Optometrists in California

Los Angeles (389)San Diego (348)San Francisco (282)San Jose (208)Sacramento (197)
Berkeley (122)Anaheim (118)Fresno (113)Oakland (93)Long Beach (89)Palo Alto (88)Bakersfield (88)Torrance (86)Pasadena (85)Stockton (84)Riverside (77)Irvine (75)Glendale (73)Fullerton (70)Santa Clara (67)Fremont (64)Santa Ana (60)Santa Rosa (58)Roseville (55)Ventura (52)Huntington Beach (51)Modesto (51)Walnut Creek (50)Chula Vista (48)Pomona (47)Westminster (46)Garden Grove (46)Burbank (44)Milpitas (44)Fontana (44)Mission Viejo (43)Santa Barbara (42)Sunnyvale (42)San Mateo (42)Orange (40)Rancho Cucamonga (40)San Gabriel (40)Bellflower (39)Elk Grove (39)La Jolla (38)Whittier (38)Chico (37)Daly City (37)Escondido (37)Newport Beach (36)Santa Monica (35)Lancaster (34)Woodland Hills (34)San Leandro (34)Valencia (34)Mountain View (34)Cupertino (34)Antioch (33)Corona (33)Tustin (33)Santa Cruz (33)Pleasanton (33)Salinas (32)Laguna Hills (32)Temecula (32)Fountain Valley (32)Visalia (32)West Covina (31)Hayward (31)Encino (31)Vallejo (31)Downey (31)Costa Mesa (31)San Bernardino (30)Redding (30)El 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Learn more about Optometrists

An optometrist is a healthcare provider who specializes in routine and preventive eye and vision care. Optometrists diagnose vision abnormalities and prescribe eyeglasses and contacts. They detect and treat cataracts, glaucoma, and eye infections. Optometrists also screen for conditions that affect the eyes and vision, including high blood pressure and diabetes.

An optometrist typically:

  • Evaluates a patient’s medical and vision history

  • Educates the patient about eye and vision disease prevention and health

  • Performs a comprehensive eye and vision exam and evaluates blood pressure

  • Performs and interprets specialized eye tests

  • Diagnoses and often treats acute and chronic eye diseases and conditions that affect vision, including eye injuries, vision problems, cataracts, and glaucoma

  • Screens for conditions that increase the risk of eye and vision conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure

  • Prescribes eye glasses, contacts, and certain medications

  • Refers patients to an ophthalmologist for serious eye problems and most eye surgeries

  • Performs laser or glaucoma surgeries in some cases

  • Provides eye and vision care before and after eye surgery

An optometrist may also be known by the following names: eye doctor, vision care specialist, and Doctor of Optometry (OD).

There are 7578 specialists practicing Optometry in California with an overall average rating of 4.5 stars. There are 93 hospitals in California with affiliated Optometry specialists, including Mercy Hospital Downtown - Bakersfield, UC Davis Medical Center and Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.