About Us

Dr. Philip Tawil, Optometrist


Dr. Tawil has been proudly serving the city of San Francisco for many years. After receiving his Bachelor of Sciences degree from the University of California, Irvine, he completed his post-graduate degree as a Doctor of Optometry from the University of California at Berkeley.

Dr. Tawil went on to complete his residency as a Low Vision Rehabilitation Optometrist at The Center for The Partially Sighted (CPS) in Santa Monica, California. After his residency, he entered the world of academics and served as an adjunct faculty optometrist at Pacific University and the VA hospital in Portland, Oregon.

In private practice for over 7 years, Dr. Tawil is happy to serve the city of San Francisco by providing comprehensive eye exams and ocular health checks. He also has a vast knowledge of specialty contact lenses.

Karen Flynn, Optician


Karen Flynn is a Registered Dispensing Optician in the state of California. She has been proudly serving as a Bay Area optician for over 20 years.

Karen’s goal is to provide a comfortable, yet professional environment for anyone needing an eyeglass prescription filled, an adjustment, accessory or repair to their eyewear. She prides herself on customer service and making the eyewear selection process a very pleasurable experience.  Her keen eye and vast knowledge of optics makes her a very valuable member of the O p t Optometric team.