Dr. Ruby Sanchez, OD

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2490 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA, 94110
370 4th Street, Suite #1 Entrance on Clara St., San Francisco, CA, 94107

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Dr. Ruby Sanchez has been working at Mission Optometry since 2007. Prior to Mission Optometry Dr. Sanchez has been working in the San Francisco and Bay Area. Dr. Sanchez is a native of Northern California

Dr. Ruby Sanchez grew up in Santa Cruz County where at a young age she developed her interest in medical care. Upon graduating high school, she was enrolled to the University of Berkley where she received a Bachelor's degree for Integrative Biology. Afterward, she attended Nova Southeastern University for Optometry School. There she gained an abundance of clinical experience in her rotations where she focused on ocular diseases, glaucoma, and pediatric eye health care. Upon graduating, she practiced for some time in the Santa Cruz County but then decided to move to the Bay Area where she has been practicing at this office since 2007.

Today she takes pride in providing excellent care to her patients and always gives her undivided attention to their needs. She takes the time to educate each of her patients about their eye health and performs specialized exams for detection of ocular diseases.

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The appointment was perfuntory. They did the minimal required steps and showed minimal interest. I felt like a nuisance administrative task that they had to complete - I did not feel welcome, cared for as a patient or like I was in good hands.

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Old equipment, not very thorough

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The service was amazing. The staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. Ruby was gentle, knowledgeable and thorough. Highly recommend her.

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Office staff was immediately rude and unhelpful. They kept insisting on charging me extra for a contact prescription and even called my health insurance in front of me but shared no additional information based on the call. Zero attempt at customer service. Dr. Sanchez provided satisfactory treatment.

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She is a great doctor and a wonderful person. Office staffis very organized and helpful and the doctor is very knowledgeable, efficient and skillful. Always a pleasure to go to my optometry appointment with her. Looking forward to the next one!

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Very nice and personable!

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Dr. Ruby Sanchez is great and super friendly! My only problem is I felt rushed during the actual examination. She'd ask 1... or 2, and then ask "or are they the same?" as if I was able to tell in one glance. With my past optometrist, he's always been super patient and kept going back and forth until I was confident in picking one. My first prescription with Dr. Sanchez actually came out totally wrong because I felt rushed to pick something. Also, reception could be a little nicer.

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Dr. Sanchez was great! Answered all of my questions and explained what she saw and what it meant. I can see again!

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good experience overall

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Dr. Sanchez was attentive, informative, and courteous. Her staff saw me right away and answered all my questions. Would highly recommend to anyone seeking an optometrist in the area!

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Doctor explained everything that she was doing, not just what I needed to know.

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Dr. Sanchez was great. She explained all my questions fully and was really helpful. I highly recommend her!

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I had a great experience at Dr. Sanchez's office. The staff were all friendly and attentive. I was taken almost immediately after finishing my new patient paperwork. The appt was quick, but I didn't feel like they were rushing me out. Would definitely recommend to others!

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probably the best optometrist I've ever visited. very knowledgeable and open to listening to my perceived symptoms and providing valuable advice. 10/10

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Dr. Ruby Sanchez had a very warm personality that came through as soon as we started talking. She was also very thoughtful - I told her that I was leaving for a 2 week vacation and she made sure to give me two complimentary travel-sized bottles of contact solution to bring with me. She also made a point of checking that contacts for my prescription were in stock so that I could bring them home with me right away. On top of that- she also made sure I got information about a special rebate so that I could save on my contacts. My exam was quick but thorough. She also took the time to explain UV damage to me and how I could prevent it from getting worse. I never knew I had UV damage prior to seeing Dr. Sanchez and will now be more careful about wearing sunglasses!

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Clean store / optometry practice in the heart of Soma. Friendly and fast. Recommended.

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Everything was great. Fast and efficient. No wasted time.

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She was very thorough and explained everything. One of the nicest Optometrists that I have been to. I would highly recommend her.

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Went above my expectations for a contact lens eye exam and suggest recommendations to improve my eye health. Patient doctor and I didn't feel like I was being rushed during my appointment.

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Quick, professional, friendly. She answered all of my questions easily and was generally just great to work with. I'll definitely be back!

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Dr. Ruby was great! This was my first eye exam so she explained everything that was being done.

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They really screw around on providing your prescription to you.

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Excellent, highly recommended, will definitely return here for additional eye care concerns.

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Great appointment. Very professional!

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My mother has Alzheimer's and this appointment was lawless.

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Fantastic! Quick and painless.

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I left feeling like a new person! Ruby was very professional, kind hearted and knowledgable. I felt comfortable the whole time, and her assistant was friendly too. I think I just found my permanent optometrist!

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Best optometrist I've ever had! Excellent office in a great location. She was very personable and frank about the different types of eyewear vs prices.

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Dr. Sanchez was very kind, attentive, and took her time providing me information on my eye test. Highly recommend!

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I don't wear glasses but was having vision problems. I was able to make a same day appointment with Dr Sanchez, a few blocks from my office. She did a good job of explaining the process to me as she went and answered all of my questions thoroughly and thoughtfully. The appointment was quick and to the point but wasn't rushed. I didn't leave the appointment with answers but Dr Sanchez explored the possibilities with me and made me feel I had made some headway at least in figuring out the cause of my vision problems.

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Dr. Sanchez was awesome! She was attentive, easy to talk with, and made sure I knew about all my options within my benefits.

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I had a great experience with Dr. Sanchez. She had to postpone my appointment due to jury duty but could see me a little later than originally booked. In the end, I was late myself (sorry!) but still she could see me and was extremely nice. Excellent service.

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Dr. Sanchez was wonderful! Very patient, friendly, and professional.

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Treatment was satisfactory, but the providers and staff were generally not that friendly and I probably won't go back. They also are not very responsive and don't pick up the phone when I call.

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Booked an appointment same day, no wait time. Dr. Sanchez was very friendly and answered all my questions. Will definitely go back.

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It was excellent! I had an infection and was able to get the prescription and reschedule a visit as soon as the treatment was scheduled to have worked to get the routine eye exam done. She provided me with daily throw away contacts to use to get through the workday so that I wasn't putting infected contacts back into the eyes.

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Very friendly and professional staff! Dr. Sanchez was thorough with her exam and explained everything to me as our appointment went on. I have 15/20 vision (very good), and when I told her my concerns regarding maintaining eye health with my high use of computers, she offered up great preventative suggestions such as a giving me a prescription for reading/computer glasses which will help keep my focus range healthy. Very pleased with the experience!

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She was great, the whole getting into the actual appointment process could have been a bit more organized / a bit more communication so I understood the steps and the wait time. But I liked Ruby a lot.

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Very quick and professional.

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Friendly and very helpful. Didn't have to wait long and their next patient got there when I was already getting my new glasses. Great scheduling flow.

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