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Dr. Michael Goldsmid, OD FAAO

Dr. Michael Goldsmid: President and Founder of Arena Eyeworks Optometry since 1984

Doctor of Optometry: BSK Honor Graduate

Administrator: San Diego Vision Source – Vision Source is the World’s Largest Premiere Network of
Independent Optometrists since 1998

Vision Service Plan (VSP) Provider Since 1982

Vision Source Administrator of the Year, 2008

Eyefinity Officemate Alpha Team Member since 2008

Vision Source National Liaison to VSP Global - Eyefinity and OfficeMate since 2008

Officemate EMR Software: Partner Vendor Integration since 2010

Presenter, Lecturer and Event Coordinator for VSP Global - EFOM Vision Source National since 2008

Certified: San Diego’s only TLC Laser Vision Center of Excellence – Part of the world’s Largest and most
Advanced Laser Vision Correction Organization since 2003

Designated: San Diego’s Most Technologically Integrated ‘Practice of the Future’ (Source: Eyefinity/VSP)

Practice of the Future award: San Diego County’s Most Technologically Integrated Paperless Practice, since 2005

Development and Implementation of Paperless Practice: OfficeMate Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Awarded: Noteworthy Optometric Practitioner

Recognition: Professional Who’s Who in America

Fellow: American Academy Optometry, an Organization of Higher Learning

Board Certified: Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease

Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

Externship: World-renown Bascom Palmer Ophthalmology Institute in Miami, Florida

Award Winning ‘Best of the Web’ Website:

Recognized by: Google Businesses and Google Places

Recognized by : The Point Loma Beacon – Silver Medalist (a non-paid for endorsement)

Recognized by: The Union Tribune as “Best of the Best”

Award Winning: State of the Art Optical Showroom by several select eyewear vendors

Exclusive Distributor in San Diego County for Robert Marc and other handcrafted luxury eyewear since 2000

Optometrist to ‘Celebs’ such as: Tom Cruise, Diane Keaton, Brett Boone, Jennifer Capriati, Steven Tyler and
many more

Radio and TV: Jeff & Jer, Hula, America’s Top Model….

Team Optometrist: San Diego Spirit Women’s Soccer, Woman’s Tennis Association (WTA), Former
San Diego Gulls, Sockers and Barracudas In-line Ice Hockey

Specialist: Non-Surgical Approach to Overnight Gentle Corneal Reshaping for Myopia Control or Elimination,
Post Surgical Corneal Rehabilitation, Advanced Contact Lens Fitting for Dry Eyes and Astigmatism

Clinical and Pharmaceutical Research, Advisory Boards, Publications and Speakers Bureaus for: CooperVision,
Vistakon, Bausch & Lomb, Alcon, Abbott, Allergan, Medop, Tear Lab, WaveTouch, WaveForm and others…

Outstanding Investigator Award: Bausch & Lomb

First Practitioner in the U.S to fit: Ciba Focus Night & Day Contact Lens – the first and only FDA approved 30 day continuous wear contact lens since 2001

First Practitioner in the U.S to fit: SynergEyes Hybrid Contact Lens (Sees like a rigid lens, feels like a soft lens), 2005

First Practitioner in the U.S. to implement Waveform Technology, 2010

Member: American, California and San Diego Optometric Associations

Charter Member: Contact Lens Section, AOA

Member: American Public Health Association

Member: Royal Society of Health, London

Member: National Academy of Sports Vision

Member: National Eye Research Foundation

Member: National Vision Research Institute

Member: Center for Keratoconus

Pioneer Member: Advanced Orthokeratology (Non-Surgical Overnight Vision Myopia Reduction) Network, 1982

Benefactor and Participant: Vision for The Children’s Foundation –Eradicating Hereditary Childhood Blindness

Benefactor and Participant: Lions Vision Clinic

Benefactor and Participant: California Vision Project – A program to donate Optometric Services for those in need

World-wide Optometric Philanthropist of the Year: Optometry Giving Sight (, 2010

Council Member and Chairman’s Club: Optometry Giving Sight, 2011

Other Interests: Trinity College of Music, London – Classical Piano (age 6 to present)