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Your time is precious, so is your eyesight…we value them both!
Located in Grossmont Shopping Center near Barnes and Noble and the Vitamin Shoppe

Your time is precious, so is your eyesight…we value them both!
Located in Grossmont Shopping Center, La Mesa

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Our Optometrist

Learn about the professional optometry certifications of our La Mesa, CA eye doctor.


Dr. Kevin M. Riggs, Optometrist

Kevin M. Riggs, O.D. has a degree in optometry from the University of California, Berkeley, and has practiced optometry in California since 1986.

Dr. Riggs opened Grossmont Vision Center Optometry in 1998, and is proud to have served the vision care needs of La Mesa since then. He takes great care to educate each of his patients about their eye health and vision needs, and to make the eye examination enjoyable and stress free.

In addition to prescribing glasses and contact lenses, Dr. Riggs treats eye problems such as allergies, dry eyes, conjunctivitis, and more. He also co-manages LASIK, cataract and retinal surgery with a local network of talented specialists.


Doctor of Optometry, University of California Berkeley 1984

Ocular Therapeutics Certification, University of California Berkeley 1987

Bachelor of Science, University of California Berkeley 1982


Licensed Optometrist, State of California 1984 - Present

Licensed to Treat and Manage Ocular Disease 1998 - Present

Ongoing Education:

Doctor Riggs continually updates his knowledge of developments in vision care through professional education programs and a network of top eye care providers in the San Diego area.


Doctor Riggs and his wife Valerie are native Southern Californians who enjoy San Diego's outdoor lifestyle. They enjoy tennis, bicycling and hiking.