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Topcon Maestro OCT-1 Pre-owned. VERY gently (as in barely) used with Image 6 software. Was at a satellite clinic and is in perfect condition!   $29,000 obo. Please contact or (858)208-3816. (03/23).

Optometrist needed for February 3 and 4, 2023. Looking for an Associate Optometrist to cover some vacation days. Friday, Feb 3- $485 +bonus. Hrs. 9 am-4 pm. Last patient 3:20. Saturday, Feb 4- $600 + bonus. Hrs. 9:30 am-4 pm. Saturday could be a shorter day if needed. Next to the 15, parking in front of the office. Please contact for more information. (02/23).

Private Practice is seeking a friendly Associate Optometrist for a full-time opportunity! We offer competitive pay, bonus opportunities, and benefits.  Work alongside a friendly, knowledgeable support team utilizing the latest digital technology. The ideal candidate will demonstrate leadership, communication, and compassion for patient care.  Send resume to (03/23).

Fill-in Optometrist needed: looking for casual fill-in weekday coverage at a sublease in National City. $550 per diem. 10:15 am 6:00 pm with one hour lunch. Modern office with digital refraction, EHR, optos, and pretesters. Please contact Dena at 651-808-0247 or (02/23).

Looking to hire an associate optometrist to work 2-4 days a week in a moderately busy Target Optical. The doctor will have tech support for pretesting and checking out patients. Competitive base pay with bonus incentives. Please email if interested (02/23).

Build Ownership in a Growing Optometry Practice, Even as a New Grad.  Growing Practice at the Heart of San Diego with a 25+ Year Veteran of the Optometry Profession, with a successful history of growing multiple practices, is seeking a motivated, self-starter, entrepreneurial optometrist to join a growing optometry practice in City Heights. Practice is in a custom modern office setting, with great visibility, and with a proven track record of success for medical practices. Working knowledge of Spanish is preferred. Opportunity to get involved (even as a New Grad) in a growing eye care practice from the ground up, earning equity toward part or full ownership. Please email your resume to (01/23).

Grand Vision Optometry (independent family private practice in North County San Diego) with 2 locations in San Marcos is looking for a Part-Time Associate OD for Fridays (8:30 am – 5:00 pm) and Saturdays (8:00 am – 3:00 pm).  $500-$525/day base pay with a production bonus of up to $625/day.  Exam appts are booked every 30 minutes, an optical technician will pre-test and pre-chart for the doctor. Please email with your resume to apply.  (01/23).

Poway Costco seeking permanent part-time for Mondays and Saturdays.  Hours are 10-6 pm on Mondays with 1 hr. lunch and 9:30-4:30 pm on Saturdays with 30 min lunch.  Staff does all pretesting.  525 per Diem rate.  If interested please email (01/23).

Part-time OD wanted: Consistent Saturday coverage for a busy private practice. Easy, young patient demographic. Competitive pay plus bonus pay. Please email:  Contact: Dr. Steven Thurston (01/23).

Optometrist needed for Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at the Mission Valley Costco.  If interested please contact or text 619.977.7703 (01/23).

Revenue $800,000. This opportunity includes two practices co-located in one location. Huge potential with more efficient operation under one owner. Recently relocated to terrific buildout in a new location next to the hospital; 4 lanes in 2200 square feet. Long-term employees include a bilingual optician. Photos available. Offered at only $295,000 plus sellable goods inventory estimated at $100,000. Seller financing may be available. Contact (04/23).

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 (01/22).




Dr. Melanie Langford, the Society Optometrist Relations Liaison: Please contact Dr. Langford at to be put on an official list for the following:

  • 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 are needed 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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