1855 First Avenue, Suite 100
By providing each patient with the most progressive and professional vision care, our caring team is dedicated to setting the highest standard of excellence.
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Our practice was established in 1962 by Jerome Lieblein, O.D. In 1972, Dr. Philip Smith joined him as a partner. They operated the practice together until Dr. Lieblein retired in 1999. Our optometrists have been providing high quality eye care services to San Diegans for 50 years!
Dr. Smith & Associates provide state of the art, full-scope optometric services, utilizing a wide range of products and skills - some exclusive - to all who are in need of professional eye care.
Our vision examination will determine your best vision correction. We will screen for significant systemic and ocular diseases such as glaucoma, high blood pressure, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataracts, eye infections and other treatable and preventable visual conditions. Are you at risk? Take the Great American Eye Test and see.
Monday - Wednesday, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open one Saturday per month, by appointment only
Important Information for Our Patients
INSURANCE COVERAGE AND PAYMENT OPTIONS: We accept all major medical and vision care plans. If you do not see your plan listed below, please ask us.
- Davis Vision
We also give a 20% discount on exam and materials to patients who come to us for eyecare and are members of Kaiser, Sharp, Scripps and other HMOs.
HIPAA NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES: Click here to view and print
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Upcoming Free Vision Screenings
Visual Roadblocks to Learning: Is Your Child at Risk?
To succeed in school, children must have accurate scanning, focusing and visual coordination skills. If your child's visual skills are not fully developed, reading and learning can be stressful.
A "Beyond 20/20" Free Vision Screening
can detect vision related learning problems.
Many children have 20/20 eyesight and still have critical visual related learning problems.
TESTING FOR CHILDREN K-12 INCLUDES:
- Near/Far Focus Abilities
- Eye Tracking
- Eye Teaming
- Depth Perception
- Color Perception
- Form Perception
- Visual-Motor Integration
- Letter/Number Reversal Frequency
Review and written results will be available upon completion of the evaluation.
Dr. Smith and Jean Nagel, a certified vision therapist, provide this free vision screening for children ages 5 to 12 years of age each month.
The next free Saturday screening is scheduled for April 4. All screenings take place from 9 - 11 AM.
Please call our office at 297-4331 ext 224 for Jean and reserve your time.
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