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From our office in San Diego, Ackroyd & Van Hoose Optometry serves patients from California’s Clairemont/Kearny Mesa area – schedule an appointment today. If you have a moment, please give us your feedback about our site and your experiences with our Practice.


Welcome to Ackroyd & Van Hoose Optometry

banner2Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Ackroyd & Van Hoose Optometry, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs. Our optometrists provide the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.

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Advanced Technology

Learn about the different types of tests and equipment you may experience on a visit to our Practice.

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Eye Focus on Glasses

Our staff will help you find the best fit for your specific needs and explain how different lenses and frames will impact your vision.

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Comprehensive Eye Exams

Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

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What's New at Our Practice

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the retina called the macula which is responsible for focused vision, the disease gradually reduces your central vision. This affects the ability to see fine details,...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

Dry Eyes Need Love? – Check Out Eye Info‎

Dry Eyes near dry eye syndrome, This can cause a consistent lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, known as dry eyes.

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Q&A with Dr. Hoose, O.D.

Dr. Hoose, O.D. Answers Your Eyecare Questions

Is it true that Dry Eye symptoms seem to be more severe in the winter than in the warmer spring and summer month

Dry eye is always worse during dry parts of the year. Here in San Diego, it can be dry almost year-round. Symptoms also tend to worsen when people are really depending on their heaters or air conditioners, which tend to create drier air in our indoor environments.

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Looking for an Optometrist in San Diego, CA?

Our optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.