When we opened our doors in 1947, we could not imagine that our small office would continue to thrive and serve our community for generation after generation. We still take the same personal approach as we always have, delivering the highest quality of care in a warm and friendly environment. We hope to continue providing great care to you and your family for many generations to come.
We pair modern technology with our experienced Doctors to diagnose eye disorders and carefully explain your treatment options.
We design custom contact lenses for those that can not be helped with traditional lenses, including patients with Keratoconus and Post-Surgical corneal complications.Our Low Vision Rehabilitation services are one of the few resources in the Bay Area that fully serves those with reduced vision from conditions such as Macular Degeneration. We coordinate and co-manage eye surgeries including those for Lasik, Cataract, and Glaucoma; ensuring that you have a team member to explain and monitor your post-surgical progress and outcomes.
Dr. Larry Sarver has had a wonderful, accomplished career serving as an educator and researcher in the field of Optometry since graduating from UC Berkeley School of Optometry. He has taught as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Berkeley in addition to serving as a co-managing member of the Laser Eye Center at Stanford University. In the office, Dr. Larry Sarver enjoys the challenge of satisfying the visual demands of contact lens patients. He brings a wonderful sense of humor to the patients of Rockridge Optometry. Dr. Sarver is a huge fan off Cal sports and the San Francisco Giants.
Dr. Yokoi graduated Beta Sigma Kappa from UC Berkeley School of Optometry and has gone on to serve as an expert clinical examiner for the National Board of Optometry as well as California's Board of Optometry. Dr. Yokoi has served as a quality assurance representative for Vision Sevice Plan, one of the nation's largest vision care insurance organizations and has worked as a principle investigator to ongoing clinical research studies in the contact lens field.
Dr. Sakai graduated as the Feinbloom Award recipient from UC Berkeley School of Optometry and went on to complete her Residency at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital, gaining post-graduate training in the field of Rehabilitative Low Vision Optometry. Dr. Sakai has held teaching positions as Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Berkeley School of Optometry and Lecturer at San Francisco State University. Dr. Sakai has also served as the Chief Clinician for California's School for the Blind in Fremont, traveling throughout the State of California as a rehabilitative/low vision Optometrist helping visually impaired school children. As a participating Doctor for California's InfantSee program, Dr. Sakai brings the benefits of this pediatric infant vision program to Rockridge Optometry. Her training has also allowed Rockridge Optometry to be one of the few centers to fully service the Low Vision needs of patients with Macular Degeneration and other sight-limiting conditions.
Dr. Junge graduated with honors from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry where she also completed her residency training in Low Vision and Ocular Disease and received a PhD in Vision Science. Dr. Junge serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UC Berkeley and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and a member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association. She also serves as a board member for the Alameda and Contra Costa Counties Optometric Society. Outside of the office Dr. Junge enjoys traveling, hiking, and fishing with her husband, watching Jeopardy, and cheering on her California Golden Bears.
Our dedicated office manager Sue has been with the practice for over 45 years. In addition to being a certified optometric assistant-technician and a tireless advocate for patients, Sue also loves to share great stories from the early days of the office.
Kathy is an ABO-certified optician who has been with us for more than ten years. Formerly a frame vendor, Kathy knows eyewear style inside and out and is a go-to frame stylist for many of our patients.
Sean is an ABO certified optician who trained under our much-loved, now-retired former optician Charles. Sean helps patients throughout the eyeglass fitting process, from selecting the perfect frame to ensuring patients choose the best lens options for their everyday or specialized needs.
Ursula is one of our talented opticians who regularly orders, adjusts, and repairs frames for patients. A natural people person, Ursula also has a background in patient care and speaks fluent Spanish.
Our lead receptionist Michelle has been with the practice for over 20 years. Michelle loves to chat with patients and make sure that everyone who walks into our office is taken care of and feels right at home.
As an optician, Jessica focuses on ensuring everyone who visits our office has a great experience ordering eyewear and always has the patient’s best interests at heart. Jessica also regularly adjusts and repairs eyeglasses for patients as needed.
Olivia is an optometric assistant and a dedicated member of our team who is always there to help our patients however she can. In addition to conducting essential eye health tests, she also trains new contact wearers, manages contact lens inventory, and is an all-around problem-solver!
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