Fresno Location:
5478 N. Palm Fresno, Ca 93704
Visalia Location:
2333 W. Whitendale Ave. Visalia, CA 93277

Meet Our Team



Dr. Saul Mendelsohn — Local Optometrist in Fresno, CA

Dr. Saul Mendelsohn

Dr. Saul Mendelson is a friendly and engaging medical optometrist treating his patients in Fresno and Visalia for over 49 years. He attended the Pacific University in Forest Grove Oregon to receive his optometric education, where he also focused his studies on treating and managing ocular disease. Dr. Mendelsohn is certified by the Board of Examiners in Optometry and is especially fascinated and constantly driven to improve the quality of vision and eye health of his patients. He proudly speaks English and Spanish. In his spare time, Dr. Mendelsohn enjoys traveling with his wife Ruth of 26 years, favorite spots are Montery ca. Dr. Mendelsohn has resided in San Fernando Valley, and has attended Valley Junior College, Los Angeles City College, University of Southern California, North Ridge University and UC Berkley.

Visalia office

Dr. Yasmeen Lakhani

Dr. Yasmeen Lakhani graduated from UC Irvine with a Bachelor in Science in Biology. She went on to complete her Optometry degree at the Southern California College of Optometry. Her clinical training included externships at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center, VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center, and the John Wesley Community Health Center. After graduation, Yasmeen moved back to her hometown to serve her community and loves seeing patients of all ages. She is a member of the California Optometric Association and the Tulare-Kings County Optometric Society and is certified to diagnose and treat glaucoma. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking and yoga.

Fresno office

Dr. Desiree Sison

Dr. Desiree Sison O.D. is a southern california native who attended the University of California San Diego. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology with a minor in Health Care – Social Issues. She obtained her Optometry degree from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society. During her clinical rotations, she gained valuable experience working with patients of all ages in primary care, specialty contact lenses and vision therapy. Dr. Sison is licensed and certified by the California State Board of Optometry to treat and manage glaucoma. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association. Dr. Sison can speak clinical spanish. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her high school sweetheart and her dog Callie. Together they enjoy the beach, visiting new places, and exploring new food.
With two convenient locations serving the Fresno and Visalia areas combined with 49 years of experience, Dr. Saul Mendelsohn Optometrist is the smartest choice when it comes to the care of your eyes.
Patients are examined with high-tech computerized equipment to help get accurate readings without giving you the long wait you would get at other offices.
Dr. Saul Mendelsohn Optometrist is up-to-date with the newest treatment and management of eye diseases and all phases of optometry.
Not looking for glasses? We have thousands of soft contact lenses in stock. We can change your eye color to blue, green or hazel with comfortable contact lenses. Ask for our NEW color contact lenses! We offer a large selection of frames or sunglasses at an affordable price. At Dr. Saul Mendelsohn Optometrist, hundreds of contact lenses are stocked, in many different colors, and designs. We stock hundreds of frames in our offices, and if you can't find the frame you are looking for, we can special order any frame you want.

If you are looking for total quality of services, you'll find it at Dr. Saul Mendelsohn Optometrist with two locations to serve you Fresno and Visalia.