Dale Koers, OD, MS

Dr. Dale Koers attended Bowling Green State University for his undergraduate studies, and received his Masters Degree in Physiological Optics and his Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University.

Following completion of a two-year teaching/research residency at Ohio State, Dr. Koers moved to Fullerton, California to become an Assistant Professor at the Southern California College of Optometry. Five years later, Dr. Koers joined Dr. R.K. Massengill at the prestigious Trinity Cataract Center located in North County San Diego.

After a rewarding eight-year career with Dr. Massengill, Dr. Koers started Vision Boutique Optometry, in Carmel Valley. Dr. Koers is trained and certified to treat eye diseases, including glaucoma.

Dr. Koers is a member of the California Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, and Vision Source.

A Well-Rounded Education
Distinguished Awards and Honors

       “Advanced training provides me with the foundation necessary to render the finest care to all my patients.”

  • Doctorate: Doctor of Optometry, The Ohio State University
  • Graduate School: Master of Science in Physiological Optics, The Ohio State University
  • Residency: The Ohio State University College of Optometry
  • Fellowships: William C. Ezell/American Optometric Foundation, Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation

Respected Teacher, Author, and Lecturer

       “I want to use my knowledge and experience to help others excel in their profession.”

  • Former Assistant Professor of Optometry, Southern California College of Optometry
  • Former Clinical Instructor of Optometry, The Ohio State University
  • Author of Articles on Eye Physiology and Contact Lenses
  • Numerous Scientific Presentations to the American Academy of Optometry and the American Optometric Association

Sought After Consultant

       “It is a privilege to be part of a team that contributes to the advancement of vision care.”

  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration Clinical Investigator for Intraocular Implants, Contact Lens Plastics, and Contact Lens Solutions

Meeting the High Standards of His Peers

       “Membership in these organizations gives me insight into events that are shaping our future.”

  • American Optometric Foundation
  • San Diego County Optometric Society
  • California Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association
  • Vision Source
  • Licensed Optometrist: State of California, State of Ohio


Dr. Andrea Russo earned her Doctorate of Optometry degree by completing an accelerated program with her undergraduate college and the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Philadelphia, PA. During clinical rotations, she gained routine eye care experience in both private practice and hospital settings.

Upon graduating, Dr. Russo chose to further her clinical skills by completing a residency in ocular disease and primary care at the San Diego VA Healthcare system. At the Veterans Hospital, she became skilled at diagnosing and managing complex cases involving both the anterior and posterior segment of the eye and performed specialized vision care such as traumatic brain injury and low vision examinations.
In addition to providing quality refractions, Dr. Russo is proficient in myopia management, specialty contact lens fittings, and dry eye disease management. When practicing, Dr. Russo strives for the best patient education and most enjoys providing family eye care.


  • Doctorate: Doctor of Optometry, The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
  • Graduate School: Master of Science in Physiological Optics, The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
  • Residency: The San Diego VA Healthcare System
  • International Training: Optometric Mission Trip to Honduras


  • American Optometric Association
  • California Optometric Association
  • Pennsylvania Optometric Association
  • San Diego Optometric Society
  • Licensed Optometrist: State of California, State of Pennsylvania


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