Sandra Ruezga, O.D.

Sandra Ruezga, O.D. received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University in 2013. She went on to pursue further advanced training and completed a residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease at the New Mexico VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she participated in an ongoing prospective research investigation for detecting early Glaucoma.

Prior to her optometric education, Dr. Ruezga attended Mountain View High School in El Monte, CA, and graduated from Saint Mary’s College of California in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and a minor in Spanish. She was also an NCAA Division I athlete in softball while at Saint Mary’s and competed oversees in the Netherlands following graduation in Hoofddorp, North Holland.

While in optometry school, Dr. Ruezga served as Vice President of the Spanish Optometric Society and worked as a clinical technician for the Ocular Disease department at the University Eye Care Center in Fullerton, CA. Her professional interests include primary eye care, contact lens fitting including specialty contact lenses, age-related macular degeneration, and evaluation and management of Glaucoma. She has demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning and is currently Board Certified after achieving Diplomate status for the American Board of Optometry. When Dr. Ruezga is not seeing patients, she enjoys spending free time with her family, singing, traveling, and attending concerts.

  • Saint Mary’s College Of California
  • Southern California College of Optometry
  • Albuquerque VA Medical Center
  • TLG Licensed Optometrist, State of California
  • Diplomate, American Board of Optometry
  • Member of the American Optometric Association
  • Member of the California Optometric Association
  • Member of the San Gabriel Optometric Society
  • American Diabetes Association

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