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Using the latest technologies and techniques, Ocean Eyes Optometry takes a fresh, modern and welcoming approach to your eye health. Ocean Eyes Optometry is located in The Square in Bressi Ranch, Carlsbad. 

Dr. Melissa Willey, OD

Dr. Melissa Willey, OD

A born and raised Southern Californian, Dr. Melissa Willey, OD is thrilled to be returning to her roots and opening her own optometry practice in The Square in Bressi Ranch, Carlsbad. 


Dr. Willey received a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego before attaining her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry. After optometry school, she completed a residency in geriatrics and ocular disease at the VA West Los Angeles. Dr. Willey then worked at the world-renowned Jules Stein Eye Institute in at UCLA where she treated a multitude of ocular diseases, in addition to providing comprehensive eye exams and complex contact lens fittings. 

Her Vision

Dr. Willey is bringing her vision to life with the launch of Ocean Eyes Optometry. She believes in creating a welcoming space for patients where they feel empowered to take control of their overall wellness—including eye health.


These days, Dr. Willey and her husband live in Carlsbad with their two young children. They love being outdoors and taking in the beautiful sights of Southern California. 


Dr. Willey and her team are excited officially join the Carlsbad community and cannot wait to meet you!

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With over 10 years in the optical industry, Hilda is passionate about helping our patients see their very best.  

Hilda stays up on all the latest lens technologies available in order to ensure our patients have the very best quality lenses possible.  

But what Hilda really loves to do is style our patients in modern eyewear to help them look and feel their very best.

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