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Dr. David Geffen


David Geffen, O.D. received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of California, Los Angeles, and his Doctor of Optometry from University of California Berkeley School of Optometry. He was in private practice in La Jolla from 1982 to 1994 before joining Gordon Weiss Schanzlin Vision Institute, a group practice with Michael Gordon, M.D. and Jack L. Weiss, M.D., F.A.C.S. Dr. Geffen specializes in family eye care, contact lenses, low vision and refractive surgery consultation.

Dr. Geffen is nationally known for his clinical research on contact lens products, participating in various studies for Bausch & Lomb, Johnson & Johnson, Biocompatibles, Allergan, Ciba and other contact lens manufacturers. He is a prominent speaker on refractive surgery and contact lens compliance issues, as well as specialty lens designs. Dr. Geffen has published many articles on contact lenses and refractive surgery and is past contributing editor to Contact Lens Spectrum and Optometry Today. He is past director of Low Vision Services, Mericos Eye Institute at Scripps Hospital.

Dr. Geffen’s services include comprehensive eye examinations for glasses and contact lenses, low vision evaluations and refractive surgery co-management. Contact lenses and glasses are available through Gordon Weiss Schanzlin Vision Institute, including the most technologically advanced disposable and bifocal contact lenses and eyeglasses.

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