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Volunteer Opportunity (posted 10/11/17)
Bruin Vision Project is looking to partner with Mobile Clinic again and is looking for two to three ODs to regularly volunteer with them a few times a month. Optometrists would be providing the prescriptions and the Mobile Clinic provides the glasses!
Available days: Wednesdays from 6-9PM (5941 Hollywood Blvd) and the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month from 9AM - 12PM (at Santa Monica). Please contact Rachel Wong at rachwong2015@gmail.com to sign up!

Volunteer Opportunity (posted 09/27/17)

WUCO is hosting a volunteer event to administer health exams for the uninsured and homeless population at Care Harbor in November. They are looking for ODs to supervise students refracting these patients and also perform slit lamp evaluations in the optometry sections. They are expecting 1,200 patients over a three day period and need volunteers for varying shifts throughout the weekend. Please contact Irene Park to register and make a difference!! You may reach her at ipark@westernu.edu or (909) 706-7213.

Practice for Sale (posted 09/20/17)


Dr. Michael Herman, OD is looking to sell his DTLA practice. Please contact him directly if interested: (818) 468 - 9110. 



Volunteer Opportunity (posted 09/11/17)

The Bruin Vision Project at UCLA has the following upcoming events that need OD volunteers! Please contact rachwong2015@gmail.com to sign up. 



League of United Latin American Citizens at La Plaza at Olvera Street (Placita Olvera) Sept. 24, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Pilipinos for Community Health at UCLA at Holy Family Parish in Artesia - Oct. 29, Time TBA

Chinatown Service Center - Nov. 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Asian Pacific Health Corps at UCLA at Monterey Park City Hall - Nov. 18, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Part-Time/Full-Time OD Position (posted 06/11/17)

Dr. Danny Wong is seeking a permanent part-time associate that  may lead to a full-time position. This OD must be able to deal with a high-pace environment and be comfortable with contact lens fittings. For further info, please email drwong@luxeyeexam.com

Part-Time/Full-Time OD Position (posted 06/06/17)

Established private practice in Garden Grove (Orange County) is looking for an associate OD to perform comprehensive eye exams in a fast-paced, retail-oriented office. Please email resume to drsherynlee@yahoo.com

Volunteer Opportunity (posted 04/05/17)

The JSEI Affiliates, UCLA Stein Eye Institute's volunteer branch, is currently recruiting vision professionals to volunteer for the Preschool Vision Screenings Program (PVSP). Desired candidates must enjoy working with school-aged children and be willing to travel to the West LA and San Fernando Valley preschools. The shift would be a 2-4 hour slot on Tuesday through Thursday mornings, once a month, providing important evaluations for refractive errors, amblyopia, and strabismus. For further information and how to become a PVSP volunteer, please contact egbert@jsei.ucla.edu or call (310) 206-7128. 

Practice For Sale (posted 02/25/17)
Practice for sale located on a busy shopping center  in the city of Monterey Park, CA. Solo practitioner for 37 years with an average gross of over $160k looking to sell quickly! Please contact Dr. Lydia Tan at 562-690-7896 or cell # 562-673-7873.




Low Vision Clinic in Los Angeles (posted  10/25)
Western University is temporarily setting up a much-needed Low Vision clinic in the LA are for a period of 3-6 months before they can find a permanent setting. They are looking to rent an exam room & a room for the low vision equipment ASAP in the West LA/greater LA area.  They are looking to start helping patients in November. 
If you or someone you know has an office and are willing to rent out the space for this important cause, please contact Dr. Bob Gordon at rgordon@western.edu or (909 )706-3734.


Full-time job opportunity in Central California (posted 10/31/16)
Primary Eyecare Center has been serving generations of families on the Central Coast for over 40 years. Their ODs and staff provide outstanding vision and eye care in a friendly and comfortable environment. The optimal candidate will be friendly and dependable, with strong clinical and interpersonal skills. Interest and/or experience with fitting irregular corneas and Ortho-K is desired, but not required. This associate position offers competitive compensation and is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, please contact Dr. Lauren Tacket at (805) 466-3777.


Part-time job opening seeing LASIK & Cataract pre/post-ops (posted 9/8/16)
Dr. Ebbie Soroudi, OMD is looking for a second OD to add to his practice for 2-3 days/week. He has 3 practice locations in Westwood, Encino, and Huntington Park.  He is looking for someone who is comfortable doing pre- and post-op management of patients who require LASIK, CE, pterygium, or oculoplastic surgery. His practice also has many patients with DM/SMD/GL. If interested, please email Dr. Soroudi at esoroudi@yahoo.com. 

Part-time job opening seeing cataract post-ops (posted 8/9/16)
Dr. Jeffrey Sage, DO, a cataract surgeon in downtown Los Angeles, is looking for an optometrist to work approximately one half-day per week,
currently on Wednesday mornings, seeing mainly post-op cataract patients.  The facility is great and the staff are very helpful and friendly.  Contact Dr. Sage at jeffsage@pacbell.net for more information.


CITT Trial (posted 8/24/16)
SCCO at MBKU is in its final recruitment phase for the Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial - Attention & Reading Trial.  Enrollment is open at SCCO for 14 more children aged 9-14 years (grades 3-8) with symptomatic CI to take part in this multi-center randomized clinical trial funded by the NEI/NIH. Contact Susan Cotter, OD at scotter@ketchum.edu or 714-357-9349 and see citt-art.com for more info.




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President:
Nicole Kohan
Past President:
Nicole Kohan
President Elect:
B.G. Shily

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Kathryn Nelson
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Amanda Hikin
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Emily James
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