Dr. Ioana M. Swikard
She is well known for her excellence in patient care and personal approach to each patient.
- Doctorate of Optometry degree from the University of Houston, Houston TX.
- Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, degree from Texas A&M University, College Station TX.
- Externship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD., specialized in contact lenses.
- Extensive experience in laser vision correction co-management.
- Affiliated with NVISION Eye Centers.
- Member of the San Diego County Optometric Association.
- Member of the American Optometric Association.
- Member of the Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce.
- Lifetime member of Who's Who in Optometry.
In private practice at the Eye Gallery Optometry in Solana Beach since 2000.
Dr. Swikard is happily married to her husband, Mike, and has two boys, Trevor and Joshua. When not in the office, she can usually be found at her boys schools volunteering or on the baseball fields, cheering them on.
Carlton Chan, O.D.
Dr. Chan is licensed to diagnose and treat glaucoma, dry eyes, eye infections and other ocular emergencies. Dr. Chan studied biology at the University of California at Riverside. He continued his Optometric training at the Southern California College of Optometry where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Science in 1988 and a Doctor of Optometry degree in 1990. Dr. Chan has been in solo practice since 1991. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages. His practice philosophy has always been to give personalized professional service. As the son of a career Air Force colonel, Dr. Chan had the opportunity to live all over the world. He was born in Los Angeles, California and he lived in Germany for 6 years and in Guam for 2 years. All of his world travels lead him to settle in the San Diego area. In his free time, Dr. Chan enjoys working with the homeless in downtown San Diego, giving his time at church, surfing, and hiking.
Lori has been with Total Vision Solana Beach for over 25 years. She has many years of experience managing retail stores and has a keen sense of fashion eyewear. Lori is a graduate of Wayne State University where she earned her Bachelor Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family.
Drea joins Total Vision Solana Beach as an Optometric Assistant. She has experience working for a retinal specialist in Alaska and in New York . Her husband is active duty Military and they have 2 kids, a boy and girl. In her free time Drea likes to hangout with her family and go to the beach, amusement parks, and to clean.
Kimmy is currently a junior at the UCSD studying Human Biology as a pre-optometry student. Outside of school she teaches piano, volunteers at church, and likes to spend time with her family.
Chrystal moved from the Central Valley to San Diego to study radiology. She loves to be out in nature camping or stargazing. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her dogs, close friends and family.