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We look forward to the opportunity of serving you and your family's eye care needs.  Allow our friendly, outgoing staff guide you through an exam and explain all of your eye health and vision questions.   

Our Doctors, Opticians and  Medical Staff

Services We Provide

Our services include comprehensive eye health and vision examinations, diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease and injury, complete contact lens services including fitting of a wide variety of daily disposable and specialty lens products, and co-management of LASIK surgery. We also offer complete optical services, including frame styling to complement your lifestyle, glasses frame adjustments and repairs. Outside prescriptions are welcome.

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Best Optometrist, Sentinel Readers Choice Award

Dr. Ayesha Burns announced as finalist.

Thank you to everybody in Santa Cruz for your support.  We have enjoyed serving our hometown and are looking forward to another great year providing fanatical service and comprehensive eye health and vision care.   Our optometrists and opticians look forward to seeing you again in 2016!

We are pleased to welcome you to Midtown Optometry located at 550 Water Street near Downtown Santa Cruz. If you're looking for quality eyecare with a personal touch, we hope you'll give us a call. Our optometrists and opticians look forward to serving your family's vision needs.  From glasses and contact lenses to eye health exams, let our friendly doctors guide you to spectacular vision and healthy eyes.  Our doctors specialize in Sports Vision and Computer Vision Syndrome, and can make sure you have the proper prescription lenses for your lifestyle.  Even if you just need a simple adjustment to your favorite old frames, swing in.  

Our personable doctors also work with you to manage your eye health.  We schedule enough time for each patient so we will be on-time for every appointment.  your time is as valuable as ours, and we use the most current instruments to treat conditions such as macular degeneration and glaucoma.  Come on in, we're here to help!

We have served the Santa Cruz community for over 40 years. Our commitment is not just to meet your expectations, but to exceed them.  We understand how much your eye health and vision as well as comfort of glasses and contact lenses can affect your quality of life and we are committed to servicing your complete eyecare needs.

We are located in the historic Water Medical Center designed in 1962 by Aaron Green, protege of the famous Frank Lloyd Wright at 550 Water Street, Suite J-5.  We are proud to maintain the legacy of this classic Santa Cruz landmark with the same commitment to service that has kept patients loyally returning for decades. 

Most Recent from our blog:

This week, the doctors and medical staff at Midtown Optometry visited La Posada Retirement Community for our Vision Health Fair.  It was a great opportunity for us to have our doctors answer questions for the residents, many of whom don't have easy access to medical professionals.  While the doctors discussed cataracts, dry eye disease, glaucoma and  a variety of other medical eye conditions, the opticians were able to clean and adjust glasses for all attendees.  Residents told us that reading is a big part of their day to day life in their beautiful retirement community, and we were happy to be able to make it easier for them.  We also distributed the final pairs of reading glasses from our recent philanthropy event to the residents in need.  Our doctors and staff had a lot of fun getting to know our seniors, and look forward to more events in the future.