5820 College Avenue Oakland, CA 94618 510-653-4242 l meostaff@modeye.com

What’s New!

Our office is moving to 5330 College Ave.

Fortunately, we are happy to be staying in the Rockridge neighborhood. Our lease will expire without an option to renew on September 30, 2019.  Our new location is the ground floor of the Rockridge Vista building, located at 5330 College Ave. Ste. 110.  Our updated office is currently under construction, so stay tuned for more information.

25th Anniversary of Moderne Eye Optometry

Sue and Reuben opened Moderne Eye Optometry in 1993.  Fred Dong, Architect, in his mid-70’s, designed our office (and all the custom fabricated display furniture) at 5802 College.  In 2014, Fred Dong, in his early 90’s, re-designed our expanded office at 5820 College.  Y. Caswell-Chen worked with us as our first Optician.  J. Galustian gave us our first optical sale.  A. Eisenmann was our first exam patient.  P. Thompson has seen us for an eye exam every year for 25 years.  J. Christensen returned for her eye exams from all over the USA.  Jennifer joined our office as an Optician in 2000 and has been the calm, helpful Optician since then.  We were so sad to see Nancy, Optician Extraordinaire, move to So Cal.  We were equally sad to lose Dr. Wickenberg to the state of WA.  Jose is a talented Optician who joined our office 3 years ago.

We are very thankful for the support of our staff, patients and optical clients, these past 25 years in the wonderful and diverse City of Oakland.  Thank you, very much, for your trust and support of our optometry practice.

WEAVE Phone System

On Oct. 15, 2018 we update our phone system to a VOIP interface which allows us respond to your phone calls with a text message.  The WEAVE phone system is HIPAA compliant and Moderne Eye will not be using your text enabled phone number or emails for sales or promotions.  As healthcare providers, we are obligated to protect your privacy as required by law.  To help us respond to your inquiries regarding your vision care (often this requires us to access your chart information and insurance information) we appreciate being able to have the correct spelling of your name and a mobile phone number or email to communicate with you.   WEAVE will allow us to confirm your appointments with a text or email as well as text you when your prescription glasses are ready for dispensing.   Because, our first priority is to deliver excellent optometric and exceptional optical care for patients who have scheduled appointments in our office, when we are not able to answer the phone personally, we hope this new phone system will help us respond to your phone inquiries more efficiently.

  30 Years ago

UCB School of Optometry Reunion Oct. 6, 2018

Dr. Kathleen Kennedy, Dr. Sue Lin and Dr. Edna Lee – ’88 is great!

2018  American Optometric Association Annual Meeting

Dr. Lin and Dr. Rivera fulfilled their continuing education requirements in Denver Colorado this June 20 – 23, 2018.  The role of technology in early diagnosis of  Age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma management, diabetes, and Ocular Surface Disease (aka Dry Eyes) were the hot topics for this year’s conference.

2nd Annual Optometric Glaucoma Symposium

Dr. Lin and Dr. Rivera attended the glaucoma updated hosted by the Glaucoma Research and Education Group in San Francisco on Feb. 4, 2017 receiving 4 hours of continuing education on a variety of topics pertaining to glaucoma detection and therapy.

Dr. Lin and Dr. Rivera attend COA HOD

The California Optometric Association (COA) held it’s annual House of Delegates meeting in San Francisco Feb. 10 – 11, 2017.  Drs. Lin and Rivera represented the Alameda Contra Costa Counties Optometric Association at the governing body of the COA.  Dr. Andrea Thau, President of the American Optometric Association, spoke about vision care and medical eye care concerns across America.

American Academy of Optometry Meeting

We were charmed by Phoebe wearing her Doggles in Long Beach.
Dr. Lin met up with classmates and completed 22 hours of continuing education Nov. 9 – 12, 2016.
Dr. Rivera completed 20 hours of education and didn’t see anyone from the Class of 1985.


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