Both Dr. Carlson and Dr. Agadzi are board certified ophthalmologists. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors (M.D.s) who complete 4 years of graduate medical study, 1 year of training in medicine/surgery, and 3 years of residency. Our opticians are professionally trained to custom fit and dispense prescription glasses.
Anthony Agadzi, M.D.
Dr. Agadzi joined our practice in 2007. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of California at San Francisco. He is board-certified by the American Board of Opthalmology and has interests in cataract surgery with multifocal and toric lens implants, as well as glaucoma surgery and lasers. Dr. Agadzi is fluent in Spanish and enjoys wine, skiing, travelling and volunteering. He is a clinical professor at UCSF Department of Opthalmology with resident teaching responsibilities. Dr. Agadzi is also a Vallejo Executive Lions Club member which partners with the Lions Eye Foundation.
Crizelda (Crissy) Lauron, O.D.
Dr. Crizelda (Crissy) Lauron received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with minors in Chemistry and Psychology at the University of Miami. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. Additionally, she was a student fellow with the American Academy of Optometry. Her clinical externships included: primary eye care at a military hospital in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, private practices in Southern California, a VA outpatient clinic in The Villages, Florida, and behavioral optometry with a neurodevelopmental specialist in Plano, Texas. She is glaucoma certified and is a member of the California Optometric Association, Alameda/Contra Costa Counties Optometric Society, and American Optometric Association. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, cooking, hiking, travelling, and most importantly, spending quality time with family and friends.
Denise Tirado, O.D.
Dr. Denise Tirado was raised in the Cantaloupe Center of the World — Mendota, CA. She attended UC Davis for her undergraduate career where she received a Bachelor of Arts in fashion design! Dr. Tirado always had an interest in sewing; however because she grew up in a rural community, she wanted to give back and help others, which led her to pursue a career in optometry. Dr. Tirado not only attended UC Berkeley Optometry School for her doctor of optometry degree, but also completed her residency program there in Primary Care and Community Health Optometry. Her clinical experience includes primary care, ocular disease management, and soft contact lenses. Dr. Tirado is glaucoma certified and is a member of the California Optometric Association, San Francisco Optometric Society, and American Optometric Association. When Dr. Tirado isn’t seeing patients in the office she enjoys running, indoor cycling, and sewing a new project. ¡Doctora Tirado también habla Español y le encantaría examinar sus ojos en su próximo examen!