Meet The Doctors
Edward Lim, O.D
Dr. Lim was born and raised in Willows. He attended the University of California at Davis where he majored in psychology and then continued his graduate studies in optometry at Pacific Unifersity College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. He and his wife moved to Chico where he worked for 2 hears with Dr. Richard Kaderly. He then joined into what would become a partnership with Dr. Randall Watkins and formed Chico Vision Care which has been at its current location since 2001.
Dr. Lim practices a full scope of optometry fitting contacts, accessing visual needs such as computer vision syndrome, pre and post -operative care for LASIK and cataract patients, and is fully licensed in therapeutics for the treatment and management of ocular disease.
Dr. Lim and his wife Mary Lou have four children. He has enjoyed many hobbies over the years including softball, basketball, fishing, building computers, and lots of reading. He has coached little league, soccer, and womens softball teams. His wife Mary Lou has taught vocal music at Chico Christian School and Chico High School. Mary Lou is currently teaching vocal music and music theater at Inspire School of the Arts and Science which is a charter high school currently on the Chico High campus.
Obie Pennington, M.A., O.D.
Dr. Pennington was born and raised in Marceline, Missouri. He attended college at Southwest Missouri State University, and graduate school at the University of Kansas, earning a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. After teaching at the community college level for three years, he started his optometric training at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN.
He and his wife, Mei-Ling, a Bay Area native, moved to California in 2012 and joined Chico Vision Care the following year. They have two children, who are his primary source of entertainment. Dr. Pennington also enjoys reading, writing, and watching and playing many sports.
Dr. Pennington practices full-scope optometry, ranging from routine eye exams to primary care and management of ocular diseases like glaucoma and macular degeneration.