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Family Eyecare Center Doctor of Optometry - For A Lifetime Of Healthy Eyes In Carlsbad, California

Family Eyecare Center Doctor of Optometry is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive eye exams to patients throughout Carlsbad. Our eye exams are designed to screen for diseases and identify any eye abnormalities. We provide myopia management to our patients as well. We also have a large selection of contact lenses and frames for you to choose from, with styles, brands, and colors to suit every face and preference.

Elevate your eye care to the next level with Family Eyecare Center Doctor of Optometry.

Why Choose Family Eyecare Center Doctor of Optometry?


Our highly trained, compassionate team make the difference between a good and great visit.


Our practice serves the entire family; generations of great vision, stunning eyewear and full service eye care.


We have one of the most extensive eyewear collections in the area. We stay on top of trends and styles.


We're right in your backyard! Forget about having to travel far for great care, walk-ins are welcome!

Check out this interview with Dr. Riggs and CBS8:

Eye Exams & Optometry Services in Carlsbad, California

At Family Eyecare Center Doctor of Optometry we welcome patients of all ages to our comfortable optometry office. Our warm and trusted eye doctor provides personalized optical and medical eye care services to satisfy your family’s needs at any age, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Depending upon your age, lifestyle and overall health condition, vision care requirements change. In our friendly clinic, we become familiar with each individual patient in order to customize eye exams and treatment options.

Our family eye care services include eye exams for kids and adults, myopia management, vision correction and management of age-related eye disease. Located conveniently to serve Carlsbad, Encinitas, San Marcos, and Rancho Santa Fe residents, we offer hours to suit every family’s schedule.

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Myopia Management In Carlsbad, California


Who is Myopia Management for?

Myopia Management is recommended for any child with myopia. This treatment is effective in slowing the progression of myopia in older children and young adults, when myopia is expected to progress faster.

Myopia Management may also be useful in preventing myopia in children or young adults whose parents are myopic, spend limited time outdoors or engage in excessive near work.

Reviews from Happy Patients

…You should come here!

My family has been with Dr. Riggs since 2017/18. I'd like to start that he saved my life and found a brain tumor and if it wouldn't be for him I would have not been here to give this review! His assistants have always been kind and very sweet. I like that they are knowledgeable in more than just sitting behind a desk. They were able to measure my eye pressure and do the routine test for the doctor before seeing him. In addition, I like that they are always on time. This is the only office I make an effort to be on time because I know Dr. Riggs will take his time to give a thoroughly exam and see things others just don't want to look at. Dr. Riggs examined my son in 2017 of less than one year and was able to determine that he needed glasses. He now wears his glasses full time & loves them! In 2022, I had blurry vision and assumed I needed new glasses but Dr. Riggs looked into it and did some extra tests and after one hour he suggested an MRI and blood work asap. Something my ophthalmologist should have...
- DonMia F. - Yelp
3 months ago
- SaHaRNaZ N.

Always Thorough and Complete Exam

My wife and myself have been going to see Dr Riggs of the Family Eyecare Center since we moved into the area almost 22 years ago. I have found everyone in his office to be friendly and professional. Dr Riggs is a caring, thorough, and a highly knowledgeable optometrist. In fact, I do believe that he is more skilled and more highly trained then many of his peers. The exam is always thorough and complete. he takes the time to explain each of the test and what the results may indicate. He gives you options for your treatments and recommendations for your ongoing eye health....
- John G. - Google


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The mission of Family Eyecare Center Doctor of Optometry is to serve our patients with lifetime eye health and vision through excellent, thorough, competent care.

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