Dr. Bastarache graduated Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. She then went on to the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts where she completed her doctorate of Optometry and graduated Valedictorian of her class.
Since 2012, Dr. Bastarache has been a tutor at New England College of Optometry. She is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, Massachusetts Society of Optometry and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Bastarache practices full scope optometry with particular interests in contact lenses, post cataract and refractive surgery management, geriatrics and pediatrics. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and cooking.