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Best Optometrists in San Diego

Best Optometrists in San Diego
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Below is a list of the top and leading Optometrists in San Diego. To help you find the best optometrist located near you in San Diego, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.

The top rated Optometrists in San Diego are:

  • Rambod Esfandiari – San Diego Optometry
  • Eric M. White – Complete Family Vision Care
  • Meredith Walton – Heights Optometry
  • Eli Ben-Moshe – Newport Avenue Optometry
  • Steven R. Larsen – Uptown Optometry
Rambod Esfandiari
Rambod Esfandiari – San Diego Optometry

Dr. Esfandiari did his undergraduate work at the University of California, San Diego. He received his doctorates in optometry from New England college of Optometry in Boston.

Dr. Esfandiari’s current areas of emphasis include primary eye care, specialty contact lenses, refractive surgery consultation, surgical co-management.  Dr. Esfandiari’s knowledge and experience in ophthalmic optics has continually helped patients obtain optimal and healthy vision.

Dr. Esfandiari works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars and advanced training courses. It is because of Dr. Esfandiari’s dedication to continuing education that our San Diego patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.


Dry Eye, Eye & Vision Exams, Contact Lense Exams, Lasik Eye Surgery, Frame Selection, Comprehensive Pediatric Exam, Diabetic Eye Exam


Address: 3895 Clairemont Dr #101, San Diego, CA 92117
Phone: (858) 272-0020
Website: www.sdeyedr.com


I needed a new eye doctor and a friend recommended Optique. The visit was efficient, the staff and doctors were friendly, and I got a very stylish pair of new glasses. It was a great experience!” – Francisn Bell

Everyone here is friendly, efficient and very professional. My husband and I are new customers and are very happy with the service that was provided. I highly recommend going here.” – Gwen Ratliff

Complete Family Vision Care

Eric M. White
Eric M. White – Complete Family Vision Care

Dr. Eric White has been in private practice since 1985. He and his wife, Lorie, are high school sweethearts, having celebrated their 37nd wedding anniversary this past June. He has 3 boys; Tyler 32, Cameron 29 and Sam at 23. They also have a miniature Dachshund to keep them busy. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego and Southern California College of Optometry.

Dr. White is a consultant to many advisory boards and numerous professional optometric organizations. He is a clinical investigator for several contact lens companies and has participated in over 375 clinical studies. He was named the AOAs first National Young O.D. of the Year in 1995. He has published several articles on contact lenses and has lectured extensively in the U.S. Dr. White was one of the lead optometrists in the relief effort during and after the 2007 fires in the San Diego area and was recognized in numerous publications for his generous humanitarianism. Dr. White recently was awarded the Transitions National Eyecare Practice of the Year. This year Dr. White was awarded the 2014 Vision Monday National Innovator of the Year for his communication skills with patients.


Comprehensive Eye Exams, Eye Emergencies, Pediatric Eye Exams, Lasik Surgery, Dry Eyes Treatment, Myopia Management, Orthokeratology, Computer Vision Syndrome, Sports and Specialty Eyewear Fitting, Eyeglasses and Contacts


Address: 5075 Ruffin Rd B, San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 278-4720
Website: www.drericwhite.com


Dr. White provided an excellent consultation during my first visit. I moved across the country to San Diego and he was recommended by my previous optometrist with whom I had gone to for years and had a great relationship…and now I see why! Dr. White put me at ease right away and his office staff are friendly and efficient. He is well recognized globally for his expertise and I’m honored to be a new patient!! Thank you so much!” – Daniel Leigh Walker

Dr White and his staff are a great team and are customer focused. It’s been a few years since my last visit but you wouldn’t know it by the way they treated me. It was as if I was just there yesterday. I highly recommend Dr White and his team if you’re looking for a Optometrist.” – Byron Frankenberger

Heights Optometry

Meredith Walton
Meredith Walton – Heights Optometry

Dr Walton received her Doctorate in Optometry in 2011 from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee.  Following graduation she moved with her husband who is in the Navy to his new duty station in Italy. While in Italy, Dr. Walton worked at the U.S. Naval Hospital-Naples, Italy providing eye exams for active duty military members and their families. Additionally, she lectured as an adjunct professor at the Italian optometry school, Universitá Frederico II and served local communities by participating in multiple free eye-care clinics throughout Europe.

Dr. Walton is a participating member of the national, state and local Optometric Societies and volunteers locally to help patients with limited resources have access to eye exams and glasses. In her time out of the office she enjoys outdoor activities with her husband Mark, her son Luther and their dog Macchiata. You can also find her enjoying one of the many great local restaurants San Diego has to offer and participating in runs/walks that support various local charities. 

Eye Examination, Vision Tests, High Quality Frame Lines and Lenses, Glasses and Contacts, Checking of Glaucoma and Cataract Symptoms


Address: 3404 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116
Phone: (619) 431-5393
Website: www.heightsoptometry.com


They have a very friendly staff and a nice, clean facility. This is by far one of the best optometrists I’ve been to. I would definitely recommend them.” – Andrew Garrett

They are super nice and great at helping pick out glasses. My 8 year old daughter felt very comfortable having an exam.” – Morris Jurca

Newport Avenue Optometry

Eli Ben-Moshe
Eli Ben-Moshe – Newport Avenue Optometry

Dr. Ben-Moshe specializes in hard-to-fit contact lenses, treatments of keratoconus, and post-surgical prescription correction at Newport Avenue Optometry.

He’s affiliated with the TLC Laser Eye Centers in providing both pre- and post-operative care for LASIK patients.

A member of the Ocean Beach Main Street Society, he does volunteer work with the Amigo’s Club and Lions Club. Dr. Ben-Moshe is married with three children.


Complete Eye Exams, Contact Lense Services, Children’s Eye Exams, One-hour Glasses, Pre-and-post-operative care for LASIK patients through NVISION, Specialty treatment for keratoconus,  hard-to-fit contact lenses, and post-surgical prescription correction



Address: 4822 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: (619) 222-0559
Website: www.newportavenueoptometry.com


Amazing visit today with Dr. Johnson. He has such a great personality and put me at ease for the very thorough eye exam. What a breath of fresh air! Everyone in the office was pleasant and professional as well. I would highly recommend!” – Daria Oberg

I highly recommend Dr. Johnson. He got my prescription right on. I see so much clearer now. Thank you so much!! Plus I love my new glasses. The entire staff was very friendly and helpful. Thanks again!” – Megan Sousa

Uptown Optometry

Steven R. Larsen
Steven R. Larsen – Uptown Optometry

Dr. Steven R Larsen is an Optometry Specialist in San Diego, California. He graduated with honors from Southern California College Of Optometry in 1983. Having more than 36 years of diverse experiences, especially in OPTOMETRY, Dr. Steven R Larsen affiliates with no hospital, cooperates with many other doctors and specialists without joining any medical groups.


Vision Care, Eye Exams, Lasik, Cataract, Contact Lenses, Optical Shop


Address: 4096 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: (619) 291-5505
Website: www.uptownopt.com


I’m just getting around to writing this review, I visited Dr. Larsen and his team for a routine eye exam. The entire staff was friendly and I hardly had to wait to be seen. Dr. Larsen is personable and took the time to walk me through the whole process and eye care in general.” – Sean Dougherty

I’m amazed at how great Uptown Optometry is! The doctor was by far the most competent and thoughtful optometrist I’ve ever had. Took quite a long time with the examination and corrected a previous inaccurate prescription from my last optometrist. I learned a lot and can’t imagine a better experience.” – Joseph Treter