Marcia Nearing, O.D.

Marcia Yvonne Nearing, O.D.




  • Senior Optometrist


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UC Davis Eye Services Folsom

251 Turn Pike Dr, Suite 1070
Folsom, CA 95630
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Primary Phone:
Appointments 916-357-4880

Cadillac Drive Facility

77 Cadillac Dr., Suites 101 & 120
Sacramento, CA 95825
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-357-4880
Clinic Phone: 916-734-6602
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Nearing's philosophy of care begins with good communication. She strives to be a good listener and compassionate with patients concerns. She believes in giving each patient the best care that is possible with thorough eye exams and early intervention of possible sight threatening conditions.

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 working with other UC Davis physicians to provide a team approach to her patients healthcare. She also sees routine eye exams and fits a variety of soft contact lenses.



Center/Program Affiliation

Eye Center
UC Davis Medical Group


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

B.S., UC San Diego, San Diego CA 1994


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

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Optometry - Fellow

American Optometric Association

Select Recent Publications

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

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