Dr. David Geffen

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David Geffen, O.D. specializes in contact lenses, family eye care, low vision, and refractive surgery consultations. Dr. Geffen graduated from the University of California-Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and later earned his Doctor of Optometry from the University of California-Berkeley School of Optometry. Before joining us here at Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute Institute in 1994, Dr. Geffen had been in private practice in La Jolla for more than 10 years.

Dr. Geffen has gained a national reputation for his clinical research on contact lens products, and has lent his expertise to studies for companies such as Allergan, Johnson & Johnson, Bausch & Lomb, Ciba, Biocompatibles, and other contact lens manufacturers. He has served as a contributing editor to Contact Lens Spectrum and Optometry Today, and has published numerous articles on refractive surgery and contact lenses. Dr. Geffen is also a prolific speaker on specialty lens designs, as well as refractive surgery and contact lens compliance issues. Dr. Geffen is a former director of Low Vision Services, Mericos Eye Institute at Scripps Hospital.

In addition to full eye examinations for contact lenses and glasses, Dr. Geffen offers services such as refractive surgery co-management and low vision evaluations.

Certifications and Affiliations:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
  • Member, California Optometric Association
  • Member, San Diego Optometric Association
  • Member, American Optometric Association
  • Member, American Optometric Association, Low Vision Section
  • Member, Wexner Heritage Foundation
  • Member, Bausch & Lomb Council of Sports Vision

Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute Institute offers some of the most technologically advanced bifocal and disposable corrective eyewear available, and we will be happy to answer your questions regarding glasses and contacts. Please contact us today for more information, or to schedule a consultation.

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