Glenn S. Parnes, O.D.
Dr. Parnes was born and raised in Los Angeles. He graduated from Van Nuys High School in 1976. He earned his AA degree in Ophthalmic Optics in 1978 and began his career as an optician in southern California for Fedoptics (Fedco) and then for Superior Optical. In 1981 he began teaching the opticians program at Valley College of Medical and Dental Careers in Studio City and at the same time was finishing his undergraduate education in biology at Cal State University at Northridge. He attended Southern California College of Optometry from 1983 until receiving his Doctor of Optometry in 1987. The majority of his internships were in VA Medical Centers in Vancouver, Washington and West Los Angeles. After graduation his first office was in Santa Maria and then for 22 years in San Luis Obispo until moving the office to Cayucos in 2010. Dr. Parnes' wife Julie is a retired special education teacher, their daughter is an executive for San Diego Gas and Electric, the beagle is Millie and the jack Russel is Ranger.