Optometry Service - VA Palo Alto Health Care System
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VA Palo Alto Health Care System


Optometry Service

Optician doctor examines eyesight of patientWelcome to the Optometry Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. Our service is comprised of VA residency trained optometrists, health technicians, and administrative staff. It is a privilege for us to provide the nation’s Veterans with the most current and up-to-date services in Optometric care. We see patients in Palo Alto, Monterey, San Jose, Menlo Park, and Livermore.

What we do

Optometry at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System utilizes state-of-the-art equipment to provide comprehensive eye examinations that includes the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disorders, ocular diseases, and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases. Optometry also offers visual rehabilitation services for patients who have lost significant vision or have visual impairment secondary to brain injuries. Additionally, we provide examinations for prescription eye glasses and medical contact lenses.

Contact us

A consult is not required to schedule an appointment. You can call our patient scheduling unit at 1-800-455-0057 and select option 3.

Optometry front desk number for Palo Alto is (650) 493-5000 ext. 62020.

If you have a question for the Optical Shop, please call (650) 493-5000 followed by an extension:

  • Palo Alto: x61396
  • Livermore: x35320
  • San Jose: x72042
  • Monterey: x42339

Contact Info


  • Palo Alto - Bldg. 5,
    Livermore - Bldg. 62,
    San Jose, Monterey Clinics

Contact Number(s)

  • 800-455-0057
  • 650-493-5000 Ext. 62020

Hours of Operation

  • M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.