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University Optometry
Est. 1971

University Optometry, your local Eye Care Specialists, serving all of your family’s vision care needs.

Our Eye Doctor, Dr. Dennis E. Ratinoff has been practicing eye care for over 47 years. Doctor Ratinoff, provides quality eye care services and vision care products in Palo Alto; we truly care about the health of your eyes, and offer local vision care to all family members. We are conveniently located near you in Palo Alto, California and service, Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area.

University Optometry stocks Designer Frames and Sunglasses, Contact Lenses, and we offer Eye Exams, Emergency Treatment as well as the Management of Ocular Diseases.

The local Palo Alto Optometrist near you, offering you and your family top quality eye care delivered with unsurpassed customer service.

University Optometry accepts a number of Insurance plans to help cover the cost depending on your individual needs.

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Doctor Ratinoff’s primary interest in optometry centers upon preventative eye care. He has.....

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: University Optometry vision center:

  • 725 University Avenue, Suite A
  • Palo Alto, California, 94301-2148

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Protect Your Eyes From Blue Light

Harmful blue light exposure from digital devices is linked to eye strain and eye disease. Similar to sunglasses for UV light, blue light blocking screen protectors block 60% of harmful blue light.Exclusively sold at your eye doctor, eye safe has up to 50% more blue light protection for phones and tablets than traditional blue light blocking screen protectors.

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Amazing Designer Brands At Our Palo Alto Optical

Our range of optical frames is extensive and full of world-famous designer brand names. Browse our Designer Frames page for more brands we carry.

What If...?

…your reading issues are an eye not aligning properly?
…your children’s learning difficulties are due to their sight?
…sudden variations in vision are other health problems?
…your child sitting so close to the TV is a vision problem?
…your vision issues are due to medications you are taking?

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul but they are also the windows to early detection of eye and systemic disease like; stroke, diabetes, etc.

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Diabetes and Your Eyes

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Exercise and Your Eye Health

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Our Hours

  • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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