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Exceptional Eye Care San Diego, CA At OUR OPTOMETRY OFFICE, we are a diverse staff with unique specializations. We are looking for a caring & qualified optometrist to join our team. OD & CA optometry license required. We are looking for an OD with EXCELLENT communication skills. We are offering competitive salaries, modern medical equipment in a private practice setting. Please send current resume and availability to Valerie Vasquez by email at (09/21).

Practice for Sale: This well-established practice is located in North San Diego County in a new retail building. Steady annual gross revenue with strong net profit. The current owner focuses on medical eye services and general optometry. Revamp the optical dispensary, increase marketing and watch this practice reach new heights! All ophthalmic equipment, transition assistance are included in the sale. Long-term lease, 1500 square ft., large optical space, 2 exam lanes, 1 pretest room, 1 contact lens room, 1 waiting room, 1 dispensing room, 1 Dr.’s office, & 1 storage room. For further inquiries Contact John (09/21).

Part-time optometrist needed for optometry office in Chula Vista.   The doctor will be working with excellent support staff who provide full work-up. Come and join our great team!  Please email CV or questions to or call Dr. Mascareno at 619-254-0115 (11/21).

Kimberly P. Cockerham, MD, FACS has joined Senta Clinic in Mission Valley. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist with dual fellowship training and two decades of experience in neuro-ophthalmology, orbital disease, and oculofacial reconstruction. Career milestones: BA in Biology, UCSD Revelle College; US Army scholarship to George Washington University Medical School (graduated AOA); General Surgery Internship at Letterman Army Medical Center;; Ophthalmology Residency -Medical Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Surgical Neuro-Ophthalmology, Orbit and Oculoplastics Fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Chief of Oculoplastics/Orbital Disease/Surgical Neuro-ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (earned  National Defense Service Medal, Superior Unit Awards, Commendation Medal, and Meritorious Service Medal); Director of Oculoplastics and Orbital Disease and Consultant, Neuro-ophthalmology at UCSF; In Private practice and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford School of Medicine since 2006. “I look forward to working together, text or call me anytime. Kind regards, Kim” O: 619-810-1111 C: 650-804-9270 (10/21).

Practice for sale: Long-time established practice for sale in La Mesa–seller wishes to retire–Seller has set a very low purchase price to facilitate an immediate sale—don’t miss out on this great opportunity to own your own practice.  Contact Dr. Levy at 619-743-1442 or email at (10/21).

Turnkey practice is available in Murrieta, California. The last 12 months gross is $480K with a net of $165K. It has modern equipment including a digital exam lane, iCare Tonometer, and Optos Daytona. The optical is bright and modern with around 600 frames. The current gross is on 37 doctor hours during the week and no weekend hours at this time. Located near the vineyards, this area has some of the most affordable housing costs in Southern California with fantastic schools and is less than an hour from the beach and mountains. Asking for $225K  OBO, plus inventory.  Willing to negotiate for a quick sale! Contact for more info. (10/21).

Part-Time OD wanted: In search of an optometrist for 1-2 days a week as an employed OD of a Target Optical sublease. Extremely clean, organized, and high-tech office where we are laid back and have fun helping patients with full-scope optometry needs. Ideal candidates would be friendly, outgoing, business-minded, and available starting mid/late September. Competitive daily rate and other bonuses available. Email if interested. (10/21).

Part-Time Optometrist Wanted. 2-3 days per week. Must be available some Fridays and Saturdays. Please email (11/21).

Doctor retiring after 45 years of continuous practice in a prime location one block from the ocean in the affluent community of Solana Beach CA (N. Sand Diego County).. Beautiful high-end dispensary, up to 3 exam lanes, separate dispensing area, and in-house finishing lab. Lease option in place. Medical billing and co-management of Lasik and cataracts in place for years. The office noted for highly personal care, community involvement, and high technology. This is a great opportunity to purchase a well-established practice for much less than opening up cold. If desired, the doctor would be willing to stay part-time for patient retention and transfer to the new owner. Contact: Michael Foyle OD 858-353-0600. (11/21).

Maternity leave coverage from January to March. Full time, Monday-Friday, 8-5 with a 1-hour lunch break. The position is in the optical department of Castillejos Eye Institute in Chula Vista. Please contact Olga Ramirez, at (11/21).

Associate Optometrist (4-5 days a week) Urban Optiks Optometry is currently interviewing for a friendly and energetic optometrist to join our professional team. Our digital, tech-centric practice & upscale optical boutique showcases one of the finest collections of luxury eyewear in San Diego. With a reputation for providing exemplary personalized customer service, along with the finest products and latest lens technology, Urban Optiks provides an unparalleled optical experience. Learn more about us at Qualities that make the ideal candidate stand out: • Experience in a high-end independent practice with a focus on providing quality, individualized routine eyecare • Strong communication skills with an ability to build patient trust and confidence in order to facilitate premium product sales • Excellent refractive & diagnostic skills • Proficiency with contact lenses and dry eye evaluation & treatment • Familiarity with OfficeMate/ExamWriter, Topcon CV5000 refraction system, Topcon CA-800 corneal analyzer, and Topcon Maestro 2 retinal imaging device. This is a salaried position with bonus incentives, medical benefits, and paid time off (vacation) after 90 days. The position will start off at 4 days a week with the potential for a 5th day based on business growth. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for delivering a superb patient experience in an unhurried boutique environment, please email your cover letter and resume to  (11/21).

FT Optometry position; opening in North County, San Diego. The candidate should have knowledge in Cataract/Refractive surgery pre and post-operative care.  The candidate should be familiar with all refractive surgery modalities and premium IOL’s.  Optometric residency in refractive, medical, or primary care is preferred but not required. Requires CA license and TPA certification. Salary based upon experience. Please email CV to (10/21).

PT Optometrist: Optometrist needed for premier growing refractive eye center located in San Diego. Most important qualifications are a good personality in order to exceed patient expectations and exhibit a willingness to learn. This opportunity is a fast-based environment at a beautiful office and convenient location.  Please email a cover letter with resume to Dr. Schiff at (10/21).


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  • fill-in/part-time work
  • full-time work
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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


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