or working on a do-it-yourself project.
Billing Manager and Insurance Specialist
Patient Care Coordinator
Yesterday was a life changer for me thanks to Dr. Vega. I've been using hearing aids the past several years that were too hot. The frequencies were good and crisp but everything sounded excessively loud and almost metallic. After a consultation and audiogram, Dr. Vega explained how my ears were...Sam Ham, on Google
I have worn hearing aids for 20 years and as improvements are made, I have always tried to go with the best. My current hearing aids are Starky and work through my iPhone. Since moving to Lacey, I have had any number of concerns about the settings and have had...ChasKak Clarke, on Google
Working with Jaclyn Knutson has been incredible. I am impressed with every phase of care she gave me in the past. Jan PJan Pierson, on Google