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The eye doctors at Dr. Scheffel's Eye Care Center have been providing Lakewood with quality eye care for many years. Our friendly staff is dedicated to providing this care in an atmosphere of compassion and respect. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of eye care through continuing education utilizing the latest state-of-the-art equipment, technology, contact lens, and eyewear products.

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Meet The Eye Doctors At Dr. Scheffel's Eye Care Center

Our eye doctors take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing, and treating potential vision problems.

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Craig Scheffel OD

Craig Scheffel, OD

Dr. Craig Scheffel of Dr. Scheffel's Eye Care Center was born and raised in Southern California. He completed his undergraduate studies majoring in Biology at California State University, Fullerton and the University of Nevada, Reno. Dr. Scheffel then attended the Southern California College of Optometry, graduating with his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees in 1975. He received the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society Award for outstanding leadership, professionalism, and scholarship.

Dr. Scheffel has been in private practice since 1975, specializing in general optometry, contact lenses, and laser vision co-management. He has served on his local society optometric board, Rotary Club board of directors, and currently serves on his local laser vision advisory board.

Postgraduate Professional Research/Affiliations:

  • Clinical Investigator, Durasoft Contact Lenses (Wesley-Jessen)
  • Clinical Investigator, Silicone Contact Lenses (Danker & Wohlk)
  • Clinical Investigator, Allergan Pharmaceuticals
  • Fellow, International Orthokeratology Section
  • Certification in Contact Lenses, National Eye Research Foundation
  • Memberships: American Optometric Association, California Optometric
  • Association, Orange County Optometric Society
Cindy Yoshizaki OD

Cindy Yoshizaki, OD

Dr. Cindy Yoshizaki was born and raised in Southern California. She did her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Irvine where she majored in Biology and received her Bachelors of Science degree magna cum laude. She then earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1997. While there she completed clinical training at the Veteran's Hospital in Brentwood as well as Camp Pendleton in Oceanside. Upon graduation, she received The Marco Service and William Yamamoto Memorial Awards for her academic achievements and commitment to community services. She is licensed in the use of diagnostics and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents and certified by the National Board of Optometry in the treatment and management of ocular disease.

​In her free time Dr. Yoshizaki enjoys spending time with her husband, two young sons, and daughter.

Caleb Tang, OD

Dr. Caleb Tang was blessed to grow up in sunny Southern California and attended college locally at the University of California, Irvine. Yes, he was an anteater. He majored in biology in hopes of one day entering the medical field. That dream was fulfilled when Dr. Tang was accepted to study optometry at the Southern California College of Optometry. During the summer between his first and second year of training, Dr. Tang took the unique opportunity to be part of a medical mission trip to El Salvador with some of his classmates. The team provided free eye exams and glasses at orphanages and free clinics. After obtaining his Doctor of Optometry degree, Dr. Tang gained valuable experience working at various offices before he joined Dr. Scheffel's Eye Care Center in September 2015. He always tries to get to know his patients, and his goal is to treat every patient like family.

In his free time, Dr. Tang enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, visiting local national parks, hiking and eating out.

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Dr. Scheffel's Eye Care Center in Lakewood

Dr. Scheffel's Eye Care Center provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Lakewood. We offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Dr. Scheffel's Eye Care Center aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.