| Optometry Clinic


Customer Service:

(619) 532-9830

Front Desk:

(619) 532-5848

Clinic Hours:


Monday - Friday

6:30AM - 4:00PM

Branch Medical Clinics

Monday - Friday

7:00AM - 4:00PM


Saturday - Sunday


In case of an Eye Emergency:


During clinic hours call:
(619) 532-9830
A corpsman will assist you in determining the proper course of action.


After business hours call or visit the Emergency Room:

Location: Bldg 1, Deck 1, NMCSD



The primary mission of the department is to correct vision problems of active duty personnel in the San Diego area so they are visually ready to perform their duties. Secondary missions include correcting the vision problems of other area beneficiaries, and providing clinical training for optometry students and ophthalmology residents.



Service Provided


Full scope optometric care for patients seven and up.


  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • Special Vision Tests
  • Driver’s License Renewal Exams
  • Medically Indicated Contact Lens Fitting and Education*
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Low Vision Patients
  • Aviation Physicals**
  • For all Optometry appointments please call the Appointment Desk: (619) 532-9830


*Contact Lens Fittings are available at the provider’s discretion



Special Services/Programs/Research


Low vision services for the partially sighted.



Optometric Services Are Provided at the Following Locations:  

  • Naval Medical Center San Diego - Bldg 2, 2nd Floor
    Naval Station San Diego - Bldg 3300.1
    Naval Air Station North Island - Bldg 601
    Marine Corps Recruit Depot - Bldg 596
    Naval Training Center - Bldg 624
    Miramar Marine Corps Air Station - MCAS Bldg 2496


**Aviation Physicals are conducted at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) & Branch Medical Clinic Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar.



Who is Eligible to receive Spectacles?
  • All Active duty and retired service members.
  • Dependents are not eligible to receive spectacles.
  • Bifocals will take 6-8 weeks to be completed.
  • Single vision 7-10 working days.
  • Who is Eligible for Appointments?
  • All active duty service members and their dependents, all retirees and their dependents that are Tricare Prime, all retirees and their dependents over the age of 65.
  • All retirees and their dependents that are Tricare standard and below are on space availability only.