Voted Best Optometrists in San Mateo

Advanced Eye Care Services in Hillsdale Mall

At Optical Illusions of San Mateo, located in the prestigious Hillsdale Mall, we pride ourselves on our ability to help patients manage their eye health and achieve the clearest vision possible. At our beautiful San Mateo location, our eye doctors offer several advanced optometry services to ensure you get the care you need, including:

For a closer look at how we can help you manage your vision and eye health, please book an appointment today.

Our Technology


We’re committed to using the latest technology to help support your sight. A comprehensive view of your eyes is essential for detecting and diagnosing a range of eye conditions and diseases, so we use the following technologies at our San Mateo location to give you the help you need:

Awards & Recognitions

  • San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce Top 5 Best of Eyecare and Eyeglasses Stores 2024
  • Newsweek Top 200 Eye Doctors 2023
  • Nextdoor Neighborhood Fave for Best Medical Professional 2023
  • Marchon Distinguished Practice
  • Luxottica Diamond Plus Practice
  • Kering Eyewear Elite Practice
  • CooperVision Gold Amplif-Eye Expert 2023
  • Oculus Pentacam Power User
  • Bausch + Lomb Contact Lens Expert Recognition
  • Contact Lens Institute Visionary Recognition
  • International Association of Healthcare Professionals Top Optometrists
  • Joy Energy Time Top 50 Most Influential Healthcare Professionals

Our San Mateo Team


Dr. Lizeth Gonzalez, O.D.

Areas of Focus: Dry Eye Therapy, Low Vision Rehabilitation


Dr. Paris Montgomery, O.D.

Areas of Focus: Myopia Management, Specialty Contact Lenses, Dry Eye Therapy


Dr. William To, O.D. ABOC

Areas of Focus: Dry Eye Therapy, Pediatrics, Ocular Disease


Khanh Nguyen

Certified Office Manager


Edwin Chow

Optical Manager


Victor Rivadeneyra

Optician | Frame Buyer


Lorelei Schalch

Optician | Dry Eye Aesthetics Assistant


Arianna Velarde



Grant Ruperto

Paraoptometric | Optical Assistant


Robert Manis

Optician | Paraoptometric


Yocelin Castro

Optician | Paraoptometric


Irma McNeilage

Patient Care Coordinator


Xz Pelipag

Patient Care Coordinator

Our Locations

San Mateo

  • 194 Hillsdale Shopping Center
  • San Mateo, CA 94403

San Jose

  • 377 Santana Row, Suite #1115
  • San Jose, CA 95128

San Ramon

  • 6000 Bollinger Canyon Road, Suite #1104
  • San Ramon, CA 94583


  • 9309 Glacier Hwy, Suite A103
  • Juneau, AK 99801

Family Eye Exams

An eye exam is an essential part of preventive health care. At Optical Illusions: An Optometric Practice, we invest in industry-leading diagnostic technology that gives us an unprecedented view of your eye health and vision.

With this technology, we can provide truly personalized and comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages.

Access high-quality eye care from a team that genuinely cares.

Our Testimonials

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