Redding Optometrist at Riverside Optical
Meet Dr. Michael Franzone
Our skilled optometrist at Riverside Optical is Michael Franzone, OD, MPH. Dr. Franzone joined the Riverside EyeCare family in 2019, and he brings with him a broad scope of experience that can benefit patients of all ages. Interested in optometry since a young age, Dr. Franzone is passionate about his work and helping patients achieve their best possible vision.
Dr. Franzone’s education began at University of Oregon where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in human physiology. He then went on to study optometry at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) where he earned a dual degree that includes a doctorate degree in optometry (OD) and a master’s degree in public health (MPH). At Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Dr. Franzone graduated at the top of his class with valedictorian honors! For the final phase of his formal education, Dr. Franzone completed his residency at the Salt Lake City VA Medical Center and Moran Eye Center, which focused on specialty contact lenses and ocular disease.
Experience & Specialty Training
Dr. Franzone has experience and specialty training in the following areas:
- Routine eye exams
- Contact lens fittings
- Macular degeneration
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Double vision
- Specialty contact lenses
- Low vision services
- Valedictorian at MCPHS
- Highest national board scores at MCPHS
- Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry
- American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
- American Optometric Association (AOA)
- American Board of Optometry (ABO)
Dr. Franzone has a wife, Sarah, and son, Sid. In his free time Dr. Franzone enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, and playing basketball.
Schedule An Appointment
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Franzone at Riverside Optical, please contact Riverside EyeCare today!