Skip to main content

EYE CARE SERVICES AT Family Eyecare Center Doctor of Optometry


Our eye care center in Carlsbad offers a full range of eye health services to clients of all ages, from children to older adults. With a complete array of expert eye care services, Dr. John Riggs is dedicated to helping you enjoy healthy eyes and sharp vision. Whether you need a new pair of eyeglasses or treatment for an eye disease, our Carlsbad optometric team provides cutting-edge eye and vision care.

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
Home » Eye Care Services

Carlsbad Eye Exams, Eye Emergencies & More

Comprehensive eye exams for adults and children, co-management of laser vision correction surgery, caring for eye emergencies and so much more. Dr. Riggs provides comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages including treatment for a range of conditions including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye, cataracts and macular degeneration.

  • A1C blood test for blood sugar, which is important in diabetes
  • AdenoPlus lab test for viral conjunctivitis
  • Macula Risk - a genetic test for macular degeneration
  • B Scan Ultrasonography

Early warning signs of age-related macular degeneration

A1C Performed in the office  

Prokera Contact Lenses


Our Eye Care Services:

  • Orthokeratology For Adults Thumbnail.jpg
    Ortho-K lenses are a safer alternative to LASIK surgery. These lenses correct vision overnight, offering clear daytime vision without any need to wear glasses or contacts.
  • Thumbnail phoropter
    Complete eye exams are not just for updating your prescription. Learn more about what your eye doctor will screen for, what to expect at your appointment, some of the advanced technology we use, and special considerations for pediatric and infant eye care.
  • Myopia Management LP Thumbnail.jpg
    As a child quickly develops and the myopia rapidly progresses, the child is at a higher risk of developing dangerous eye diseases later in life, such as retinal detachment, macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts. Learn how myopia management can help.
  • Thumbnail contacts
    A contact lens exam provides all of the measurements and testing that are required to determine if your eyes are suitable for contact lens wear. We are able to fit most patients (even hard-to-fit) and will generate your contact lens prescription.
  • Thumbnail EyeDisease
    At Family Eyecare Center Doctor of Optometry, we diagnose and manage ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy and Cataracts.
  • Dry Eye thumbnail
    Even without knowing the term "dry eye" or "Dry Eye Syndrome", if you suffer from it, then you are all too familiar with the soreness, discomfort, and even the constant misery that can come with dry eyes.
  • Thumbnail treatments
    Eye conditions can range from mild to severe. While some are chronic, others may resolve on their own. Here's a short list of common eye conditions we treat, such as astigmatism, dry eye syndrome and presbyopia.
  • Thumbnail lasik
    If you're ready for an alternative to glasses and/or contacts look to us for co-management of LASIK, cataract, and other ocular surgery.
  • Thumbnail latisse
    Try Latisse™  for longer, thicker lashes.
  • senior difficulty reading 1280×853
    Low vision is the term used to describe reduced eyesight that cannot be fully corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or eye surgery.