Dr. GutiÉrrez, Optometrist
Dr. Anacleto "Nick" Gutiérrez, O.D, M.P.H., graduate of U.C. Berkeley School of Optometry also holds a degree in Public Health from U.C. Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Gutiérrez, began his career on campus as a faculty member of the U.C. Berkeley School of Optometry. He was a he was a founder of "La Clinica", a non-profit clinic in Oakland. He brought his knowledge back to his hometown of Sacramento to develop manuals and protocols for the State of California as a Statewide Optometric Consultant. Dr. Gutierrez also was one of the first Board Chairman for Health For All, a local health clinic for low income individuals.
Dr. Gutiérrez is accomplished in refraction and helping set the best possible prescription for glasses and contact lenses. He is also experienced in the detection of ocular pathology, design and fitting of regular contacts as well as difficult to fit contacts. He co-manages and provides post-surgical care for cataracts and LASIK refractive surgery with the best ophthalmologists and laser centers in Sacramento.
Dr. Gutiérrez is State Board of Optometry certified as an Optometrist and in Ocular diagnostics, therapeutic, lacrimal duct probing, and glaucoma treatment. He treats other medical eye problems such as pink eye, styes, eye allergies, red eyes and dry eyes. He will perform minor procedures from foreign body removal to irrigation of a plugged puncta to punctual occlusion for dry eyes.
Dr. Gutiérrez has twice been the President of the Sacramento Valley Optometric Society. He is currently the Chairman of the Board for the Vision One Credit Union, he is a member of the California Optometric Association, Sacramento Valley Optometry Society, and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Gutiérrez is a panel member of many vision insurances, a partial list includes VSP (Vision Services Plan), Medicare, MES, Eye Med, Safeguard, Superior Vision, Tricare, and Optum Health Vision.