Dr.Galehdari attended the University of Utah and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 1993. She joined her husband at his practice, Eagle Eye Care, Inc., in 1998 after completion of her training from the Southern California College of Optometry, in California. Then, in June 2009, Dr. Galehdari decided to venture out on her own and established EyeMax EyeCare, a state of the art medical facility, dedicated to excellence in patient care.
Dr. Galehdari has received extensive training in the diagnosis, treatment and management of ocular diseases, as well as co-management of surgical patients. She also specializes in the evaluation and management of complex contact lens modalities. Her past associations include the Omni Eye Specialists of Denver, Optometric Center of Los Angeles, the Salt Lake VA Hospital and Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. Dr. Galehdari has also served as a consultant optometrist at a number of local ophthalmological offices .
Dr. Galehdari’s broad experience and scientific background has afforded her the opportunity to participate in FDA clinical trials with major ophthalmic pharmaceutical companies. She is also a guest lecturer for several pharmaceutical companies, educating other eye care professionals and has also been featured several times in Review of Optometry’s Women in Optometry magazine. Furthermore, Dr. Galehdari’s strive for academic and professional excellence has awarded her numerous awards and achievements, including memberships into the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and the Golden Key National Honor Society. She is also the recipient of the Marco Achievement Award and the Kristen A. Jones Memorial Award, as well as Leadership and Academic scholarships from the University of Utah and Westminister College of Utah. Her commitment to community issues has resulted in nominations as a congressional scholar representing Utah in the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington , D.C. , as well as an appointment by Senator Orrin Hatch to the United States Senate Youth Advisory Committee.
Dr. Galehdari resides in Salt Lake City, with her husband Dr. Joseph Martin and their son.