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Welcome to Lake Murray Optometric Center

At Lake Murray Optometric Center in San Diego, CA, our optometry team is dedicated to helping each patient keep their eye health and vision at their best. Our wide variety of eye care services allow us to meet the needs of each patient. We provide comprehensive care in a warm, welcoming environment. Whether you need an eye exam or contact lenses, we are here to help.

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Our Experienced Optometrists

At Lake Murray Optometric Center, our team has more than four decades of vision care experience. We've been providing eye care services since 1979. Dr. Robert Gonzalez, OD is dedicated to providing personalized eye care, and specializes in dry eyes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Dr. Allen Chung, OD and Dr. Jeffrey A. Hall, OD complete our team. They have years of experience in optometry and are committed to helping each patient reach their vision goals.

Complete Vision and Eye Care Services

Our team provides many optometry services. With each one of these services, Dr. Gonzalez and our team provide patients with the quality care they need. 

Routine Exams 

Routine eye exams can help you keep up with vision changes and any other concerns. During these eye exams, our optometrist takes time to answer patient questions and go over important considerations. 

Specific Eye Concerns 

Do you have specific vision and eye concerns? Our eye doctor can help with dry eyes, blurry vision, refractive errors, and other eye-related issues. 

Glasses and Contact Lenses 

We will find your prescription for glasses or contact lenses. We also help with frame selection and even offer online ordering options. 

LASIK 

If you are considering LASIK, our team will evaluate you and determine if the surgery is right for you. We also provide post-operative care. 

Optometry for Adults and Children 

Dr. Gonzalez has experience in helping both adults and children who need an eye doctor. Pediatric optometry requires special considerations. Children's vision can change and adjust as they grow. Dr. Gonzalez can help determine your children’s eyesight needs and find solutions that will help them at school and beyond. 

Visit Our Optometrist in San Diego, CA for Quality Eye Care

Routine eye care is vital in preserving your vision. At Lake Murray Optometric Group, serving Lake Murray and San Diego, CA, our eye doctor provides all the eye and vision care services you need. We are happy to answer any questions you have. Call us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more.

 

Meet The Optometrist

  • Dr.
    Robert Gonzalez
    OD

    Dr. Gonzalez graduated from San Diego State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After graduation he spent two years doing genetic research at the University of San Francisco, although he eventually began to grow weary of laboratory work. Seeking to build on his affinity toward science in the direction of helping others, he enrolled in The Illinois College of Optometry, and obtained his doctorate in 2011.


    Dr. Gonzalez has since dedicated himself to the highest standard of eye care. Having completed externships throughout the country, he has developed an interest in ocular disease management including: Dry Eye, Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration. 

    In 2009 he donated his time to Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) conducting hundreds of eye exams and delivering glasses at no charge in Peru. Shortly thereafter, he was introduced to Dr. Jeffrey Hall, and a friendship based on their mutual passion for humanitarian outreach. In 2013, Dr. Robert Gonzalez purchased Lake Murray Optometric from Dr. Hall and they remain great friends. 

    Outside of work you can find Dr. Gonzalez and his wife Jessica growing organic food on their small homestead, debating whether or not to get more chickens, and taking their dogs Huxley and August on adventures! 

  • Dr.
    Jeffrey A. Hall
    OD

    (Semi-Retired) 


    Dr. Hall attended Rutgers State University of New Jersey, graduating in 1973. He then pursued his doctorate from Pennsylvania College of Optometry, completed in 1977. Dr. Hall established the Lake Murray-San Carlos Optometric Center in January 1979, where he and his wife Fern continued building on a foundation of helping others through patient care for 34 years.

    During these 34 years, Dr. Hall championed a great many accomplishments. He is the proud father of three sons and five grandchildren. In 1981, Dr. Hall was a founding member of the La Mesa Sunrise Rotary Club, and as of 2019, he is the current President Elect. Dr. Hall is proud of having obtained a third-degree black belt in karate, and has passionately traveled the world, often administering aid to the underserved along the way. 
    Dr. Hall currently practices Optometry part time, mostly volunteer work at the San Diego Lions Optometric Vision Clinic. Annually he and Fern go with a group of Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and opticians to Central America, donating their time to those most in need of life-changing vision care. Most often, you’ll find Dr. Hall with his wife, sons, and grandchildren, or on long walks around Lake Murray with his brother and faithful dog Chico. And most often you’ll find Chico on the Hall’s rooftop where he serves as the neighborhood watchman!

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

    I've been to Lake Murray Optometric for the last couple of years for exams and contacts. Dr Gonzalez takes his time to answer my questions and ensure I've got the perfect fit. They're sincere, helpful, explain insurance information clearly and never push the sale. Esther is a joy in the office. It's a great place!

    Ella Tringale

    Love, love, love this office!!!! Everyone is so sweet: Fern, Sarah, all the girls!!! I have been seeing Dr. Hall for years and now that Dr. G has taken over, he does not disappoint. He is very sincere, always has a smile on his face, and spends the time needed with his patients. NEVER RUSHED!!!!

    Sarah Lawson

    The entire staff has wonderful customer service, fabulous frame selection, and both Dr. Hall & Dr. Gonzalez are great. They also have very convenient hours and are open one Saturday a month!

    Nicole Shina

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Monday:

11:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

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Friday:

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