Alysa Watanabe, OD
Education and Credentials: Dr. Watanabe earned her Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from the prestigious Southern California College of Optometry. She is dedicated to providing her patients with the best quality eye care by offering a wide range of services and a selection of eyewear. Her practice offers multiple brands of contact lenses as well as glasses, multifocal lenses, soft lenses, soft toric lenses, and rigid gas-permeable lenses.
Clinical Expertise: Dr. Watanabe has been co-managing the Lasik procedure since 2008 and chooses to work with only the most experienced surgeons who use state-of-the-art technology. She enjoys discussing the procedure and sharing her personal experience with her patients, as she and her father have both had Lasik and have been pleased with their results.
Professional Memberships: Dr. Watanabe is an active member of the community and she is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, the San Gabriel Valley Optometric Association, and the Remote Area Medical in Los Angeles.
Outside the Office: When she’s not in the office, Dr. Watanabe enjoys spending time with her family, she enjoys reading, watching movies, crocheting, card-making, snowboarding, and running. She also completed her first half marathon!
Teruo Watanabe, OD
Dr. Teruo Watanabe is a dedicated and compassionate optometrist committed to providing comprehensive eye care with a focus on enhancing the vision and overall ocular health of his patients. With a warm and friendly demeanor, Dr. Watanabe creates a welcoming environment at his practice, where patients of all ages feel comfortable and cared for.
Education and Credentials: Dr. Watanabe earned his Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from the prestigious Southern California College of Optometry. His commitment to excellence in eye care is reflected in his academic achievements, and he continues to stay abreast of the latest advancements in optometry through regular attendance at conferences and workshops.
Clinical Expertise: With over 40 years of experience, Dr. Watanabe is well-versed in a wide range of eye care services. He specializes in comprehensive eye examinations, contact lens fittings, and the diagnosis and management of various eye conditions, including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and cataracts. Driven by a passion for helping his patients achieve optimal vision, he takes a personalized approach to each individual’s eye care needs.
Professional Memberships: Dr. Watanabe is a lifetime member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the California Optometric Association. These affiliations allow him to stay connected with fellow optometrists, exchange knowledge, and contribute to the advancement of his field.
Patient-Centered Approach: Known for his patient-centered approach, Dr. Watanabe takes the time to listen to his patients’ concerns and thoroughly explain their eye health and treatment options. He believes in empowering his patients with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their eye care.
Outside the Office: When he’s not in the office, Dr. Watanabe enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and staying active in the community. Whether participating in local charity events or enjoying outdoor activities, he values the importance of a healthy work-life balance.
Dr. Teruo Watanabe’s unwavering commitment to excellence, coupled with his genuine care for his patients, makes him a trusted and respected optometrist in the Monrovia community.