Advertising is free to SDCOS Members. To submit a listing, please send email to


LVC Administrative Assistant/Medical Billing Specialist position available at The San Diego Center for the Blind and its Low Vision Clinic (LVC) The LVC administrative assistant and medical billing specialist will serve as the first impression for our low vision clinic. They will be responsible for patient care management including but not limited to the tasks of scheduling and medical billing. All interested applicants should request a copy of the job announcement and job description at  (06/19)

Practice for sale: North County Carlsbad “Upscale” Practice established in 1982. Great opportunity to buy a practice in a well-desired location with great visibility and walk-in traffic. Only two miles to the ocean! The owner is interested in an immediate sale or will consider a buy-in or possibly merge with another practice. I am looking to retire but will consider a part-time position to make the transition easier. Center is well-established with Vons market and Movie theatres as anchors. Don’t miss this opportunity to own your dream practice! Email: or call 760-310-8492 (06/19)

Optometry Practice for sale: in an upscale shopping center in Escondido, San Diego County. California. Solo Private Practice established since 1996. Please email for details/questions. Has a large patient base. Equipment is in excellent condition. A full scope Optometry Practice. Complete Sale or buy out option. (06/19)

Sale 140 optical job trays, misc. colors; 28 Sterilite 7 quart containers with lids for optical cases $150. Please email (06/19)

For Sale: Solo private practice continuously serving Solana Beach since 1977. Loyal patient base, many 3rd generation family members returning. Office noted for high-quality care and community service. Full scope optometry with high-end instruments and up to 3 full exam lanes. Attractive, well-designed office space with a large upscale dispensary, private pretest/contact lens area, finishing lab. Medical co-management and billing in place for years. The lease is under market until 09/22 with options to renew. The doctor is seeking retirement but is very flexible and would consider staying on part-time for patient retention. Please contact (05/19)

Part-Time Associate Optometrist Position Available: Urban Optiks Optometry is seeking an awesome OD to join our beautiful high-end boutique practice 2-3 days per week. This is a great opportunity for an associate doctor to eventually acquire a full-time partnership in our practice. For a chance to join our exciting team, please send resume & cover letter, including why you think you’d be a great fit to (06/19)


Dr. John Fitzpatrick, the Society Optometrist Relations Liaison, offers a unique service to the San Diego County Optometric community.  Several lists are kept on file for doctors seeking the following, or any combination thereof:  • positions   • fill-in work • part-time work • full-time work • to purchase a practice • to fill positions • to partner in practice • to sell a practice There is no charge for this service.  Please contact Dr. John Fitzpatrick at E-mail: to put your name on the list.


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. 9-1:00 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

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

Become a California Vision Project Provider or Donate to the Foundation Today!
The California Vision Foundation (CVF) is a non-profit, optometric charity designed to provide low-income and uninsured families throughout the state of California with free comprehensive eye exams and low-cost glasses. If you would like to become involved in the CVF or contribute financially to the Foundation, please contact Michelle Harvey, COA governance coordinator, and CVF administrator at or 800-877-5738, ext. 222 or make checks payable to the “California Vision Foundation” 2415 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95816. To find out more, visit

San Diego View

 The San Diego View newsletter is sent via email to all of the SDCOS members each month.

 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.

SDCOS Members who submit an article to the society newsletter, The San Diego View are eligible to attend a 5-hour CE for FREE! Submit articles to