About Us


1933 Cliff Dr, Ste 29
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 682-2618


Hours of Operation:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday,

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Weekends Closed | Appointments Available | Ample Parking Available


We Accept Medicare, CenCal Health®, & Most Major Insurance Plans



Our doctors provide superior quality medical eye care. Patients are an active part of the decision making process. Combining state of the art technology with personal medical care, patients receive a thorough explanation of diagnoses, treatment options and expectations, directly from the doctor. Our emphasis is on listening to your concerns.
Our doctors provide superior quality medical eye care. Patients are an active part of the decision making process. Combining state of the art technology with personal medical care, patients receive a thorough explanation of diagnoses, treatment options and expectations, directly from the doctor. Our emphasis is on listening to your concerns.
Meet the doctors:

 

Steven Zelko, M.D.

 

Dr. Steven Zelko is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology who has served Santa Barbara County since 1990. Specializing in ocular medicine and surgery, he offers a wide array of optical service and is well-recognized and respected.


Education

Prior to opening his practice, Steven D. Zelko M.D., Inc., Dr. Zelko attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he went to medical school at the University of Hawaii. He then obtained a degree in Ophthalmology at Nassau County Medical Center in Long Island, New York. 


Caroline H. Nguyen, O.D.

Caroline H. Nguyen, O.D. specializes in Optometry. Known for her quality care, she is ready to assist you with your needs.


Education

Dr Nguyen graduated with an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis. She then obtained a degree as a Doctor of Optometry from Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University. 

Tom Brown, Optician


Our Optician, Tom Brown, is here to help you with all your needs in a friendly and professional manner. Tom is a board certified Optician with over 26 years devoted to the optical industry. He joined Dr. Zelko in 1999 with a wealth of optical knowledge. Whether you have questions about eyeglass or contact lens prescriptions, or if you need expert advice in frame selection, Tom can answer your questions and discuss the best options for your needs and lifestyle.