Dr. Merino grew up in Southern California and graduated from Kennedy High School in La Palma. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry. As an O.D. candidate, he received many awards including the VSP Independent Practice Scholarship, the Professional Eye Care Associates of America Award, and induction into the prestigious Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. His extensive training includes clinical rotations at the Naval Hospital in Camp Pendleton, the Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center for Veterans in Downtown Los Angeles, the Optometric Center of Los Angeles, and the Eye Care Center in Fullerton, CA. Dr. merino strives to improve the quality of life of his patients by providing them with the best possible vision and eye care.
Dr. Andrew Lim was born in Bell Gardens, Ca. and grew up in Gardena, Ca. He graduated from Southern California College of Optometry at Fullerton in 1987 and had the honor of being awarded the Distinguished Student Award. Dr. Lim enjoys being active in the community and loves riding his bike! He has served as the president of the Lion's Club for the City of Paramount and as a member of the Lion's Eye Foundation.