Meet the Staff

Get to know our staff by reading their comments to a few questions:

Ruth Mendoza - Office Manager

Ruth has been in the optical field for several years in various positions including optician, billing, and receptionist. Her educational background includes college biology coursework and practice management certification. She will be happy to address any questions or concerns you have about contact lenses, your glasses, or maximizing your insurance benefits.

Why did you become an optician?

“I got into this field because my mother has long suffered from severe vision problems and I wanted to be able to understand her condition. I started out as a receptionist in a private practice where I was given opportunities for learning new tasks and developing new skills. Through the years I have held each position in various practices and now enjoy helping patients will all aspects of their visit with us.”

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

“I enjoy spending time with my three boys. I love to research supernatural events and volunteer my time with Esperanza4U.”

What are your interests?

"My favorite color is violet, my favorite sport is basketball, I like any type of music genre, and my favorite food is pizza."

David Solis - Optician

David has been a licensed optician for over 15 years. He is exceptionally skilled at making professional recommendations for frames and lenses to match your lifestyle and vision requirements. As the manager of our in-office laboratory, he will ensure that your glasses are made exactly to your specifications.

Why did you become an optician?

“I wanted to get into the medical field and since I'd been wearing glasses from when I was a kid, it was a great field for me to relate to. It's rewarding to be able to help someone with something you can relate to.”

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

“I like spending time with my family and friends, I play softball on the weekends, and I play the drums.”

What are your interests?

"My favorite color is blue, my favorite sport is baseball, my favorite number is 17, my favorite music genre is rock, my favorite superhero is Wolverine, and my favorite food is Mexican food."

Steffany Garcia - Optometric Assistant/Optician

Steffany does a little bit of everything in the office. She will help you schedule an appointment, help you with your insurance benefits, and check you in. She also helps dispense glasses and does any adjustment you need on your frames.

What do you like best about working at Hollywood Optometrist?

" I enjoy working with my co-workers and the environment here in the office as well as helping patients and providing friendly and professional service to them and the community."

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

"I love to read and enjoy riding my bike."

What are your interests?

"My favorite color is green, my favorite number is 8, my favorite superhero is Wolverine, my favorite flower is the Calla Lily, my favorite food is homemade Mexican food, my favorite animal is the elephant, and my favorite author is Mitch Albom."

Jessica Rojas - Optometric Assistant

Jessica performs various back office duties at the office. She will also notify you when your eyewear is ready to be picked up. She is an aspiring optometrist.

What do you love about optometry?

"what I truly love about optometry is that you can quite literally change the way an individual sees the world. In optometry, there are always many technological advancements which allow for better and better ways to meet each individual's particular vision needs."

What is the best part of your day at Hollywood Optometrist?

The best part of my day at Hollywood Optometrist is when I learn something new. There are so many opportunities to learn from the doctors, my coworkers, and from patients that it never gets dull!

Jackeline Diaz - Optometric Assistant

Jackeline works behind the desk as well as performs office duties. She will check you in as well as prepare everything to get you into the examination room. She will verify your insurance benefits, and schedule an appointment for you that fits comfortable in your busy schedule.

What do you like best about working at Hollywood Optometrist?

“What I like the best about working at Hollywood Optometrist is how all the team members get along and how we work together to provide the best service we can to our patients."

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

“I enjoy going out with my fiancee, family, and friends. I go to church and I also play the bass, piano, and sing.”

What are your interests?

"My favorite color is blue, favorite food is pupusas or homemade Salvadoran food, my favorite number is 7, my favorite flowers are Roses, and my favorite superhero is Dr. Strange."

50% off 2nd Pair of Glasses

When you purchase a 2nd complete pair of glasses on the same day as the 1st complete pair of glasses, our office will apply a 50% discount to the lesser pair.

This discount may not be used in addition to any other discount or insurance benefit.

***Please keep in mind that we offer complimentary adjustments to your frame for life. We also warranty most frames if broken due to manufacturer’s defect.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


9:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


Hours vary

Hours vary


1st of the month

8:00 am-1:00 pm





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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Very friendly and courteous personel. Doctor took the time to explain every thing that was done in a very professional manner."
    Petra R. Los Angeles, CA

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