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Eric K. Miyamoto, O.D.

Eric K. Miyamoto, O.D. is an optometrist that practices primary care in Optometry to include routine eye examinations, contact lens fittings as well as prescribing eyeglasses.

Eric K. Miyamoto, O.D. is an optometrist that practices primary care in Optometry to include routine eye examinations, contact lens fittings as well as prescribing eyeglasses. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of California at Irvine and his Doctor of Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry. He has been practicing for over 22 years. Dr. Miyamoto is fluent in Portuguese, Japanese and adequate in Spanish. He is excellent in verbal English communication. Dr. Miyamoto has been a volunteer for the Optometric Service for Humanity and was nominated to the “Outstanding Young Men of America.”

EDUCATION

La Quinta High School, Westminster, California – Graduated, June 1980
Orange Coast College,
Costa Mesa, California – Summer 1981, Summer 1982
University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California – Bachelor of Science in Biology, June 1984
Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, Illinois – Doctor of Optometry, May 1988

COLLEGE ACTIVITIES

Student Volunteer Optometric Service for Humanity, 1984 to 1988
Contact Lens Society
Council on Ethics
Nominated to “Outstanding Young Men of America,” Spring 1987

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Illinois Eye Institute – Chicago, Illinois, September 1986 to May 1988
Two years of clinical rounds in general clinic: six months of specialty
rounds in Pediatrics, contact lenses, and low vision.

Richard Swarz, O.D., Chicago, Illinois – June 1987 to May 1988
Responsible for General Eye Examinations, Refractions, and the Dispensing of Contact Lenses and Eye Glasses

Keith L. Kepford, O.D., Inc., Santa Ana, California – June 1985 to August 1985
Responsible for Entrance Examinations, Dispensing and Verifications
of Contact Lenses and Glasses

WORK EXPERIENCE

1988 to Present
East West Eye Institute, Inc.
Downtown LA (Little Tokyo)
420 E. Third Street, Suite 603
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Gardena
1045 W Redondo Beach Blvd., Suite 400
Gardena, CA 90247

West Los Angeles
1950 Sawtelle Boulevard, Suite 240
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Torrance
23441 Madison Street, Suite 120
Torrance, CA 90505

1993 to 2001 James Kurata, O.D.
200 S. San Pedro Street, Suite B
Los Angeles, California 90012

September 1985 to June 1986 Illinois College of Optometry (Library and File Room)
Chicago, Illinois

Responsible for helping students in the library and organizing patient files

Summer 1984 Washington Inventory Service Huntington Beach, California
Responsible for Taking Inventory at Various Department Stores

September 1982 to June 1982 Medical School, University of California at Irvine Irvine, California
Responsible for preparing petri dishes and buffers, and sterilization of laboratory equipment

LANGUAGES

Fluent in Portuguese and English

Adequate in Japanese and Spanish