La Mesa Vision Care
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Thomas Hixson, O.D.
HixonOD@Cox.com


8007 La Mesa Blvd.
La Mesa, CA 91941
Phone:(619)-466-5665
Fax:(619)-466-5688

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDS

1978-82 - Doctor of Optometry, University of California - Berkley School of Optometry
1973-78 - Bachelor of Science, San Diego State University - Honors and Distinctions in Field


INTERNSHIPS

1981 - Pacific Medical Center, Specialty Contact Lens Clinic
1981 - Western Regional Blind Center, Palo Alto, California


PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENTS

1995-present  - Private Practice La Mesa Vision Care- La Mesa, California
1994-present  - Mericos Eye Institute, Scripps' Memorial Hospital, Low Vision Specialist
1982-1994     - Private Practice Lemon Grove Vision Care-Lemon Grove, California
1985-1988     - Private Practice- Carmel Mountain Vision Care-Rancho Penasquitos, Calif
1988-1995     - Private Practice- Valley Vision Care-El Centro, California
1982-present  - Member American Optometric Association
                         Member Low Vision Section o the AOA
                         Member San Diego Optometric Society
                                       1984 - San Director of Communications
                                       1985 - Treasurer
                         Member of the Board, San Diego Service Center for the Blind
                                       1994 - President
                                       1995 - President
                         Member of the Board, Lions Eye Clinic
                                        1987 - Vice President
1985               - Member of Advisory Board, San Diego Chapter Society for prevention of  blindness
1984-1985      - Keyperson, California Optometric Association
1994-present   - Education Committee, California Optometric Association
1998-present   - Volunteer Optometrist, Women's Rescue Center, San Diego


AWARDS

1982 - William Feinbloom Low Vision Award
1989 - Optimist of the Year / La Mesa


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

1982-present   - Member La Mesa Optimists/ 1987 - President


PRESENTATIONS

1992 - Vision Expo, Anaheim
1993 - COA Low Vision Seminar
1994 - Vision Expo, Anaheim
1996 - Vision Expo, Anaheim
1997 - Visions in Ophthalmology, Mericos Eye Institute
1997 - COA Fall Symposium, Monterey, CA

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11/22/99