Dr. Henry Kikunaga
Dr. Kikunaga is a knowledgeable and well-respected optometrist in the San Diego County area. He was born and raised in the South Bay Area in Northern California and attended the University of California at San Diego.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from UCSD. Dr. Kikunaga then attended the Illinois College of Optometry and graduated with his Doctor of Optometry. He completed his professional externships at: the Hudson Valley VA Hospital near New York, NY, the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, IL., the Gordon Binder & Weiss Vision Institute in La Jolla, CA and the Palo Alto VA Hospital near Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.
His expertise includes the fitting of all types of contact lenses, even for the difficult fits. Dr. Kikunaga not only treats the symptoms of the ocular conditions you may have, but educating patients about the prevention or management of the causes. He provides comprehensive eye care for the entire family and welcomes you to refer his practice to your friends and family.
Dr Kikunaga is a proud and active member of the: American Optometric Association , California Optometric Association , San Diego County Optometric Society , Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce and the Chula Vista Kiwanis. He has served on the Board of Directors for the San Diego County Optometric Society and the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce.
In his free time, Dr. Henry Kikunaga, teaches and coaches the martial art of Kendo here in San Diego. Dr. Kikunaga is currently 5th-Dan, (equivalent of) a 5th-Degree Black Belt in Kendo, and at present, is Head Instructor of the San Diego Kendo-Bu Dojo and also is advisor to the UCSD Kendo Team and helps coach in preparation of their intercollegiate tournaments. In the past, Dr. Kikunaga has placed 3rd in the Junior Division at the United States Kendo Championships and has numerous titles and placings in tournaments across the Western Region.
Dr. Daniel Mason
Dr. Mason is certified in ocular therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, glaucoma management and practices Primary Optometric Eyecare. He has earned an excellent reputation in the community for both his professional and volunteer work.
He is a graduate of UC Irvine in Biological Scienes and So. California College of Optomery in Visual Optics. He earned his Doctorate of Optometry from the So. Calif. College of Optometry in 1984 and immediately went into private practice in Chula Vista, CA.
Dr. Mason has been married to his wife Tammy for over 25 years and has two beautiful daughters Michelle and Hannah, as well as awesome son-in-laws Nick and Josh and a handsome Grandson Jeremiah and beautiful Granddaughter Eleanor.
He is a Past President of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce, the Chula Vista Downtown Association and the Chula Vista Rotary Club. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association and is a Past President of the San Diego County Optometric Society and his presidential year the Society won the honor of Society of the Year for California. Dr. Mason helps co-manage patients interested in Laser Refractive Surgery as well as cataract surgery.
He fits contact lenses of all types and works well with both adults and children. You will find Dr. Mason is careful to explain your specific eye conditions and takes pride that his patients trust him with their eyes.
Ruby, Maggie, Adriana, Leilani, Miriam and Claudia have been involved in Optometry and specifically with our practice for a combined total of over 60 years.
You will find them extremely knowledgable, friendly and open to help you with your questions, concerns, frame styles, appointments, insurance questions and the list goes on and on.
You can also be assured your best interests are at heart with the knowledge that no staff member receives commissions.
Our philosophy is that we want our staff to be free to recommend only what they feel is in our patient's best interest, which in the long run is in the office's best interest. We hope to offer "old fashioned service with new fashion glasses".