Our Story

Welcome to Eye & Vision Care!  We have been providing state of the art eye care to the Santa Barbara community for the past 30 years.  Eye & Vision Care has been in its current location on the corner of Hollister and Patterson since 1998.  We have five doctors of optometry, several qualified opticians as well as many friendly staff members as part of our team.  We strive to provide excellent service to our patients and use the finest instrumentation available.  Our eye doctors perform eye exams, specialty contact lens fittings, children and infant eye exams, LASER surgery co-management, eye disease treatment and management, such as dry eye, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts.  Our staff is well trained to provide a memorable patient experience for you; from our doctors to our certified opticians while choosing your eyewear.  

 

Our Doctors

Dr. Luke has been part of the Eye & Vision Care team since 2002. During graduate school at UC Berkeley he developed an interest in Specialty Contact Lenses and Ocular Surface Disease at several hospital based internships. He is an invited speaker on these and other topics.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Corby, and their two sons. Dr. Luke races mountain bikes locally with Team Platinum Performance.  He has been awarded the Young Optometrist of the Year in 2005 and has served as President to the Tri-County Optometric Society.  Dr. Luke is also a Diplomate with the American Board of Optometry.

 

 

Dr. Corby completed her doctoral training at the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry in 2002 and has been practicing in Santa Barbara ever since.  She has volunteered and organized several philanthropic eye care health and science fairs in the community and with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity). Dr. Corby provides family eye care, ocular disease treatment, infant and children eye exams, specialty contact lens fittings and vision therapy.  Dr. Corby stays current with her training and has recently become a board certified Diplomate with the American Board of Optometry.  In her leisure, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and loves being a mom to her two sons.

 

Dr. Nomura has built his practice on dedication to his patients and to the community. After graduating from U.C. Berkeley in 1975 with a degree in Neurobiology, Dr. Nomura went on to earn his doctorate from U.C. Berkeley School of Optometry in 1979. In his continuing education, Dr. Nomura has completed extensive training certifying him in ocular therapeutics. Dr. Nomura was recently awarded Optometrist of the Year by the Santa Barbara Independent.  Dr. Nomura and his wife have a son and daughter, now both college students.

 

Dr. Woods has been involved in eye care in Santa Barbara County for over 15 years. Dr. Woods earned her doctorate from Illinois College of Optometry in 1980 and practiced in the Midwest shortly before moving to Santa Barbara County. Dr. Woods has continued her training and is certified to treat eye disease and infection with appropriate medication.

 

Dr. Nichols completed her optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in 2001.  She practiced for a few years in the midwest before relocating to the central coast in 2004.  Dr. Nichols has worked in a variety of practice settings and enjoys working with a variety of different patients.  She is certified in the treatment of eye disease and infections related to contact lenses.

 

Dr. Gonzalez is a recent addition to the Eye and Vision Care team and a southern California native. She earned her doctoral degree at the Southern California College of Optometry before moving from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara several years ago. She has had the opportunity to practice in a variety of settings along the central coast and is a member of the Tri-county and California Optometric associations. She enjoys volunteering for organizations like SEE International and RAM(Remote Area medical) offering eye care to those in need. Dr. Gonzalez provides eye care to children and adults and is certified to treat ocular diseases, including glaucoma.

 

Dr. Gerald Groff:  Although retired Jerry Groff plays an active role in the community. Dr. Groff's extensive career bridged generations. As a Goleta optometrist over the last 40 years he has cared for the eyes of many of the residents of the area. Dr. Groff attended Pacific University College of Optometry then served in the Army as an optometrist in France for 4 years. He is a native of Tacoma, Washington. He has been active in the community serving as the President of the Goleta Lions club.

Contact Us

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about our services.

We are open Monday - Friday 8am -6pm (Thursday until 7pm) and Saturdays from 8am - 3pm

Phone: (805) 692-6977

Fax: (805) 692-6987

email: info@eyenvision.com

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Address: 5300 Hollister Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93111