Experience Vision Care Optometry in Chico

Chico Vision Care Optometry offers comprehensive eye care services from experienced professionals and in-demand frames and lenses to residents in Chico and the surrounding community. Call us today to connect with one of our representatives and enjoy the quality eye care you and your family deserve.


Chico Optometry Services

No matter what age you are or what physical condition the rest of your body is in, it is always important to schedule routine eye exams. While 20/20 vision may seem the norm, in truth, the majority of Americans will require some sort of corrective device to enjoy 20/20 vision. At Chico Vision Care Optometry, our experienced team is here to help you achieve that perfect vision in whatever method is most comfortable for you, be it contact lenses, glasses, or corrective surgery.

In addition to helping clients enjoy crisper, clearer vision, our team at Chico Vision Care Optometry is also dedicated to diagnosing and treating a myriad of eye health issues. Our comprehensive eye health exams are designed not only to determine your visual acuity, but also to ascertain whether you have a problematic eye condition like dry eye syndrome, early-onset glaucoma, or macular degeneration. Many eye conditions that are detected early can be slowed down and even prevented if action is taken swiftly.

Why Choose Us

We know you have a lot of options when it comes to choosing your Chico area optometrist, but when it comes to experience and service, our team is at the top. Our team is led by Dr. Edward Lim, O.D. and Obie Pennington, M.A., O.D., two optometrists at the head of their field and with decades of experience between them. They have built Chico Vision Care Optometry to be a personalized, one-on-one healthcare experience so that you receive the personal attention and professional care that you deserve.

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Our Chico optometrist’s office specializes in the following popular eye care services:

  • Complete and comprehensive eye exams
  • Contact lenses fitting and sales
  • Frames and glasses fitting and sales
  • Glaucoma testing
  • LASIK and other revolutionary corrective surgeries
  • Pre-operative and post-operative care
  • And more

We accept cash, check, credit cards, and all major insurance companies. We also have extensive experience working with Flexible Spending Account options that many Chico employers are now offering and which enables members to save on services like laser vision surgery. So if you've been delaying better vision for financial reasons, wait no longer! Contact Chico Vision Care Optometry today at (530) 342-9644 to schedule your appointment.

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New Patients receive 50% OFF Second Pair of Complete Glasses!

  • 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 moved to Chico and Chico Vision Care in 2013. 

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  • 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 University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. He and his wife moved to Chico where he worked for 2 years 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.

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Great staff very helpful. They always find me the best deal and explain my insurance coverage in detail."
    Tiffany M.
  • "Best vision prescription I've ever had."
    Nancy C.
  • "The staff are friendly, efficient, and well-versed in what the VA expected of me and them. Their office is exquisitely clean and well organized. If my VA experience in ordering glasses is as bad as before, I will opt to buy out-of-pocket from Chico Vision Care."
    B D
  • "The ladies at the front desk were very polite, the doctor I can’t for the life of me remember his name but he was Asian was very knowledgeable and made the experience easy and fun. I will definitely be using them in the future :)"
    Aaron M.

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