Dr. Susan Gordon started Milpitas Optometric Group with Dr Stocker to provide a preventative approach to vision care that many patients too often find missing in larger practices. Dr Gordon received the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Award, recognizing SAT scores in to top 1% of all graduating seniors in the nation. She received her Undergraduate degree in Biology at UCLA where she did research work in molecular pharmacology as well as work in the UCLA Hospital before attending Optometry school. She got her Optometry degree from Pacific University in Oregon with additional postgraduateResidency work in Children's Vision from N.Y. State University. Dr. Gordon has over 30 years of clinical experience in the San Jose Area, and emphasizes comprehensive medical care, contact fitting, and takes a preventative approach to preserve patients vision thought their life. Recently she has been involved in laser vision correction and has authored articles on contact lenses and vision problems in other countries. Dr. Gordon is an active member of the Flying Doctors and participates in Bi-annual trips to third world countries. These medical mission trips have taken her to El Salvador, Costa Rico and rural Mexico. She plans to continue participating in medical mission trips providing free exams and donated glasses to those in need. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and California Optometric Laser Associates. Dr. Gordon has 2 adult children that are finally working- Yeah! She recently remarried and enjoys hiking, gardening and trips to France.