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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So great! Would highly recommend her to anyone. Her staff are fully bilingual and really friendly. She was efficient and easygoing.

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Dr. Ruby was great. I was seen on time for my annual eye exam. Service was except. All of my questions were answered and I wa even given a sample of some eye drops she recommended I use for my dry eyes. Very professional yet friendly staff. I highly recommend them.

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Good visit. It didn't necessarily feel rushed but did feel quick which makes me feel a little bit uneasy because I have a pretty high prescription. It was nice that they offered to call my insurance provider and see if my dilation would be covered before setting me up with an appointment for one. It's been a week and I haven't yet heard back though.

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Worried my eyes were degrading too quickly. She went really in depth with info and answers. She also carefully guided me toward an updated stigmatic axis.

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Dr Sanchez was great. I realized my insurance was incorrect and she spent time to call them and make sure I was getting the right benefits.

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She was very informative and friendly!

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Dr. Sanchez was helpful and speedy once the appointment got started. I only waited about 5 minutes to be seen, and had my entire appointment in about half an hour. She and her staff were thorough and made sure to answer all my questions.

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Dr. Sanchez was friendly, thorough and professional. She took time to make sure I understood the issues with my eyes and what to expect in the coming years. She was great and I will definitely go back to see her for my next eye exam.

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Great and friendly service. She explained every test and result in detail.

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Dr. Sanchez is knowledgeable and makes you feel comfortable during the exam. I would definitely recommend her for an eye exam.

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Dr Sanchez is a great optometrist and a wonderful person. I am a physician myself( and a very picky person!) and I recommend her without hesitation.

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Super rad! I will be back and I will recommend her to everyone I know who needs her service. Big huge thanks! Great experience. Sb

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Dr. Sanchez was soft spoken and helpful -- a perfect combination for someone coming in hot and trying to catch a train in an hour. Turns out I was done with my eye exam and out the door wayy ahead of schedule, even with all my zany questions. She even made sure to retest one eye just to be sure, after analyzing my old glasses with her machine. 10/10

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Great and friendly service. Quick, painless, and informative experience

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Awesome experience - would recommend highly!!!

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Dr. Sanchez was very professional and understanding of my situation. I was mostly just interested in some glasses for driving at night, and she did a quick eye exam and pointed out pairs covered by my insurance without trying to upsell. She even threw in a couple daily contact lenses to try out the prescription in the meantime. Would definitely go again!

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Very friendly and knowledgeable. Great at resolving my issues efficiently and providing preservative-free solutions and samples.

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Fantastic experience. Extremely efficient, kind, and helpful. Thank you!

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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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