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About Dr. David Bloch

Dr. David Bloch has been practicing Adult and Pediatric Optometry in San Diego County since 1997. He is qualified to treat both simple and treat complex conditions of the eye ranging from eye infections, eye allergies, and eye pain to the diagnosis of cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He is well known, by the public and the medical community, for precise refractions and highly accurate prescription eyewear. He also has extensive background in the treatment of eye muscle disorders, which impacts focusing, visual tracking, and visual processing skills. He is one of the few doctors in the country that treats dyslexia and other reading disabilities in both children and adults.

Dr. Bloch received his degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 1988 and graduated Magna Cum Laude. His post-doctoral work included a residency in Pediatric Optometry at the University of Houston, College of Optometry, where he subsequently taught as a clinical instructor for the pediatric, contact lens, and general optometry departments. Additional training in low vision disorders was acquired during his internship at the Illinois Visually Handicapped Institute in Chicago where he worked with patients suffering vision loss and partial vision. He has extensive knowledge about the treatment of lazy eye, and has chapter published on the subject in the book Problems in Optometry. His training has rendered him one of the most knowledgeable adult and pediatric Optometrists in north San Diego County.

Dr. Bloch is a member of the American Optometric Association, College of Vision Development, and NVISION Laser Eye Centers. He holds Therapeutic Optometry Licenses in four states for the treatment of surface ocular disease. He owns and operates Children's Optometric of North County, a unique eye care facility dedicated to the development, correction, and rehabilitation of eye problems in children. Dr. Bloch also owns and operates Reading Without Limits, Inc., a company that helps solve both simple and complex solve reading problems for anyone behind in their reading skills. By using his new medically based testing and treatment strategies, struggling readers can learn to read, improve their reading skills, and reverse their dyslexia quickly and easily.

Dr. Bloch resides in Carlsbad with his wife and two children. He enjoys racquet sports, biking, science fiction movies, strength training, sports cars, and just about any kind of brain teaser or puzzle. He has been a semi-professional magician since his teens and regularly performs magic tricks for family, friends, and patients when time permits. His showmanship has made him popular with pediatric patients and keeps them cooperative during the exam process.

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About the Office

Finding the right eye doctor and eye care staff isn’t always easy. That is why we promise to help you see and look your best. Our Carlsbad Optometry office has state of the art equipment for comprehensive eye examination and the latest trends in fashion eyewear and contact lenses. Our staff is friendly, caring, and knowledgeable. We have highly trained doctors who can diagnose and treat your eye condition, skilled opticians who can fit and style your eye glasses, and administrative personnel who understand medical billing. Together, we will make sure all your eye care needs are met.

Whether you are coming in for a check-up, an eye infection, or something more specific, you will be treated with comfort and respect. We see patients of all ages from birth to seniors and know everyone’s needs are different. Therefore, we adjust our routine to meet your needs. We will always provide you with the best care, giving you the proper time and attention. We will answer all your questions and explain your vision problems in terms you can understand. When you leave our office, you will know you were treated like one of the family.

If you have a child that needs an eye exam, don’t worry. Dr. Bloch is well versed in managing any apprehensions you or your child might have. He is residency trained in Pediatric Eye Care and is a semi-professional magician. With his chair-side manner, your child won’t even realize they’re having an eye exam. They get to watch cartoons on TV and see magic tricks during their eye exam. In fact, kids have so much fun, they’re ready to come back and do it again. Dr. Bloch has become so popular with both adults and children, that our office has become one of North County’s preferred eye care centers by patients, parents, teachers, physicians and other health care professionals.

We are conveniently located in downtown Carlsbad, serving all of North County San Diego. Find our Carlsbad Optometry office hours and a map of our location under the Contact Us tab. Also, please visit other pages on this site for more information regarding services, products, and other eye related topics. Should you need additional information or have questions, please don’t hesitate to call us. We are always ready to assist you.

Carlsbad and North County San Diego residents get the best adult or children's eye doctor eye exam, eye care, eyewear, eye glasses, vision / eye prescriptions, contacts, laser vision correction, vision therapy, reading therapy, eye infection treatment, eye allergy treatment, and vision problem diagnosis in the Carlsbad offices of Bloch Vision Care and Children's Optometric of North County. We service the vision needs of patients residing in Carlsbad, North County San Diego, San Marcos, Oceanside, Vista, La Costa, Encinitas, California.

Simple or Complex: We Deliver the Quality Care You Deserve!

Office Hours:
8:30 - 5:30 Monday thru Friday
By Appointment: Saturday
Closed: Sunday

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