Deborah Geering-Fend, OD
Dr. Geering-Fend was born in Dayton, OH and spent part of her childhood there as well as in Kansas, and Iowa. After graduating from high school, she worked as an optician for about ten years.
In 1985 she moved to Southern California to continue her education. She received a Bachelor of Visual Science in 1993 and in 1995 received her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the Southern California College of Optometry.
From 1995 to 2007 she practiced as an optometrist for an ophthalmology practice and a private optometry office, both in Torrance. In May 2007 she purchased a part-time practice as a visiting optometrist in the remote town of Petersburg, Alaska to provide needed eye care for the Alaska Natives as well as the town residents. In addition, June 2007 she opened her own optometry office in Torrance, CA. The office became Coastal Vision Center, A Professional Optometry Corporation in 2013.
Dr. Geering-Fend served as the president of the South Bay Optometric Society from 2008 to 2010 and as a board member from 2002 to 2019. She is an active member of the South Bay Lions Club.
She and her husband have one son. She enjoys walking at the beach, bicycling, camping, hiking mountains, skiing, and travelling.