Our Doctors

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dr. taylorPeter H. Taylor, O.D.

Dr. Peter Taylor is committed to providing his patients with the highest quality care. He has been a part of Family EyeCare Center since 1987.

He had laser vision correction on his own eyes in 2000. He believes that such treatments can be safe and effective for many patients with blurry vision.

Dr. Taylor is a lifelong resident of the Bay Area. Born in Berkeley, he was raised in Oakland and graduated from Menlo-Atherton High in Atherton. U.C. Berkeley was his home for seven years as he did both his undergraduate and optometry school work there. His vision care education included work with unusual and difficult contact lens care at Stanford Hospital and at the Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He has both his B.S. and O.D. degrees “with Honors” from Cal Berkeley. During his undergrad years at U.C. Berkeley he was a member of the Cal crew team.

Dr. Taylor and his family have lived in the San Jose area since 1985. He and his wife have two boys who enjoy a variety of activities including baseball and basketball. Pete continues his rowing with the Los Gatos Rowing Club, and he is active in the Los Gatos United Methodist Church. His primary interests in vision care include unusual contact lens designs and laser vision correction care.

See him for laser care, contact lenses, blurry eyesight, eye infections, and care of children’s eyes.

He is a fun-loving and energetic doctor who will happily take care of your eyes and those of other members of your family!

 

dr. chang pictureAlbert Chang, O.D.

Dr. Albert Chang was born and raised locally in the Bay Area. After graduating from Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, he attended UC Santa Cruz and Southern California College of Optometry for undergraduate and graduate studies. Spending eight years away from home allowed him to appreciate how much he loves the South Bay.

Dr. Chang recently married his wife, Carol, and they reside in Santa Clara. He not only strives to offer the best eye care, but also to build long term relationships with his patients and their families. He does have particular interests diagnosing and managing ocular disease, including diabetic retinal disease, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.

Dr. Chang likes to think of himself as a noodle soup connoisseur; part of the reason why he loves the Bay Area. He also enjoys playing sports and following local professional teams. He looks forward to meeting you and your family members soon!

 

Dr-RuizGilbert Ruiz, O.D.

Dr. Gilbert Ruiz is a Bay Area native, alumni of St. Francis H.S. in Mountain View and completing his undergraduate work at Santa Clara University. He went on to receive his doctorate degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Dr. Ruiz loves children and has a special gift working in pediatrics. Like the doctors he has joined, Dr. Ruiz is dedicated to serving each patient personally, offering clear advice and explanations to help patients make informed, easy decisions about their eye care.

Dr. Ruiz is an active volunteer at his son’s elementary school and coaches his soccer. He hopes to have his youngest son walking and kicking a soccer ball by this summer.

Dr. Ruiz has a past history with Family EyeCare Center. He was an optician and contact lens technician in 1997, while still pre-med in college. He returned in 2004 as an intern being mentored by Drs. Ross, Wan, Taylor and Tuan. Dr. Ruiz is committed to servicing the Bay Area through quality care with a personal touch.

 

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Julia Lee, O.D.

Dr. Julia Lee was born, raised, and schooled in Southern California. Once high school was completed, she attended the University of California, Los Angeles then found her way to Orange County for optometry school, graduating at the Southern California College of Optometry with a great interest in studying, diagnosing, and managing glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration. Afterwards, she pursued an additional 1 year residency training at the VA Medical Center in West Los Angeles, where she enjoyed her time serving veterans and handling complex cases in primary eye care, low vision services, specialty contact lenses, and in-patient settings.

After doing a summer’s worth of research at UC Berkeley in the summer of 2010, part of Dr. Lee’s heart was left in the Bay area. Moving to NorCal has always been something of a dream for her, and she’s thrilled to have made the move! She’s excited to start setting down roots in the South Bay and building long-term relationships with her patients. Dr. Lee is able to communicate in Cantonese, Mandarin, and clinical Spanish. Her secret passions in eye care include ensuring patients utilize updated technology, have both comfortable and clear vision, and experience the most pleasant eye exam as possible. She regularly volunteers her expertise for free vision screenings, be it on the streets in West Hollywood or in the capital city of Honduras.

As serious as she is about eye care, she enjoys spending time with friends and appreciates punny jokes, quick wit, and dry humor. In her spare time, she loves to curl up in a good book and a good cup of hot tea, spend time with church activities, and experiment in the kitchen with cooked and baked goods. If you decide to visit San Diego and see her doppleganger, rest assured; she has a (fraternal) twin sister!

 

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Jeanine Tuan, O.D.

Dr. Jeanine Tuan was born in Taiwan and lived there with her family until she was eight years old. Her family settled in the Bay Area and she graduated from Hillsdale High School in San Mateo. She entered U. C. Berkeley and received her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. She continued her education at the U. C. Berkeley School of Optometry, where she received her O. D. degree. She has been at Family Eyecare Center since her graduation in 1994. Dr. Tuan is fluent in Mandarin. She and her husband, Steve, have 2 sons. In her spare time, Dr. Tuan enjoys many crafts, gardening, and working on her golf game with her husband.

 

dr. ross1Peter W. Ross, O.D.

Dr. Ross has been practicing Optometry in the Campbell-San Jose area for thirty years. He started Family EyeCare Center (FEC) to serve the vision care needs of the local community in a family friendly way. He thinks of the FEC staff as a family of people working together to help the eye care needs of the patients.

Dr. Ross has had a special interest in preventative eye care and contact lenses especially the more complicated designs for Orthokeratology (vision improvement), astigmatism and bifocal types. He has served as a consultant on a number of contact lens companies and has helped design and improve many of the contact lenses in use today. Dr. Ross is a published author and noted lecturer on the finer points of contact lens care.

Dr. Ross has also been quite active in the area of children’s vision and developmental vision as it relates to learning and perception. He has worked with thousands of children in these areas. Dr. Ross is a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he received his doctorate degree and completed his undergraduate work at Thiel College. He’s a member of the Orthokeratology Society, California Optometric Association and Santa Clara Optometric Society. Dr. Ross and his wife, Carol, have been married for over 25 years and have 5 children. He is active with the children in soccer, theater, and church activities. He enjoys skiing, biking and family activities.

 

dr. wanLarry K. Wan, O.D.

Dr. Wan is one of the managing partners in a Multi-doctor practice in San Jose, California. His emphasis is total patient care that treats not only the visual system but also the whole person. Dr. Wan is a local product having graduated from Blackford High School in San Jose. He received his bachelor’s degree from Pacific University in Oregon and went on to receive his doctor of Optometry from Pacific in 1983.

Dr. Wan has been providing top quality care to his patients here in Campbell since 1983. He excels in delivering personalized contact lens care and laser vision correction peri-operative care. He had his own eyes treated by LASIK in 1998. Dr. Wan attended optometry school in Pacific Grove, Oregon at Pacific University College of Optometry. He graduated in 1983.

Dr. Wan has been involved in numerous FDA studies of new eye care products. He can provide you with the latest information on and treatments for tear deficiency, LASIK, contact lenses, and more.

Dr. Wan’s resume includes being a consultant to such companies as Cooper Vision, Johnson & Johnson, Bausch & Lomb, Alcon Laboratory and Inspire Pharmaceuticals. He has lectured nationally to hundreds of doctors and is a published author. He has participated in dozens of contact lens clinical studies and is considered one of the top contact lens specialists in the country. Dr. Wan also has extensive background in developmental Optometry, the study of vision and perception and how it relates to behavior and learning. Dr. Wan works with each patient personally throughout the entire vision analysis and correction process. His personable approach allows you to ask the right questions and his honest, easy to understand explanations allows you to feel comfortable and to make the right decision about your eye care.

In addition to his professional activities, he also likes to contribute to his local community. He recently completed his presidency with Kiwanis International, a volunteer service organization. Dr. Wan loves life’s journey and includes such activities as golf, tennis, woodworking, gardening, hiking, wine making and gourmet cooking.