Optometrists in California

Los Angeles (399)San Diego (367)San Francisco (264)San Jose (206)Sacramento (190)
Fresno (137)Berkeley (127)Anaheim (118)Long Beach (93)Pasadena (92)Torrance (89)Oakland (84)Riverside (82)Bakersfield (81)Glendale (79)Palo Alto (77)Fremont (76)Stockton (75)Irvine (72)Fullerton (68)Santa Ana (66)Santa Clara (62)Santa Rosa (55)Roseville (54)Modesto (53)Ventura (52)Walnut Creek (51)Fontana (48)Pomona (47)Westminster (47)Chula Vista (46)Burbank (45)Garden Grove (43)Sunnyvale (43)Daly City (42)Huntington Beach (42)Lancaster (42)Mission Viejo (41)San Mateo (40)Bellflower (39)Milpitas (39)Mountain View (39)Elk Grove (38)Rancho Cucamonga (38)Santa Barbara (38)Santa Monica (38)Whittier (38)Chico (37)Orange (37)Cupertino (35)San Gabriel (35)Temecula (35)Visalia (34)Escondido (33)Newport Beach (33)Pleasanton (33)San Bernardino (33)Santa Cruz (33)Cerritos (32)Encino (32)Montebello (32)Salinas (32)Valencia (32)San Rafael (31)Vallejo (31)West Covina (31)Woodland Hills (31)Tustin (30)Upland (30)Corona (29)Costa Mesa (29)Oxnard (29)Redding (29)Vista (29)Beverly Hills (28)Encinitas (28)La Jolla (28)Livermore (28)Simi Valley (28)Antioch (27)El Cajon (27)San Leandro (27)Baldwin Park (26)Chino (26)Downey (26)Folsom (26)Moreno Valley (26)Redwood City (26)Carlsbad (25)Hanford (25)Hayward (25)La Mesa (25)Murrieta (25)Palm Desert (25)Thousand Oaks (25)Laguna Hills (24)Napa (24)Panorama City (24)Redlands (24)Arcadia (23)Brea (23)Campbell (23)Sherman Oaks (23)Union City (23)Northridge (22)Turlock (22)Van Nuys (22)Auburn (21)Carson (21)Huntington Park (21)Indio (21)Ontario (21)San Ramon (21)Santa Maria (21)Yorba Linda (21)Yuba City (21)Alameda (20)Clovis (20)Concord (20)Fountain Valley (20)Gardena (20)Los Gatos (20)Monterey (20)Porterville (20)Rowland Heights (20)San Luis Obispo (20)Castro Valley (19)Davis (19)Fairfield (19)Oceanside (19)Palmdale (19)Vacaville (19)Burlingame (18)Chino Hills (18)Hemet (18)Lakewood (18)Lodi (18)Monrovia (18)National City (18)San Dimas (18)Inglewood (17)Manhattan Beach (17)Rocklin (17)Westlake Village (17)Camarillo (16)Citrus Heights 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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 7638 specialists practicing Optometry in California with an overall average rating of 4.4 stars. There are 100 hospitals in California with affiliated Optometry specialists, including Mercy Hospital Downtown - Bakersfield, UC Davis Medical Center and St. Jude Medical Center.