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Monterey Eye Doctor

Our Staff

Christian J. Flickner, O.D.

Christian J. Flickner, O.D.

Dr. Christian J. Flickner grew up on the Monterey Peninsula. He attended the Washington Union School District and then Palma High School. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento in 2001 with a degree in biology. He graduated cum laude from the Southern California College of Optometry in 2005. His areas of interest and expertise are family eyecare, ocular health, and pathology. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, and the Monterey Bay Optometric Society. He is the oldest son of Dr. James L. Flickner and has been a talented addition to the practice since 2005.

Jennell J. Bockenstedt, O.D.

Jennell J. Bockenstedt, O.D.

Dr. Jennell Bockenstedt grew up in Strawberry Point, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in biomedical in 2001. She graduated from Southern California College of Optometry in 2005. She wrote her thesis on High Order Aberration and is interested in pediatric optometry. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, and the Monterey Bay Optometric Society.

Maureen Hong, O.D.

Maureen Hong, O.D.

Dr. Maureen Hong grew up on the Monterey Peninsula and attended Foothill Elementary School, Colton Middle School and Monterey High School. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1997 with a degree in Psychology. She graduated with honors from Southern California College of Optometry in 2003. She has worked in the medical and optometric fields since 1995. She joined Peninsula Eye Care Centers in 2012 and is a welcome addition to our practice.

James L. Flickner, O.D.

James L. Flickner, O.D.

Dr. James L. Flickner graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1971 and the Southern California College of Optometry in 1975. In addition to family eyecare, his areas of expertise include Low Vision examination and treatment, fitting challenging contact lens prescriptions, and Sports Vision. He is a long-standing member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, and the Monterey Bay Optometric Society. In recent years he has been an international speaker on the for Vistakon (maker of Acuvue contacts), Essilor of America (maker of Varilux progressive lenses), and Optos (maker of the Optomap retinal scanner).

Management

Deanna Hinojosa, CPOA, NCLE

Deanna Hinojosa graduated from Alisal High School. Deanna has worked at Peninsula Eye Care since 2001 as a Dispensing Optician. Deanna is a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant and Certified Contact Lens Technician. She is a member of the paraoptometric sections of the California Optometric Association and the National Contact Lens Examiners. Deanna's specialty areas in the office are low vision and contact lenses. She completed The Vision Care Institute, LLC staff readiness and contact lens program in 2008.

Jennifer Aday Gordon

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