Dr. Douglas Fleming graduated from UC Berkeley School of Optometry in 1990 with his doctorate and also received his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley. In 1991, Dr. Fleming started working at a local practice in Sonora, CA that has been in business for over 50 years. He then purchased the practice in 1996. Dr. Fleming is a member of the San Joaquin Optometric Society.
Dr. Jim Winnick completed his undergraduate degree at Cornell University and his doctorate degree at the State University of New York in Manhattan, he came to the west to complete his residency training in Portland, OR. Dr Winnick decided to make his home in California and has been working with Sierra Vista Optometry since 2018.
Dr. Leonard "Len" Forbes graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Zoology. He also graduated from The Los Angeles College of Optometry with a B.S. in Visual Science and a Doctorate of Optometry. He was one of the first optometrists in California to receive therapeutic certification for the treatment of eye infections and eye disease. Joined with Alcon Pharmaceuticals in the final testing for the allergy wonder drug, Patanol.
Dr Forbes specialized in contact lens fitting. and was among the first three California optometrists to fit soft lenses in 1971. He was among the original group of optometrists to be certified as an Optometric Associate in Laser Refractive Surgery from UCLA.
Dr Forbes and his wife relocated to Sonora from Southern California in 2017.