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PRACTICE FOR SALE One of the longest continuous running practices in Coastal North County. Serving Solana Beach since 1977. The practice has always been noted for quality care and high technology. Featuring a beautiful optical boutique with a full finishing lab. Practiced as solo, but could accommodate multiple doctors with up to three exam lanes. Co-management of Lasik, cataracts, and medical in place for years. Strong community referrals from local schools and businesses. Contact Michael Foyle at 858 481 7262 or email (03/21)

UNUSUAL PRACTICE OPPORTUNITY My long-time friend and colleague, Dr. Bob Evans, has unfortunately recently passed away.  His Chula Vista practice is available for IMMEDIATE TAKEOVER as a satellite practice with excellent potential to return to full-time. Tons of records from two offices that have provided years of vision care to patients in underserved nearby neighborhoods. If serious, or just curious, call me ASAP.  Mid-January is our final turnover date. John G. Wells, O.D. (Retired)   619-435-1350 (02/21).

Turnkey practice available in Murrieta, California. It has modern equipment including a digital exam lane and Optos Daytona, 1 exam lane plus a tech workup room, and a bright and open optical. The practice currently sees about 150 patients per month during COVID with room to expand. Murrieta has some of the most affordable housing costs in Southern California with fantastic schools, local wineries, and is less than an hour to the beach and mountains. Email for more information. (01/21)

Practice for Sale: North County “Carlsbad” upscale high-end practice. Owner at the same location over 30 years, boasts a strong net with easy hours. Great visibility location within high traffic Vons Center, theatres, library, great restaurants, great tenant mix. Office current remodeled with glass showcases, LED lighting, granite countertops, designer wallpaper, light wood floors. Updated equipment in the exam and pretest room with blue tooth transfer. Great opportunity to own a modern practice and be independent with much room for continued practice growth. Call Howard Levy, OD 760-310-8492 or email PRICED TOO SELL! (01/21)


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  • fill-in/part-time work
  • full-time work
  • purchase/partner in/sell a practice

This service is offered free of charge.



Monarch School Screening: For more information, contact Dr. Bob Meisel, O.D., F.A.A.O. or visit

Lion’s Optometric Vision Clinic: Volunteer doctors needed for flexible shifts throughout the year.

  • 9 AM-1 PM, Monday -Friday
  • 1805 Upas St San Diego, CA 92103
  • Can’t volunteer at the clinic? See patients in your office. Call 619-298-5273


  • FREE 5-hour CE SDCOS Members (maximum of 2 CE’s per year)
    • $70 Non-Members (maximum of 2 CE’s per year)
    • Please bring to a CE meeting or contact the society office at 619-663-8439 for arrangements to pick up


San Diego View

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The SDCOS monthly newsletter, The San Diego View is also available to members through US Mail. If you are a current member and not receiving the publication, or would like to request a copy to be sent via US Mail,  please contact the society office at 619-663-8439 (ONE-VIEW) or email, with your mailing address. If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact the Society Membership Liaison, David Ardakani, O.D. email, or the society office for complete details.

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