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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Lakeside Eyecare a proud provider of vision care products and services in Lakeside.

DR_FlemmingJohn C. Fleming O.D.

Dr. Fleming is a graduate of Southern California College of Optometry, and has been in private practice for over 20 years. He specializes in treating refractive disorders of the eyes and is also certified to treat external eye diseases. Dr. Fleming fits all types of contact lenses. He also does LASIK consultations as well as pre and post operative exams for one of the most respected LASIK centers in San Diego.

Dr. Fleming is married with two children so he knows about giving the utmost care for healthy eyes for all family members.

Dr. Fleming has been recognized for his service to the community by both the Rancho San Diego/Spring Valley Rotary and Lions Clubs.


  • American Optometric Association AOA
  • California Optometric Association COA
  • San Diego Optometric Association

Professional and courteous staff members are here to help you with all your optical needs. Dr. Flemings’ staff has over 30 years experience with certified opticians. When you come in to see us with your optical needs you are treated as family.


Dr. Chris Johnson

Originally from Seattle, Dr. Johnson received his bachelors from Washington State University in 2005. He then gained experience in a busy medical Ophthalmology practice in Seattle, inspiring him to continue his education as an Optometrist. Dr. Johnson graduated from Arizona College of Optometry in 2014 and began practicing here in beautiful San Diego, trading the rain for the sunshine.

Dr. Johnsons’ excitement and passion for Optometry shows in his eye examinations. He is medically trained in diagnosing and treating surgical patients, treating glaucoma and managing diabetic patients. He enjoys fitting specialty contacts and providing the best vision care for the entire family. Dr. Johnson is an active member in the American Optometric Association and the San Diego Optometric Society. He strives to stay current on the latest advances with technology in eye health and vision care.

In his spare time, Dr. Johnson has been a part of medical missions to Belize and Mexico, providing free vision care and glasses to underserved areas. He enjoys playing softball, running, hiking and going to Padres games.