Dr. Lauren Morales, OD is a passionate, innovative, solution-focused optometrist with an exceptional blend of creativity, empathy, and clinical experience. Dr. Morales received her doctorate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She has excelled at numerous clinical roles, including her work as a Vision Therapist since 2012, with a focus on pediatric care and vision development. She understands how visual demands in the pediatric populations are changing with the increase in screen time, and prescribes accordingly.
Dr. Morales received the most advanced training in the field of ocular disease. She is certified to diagnose, treat, and manage many conditions that affect the eyes, including glaucoma and diabetic eye disease. She completed her clinical rotations at the Memphis VA Hospital, The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, and Eyecare Associates in New Orleans, LA.
You’ll often hear her said “Vision is more than 20/20,” and once you meet her, you’ll understand why. Dr. Morales takes pride in educating patients about their vision and ocular health.
Dr. Morales is originally from Louisiana, but her love of the outdoors brought her to Northern California in 2020. She is an avid hiker and explorer who loves going on adventures with her family, friends, and beloved dogs, Leia and Jet.