Dr. Debra McIntyre
Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry
She also holds a B.S. degree in Visual Science.
practiced optometry in the Florida Keys from 1998 to 2002 while managing a mobile low vision program for seniors in the Miami area.
In 2002, she moved home to California and began working with West Coast Eye Care.
In 2013, after having operated a private practice over the last decade, Dr. McIntyre
rejoined West Coast Eye Care
, where she
continues to see both previous and new patients.
has additional certification in orthokeratology (specialty lenses for non-surgical correction of nearsightedness), as well as in the newest hybrid lenses for patients who wear bifocals or have irregular corneas.
She is also the recipient of the Designs for Vision Award and the Minnie Flaura-Turner Award for research in low vision.
Every year, Dr. McIntyre travels to Mexicali with the Escondido Sunrise Rotary to provide hundreds of eye exams and free glasses for the needy.
free time, she
participates in local church activities, is a member of the San Diego Interfaith Choir
and Orchestra, and loves to read, attend live theater performances , and enjoy time at home with her
husband, son, and multiple pets.