John Thompson, OD

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Dr. John Thompson, OD


Phone Number
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Optometrist


An optometrist at Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines, Dr. John Scott Thompson diagnoses, treats and manages diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures. He also has expertise in fitting and prescribing contact lenses.

Dr. Thompson has participated as a sub-investigator in FDA studies on dry eyes, multifocal intraocular lenses and glaucoma.

Dr. Thompson received a bachelor of arts degree in biology from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in 1975 and a doctor of optometry degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1979. He has been practicing optometry at Scripps Clinic since 1982.

Medical Education

  • University of California at Berkeley, OD, 1979
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