Category Archives: Whittier Optometrists

David B. Golden, O.D.

David Golden, O.D. graduated with honors from Southern California College of Optometry in 1987. Prior to receiving his Doctor of Optometry degree he attended the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Golden completed his externship training at the Albuquerque Indian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M. Immediately following Optometry School graduation, he was selected to become a…
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David C. Ardaya, O.D.

David Ardaya, O.D. graduated as a Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University in 2003, while a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa honor society. Prior to his optometric education, Dr. Ardaya was awarded the President’s Scholarship given to the class valedictorian and was accepted into the honors college at the University of Arizona where he…
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Ivy W. Lin, O.D.

Ivy Lin, O.D. received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology at UCLA in 1998. She graduated from Pacific University in 2003, having earned her Doctor of Optometry degree after completing externships at Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, along with others specializing in pediatric eye care and vision therapy. Shortly thereafter, she…
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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…
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Esther Salado, O.D.

Maria Esther Salado, O.D. completed her Doctor of Optometry with honors at Southern California College of Optometry. Prior to completing her doctorate degree, she attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where she earned a bachelor of science in Biopsychology. Her clinical externships focused on primary care, the treatment and management of ocular diseases as…
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