Doctors & Staff


Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Modern Eyes Optometry a proud provider of vision care products and services in Carlsbad.

  • Howard Wang, O.D.

    Dr. Howard Wang moved to Carlsbad at the age of three from Taiwan, and has lived locally since. After graduating from Carlsbad High in 1992, he attended UCSD where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. Subsequently graduating from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, Dr. Wang did two internships; first at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and then at Nellis Air Force Base Hospital in Northern Las Vegas.

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  • Vanessa

    A seasoned member of the team with experience in customer service and patient care, she is involved with MEO’s behind-the-scenes social media and creative marketing. Graduated with a BLA in Psychology and a BSN. As she prepares to enter the nursing field, she is enjoying learning about optometry.*Hobbies*: Hand-lettering, listening to podcasts, spending time with herhusband*Favorite frame lines*: Masunaga & Mykita

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  • April H

    April opened Modern Eyes Optometry with Dr. Wang in April 2015. With 12years in optics and designing jewelry, she is passionate about hand-selecting each frame for inventory. She is a familiar presence in the office, and manages a lot of the behind-the-scenes.*Hobbies*: Enjoys spending time with her family, baking, and traveling.*Favorite frame lines*: SALT. and Tom Davies

  • Joyce

    One of the newest members to the MEO team since July of 2018. Graduated with Bachelor’s of Science in Psycho-biology and is preparing to finish optometry school. She is our resident contact lens specialist, and provides individual training to new contact lens wearers.*Hobbies*: Cycling, yoga, hanging out with her two cats and dog*Favorite frame lines* SALT.

  • Marisol

    One of the newest members to the MEO team since July of 2018 with experience in customer service and management. She is preparing for her ABOcertification and is currently in school for business administration with an emphasis in marketing.*Hobbies*: Coloring, hiking, eating*Favorite frame lines*: Cinzia & Masunaga

  • Don

    Grew up and attended school in Kentucky. He is a veteran of the UnitedStates Navy. One of the newest members of the team, with 16 years of experience as an optician, he manages our optical lab. He is married to his wife Melody with their kids and grandkids residing in San Diego.*Hobbies*: Enjoys sports, the outdoors, cook outs with family and friends. Most of all, he enjoys telling corny jokes.*Favorite frame lines*: Masunaga

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