Philip Taunton, O.D.

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Products and Services offered

Eye Care of San Diego is home to some of Southern California's finest ophthalmologists and optometrists. Dr. Philip Taunton is one of the experienced optometrists at Eye Care of San Diego. He has been with our team for over 20 years. Dr. Taunton earned his degree from Bradford University School of Optometry in Great Britain in 1968. He studied with The New England College of Optometry, where he earned a Certificate of Advanced Study in Ocular Disease and Pharmaceutical Application. Dr. Taunton also trained at Westville University Natal in South Africa. Dr. Taunton is licensed with the California state board, and the National Board of Optometry in Basic Science, Clinical Science, Clinical Skills, and Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. In 1997, he joined Eye Care of San Diego as a resident optometrist and contact lens specialist. He specializes in aphakic, keratoconus, and post-surgical contact lens fitting. Dr. Taunton attained Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent certification with the California state board in December 1997. He became one of the first 0ptometrists in California to receive certification for the treatment and management of glaucoma. Dr. Taunton has worked professionally as an optometrist in Great Britain and South Africa, in addition to over 30 years in San Diego. He was involved in providing the first one-hour comprehensive laboratory service for eyeglasses in Durban, S.A. If you would like to discuss your eye care needs with Dr. Taunton, please contact Eye Care of San Diego today.

Business Hours:
M-F 8am-5pm, Sa-Su Closed


Routine Eye Exams, Comprehensive Eye Care, Cataract Surgery, Advanced Lens Cataract Surgery, Dry Eye Treatment, Refractive Surgery (prk & Lasik), Glaucoma Treatment, Macular Degeneration Treatment, Vison Correction, Lasik Surgery, Prk & Lasek, Glaucoma Management And Surgery, Cornea Treatment And Surgery, Corneal Transplant, Corneal Crosslinking, Keratoconus Treatment, Fuchs Dystrophy Treatment, Implantable Contact Lenses

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