Dr. Chris Kavanagh earned his Bachelor degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology with Honors at the University of California at San Diego. In 1991, he earned his Doctorate of Optometry degree at the University of California at Berkeley where he graduated in the top 1% of his class. Dr. Kavanagh has completed clinical training in many prestigious hospital based settings including the Palo Alto Blind Rehabilitation Center and the San Francisco Veteran's Administration Medical Centers. Dr. Kavanagh has particular interests in contact lenses, environmental related vision stress, and management of chronic eye related conditions including dry eye disease,diabetes and glaucoma. Dr. Kavanagh joined Milpitas Optometric group in 1999 to further his desire to practice Optometry in a Family friendly based environment emphasizing Preventative Eye Care. The readers of the Milpitas Post have twice recognized Dr. Kavanagh as the Best Optometrist in their community. Dr. Kavanagh was voted Optometrist of the Year by the Santa Clara County Optometric Society for 2012. He is a member of the California and American Optometric Associations and has served as President for the Santa Clara County Optometric Society. In his spare time, Dr. Kavanagh is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling and camping with his wife and two school aged children.