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: www.optom.com


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 (www.givingsight.org), 2010


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


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



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