Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
UC Davis Health - Davis Eye Center
2035 Lyndell terrace, Suite 100
Davis, CA 95616
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Philosophy of Care
I utilize an evidence-based approach for providing compassionate, patient centered eye care.
Dr. Ross' clinical interests include comprehensive optometry and ocular disease.
Dr. Ross received his Master of Science: Vision Science degree from the Southern California College of Optometry. He is currently engaged in collaborate clinical and basic/translational research with Optometry, Ophthalmology and Veterinary Ophthalmology colleagues. Investigative efforts are ranging and include tele-retinal screening of patients at UC Davis Health and spontaneous refractive and ocular biometry changes in non-human primates at the California National Primate Research Center.
O.D., Southern California College of optometry, Fullerton CA 2015
M.S., Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton CA 2015
B.S., La Sierra University, Riverside CA 2009
American Board of Optometry, Ocular Disease,
California State Board of Optometry,
American Academy of Optometry - Fellow
American Board of Optometry
American Optometric Association
California Optometric Association
Sacramento Valley Optometric Society
Honors and Awards
Gubernatorial Appointee, California State Board of Optometry, 2022
Diplomate, American Board of Optometry, 2019
President, Sacramento Valley Optometric Society, 2018
Young Optometrist of the Year, California Optometric Association, 2017
Fellow, American Academy of Optometry, 2017
Select Recent Publications
Ross JM, Li JY, Clay K. Primary Neisseria Meningitidis Keratoconjunctivitis in a 22-Year-Old Caucasian Female. AAO 2020 Scientific Poster.
Barnett M, Ross JM, Durbin-Johnson B. Preliminary Clinical Exploration of Scleral Lens Performance on Healthy Eyes. GSLS 2019 Scientific Presentation.
Barnett M, Ross JM, Durbin-Johnson B. Preliminary Clinical Exploration of Scleral Lens Performance on Healthy Eyes. J Cont Lens Res Sci. 2018 Nov 5;2(2):e14-e21. doi:10.22374/jclrs.v2i2.32.
Ross JM. Management of Dry Eye Disease in a 68-Year-Old Caucasian Male Undergoing Chronic Treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. AAO 2016 Clinical Case Report.
Ross JM, Paugh JR, Loc Nguyen A, Ridder WH 3rd, Ng JN. Preservative Effects on Human Barrier Function in Low and Moderate Viscosity Formulation. AAO 2015 Scientific Poster.
Ross JM, Paugh JR, Loc Nguyen A, Ridder WH 3rd, Ng JN. Preservative and pH Effects on Human Barrier Function. AAO 2014 Scientific Poster.
Snyder BN, Vargas-Ramos T, Ross JM, Ellis M, Bacorn C, Lee SC, Lim M, Yiu G. Expansion of a Tele-Ophthalmology Program for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic. ARVO 2022 Scientific Poster.
Ross JM, Paugh JR, Loc Nguyen A, Ridder WH 3rd, Ng JN. Preservative, pH and Viscosity Effects on Human Barrier Function. Master’s Thesis. Southern California College of Optometry. Approved 2015.