Marcia Yvonne Nearing, O.D.

Optometrist 3

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Locations and Contact

Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute

UC Davis Health Eye Center, Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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UC Davis Eye Services Folsom

UC Davis Eye Services Folsom
251 Turn Pike Dr
Folsom, CA 95630

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Nearing's philosophy of care begins with good patient communication. She strives to be a good listener and compassionate with her patients concerns. She aims to be thorough and accurate and communicates her findings clearly with her patients. She supports preventative medicine and the philosophy that early intervention is crtical.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Nearing is a comprehensive Optometrist with special interest in ocular disease.

She spends the majority of her time performing screening eye exams for diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and side effects from high risk medications. She enjoys collaborating with other UC Davis physicians to provide a team approach to her patients healthcare. She is involved in the tele-retinal diabetic screening program. She also performs routine eye exams and fits a variety of soft contact lenses.



Center/Program Affiliation

Eye Center

Undergraduate School

B.S., Biology, UC San Diego, La Jolla CA 1994

Medical School

O.D., Optometry, The New England College of Optometry, Boston MA 2000


Primary Care and Ocular Disease, VA Boston Medical Center, Brockton MA 2000-2001

Nearing MY. Anterior Segment Imaging/UBM. Instigt news letter, Sacramento Valley Optometric Society. 2006 May.

Nearing MY. Anterior Segment Imaging/Specular Microscopy. Instigt news letter, Sacramento Valley Optometric Society. 2006 Feb.