Best Optometrists in San Jose

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

San Jose’s Best Optometrists:

The top rated Optometrists in San Jose are:

  • Dr. Thomas L. Lim – Berryessa Optometry
  • Dr. Phuong Pham – Crest Optometry
  • Dr. Tarryn Uyen Ngo – North Valley Optometry
  • Dr. Elaine Chung – River Oaks Family Optometry
  • Dr. Brian Kitajima – Perfect Pair Optometry

Berryessa Optometry

Dr. Thomas L. Lim - Berryessa Optometry
Dr. Thomas L. Lim – Berryessa Optometry

Dr. Thomas L. Lim was named by the California Optometric Association as it’s “Optometrist of the Year for 2013”. The nomination criteria are public service outside of Optometry; service to the visual welfare of the public; service to optometry; service to the California Optometric Association.

A graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Lim is an active member of The American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association, Santa Clara County Optometric Society and the Magellan Optometry Group. Dr. Lim is the 2013 Optometrist of the Year in California, a past recipient of the Young Optometrist of the Year award in Santa Clara County, the Young Optometrist of the Year in California, as well as the Optometrist of the year in Santa Clara County. He has also served on the San Jose Mercury News Reader Advisory Board.


Children’s Vision, Controlling Near-sightedness in Children, Contact Lenses, Sunglasses, Eye Exams, Vision Surgery, Eyeglasses, Vision Over 40, Vision Over 60, Sports Vision


Address2534 Berryessa Rd, San Jose, CA 95132
Phone: (408) 272-7200


“I have been coming to Berryessa Optometry since I was in third grade (now 29). They have such a large selection of beautiful frames. They always work with you to make sure you are truly satisfied with your visit. Everyone is very friendly and accommodating. I remember a few years ago I lost my glasses and didn’t have any contacts to wear. They were able to bring me in and gave me some contacts to wear until my new glasses came in. I have been a long term customer and will always be!” -Glenna Nadonza

Crest Optometry

Dr. Phuong Pham - Crest Optometry
Dr. Phuong Pham – Crest Optometry

Dr. Phuong Pham grew up in San Jose with a large supportive family. She graduated in 2005 from University of California, Berkeley with a bachelors degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. The following fall she moved to Manhattan to attend the four year doctorate program at State University New York College of Optometry. She graduated as a Doctor of Optometry in 2009 with honors.

Ever since high school Dr. Pham has always wanted to become an optometrist in her hometown. In 2011 with the help her husband, family, and friends she was able to open Crest Optometry in San Jose. She loves her career and is passionate about caring for her patients.

Dr. Pham is a proud member of the Santa Clara County Optometric Society, California Optometric Association, and American Optometric Association.

During her free time Dr. Pham enjoys traveling, snowboarding, hiking, and spending time with her family.


Annual Eye and Vision Examination, Contact Lens Evaluations, Medical Office Visit, Prescription Eyewear


Address173 N Morrison Ave Suite B, San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: (408) 372-7647


“A true caring and professional doctor (Dr. Phuong). I found their practice in 2014 and have been going there annually. The front desk are also very friendly and professional. They help you understand your benefits without being pushy.” -Reza Sadoddin

North Valley Optometry

Dr. Tarryn Uyen Ngo - North Valley Optometry
Dr. Tarryn Uyen Ngo – North Valley Optometry

Dr. Tarryn Uyen Ngo received her Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree from Southern California College of Optometry, one of the leading optometry schools in the U.S., to provide the highest quality optometric education through excellence in teaching, patient care, research and public service. She is proud to have grown up in the community she now serves in as a San Jose Eye Doctor.

Dr. Ngo’s training and experience allow her to practice the broadest scope of eye care ranging from prescribing spectacle lenses, fitting contact lenses, correcting binocular disorders, and to diagnosing and treating eye diseases including infections, allergies, and injuries. “Being a San Jose Eye Doctor is very rewarding. I do believe the eyes are the gateway to the heart and through a comprehensive eye exams we can learn much about our patients overall health.”


Comprehensive eye exam for children & adults, Computer vision testing, Standard and specialty contact lens fittings, Diagnosis and treatment of eye infections, allergies, and dry eye conditions, Frame styling from a large selection of designer frames(Calvin, Coach, Fendi, Nike & more), Glaucoma and Cataract testing, Laser surgery consultation and co-management, Safety eye wear


Address1155 N Capitol Ave #180, San Jose, CA 95132
Phone: (408) 272-4446


“The staff members are super nice and very helpful. They made sure I had everything I needed before leaving the office.” -Jonathan Galvan

River Oaks Family Optometry

Dr. Elaine Chung - River Oaks Family Optometry
Dr. Elaine Chung – River Oaks Family Optometry

Dr. Elaine Chung is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry and is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She is a member of the California Optometric Association (COA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and is the past President for the Santa Clara County Optometric Society (SCCOS). She was named SCCOS Young Optometrist of the Year in 2008 and awarded COA Young Optometrist of the Year in 2009. She was also recognized as SCCOS Optometrist of the Year in 2014. Dr. Chung is specifically trained and certified to fit Paragon CRT lenses and is a member of Orthokeratology Academy of America.

Dr. Elaine Chung received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2001 from the University of California, Berkeley majoring in Molecular Cell Biology. In 2005, she earned her optometry degree from State University of New York, College of Optometry. She was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, an International Optometric Honor Society that promotes academic and scientific excellence as well as high moral standards in the profession of Optometry. During her optometric training, she went on mission trips to perform vision screenings in Dominican Republic and Nicaragua.


Computer Vision Care, iWellness Exams, Comprehensive Eye Exams, Cataract Surgery Co-Management, Child and Teen Eyecare Center, Treating Macular Degeneration, Management of Ocular Diseases, Treating Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Emergencies (Pink/Red Eyes), Advanced Technology, Dry Eye Treatment, Orthokeratology (CRT & VST), Low Vision, Astigmatism Diagnosis & Treatment, Sports and Specialty Eyewear Fitting, LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management


Address690 River Oaks Pkwy #20, San Jose, CA 95134
Phone: (408) 502-7636


“I love Dr. Chung and her staff! Easy to communicate with, and they give you all the information up front (what your co-pays are, what optional services you can get, how much glasses/contacts will cost). Dr Chung always does a good job describing what’s going on in your eye and what she looks at in the pictures of the back of your eye. They also have a contact lens program where they will replace random contacts (if you accidentally lose one sometimes when you put them on or take them off) if you buy a full year supply from them. Overall, a fast, efficient, and relaxing visit to this optometrist office.” -Alice Li

Perfect Pair Optometry

Dr. Brian Kitajima - Perfect Pair Optometry
Dr. Brian Kitajima – Perfect Pair Optometry

Dr. Brian Kitajima was born and raised in Orinda, CA. He attended the University of California, Davis, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. He became interested in the profession of optometry because he has worn glasses since he was 6 years old. He enjoyed seeing his optometrist because he was excited to update his prescription and improve his vision. When it came time to consider what profession he was interested in, he interned at an optometry office decided that it was the right career choice.

After graduating from UC Davis, he decided to go to the State University of New York, College of Optometry because of its very diverse patient population, strong pediatrics/vision therapy program, and strong ocular disease and contact lens clinics.


Contact Lens Examinations, Red Eye Examinations, Diabetic Eye Examinations, Glaucoma Examinations, Cataract Examinations, Macular Degeneration Exams, Fundus Photography, Visual Field


Address1445 Foxworthy Ave #60, San Jose, CA 95118
Phone: (408) 300-0312


“I live in the neighborhood and stopped by to get my frame repaired today. Very nice staff and quick service! For a little office, they have a very nice frame selection also!” –
Colette Verley