Born and raised in Selma, California, John G. Barrón, O.D. obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Fresno Pacific University. After completing post-baccalaureate studies at California State University, Fresno, he moved to Fullerton to pursue his dream of becoming an optometrist at the Southern California College of Optometry.
While attending SCCO, Dr. Barrón had the opportunity to travel to El Salvador and Mexico to provide voluntary vision screenings and eye health assessments to more than 7,000 individuals.
Dr. Barrón specializes in glasses, contact lenses, computer vision problems, and early detection of eye diseases. As a parent and former educator, he is keenly aware of the impact that uncorrected visual problems have on children and their school performance.
He has also made several presentations to community groups about the effect of diabetes on the eye. Dr. Barrón is an active member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, the Central California Optometric Society, and the Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity.
Dr. Barrón is fluent in Spanish, and in his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, getting involved in community activities, traveling, reading, exercising, and sports.
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