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Visit Our Clairemont Optometrist Today!

At Eye Care Plus, with offices in San Diego & Clairemont for more than 31 years, Dr. Howard believes in looking at the big picture when it comes to your eye health.

We take the time to get to know you, your eye care history and your vision needs. Dr. Howard knows that getting the right prescription involves balancing several factors, including clear eyesight, visual efficiency and your ability to process visual information seamlessly.

Schedule an appointment with an optometrist to see how we can help you get the best prescription for your eyes. We offer low cost contact lenses, affordable eye glasses and the best optometry office in San Diego. In most cases, we have same day service for glasses and contact lenses.

For your convenience, our staff speaks English and Spanish.

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What Our Patients Are Saying...

I had never been able to wear contact lenses until Dr. Howard

I have a difficult prescription and I had never been able to wear contact lenses until a friend recommended Dr. Howard. I went to his beautiful office in Kearney Mesa and I was immediately impressed with the huge selection of eyewear, and the very caring staff. Dr.Howard took a lot of time with my exam, and made sure he got me the right lenses. I can now see so perfectly, and the contacts he prescribed are so comfortable. I have taken in my family and two coworkers and all are thrilled with Dr.Howard....
- Michelle S.

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Q&A with Dr. Howard | Let Dr. Howard answer your eyecare questions

If my child passed a vision screening at school, do they still need an eye exam?

Yes, your child should still have a complete eye exam.

Vision screenings in school are designed to identify gross vision problems. Yet a child can pass this screening and still have an eye condition that affects development, learning and performance in school. Studies have shown that up to 11 percent of kids who pass a school vision test actually have a vision difficulty that requires treatment.

In addition, a comprehensive eye evaluation by a qualified professional checks your child’s eye health, which is not included as a part of vision screening done in school.

What is meant by the term low vision?

Low vision is when a patient's vision is not correctable with traditional glasses or contact lenses.  Most low vision patients have vision much worse than 20/40. Often low vision is a result of conditions such as corneal scarring, macular degeneration, glaucoma and other conditions affecting the retina and/or optic nerve.

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Eye Emergencies

If you are suffering from an eye emergency in San Diego, CA don’t hesitate, call today. If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office at: 858-252-0522 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room. We take most medical insurance plans. Visit our eye emergencies page for more information.

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Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

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Dry Eye Syndrome develops when your eyes do not produce and maintain enough tears to keep the eye’s surface lubricated.

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Learn about eye exams offered by our Clairemont optometrist, what’s involved in the exam & special considerations for kids.

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Insurance

At Eye Care Plus we accept most Vision and Medical Insurance plans. We are proud to be a provider for VSP, EyeMed, Davis Vision, UFCW, Blue Shield, Health Net, March Vision, Medical Eye Services, Care 1st and more! We accept most insurances in Covered California plans as well. If you don’t see your plan here just call us. We are happy to check your coverage for you today.

No insurance? No problem. Eye Care Plus also accepts checks, credit cards and Care Credit.

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Eye Care Plus

8022 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92111

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