Joanne Gronquist,OD

Dr. Joanne Gronquist

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StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2022)

I visited Dr. Joanne Gronquist expecting to have my prescription eyeglasses updated. After giving me a thorough examination, she explained to me that cataracts were my problem, and that a correction of my eyeglasses was not what I needed. She advised me to take care of my cataracts and to come back and see her in a year. I left her office appreciating her honest professional advice and comprehensive exam, looking forward to seeing her in a year.


StarStarStarStarStar Very professional ; staff friendly from recepti... —    (Patient since 2021)

Very professional ; staff friendly from receptionist to DR treated with respect and listen to my questions. Very informative!!


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne is exceptional, very professional, t... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Joanne is exceptional, very professional, thorough, and personable. I esp. appreciate the time she spends with me on my visits, never rushing through the apt.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure. Very comprehensive and cl —    (Patient since 2020)

Always a pleasure. Very comprehensive and clear


StarStarStarStarStar Really helpful figuring out my insurance after ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Really helpful figuring out my insurance after my visit in order to purchase my contact lenses.


StarStarStarStarStar Always friendly, professional, and takes care o... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always friendly, professional, and takes care of business…I’m so OCD about my vision and Joanne knows it. She’s awesome and so is Don, he makes sure I get what I’m looking for! Big love and respect to the entire crew, y’all rock


StarStarStarStarStar I always enjoy going to your office. It is lik... —    (Patient since 2020)

I always enjoy going to your office. It is like a relief from the stress of going anywhere else. Everyone is very nice, patient, and helpful. I never feel rushed when it comes time to choose frames, or to make a decision about any procedures.


StarStarStarStarStar ALWAYS happy with the knowledge/service and kin... —    (Patient since 2022)

ALWAYS happy with the knowledge/service and kindness provided by the doctors and staff!


StarStarStarStarStar Best frames in town! But, equally importantly, ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Best frames in town! But, equally importantly, Don is an absolutely delightful expert regarding advice on frames and how they fit you!


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne Gronquist is excellent in every way,... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist is excellent in every way, in addition to being caring, kind and patient, I couldn't trust her more with the care of my eyes. Don helps me with fitting my frames and he is always so proficient, professional, and a pleasure to work with. Everyone in the office is great, I am very grateful to have Dr. Joanne Gronquist as my eye doctor along with her excellent staff!


StarStarStarStarStar Best Optical Service —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a pleasure coming into the office for my annual exam. Staff is very friendly and helpful.Anyone looking for a caring professional to take care of their optical needs should not hesitate to choose Tem or Joanne Gronquist for the best service possible. I would recommend them to EVERYONE :)


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne Gronquist is a thorough examiner. S... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist is a thorough examiner. She is very accessible to questions and doesn't push eye glasses on you.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

When I saw Dr. Tem Gronquist in July, I was very worried due to an ongoing pain in my right eye. I called on a Friday and was given an immediate appointment. I was so relieved. Then, after checking my right eye, Dr. Gronquist diagnosed the problem as "a souture", left after a cataract surgery 10 years prior and causing extreme irritation. He attempted to contact 2 different eye surgeons, but both were not in that day. So, Dr. Gronquist then wrote down the name, address and telephone number of Dr. Katzev (who had done the original surgery) and instructed me to call Dr. Katzev the following Monday. I did and was given an immediate appointment. Dr. Gronquist could not have been more clear and so helpful. All went well!


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Tem was great and thorough as usual.  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Tem was great and thorough as usual.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

we thank dr. gronquist for taking such good care of chuck. we have no complaints !


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

I love Dr. Joanne, she has been my eye Dr. for many many years now. She is so thorough with my eye examination. We have great conversations, I highly recommend Dr. Gronquist.


StarStarStarStarStar Always the best care and service from the docor... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always the best care and service from the docoros and staff! Thanks, all. Ed


StarStarStarStarStar The best of care. Don N. found replacement temp... —    (Patient since 2021)

The best of care. Don N. found replacement temple for damaged frame quickly and got my glasses back in 100% working order. Even helped me with my backup pair. He really deserves a magic wand for his problem-RESOLVING skills, always professional & good communicator too.


StarStarStarStarStar Friendly and professional staff! —    (Patient since 2021)

Friendly and professional staff!


StarStarStarStarStar I gave five stars because this office is so eff... —    (Patient since 2020)

I gave five stars because this office is so efficient, cordial and all around nice people. Dr Joannes expertise is in a word excellent !! She never rushes you out the door and when your done you know you have had a thorough exam. i have been coming here for many years and will continue to do so.


StarStarStarStarStar Everything is fine. Np problems whatsoever. —    (Patient since 2021)

Everything is fine. Np problems whatsoever.


StarStarStarStarStar Attentive, informative visit with optometrist  —    (Patient since 2022)

I’ve worn glasses since I was ten, and had a torn retina effectively treated by specialists on Micheltorena, but I had never found a really competent optometrist in Santa Barbara, until a friend referred me to this office. I got a second option on cataract surgery, and know where I will return for new glasses after that procedure.


StarStarStarStarStar "Relief" —    (Patient since 2021)

I was very relieved to be given an appointment time which was relatively soon--especially since my husband had been helped a great deal following an immediate appointment. (Thank you.) I was also relieved to find that I had no major problem. And, Dr. Chick was thorough and clear in her explanations.


StarStarStarStarStar Glasses adjusted by Don —    (Patient since 2021)

Don is so professional and friendly and adjusted my glasses perfectly!


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent Optomitrist —    (Patient since 2021)

I continue to be impressed with the comprehensive eye exams Dr. Gronquist provides. I feel like she gives me the time and attention needed to conduct the exams, discuss the results, and offer sound recommendations.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

I find the business highly professional, personable and would refer anybody to the Grondquist business for their eye care.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne Gronquist is incredible!  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist is incredible. She is so attentive, personable, and incredibly competent. She prepares for you visit and knows you. She also takes a holistic approach to your vision health and explains things as she goes. I can't say enough good things about Dr. Gronquist!


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Gronquist is an exceptional optometrist and ... —    (Patient since 2022)

Dr Gronquist is an exceptional optometrist and an exceptional person. Intelligent, thorough, sympathetic, hard-working and kind. On time, without pretense, and, while she did a very careful examination, she did not try to sell me new glasses. In fact, she advised me that I was fine with what the prescription I had. Thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar Rating is the best for every visit. And the he... —    (Patient since 2021)

Rating is the best for every visit. And the help I got in choosing glass frames was exceptional and so appreciated!


StarStarStarStarStar ALWAYS a great experience!!! The staff was fri... —    (Patient since 2021)

ALWAYS a great experience!!! The staff was friendly & helpful as usual and Dr Joanne was her FABULOUS self. She is 2nd to none!!


StarStarStarStarStar Very thorough exam. I'll be back! —    (Patient since 2022)

Very thorough exam. I'll be back!


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

My annual check-up with Joanne was, as usual, informative and pleasant. I very much appreciate her alert regarding what to expect next year. Several days later, I was grateful for an "emergency" visit - this time with Tem -associated with a painful particle wind delivered to my right eye; it nested beneath my contact lens. I removed the lens and was grateful to receive quick and sympathetic attention from Tem to my discomfort.


StarStarStarStarStar Many thanks for the rapid and excellent care th... —    (Patient since 2022)

Many thanks for the rapid and excellent care that Dr. Ten Gronquist provided. He was willing to work wtih my complex situation and coordinate care.


StarStarStarStarStar very nice people good service thank you soon si... —    (Patient since 2022)

very nice people good service thank you soon sik tansen


StarStarStarStarStar Kind, thorough, and efficient eye exams —    (Patient since 2021)

I always leave my eye doctor's appointment feeling cared for. Once, Dr. Gronquist called himself to facilitate an appointment for me, which felt really generous and took a chore off my own to-do list.


StarStarStarStarStar Great, thorough and responsive care, as always. —    (Patient since 2021)

Great, responsive care, as always.


StarStarStarStarStar Always prompt and prof —    (Patient since 2020)

Always prompt and professional


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure to been seen by Dr. Joanne Gr... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a pleasure to been seen by Dr. Joanne Gronquist and staff. Professional, kind & patient. They listen and respond with care.


StarStarStarStarStar Beyond five stars. Everyone at the office is c... —    (Patient since 2021)

Beyond five stars. Everyone at the office is courteous and friendly it’s always a pleasure to receive respectful care from knowledgeable professionals


StarStarStarStarStar Great Service —    (Patient since 2021)

It was a pleasure to see Dr. Tem Gronquist. He was polite and explained well what she need to do for my dry eye condition. His front staff was friendly, helpful and respectful.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure every visit.  —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a pleasure every visit. The Doctor and staff are professional, helpful and knowledgeable. The office is very well maintained, clean and comfortable. Definitely a five star operation.


StarStarStarStarStar Make us feel like family! —    (Patient since 2022)

Great personal service! Always explain everything, no waiting and very personal service with a smile. They know me and my family at a personal level. We are so happy to see the staff and doctors!


StarStarStarStarStar I trust my eye Doctor and feel they are doing t... —    (Patient since 2021)

I trust my eye Doctor and feel they are doing their best in our trying times


StarStarStarStarStar Alway professional and timely service along wit... —    (Patient since 2021)

Alway professional and timely service along with a comfortable atmosphere.


StarStarStarStarStar Couldn't ask for better care. —    (Patient since 2021)

As always, the professional and personable care provided by Dr. Joanne Gronquist and staff is greatly appreciated and, though, perhaps, strange to say, I actually look forward to my eye exams. Also appreciated are the sensible precautions taken to avoid Covid-19 transmission during the pandemic.


StarStarStarStarStar I love this office. Everyone is so friendly and... —    (Patient since 2020)

I love this office. Everyone is so friendly and helpful.


StarStarStarStarStar Same day appointment... —    (Patient since 2020)

When my repaired glasses came in I was given a same-day appointment to pick them up.


StarStarStarStarStar Don did a tremendous job. Thanks so much. —    (Patient since 2021)

Don did a tremendous job. Thanks so much.


StarStarStarStarStar Thank you for being an awesome team! Everyone ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Thank you for being an awesome team! Everyone is always so friendly and honest. I appreciate how thorough Dr. Joanne is and is able to explain things well.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent, caring doctors, excellent, office —    (Patient since 2020)

Excellent, caring doctors, excellent, professional office staff


StarStarStarStarStar Friendly and Excellent service —    (Patient since 2021)

Friendly and Excellent service


StarStarStarStarStar 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 One year off dialysis zero insulin t... —    (Patient since 2021)

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 One year off dialysis zero insulin thanks for your help! Sincerely Jesse a Mangham Jr


StarStarStarStarStar Great service with quick fix of nose pads on my... —    (Patient since 2021)

Great service with quick fix of nose pads on my glasses; thanks so much!!


StarStarStarStarStar Met the male Gronquist…He was professional and... —    (Patient since 2021)

Let the male Gronquist… He was professional and accommodating… Staff VERY pleasant to a newcomer None of them knew… Thanks for everyone under the “State St, Gronquist Tent”…


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne Gronquist is the best! —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist is the best! She is always so professional, attentive, and caring. Her staff is wonderful too.


StarStarStarStarStar Great service and very prof —    (Patient since 2021)

Great service and very professional


StarStarStarStarStar I wish they were more than five stars!!!I am al... —    (Patient since 2020)

I wish they were more than five stars!!!I am always treated so nicely and the professionalism and attention to detail is truly amazing!


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Tem Gronquist was patient and thorough in d... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Tem Gronquist was patient and thorough in discussing my glaucoma diagnosis and treatments. I greatly appreciated being treated as a whole person dealing with a very difficult disease. I also value his willingness to consider the impacts of food, supplements and exercise on the health of my eyes. Nancy


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. J. Gronquist  —    (Patient since 2020)

All my visits have been pleasant and conducted very professional.


StarStarStarStarStar The office is very nice, clean, and feels safe.... —    (Patient since 2021)

The office is very nice, clean, and feels safe. The staff is very professional and Dr. Joanne Gronquist is great!


StarStarStarStarStar Always wonderful to see Joanne —    (Patient since 2021)

Always wonderful to see Joanne - she is extremely kind and compassionate and I trust her advice 100%


StarStarStarStarStar THE BEST IN SANTA BARBARA!! —    (Patient since 2020)

Front office workers are friendly, helpful and efficient. Dr Tem Gronquist, Ophthalmologist, is exceptionally skilled, while also being kind, sensitive, patient, caring and informative. Hector is a superior optometrist who knows his job and works hard to please. The showroom offers an abundance and array of eyewear to choose from. Best place in Santa Barbara for eye exams and glasses!!


StarStarStarStarStar Great folks, caring service. —    (Patient since 2021)

Great folks, caring service.


StarStarStarStarStar It's always nice to see Dr. Joanne every year .. —    (Patient since 2021)

It's always nice to see Dr. Joanne every year for my yearly check-up. I feel that she is very thorough in her exams. She also happens to be a super nice person.


StarStarStarStarStar It's always a pleasure to visit Gronquist's Opto.. —    (Patient since 2021)

It's always a pleasure to visit Gronquist's Optometry. The office is clean, comfortable and pleasing to the eye, the staff always cheerful and helpful and doctors Joanne and Tem professional and personable. I go to Doctor Joanne who is always warm, welcoming and thorough. She never seems to rush and explains the condition of my eyes and how I can best care for them


StarStarStarStarStar Great Experiences with Great Service —    (Patient since 2020)

The great professional and friendly care I receive at the Gronquist office every time my wife and I go there is awesome and commendable. They are SUPER! The office staff and all of the employees are wonderful, supportive understanding and knowledgeable.


StarStarStarStarStar Outstanding Doctor! —    (Patient since 2021)

It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Joannne Gronquist. She is thorough, knowledgeable and efficient. She is easy to talk to and I look forward to my visits with her. She is interested in me and my family and takes the time to ask us. I have gone to her for many years and plan to continue seeing her in the future.


StarStarStarStarStar As always, the staff and quality of care and pr... —    (Patient since 2020)

As always, the staff and quality of care and professionalism was top notch at my visit. I really appreciated that the office follows strict and wise covid protocol.


StarStarStarStarStar Outstanding Eye Doctor —    (Patient since 2021)

My annual checkup with Dr. Joanne Gronquist was excellent as always. It was thorough, easy and they even scheduled me for next year before I left. Highly recommend Dr. Gronquist.


StarStarStarStarStar Perfection —    (Patient since 2021)

My visits included a comprehensive eye exam from Dr. Tem, an additional 2 visits with Corine for glaucoma exams, and multiple visits with Raquel to choose and then install 3 new pair of glasses. Everything was perfect; professional, relaxed, friendly and, ultimately, successful (I can see clearly to write this review). If I had encountered anything that seemed to need improving I'd say so, but I didn't.


StarStarStarStarStar Great doctors! Thank you for always taking car... —    (Patient since 2020)

Great doctors! Thank you for always taking care of my needs.


StarStarStarStarStar Continual Professional Service —    (Patient since 2021)

Positive experience from setting an appointment to paying the bill. Caring interest through out the process that give one a feeling of value verse merely a customer.


StarStarStarStarStar Great attention to detail. —    (Patient since 2021)

Great attention to detail. Dr G is very thorough and explains everything. I trust my eyes with him.


StarStarStarStarStar From start to finish, my experience was great! —    (Patient since 2021)

From start to finish, my experience was great!


StarStarStarStarStar great doctor and support team —    (Patient since 2021)

great doctor and support team


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent visit as always! —    (Patient since 2020)

Excellent visit as always!


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent service  —    (Patient since 2021)

The service was Excellent!


StarStarStarStarStar Always excellent service by staff and Dr Joanne... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always excellent service by staff and Dr Joanne Gronquist! So professional and caring. And as a nurse myself I won’t go to anyone else. I trust her completely.


StarStarStarStarStar I appreciate your understanding of my medical i... —    (Patient since 2021)

I appreciate your understanding of my medical issues and your consideration of the cost of treatment and new glasses, etc.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne is patient, kind and a good listener.... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr Joanne is patient, kind and a good listener. She asks questions and explains everything. I highly recommend her. Thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar AS usual the appointment went great. Not rushe... —    (Patient since 2020)

AS usual the appointment went great. Not rushed and very thorough. All of my questions were answered and then some. It is a pleasure going to your office. Everyone is very people friendly. Duane Felender


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne was very thorough in her evaluation ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne was very thorough in her evaluation of my eye problems and willing to work with my glaucoma ophthalmologist on my treatment. Really appreciate her!


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent eye exam and follow-up —    (Patient since 2021)

All aspects of my annual exam and follow-up to my questions were excellent. I will recommend Dr> Joanne to anyone I know who is looking for an optomotrist.


StarStarStarStarStar The office is exceptionally clean. Dr. Joanne ... —    (Patient since 2021)

The office is exceptionally clean. Dr. Joanne is a kind, personable and skilled doctor. I appreciate her thoroughness.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure coming to your practice. Staf... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a pleasure coming to your practice. Staff is friendly and helpful. Feel like I am getting the best of care. I will keep coming back for sure:)


StarStarStarStarNo Star Very professional Eyecare —    (Patient since 2021)

Overall, I am very pleased with my vision care.


StarStarStarStarStar Everything is great. Thanks —    (Patient since 2021)

Everything is great. Thanks


StarStarStarStarStar 14 years and counting —    (Patient since 2021)

I have been a patient of Joanne Gronquist for 14 years - she is extremely kind, sensitive to my needs, caring and makes me feel that I am her only patient.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

Everyone who helped me, Dr. Chick, Don, and Stephanie were helpful, kind, and knowledgeable. Dr. Chick answered all my questions as did Don when helping with my glasses. I appreciate the time send with me. Thank you


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Tem and Dr. Joanne Gronquist are both excel... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Tem and Dr. Joanne Gronquist are both excellent optometrists that provide exceptional services.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne is knowledgeable and also honest. She... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr Joanne is knowledgeable and also honest. She is available and sympathetic. I like her manner and presence.


StarStarStarStarStar Don is The Best! —    (Patient since 2021)

Since my first ever visit about fifteen years ago, I have never even sought anybody else's advice regarding new glasses but Don Nahallage's. Don is deeply knowledgeable and professional to a fault, he has impeccable taste and an excellent sense of humor. No wonder my daughter has become a fan too. Thank you! Sabine


StarStarStarStarStar Always excellent ... highly recommend. —    (Patient since 2020)

Always excellent ... highly recommend.


StarStarStarStarStar Great Staff! —    (Patient since 2021)

Everyone on the staff at Gronquist is wonderful. It's a pleasure to visit and deal with you, and usually the whole process is seamless. However, my last pair of glasses required four attempts by the lab to make them right. The errors were not subtle, but were way off. I still look forward to future visits.


StarStarStarStarStar Worth the Drive! —    (Patient since 2021)

I came back to Dr. Joanne after trying the optometry department at Costco. What a mistake that was. Dr. Gronquist is someone I can trust, believe in, and know that whatever she says, I can and will believe to be true. Even if you live out in Goleta, it's worth the drive.


StarStarStarStarStar Great place and service. —    (Patient since 2021)

Cordial interaction, quick but not hustled, knowledgeable, and helpful.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2020)

I always feel well cared for by Dr Gronquist.


StarStarStarStarStar Like always my appointment went well. Dr. Tem a... —    (Patient since 2020)

Like always my appointment went well. Dr. Tem and their staff aways do a great job.


StarStarStarStarStar Staff is always great and pleasant, they always... —    (Patient since 2021)

Staff is always great and pleasant, they always greet me and know me They do their best to accommodate my appointments for me and my 4 kids. We have been going for 16 years since my 1st born and now even my 2 year old goes too. We will never change doctors. Angel Garcia


StarStarStarStarStar Great service, thorough and caring. —    (Patient since 2021)

Great service, thorough and caring.


StarStarStarStarStar This is a very professional practice  —    (Patient since 2021)

This is a very professional practice with a warm and caring attitude projected by both Dr. Joanne and Dr. Tem and shared by their staff. Their Covid precautions seem very appropriate. I am a fairly new patient and am happy with the service.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure to experience the excellent s... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a pleasure to experience the excellent service of your office. Peter


StarStarStarStarStar outstanding competence and compassion —    (Patient since 2020)

outstanding competence and compassion


StarStarStarStarStar The best eye exam I have ever had, and that’s i... —    (Patient since 2021)

The best eye exam I have ever had, and that’s in 60 years of life. The staff are excellent and efficient. Dr. Joanne is knowledgeable, compassionate and looks to educate her patients. She actually listens to your questions and answers honestly. You’re lucky if you can be one of her patients.


StarStarStarStarStar I seldom have to wait more than a few minutes t... —    (Patient since 2021)

I seldom have to wait more than a few minutes to be seen. Everyone is very professional and efficient as well as caring.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent service. Well pleased with exam ans ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Excellent service. Well pleased with exam ans advice. It was good seeing you again Joanne.


StarStarStarStarStar Wonderful Optometrist! —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist is my favorite of all the optometrists I have seen. She is superb at her job, thorough, gentle, good-natured, caring, and personable. The staff is great, too - friendly, efficient, easy to work with. I've been going to her for several years and have had only the best experiences.


StarStarStarStarStar Great office and staff--thank you. —    (Patient since 2020)

Great office and staff--thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar Cordial, individualized, professional attention  —    (Patient since 2020)

I always get cordial, indivualized


StarStarStarStarStar Great service! The folks here are very kind and... —    (Patient since 2021)

Great service! The folks here are very kind and helpful


StarStarStarStarStar Folks, your entire staff and office are superb:... —    (Patient since 2020)

Folks, your entire staff and office are superb: friendly, competent, knowledgeable and very professional. I think you guys are the BEST!


StarStarStarStarStar Superior eye care from friendly community members  —    (Patient since 2021)

I always leave the Gronquists’ practice feeling grateful. Everyone is so kind and Dr. Joanne is extremely thorough. If all healthcare were practiced at this level, we would be an infinitely healthier society. I’ve been going here annually for about 10 years and have had nothing but 5-plus star experiences. (P.S. Their COVID mitigation procedures are extremely thorough and the practice is and has always been spotless.)


StarStarStarStarStar Every one treats me good at your office. I real... —    (Patient since 2021)

Every one treats me good at your office. I really appreciate the effort you and your staff provide for me. Thanks very much. Walt


StarStarStarStarStar Long Time Satisfied Patients —    (Patient since 2021)

My wife and I have been going to Joanne since she and her husband took over the practice from Dr. Dobbs, i.e. for many many years. She is absolutely tops. Super alert to any problems or changes, always up on the latest information and technology, and a great source of referrals when necessary. Having a detailed annual photo of one's retina, etc. is a great way to detect any changes before any serious problems arise. I need computer glasses, and the ones I got from her are the best glasses I have ever owned.


StarStarStarStarStar I always count on your expertise and courtesy. ... —    (Patient since 2021)

I always count on your expertise and courtesy. I especially appreciate the problem solving that Don provided on my recent visit to adjust my glasses.


StarStarStarStarStar Quality vision care, quality people —    (Patient since 2021)

Considering the personable, professional care I receive from Dr. Joanne Gronquist, when my job required that I move from Santa Barbara to Ventura County, I chose to commute and continue my vision care with her rather than seek care closer to home. The staff are all friendly and professional, as well. I have been commuting for my vision care appointments for 19 years, now, and would happily commute twice the distance for the quality of care received. Thank you, Joanne and staff!


StarStarStarStarStar Always feel very confident of the information/c... —    (Patient since 2020)

Always feel very confident of the information/care I receive from Dr. Joanne Gronquist


StarStarStarStarStar Raquel was amazing. I've never been there befor... —    (Patient since 2021)

Raquel was amazing. I've never been there before and she went out of her way for me. You have a new client for life. Thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar Great Experiences —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Joanne is so friendly yet professional, knowledgeable and thorough! I am seeing better now than Ever before. I heartily recommend her and her team! Thank you!


StarStarStarStarStar Caring, quick and efficient. —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne, Hector, and the staff are caring, quick and efficient with all my vision needs.


StarStarStarStarStar Highly Recommend!  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Tem is an incredibly professional and likable ophthalmologist. My visits with him are speedy but thorough and the personal conversations we have during our visit assures me that he really cares about his clients. I highly recommend this practice!


StarStarStarStarStar Wonderful and respectful service by all  —    (Patient since 2021)

Wonderful and respectful service by all members of your staff


StarStarStarStarStar Safe environment and advanced technology —    (Patient since 2021)

The Gronquist office felt very safe. The staff was friendly and considerate. I was impressed with the advanced technology. Dr. Tem Gronquist took time checking my eyes and finding the right type of prescription for my complicated eyes. I've had cataract surgery and two complicated detached retina surgeries which changed my eye requirements significantly. Dr. Tem Gronquist explained the tests and photographs of my eyes so I could understand my needs. I highly recommend this office for finding the correct prescription and selecting glasses.


StarStarStarStarStar Highly recommended —    (Patient since 2021)

Great experience all around. I recently had two eye examination appointments and received my first pair of glasses at the Gronquist office. I was pleased with the COVID-19 precautions in place, and the whole team was so friendly and helpful. My appointments were with Dr. Chick, who made me feel comfortable and answered my many questions. The gentleman who helped me pick out my frames was so patient and also did an excellent job providing honest feedback.


StarStarStarStarStar Very professional, thorough, and friendly —    (Patient since 2021)

Very professional, thorough, and friendly


StarStarStarStarStar Very professional and efficient in all they do.... —    (Patient since 2021)

Very professional and efficient in all they do. I am very pleased and would highly recommend their great, caring and friendly service. Carole Halsted


StarStarStarStarStar What a fantastic experience. Great service, eve... —    (Patient since 2021)

What a fantastic experience. Great service, everyone is so helpful and seem to really enjoy their work. I received my glasses in less than two weeks. And the best part, that's the least I've paid for glasses, contacts and comprehensive service. Thank you so much


StarStarStarStarStar Quick appointment and great result —    (Patient since 2021)

Had to make an appointment in a hurry and I was given one immediately which was fantastic. Hector, as always, fixed the issue with my glasses very professionally and the result was perfect. Thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar always a good experience when visiting the Gro... —    (Patient since 2020)

always a good experience when visiting the Gronquist office. They are so knowledgeable and personable.


StarStarStarStarStar Thank you! —    (Patient since 2020)

Joanne is great. I've been a patient for 10 years and look forward to 10 more.


StarStarStarStarStar Prompt safe prof —    (Patient since 2020)

Prompt safe professional


StarStarStarStarStar I always enjoy my appointments with your team. ... —    (Patient since 2020)

I always enjoy my appointments with your team.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Tem Gronquist is so thorough, I always feel... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Tem Gronquist is so thorough, I always feel that my eyes are in good hands. The glass ordering process helped me get the most for my money.


StarStarStarStarStar Great staff —    (Patient since 2020)

My visit was with Dr. Tem Gronquist. He was very thorough and great at explaining my vision needs.


StarStarStarStarStar The office has always been professional and cou... —    (Patient since 2020)

The office has always been professional and courteous.


StarStarStarStarStar In all my years (I'm 76) I have never felt so l... —    (Patient since 2020)

In all my years (I'm 76) I have never felt so listened to and partnered with a health professional as I have with Dr. Joanne Gromquist. She helped me to make my decision to get cataract surgery, which I am thrilled with. I never felt rushed or was just another patient. Her examination of my eyes was more thorough than I had ever experienced. Absolutely 5 star. And, thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar An appointment with Joanne Gronquist is like a ... —    (Patient since 2020)

An appointment with Joanne Gronquist is like a visit with a great friend. She is sweet, knowledgeable, efficient and a delight.


StarStarStarStarStar Clean environment. Efficient service.  —    (Patient since 2020)

Clean environment. Efficient service.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne is always upbeat and a joy to see. Sh... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr Joanne is always upbeat and a joy to see. She makes you feel comfortable while doing her job.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Corinne didn’t seem as much horough as Dr. ... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Corinne didn’t seem as much horough as Dr. Joanne.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2020)

I was quit satisfied with my visit and am eagerly awaiting my new glasses.


StarStarStarStarStar Great Care —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist is awesome. She spent a considerable amount of time reviewing and explaining everything to me. I really appreciate her compassion for her patients.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Sometimes one makes a mistake - it happens. —    (Patient since 2020)

Although there was a mistake in ordering the frames I selected, I am still pleased with the staff and the service at Gronquist Optometry. They delivered the correct frames in five business days and they are perfect. Plus my prescription is spot on.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2020)

Enjoyed the experience. Very professional. Thank you for a very through examination.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne is the best! —    (Patient since 2020)

This is a nice office with great staff. Dr Joanne is a really nice person and she is very careful with our eyes. She diagnosed me with the kind of glaucoma that could be treated with laser surgery and facilitated that for me. A year later another visit with very careful examination. Gives me some piece of mind to know she is so very thorough.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne is the best and I trust her implicitl... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr Joanne is the best and I trust her implicitly! And she chats with you as a regular person - not just a client/patient,


StarStarStarStarStar Top Notch —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Joanne is very thorough and nurturing. I appreciate the time she takes for my eye exam. She even went out of her way to make some local recommendations that were unrelated to my eye appointment and very helpful.


StarStarStarStarStar So thankful for the care and detail of my appoi... —    (Patient since 2020)

So thankful for the care and detail of my appointment. Catching concerns early before they become big problems. Thank you


StarStarStarStarStar It's a pleasure to go to Dr. Gronquist's office... —    (Patient since 2020)

It's a pleasure to go to Dr. Gronquist's office. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. All questions are answered and the examinations are in depth.


StarStarStarStarStar Truly professional, very competent, welcoming, ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Truly professional, very competent, welcoming, sincere, exceptionally helpful. A wonderful experience.


StarStarStarStarStar Great care for years! —    (Patient since 2021)

I have seen Dr Tem for years now, and have so appreciated his care! My husband and I are usually in for routine eye exams, but have also experienced an emergency with something stuck to my eye over the weekend, (turned out to be a tiny piece of clear plastic) and Dr Tem made himself available for an emergency visit. He also is available over the phone when I have had questions and concerns about my baby’s eyes. We would definitely recommend Dr Tem!


StarStarStarStarStar Always a professional and friendly team to work... —    (Patient since 0001)

Always a professional and friendly team to work with. Dr Joanne takes the time to get to know each client to ensure the perfect fit.


StarStarStarStarStar Raquell assisted me with my new glasses and she... —    (Patient since 2020)

Raquell assisted me with my new glasses and she was so helpful. A delight to work with, as is the other gentleman next to her


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent professional care.  —    (Patient since 2021)

Excellent professional care. A very thorough evaluation and all questions answered. Friendly staff


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent eye doctor —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist is an outstanding eye doctor. She is thorough and communicates clearly about your eye health. Her staff is also professional and a joy to work with.


StarStarStarStarStar I look forward to going to Dr. Joanne every yea... —    (Patient since 2021)

I look forward to going to Dr. Joanne every year for my eye checkup. She is always very thorough in her exams and probably one of the nicest ladies I have had the pleasure of knowing. I have been going to her since she opened her practice here and everyone who works with her at the office is super nice also. They are the best.


StarStarStarStarStar 5 star all the way!  —    (Patient since 2021)

5 star all the way! The office takes COVID 19 seriously which immediately put me at ease. Dr. Joanne is the BEST!


StarStarNo StarNo StarNo Star I always feel I get excellent professional care... —    (Patient since 2021)

I always feel I get excellent professional care from Dr. Joanne.


StarStarStarStarStar It is always a pleasant experience to meet with... —    (Patient since 2021)

It is always a pleasant experience to meet with Dr. Joanne. She is friendly, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. I have a lot of confidence in her. I recommended her to a friend who was happy with her visit as well. I look forward to each and every visit! Thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar I have referred my best friends to Dr Gronquist —    (Patient since 2021)

What can I say.... I have been a loyal patient for 20 years now.


StarStarStarStarStar very good people working thire —    (Patient since 2021)

very good people working thire


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist always gives us the highest quality of care. Her professionalism and deep concern for her patients make every visit a pleasure. The safety protocols are excellent.


StarStarStarStarStar Thorough and professional! —    (Patient since 2020)

They are very thorough and provide a professional and detailed exam! I highly recommend Dr. Tem Gronquist and Dr. Joanne Gronquist!


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne does everything possible to increase... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr Joanne does everything possible to increase my vision power and I am a very challenging client with Glaucoma and surgeries in both eyes. She is also dedicated to the health of the eye.....and offers solutions for problems. I appreciate her dedication.


StarStarStarStarStar I’ve been isolating and was a bit fearful of ke... —    (Patient since 2021)

I’ve been isolating and was a bit fearful of keeping my appointment. However, my experience was very positive. Every one was masked, there were no people in the waiting room, and I felt that all precautions had been taken. My examination was as thorough as always and I came away very glad I had kept my appointment.


StarStarStarStarStar Doctor is very good. They have a new machine t... —    (Patient since 2020)

Doctor is very good. They have a new machine that takes picture of your eye without dialation. They use it so the doctor doesn't have to get close to the patient, thus avoiding COVID risk. Patient is charged $29. Insurance doesn't cover it. So, if you have a family of 5, count of paying $145 for the exams.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

Excellent organization from office staff. Considerate professionals.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne is a kind, patient and dedicated eye... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne is a kind, patient and dedicated eye doctor! I am grateful for her work with me. Nancy McGrath


StarStarStarStarStar Raquel and Don were extremely helpful in select... —    (Patient since 0001)

Raquel and Don were extremely helpful in selecting my new frames. It was fun and I ended up with a pair I am extremely happy with and have received many compliments.


StarStarStarStarStar As a retired nurse and frequent patient at this... —    (Patient since 2021)

As a retired nurse and frequent patient at this office and others as needed, I can sincerely say I very much trust Dr. Joanne Gronquist's opinion and recommendations. I really appreciate her soft, kind manner . Very understanding as well as well informed in her field. I go no where else, maybe for glasses but never to see another Dr. Desk staff was too very nice and helpful as well.


StarStarStarStarStar As usual my experience was great. Everyone is ... —    (Patient since 2020)

As usual my experience was great. Everyone is very nice and fun to visit with. It would be nice if the printing was a little larger on the below information.


StarStarStarStarStar I appreciate everything you have done for me. Y... —    (Patient since 2021)

I appreciate everything you have done for me. Your staff is wonderful and generally seems to care. Many thanks, Walt


StarStarStarStarStar Always look forward to my annual appointment. S... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always look forward to my annual appointment. Staff is great and Joanne is very thorough and explains in detail any issues I may be having.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne Gromquist gave me the most comprehen... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Joanne Gromquist gave me the most comprehensive eye exam I've ever had. She took the time to listen to me and answered all my questions. I felt like I had a highly trained professional as my partner in helping me to decide whether to get cataract surgery at this time or not.


StarStarStarStarStar Trying to get a refund for contact lenses —    (Patient since 0001)

I paid $590 for new contacts. When I came in to get fitted for them I was unable to either put in or take out the lenses on my own. Dr. Tem identified me as "a blinker." He'd previously told me I could get a refund. I've left a vm and sent two emails, but so far I've gotten now response. It seems to me that if I can't use these contacts I should get a refund. ASAP. Please advise.


StarStarStarStarStar Wonderful Doctors and excellent eye care —    (Patient since 2021)

Wonderful Doctors and excellent eye care


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent care, nice people.  —    (Patient since 2021)

Excellent care, nice people.


StarStarStarStarStar Great job by Dr. Tem doing the eye exam. Di... —    (Patient since 2021)

Great job by Dr. Tem doing the eye exam. Disappointed with the limited selection of new frames. This perhaps due to the system of "spoon feeding" new choices one at a time. Also inability to explain pricing differences...i.e. why new lenses,plus new frame is $155. less than just new lenses in old frame. I like to support the overall business, but there is a limit.


StarStarStarStarStar The Doctors are great and information as Doctor... —    (Patient since 2020)

The Doctors are great and information as Doctors. They help me through my insurance. They take care of you from the word go.


StarStarStarStarStar I went to do my annual exam since I am about to... —    (Patient since 2021)

I went to do my annual exam since I am about to loose my current Benefits and after I already started the exam I was told I need to add on $35 and that it was now mandatory!! Really? Someone could have informed me about this PRIOR to my exam, and I would not have done it. SO for that reason I did not purchase my glasses at this place and will never ever go back.


Reply

We want to apologize for your experience in our office. It is part of our mission to create relationships with our patients based on trust and loyalty. We have obviously failed in this with you. We have changed our email that we send to all our patients before their appointment to include the information regarding the $29 charge for the Optomap and the reason why we are requiring it for all our patients receiving a comprehensive exam. Due to the fact that the masks fog up the doctor's lens almost immediately, it is impossible to get a thorough view of the inside of the eye to evaluate the health. The Optomap is the best way to obtain this view given the circumstances. We have purposely decreased the fee from the industry standard of $39 to $29 for our patients. Without the Optomap, dilation would be mandatory, with no extra fee, but would require the doctor to touch your face and eyelids and stand in close range for an extended period of time. This puts both the patients and doctor at greater risk. Due to COVID-19, our optometric associations have recommended avoiding dilation for routine exams, reserving it for medically necessary reasons, and instead performing imaging of the internal structures of the eye if the technology is available. I apologize if this was not properly explained to you. Wishing you safety and health. Dr. Joanne Gronquist

StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2020)

I have been a patient of Tem's for a number of years. I feel very comfortable in his hands. I would recommend your pratice to anyone who needs your services


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent personal service. Efficient staff. Ni... —    (Patient since 2021)

Excellent personal service. Efficient staff. Nice selection of frames. Opticians are knowledgeable and Don was very helpful with my choosing new frames. I recommend the Doctors Gronquist without reservation.


StarStarStarStarStar May 2020, Fantastic. The staff at Dr. Gronquist... —    (Patient since 2021)

May 2020, Fantastic. The staff at Dr. Gronquist's office were prompt, professional, respectful. Covid19 practices in place. Even when I was late and hurried they helped me out by being ready and quick.


StarStarStarStarStar Everything in optical department was top notch!... —    (Patient since 2022)

Everything in optical department was top notch!!


StarStarStarStarStar I will just discuss safety issues. I felt no an... —    (Patient since 2020)

I will just discuss safety issues. I felt no anxiety on my visit to your office. It appeared you had taken all precautions necessary to prevent spread of the COVID-19 virus. Dr. JoAnne reassured me that all her equipment and her exam room were disinfected. The exam went smoothly and all my questions post cataract surgery were answered. Thank you to your staff.


StarStarStarStarStar Terrific and professional staff! —    (Patient since 2021)

Terrific and professional staff!


StarStarStarStarStar Thank you and your staff Dr. Joanne! —    (Patient since 0001)

Thank you and your staff Dr. Joanne!


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure to visit with Dr G. —    (Patient since 2020)

Always a pleasure to visit with Dr G. She makes me feel welcome and comfortable that vision care is in good hands.


StarStarStarStarStar Gratitude —    (Patient since 2020)

I'm very grateful that you were able to see me and that you are so conscientious in my treatment.


StarStarStarStarStar Courteous, professional, patient, and rational.... —    (Patient since 2021)

Courteous, professional, patient, and rational. Used modern technology to provide good eye exam results and did not try to oversell glasses upgrades. I told my wife to switch optometrists and she felt the same way. They were also super cautious about ensuring my safety during the pandemic. Easy to business with, even with insurance.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent service and personal care. —    (Patient since 2020)

Excellent service and personal care, I have been wearing glasses most of my life and have been to many doctors, Dr.'s Gronquist are at the top of the game and technology with a level of personal care that is beyond normal practice, It's refreshing to have a doctor that I can have a conversation with and get everything explained and also express my opinion and level of comfort and taken into consideration


StarStarStarStarStar An excellent response  —    (Patient since 2021)

Your office provided an excellent response to seeing patients during this time of the coronavirus problems. I appreciate the extra effort it must’ve taken to coordinate this.


StarStarStarStarStar Great personal service Dr Joanne is the best.... —    (Patient since 2021)

Great personal service Dr Joanne is the best.


StarStarStarStarStar Terrific New Patient Experience! —    (Patient since 0001)

My daughter and I are new patients and had a terrific experience. The exam was thorough and the team was professional, friendly and helpful. We are both very pleased with our new glasses! I've been actively referring your services. Thanks so much!


StarStarStarStarStar Always the most complete and thorough care —    (Patient since 2021)

Always the most complete and thorough care


StarStarStarStarNo Star Service in the glasses section was good. —    (Patient since 2021)

Service in the glasses section was good.


StarStarStarStarStar A Major Goal Reached - Better EYESIGHT! —    (Patient since 2021)

In the last year, I moved from a different optometrist to Dr. Tem. After placing myself in more than capable hands, my vision is so much better than I could expect or imagine. Thank you, Dr Gronquist!


StarStarStarStarStar Always a wonderful experience and feeling conne... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a wonderful experience and feeling connected to a professional experience.


StarStarStarStarStar Great response! —    (Patient since 2021)

I had no problem making an appointment. I was given great help and my glasses repaired very quickly. Thank you to Hector and Don!


StarStarStarStarStar I absolutely love Dr Joanne! Her love of her c... —    (Patient since 2021)

I absolutely love Dr Joanne! Her love of her career shows. She actually takes interest in you as a whole person not just your eyes! But I appreciate the care she offers and explains all the details while showing me - so I understand!


StarStarStarStarStar GREAT EYE CARE GIVEN BY DR JOANNE AND DR TEM —    (Patient since 2021)

As always, my examination by Dr. Joanne was initiated by a pleasant arrival and short eye exam by her assistant. During my exam by Dr. J, she always explains the health of my eyes in lay terms regarding macular degeneration and other diseases of the eye. Highly recommend her services.


StarStarStarStarStar With a long history of various eye problems and... —    (Patient since 2021)

With a long history of various eye problems and surgeries I have encountered number of different health care providers for eyes. I would definitely consider Dr Joanne Gronquist among the best I have consulted. Professional, thorough, and very pleasant to deal with. Great staff. A high recommendation


StarStarStarStarStar Always a professional, personal, and caring exp... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a professional, personal, and caring experience.


StarStarStarStarStar Second year with the Gronquist team —    (Patient since 2021)

Second year with the Gronquist team. Tem explains the exam procedure clearly and the selection of frames/lenses is clear and attention is paid to what my insurance will and will not cover.


StarStarStarNo StarNo Star I am always so glad to see Dr JoanneGronquist.... —    (Patient since 2022)

I am always so glad to see Dr Joanne Gronquist. I know when I came in the office was still getting the "kinks "out of the new program. I appreciated the detail and thoroughness.


StarStarStarStarStar Tem is very thorough with his exans —    (Patient since 2020)

Tem is very thorough with his exams


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist is caring and interested in listening to her patients. She explains any concerns clearly and offers solutions to current concerns of the patient. I feel fortunate to have her as my eye doctor.


StarStarStarStarStar I already referred a friend, Colleen Lehman to ... —    (Patient since 0001)

I already referred a friend, Colleen Lehman to you.


StarStarStarStarStar You folks are the best! Thank you. —    (Patient since 2020)

You folks are the best! Thank you.


StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star Found Dr. Gronquist’s office through my insuran... —    (Patient since 0001)

Found Dr. Gronquist’s office through my insurance provider. When I called to make the appointment I gave them my information to make sure I was covered. The appointment itself was fine. Fairly thorough, and even pushed for LASIK, which I’ve never had a doctor say I was qualified for yet - so I was pretty excited and satisfied with the appointment as a whole. They found contacts that worked well and had a rebate. I paid for everything and left. There was no discussion about billing my insurance multiple ways or anything that led me to believe they were unfamiliar with my insurance. A week later I got a call saying I owed another $110. When I went in I had two people help explain the cost to me, and they found that the math was incorrect and I didn’t owe anything additional. Another week went by and I got another call that said those two people were wrong, and I did owe $110 because they were unaware of how to bill my insurance (should have looked that up before charging me incorrectly). I asked for a receipt and another 3-4 days went by before I got one. I don’t understand why only one person is able to explain my bill to me, or why it took so long for them to get the information to me. Overall, would have gone back, but will not return or refer anyone after having this many issues with billing.


Reply

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you feel. We completely understand that your billing experience was not ideal. We apologize for being unfamiliar with your plan and for the confusion. Because of your experience, we have educated the whole staff about this specific plan, which is uncommon, and everyone understands it now. We, of course, would love to see you back next year, but understand if you don't feel comfortable returning. We would be happy to assist in forwarding your information to wherever you choose to go next year. --Drs. Joanne and Tem Gronquist and staff.

StarStarStarStarStar Smiles. I got one from Dr. Tem Gronquist as he ... —    (Patient since 0001)

Smiles. I got one from Dr. Tem Gronquist as he told me that no glasses nor cata y surgery would improve my vision. Maybe he was pleased that the exam proved his hunch was correct. The image he showed me was horrific. Nothing to do but see a retina specialist. Maybe he thinks smiling is sympathetic. Saw another optometrist who said that I n ended a new prescription.


StarStarStarStarStar 5 stars for the gronquist team. —    (Patient since 2020)

5 stars for the gronquist team.


StarStarStarStarStar Varsity team eye care —    (Patient since 2021)

I found Dr. Joanne Gonquist to be extremely knowledgeable in regards to my eye care / evaluation. She took the time to answer all my questions and has realistic options for care. I found her to be very caring and compassionate. Staff is very professional and well-trained. I have already referred others her way.


StarStarStarStarStar What a wonderful office staff, they compliment ... —    (Patient since 2020)

What a wonderful office staff, they compliment the doctor’s they support so very well


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne Gronquist is fantastic. She spends as... —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr Joanne Gronquist is fantastic. She spends as much time with you as you need to educate you about the health of your eyes. She is very knowledgeable and personable. She truly cares and has a wonderful bedside manner. She is never rushed and answers all your questions thoroughly.


StarStarStarStarStar I’m blessed to have found you guys! —    (Patient since 2020)

I’m blessed to have found you guys!


StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star I don’t have 100% confidence in what the optome... —    (Patient since 0001)

I don’t have 100% confidence in what the optometrist recommends to me and son because I feel he’s always “selling” us something like that machine in place of dilation. And selection for glasses poor. And I feel he is always aware of money. I asked a question but was told that could be answered with a different kind of appt that uses medical allowance rather than VSP.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure. —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a pleasure dealing with all of you.....and I always feel like all the services I need are available.


StarStarStarStarStar Great staff, professional exam. Completely sati... —    (Patient since 2020)

Great staff, professional exam. Completely satisfied.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Dr. Gronquist has fabulous bedside manner and i... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Gronquist has fabulous bedside manner and is very thorough. I recommend her highly.


StarStarStarStarStar Happy in every way.......... —    (Patient since 2021)

Happy in every way..........


StarStarStarStarStar Always very impressed with professional compete... —    (Patient since 2020)

Always very impressed with professional competence. I feel very well cared for.


StarStarStarStarStar They were so kind and patient! I was picky with... —    (Patient since 2021)

They were so kind and patient! I was picky with picking out new glasses and the person helping was so helpful!


StarStarStarStarStar I recently had my annual eye exam with Dr Gronq... —    (Patient since 2021)

I recently had my annual eye exam with Dr Gronquist. Having needed corrective lens for the last 50 years I have been to numerous Drs. in a number of cities. The personal attention and professionalism that exists in this office is excellent. I feel confident in the judgment as well as care of Dr. Joanne Gronquist and the staff as much if not more than anywhere else. This is not a factory or herding style of care. Small scale but with huge positives.


StarStarStarStarStar Great service, frieindly staff of professionals... —    (Patient since 2021)

Great service, friendly staff of professionals...


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne is as thorough as she is delightful ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne is as thorough as she is delightful to interact with. I always feel that my eyes are in the best care.


StarStarStarStarStar from Judy Pearce —    (Patient since 0001)

This is a great idea to get feedback from your patients. I always enjoy my visits with Dr. Tem, he explains everything. I fear ever getting glaucoma or any other problem with my sight and I get reassurances no problems showing and how to help prevent them (wear sunglasses and eat greens!)


StarStarStarStarStar right eye injured with stick poke —    (Patient since 2021)

Came in for a look at my right eye which received a poke in the eye with a sharp stick.


StarStarStarStarStar Joanna is a friend as well as my optometrist. ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Joanna is a friend as well as my optometrist. I trust her for personalized care.


StarStarStarStarStar Outstanding care.  —    (Patient since 2021)

Outstanding care. Excellent staff. Very thorough explanations.


StarStarStarStarStar I came to visit with Dr. Tem Gronquist primaril... —    (Patient since 0001)

I came to visit with Dr. Tem Gronquist primarily for a second opinion on surgical treatment. I was highly pleased and feel that he did a very thorough job of providing me with the perspectives needed. I especially valued his truthfulness, objectivity, and competence.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Tem Gronquist is always thorough with his exam and sees me promptly with no waiting.


StarStarStarStarStar Joanne always recommends the best for me —    (Patient since 2020)

Joanne always recommends the best for me


StarStarStarStarStar Service was fast and Dr. Joanne is so nice. The... —    (Patient since 2020)

Service was fast and Dr. Joanne is so nice. The staff behind the counter are always helpful.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. G is warm and knowledgable and takes her ti... —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. G is warm and knowledgable and takes her time with patients.


StarStarStarStarStar Shoutout to Don and the Gronquist team! —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr. Gronquist and his staff are one of the best teams I've ever gone to in terms of any type of doctors visit. Not only are both of the doctors (Dr. Tem and Dr. Joanne Gronquist) incredibly sweet, kind, and genuine, but the reason why I keep willingly coming back to this office is because of Don, one of their staff members. Typically, I hate doctors visits. However, never have I ever felt so taken care of by an office every single time I'm there... enough that I actually enjoy coming back! All of the staff members are wonderful, but this review is mainly for Don. Don always greets me with the most excited demeanor and has never judged me on how indecisive I am when figuring out which frames are the best and which financial options I would be most comfortable with.. Don is honest, knows exactly what type of frames look good on every face type and tells you exactly how it is, always with a smile on his face. It's a tough decision when trying to figure out which frames you want to commit to, but I have NEVER felt rushed while in his care. This year, I am living out of the country but made sure that I got my yearly checkup at this office in Santa Barbara when I came back to California for short week visit. I needed to get my new frames and contacts sent out to me out of the country and wasn't sure what to do without paying a massive international shipping fee, but Don kindly assured me everything would be fine as he was able to have them delivered to my friend who was flying over to visit me in a month. Best part about this? Not only did Don deliver on his promise to send all my things to my friend on time to get to me, but he left a sweet little note for me in the box about enjoying my time down unda' and wishing me the best of luck. Sometimes, it's the little things that matter and these little things are what will keep me returning back to this office. If you're looking for a new Optometrist with the friendliest staff, look no further!


StarStarStarStarStar No waiting. Joanne, as always, was helpful, pr... —    (Patient since 2021)

No waiting. Joanne, as always, was helpful, professional, and cordial.


StarStarStarStarStar I had a brief scare when I was seeing a flash o... —    (Patient since 2020)

I had a brief scare when I was seeing a flash of light in one eye when it would get dark. I was able to see Dr. Tem the next day. The tests were very thorough and he reassured me that I didn’t have a detached retina. I came in for a recheck a week later. I usually see Dr. Joanne, but I would say between the 2 of them, they provide 5-star treatment 🌟


StarStarStarStarStar Great Docs amazing staff! —    (Patient since 2021)

Great Docs amazing staff!


StarStarStarStarStar Top notch optometrist! —    (Patient since 2021)

Professional, polite, friendly, efficient. Dr. Joanne and staff desire all five starts.


StarStarStarStarStar Thank you for the opportunity to respond. —    (Patient since 2021)

Thank you for the opportunity to respond.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Tem was awesome. Highly recommend.  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr Tem was awesome. Highly recommend. He took a lot of time to explain everything to me and walk me through all the images. He wasn't pushy about buying anything additional and was very personable. He said I could use minor correction but explicitly stated that getting glasses was completely optional at this point. I feel like other doctors would have tried to get me to buy something.


StarStarStarStarStar Eyeglass repair —    (Patient since 2020)

Sophia fell and bent her eyeglass frames on the playground, and in one quick visit, they were fixed by your professional and friendly team member. We appreciate it!


StarStarStarStarStar Commitment to excellence, Dr’s Gronquist Offic... —    (Patient since 2021)

Commitment to excellence, Dr’s Gronquist Offices provide the most up-to-date technological innovations for vision preservation. This is extremely important as we age and take multiple medications. Five stars!


StarStarStarStarStar Anne Dewey  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist and her team are amazing. Professional, efficient, and supportive. I have recommended her to friends and they too feel the same way!


StarStarStarStarStar My new prescription is much better, and maybe l... —    (Patient since 2020)

My new prescription is much better, and maybe less strong than the previous one, which I am happy about.


StarStarStarStarStar It's always a joy to visit with Dr. Joanne Gron... —    (Patient since 2020)

It's always a joy to visit with Dr. Joanne Gronquist...very personable, conscientious, and competent.


StarStarStarStarStar Great office and staff. Very professional.  —    (Patient since 2019)

Great office and staff. Very professional.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent in every way. —    (Patient since 2020)

They are always friendly and treat me well, and Dr. Joanne's knowledge and skill is outstanding.


StarStarStarStarStar Very friendly and courteous staff. Dr. Joanne G... —    (Patient since 2021)

Very friendly and courteous staff. Dr. Joanne Gronquist was wonderful. She was extremely friendly, prompt, thorough in her examination, very clear in all her explanations and took the time to answer my questions.


StarStarStarStarStar Always wonderful and excellent service! —    (Patient since 2020)

Always wonderful and excellent service!


StarStarStarStarStar Thank-you so much! —    (Patient since 2020)

I love so much coming to my Doctors Tem & Joanne Gronquist with their kind capable staff for my annual eye exams and eye glass fittings. Both doctors are so nice and so capable and provide such excellent and thorough and thoughtful care. Thank you so very very much.


StarStarStarStarStar Joanne is always friendly —    (Patient since 2020)

Joanne is always friendly When we meet. I find her manner instills confidence in me and I am very happy with my experiences here.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

As always, superb service. Dr Joanne is wonderful and Don is always helpful in servicing my eyewear. Both of them, as well as the front desk staff, are friendly and competent.


StarStarStarStarStar I love the office , nice and cleaned the staff ... —    (Patient since 0001)

I love the office , nice and cleaned the staff is fabulous , very helpful , friendly. The Dr. was great , I loved the time she spend explaining my eye exam.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure  —    (Patient since 2020)

Always a pleasure to work with this team. Though it was a difficult decision for me to get my prescription filled do to the government shut down this team found ways to say me extra $$.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne Gronquist —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr J. Gronquist is so great at explaining reasons and results of the various tests conducted on my eyes which I have done yearly. Her staff also were very good at performing eye tests that Dr J. would explain to me. Fiting my new driving glasses by her staff was also done in an expedious and professional manner. Thank you Dr J.


StarStarStarStarStar Like Family - Always friendly, caring, and thor... —    (Patient since 2020)

Like Family - Always friendly, caring, and thorough


StarStarStarStarStar From the time of making the initial appointment... —    (Patient since 2020)

From the time of making the initial appointment to the follow-up appointment, the experience was superb. Staff was friendly, as was Dr. Joanne Gronquist, and all were helpful in taking care of my eyes and vision. I would definitely recommend this office to others.


StarStarStarStarStar Our family is delighted to have found this prac... —    (Patient since 0001)

Our family is delighted to have found this practice. The four of us have see both Dr Joanne Gronquist and Dr Tem Gronquist and have had excellent experiences with both of them. We highly recommend them.


StarStarStarStarStar Doctors are great. Excellent care and warm fri... —    (Patient since 2020)

Doctors are great. Excellent care and warm friendly environment. I highly recommend


StarStarStarStarStar The Friendly Optomitrist! —    (Patient since 2020)

The staff and Dr. Gronquist were all so friendly and helpful. I recommend them to anyone without reservation.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2020)

After years of seeing a prominent local optometrist and not being able to see well with my prescribed contact lenses I decided to make the change to see Dr. Joanne. She gives excellent personal attention making one believe she truly cares about her patients. Honestly, my life is much improved by her care now that I have a proper diagnosis for my prescription.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

This was my first time at the facility, I was treated well I enjoyed everyone and it was a smooth operation to go through everything thank you very much


StarStarStarStarStar I always have a very thorough eye exam by Dr. J... —    (Patient since 2020)

I always have a very thorough eye exam by Dr. Joanne! She is also very patient and takes time to answer any questions. I never feel rushed during my appointments.


StarStarStarStarStar A thorough and knowledge-based exam —    (Patient since 2020)

My experience with Dr. Joanne Gronquist is always pleasant. She is thorough and knowledgeable. She takes the time to explain each step of every procedure.


StarStarStarStarStar Staff that goes above and beyond! —    (Patient since 0001)

I was so impressed with the service I got. I had an issue with my insurance and called in about 30 minutes after my appointment to see if I could cancel my contact order until I was able to sort out my insurance. The woman at the front desk said she would call in personally to cancel the order as she had already processed it. I was so grateful that she would take the time out of her busy day and go out of her way to help me. Such great service!


StarStarStarStarStar Raquel was extremely accommodating and really w... —    (Patient since 0001)

Raquel was extremely accommodating and really went above and beyond to ensure I got my glasses in time. I really appreciate people who will do whatever it takes to ensure you get what you need. Everyone was professional and office was really clean. Very highly recommend


StarStarStarStarStar LOVE LOVE Dr. Joanne! She always seems like sh... —    (Patient since 2021)

LOVE LOVE Dr. Joanne! She always seems like she has all the time that you need - questions etc. Very Very efficient and knowledgeable. High tech equipment. Staff very helpful and friendly HIGHLY recommend always!!


StarStarStarStarStar I recently went to Dr. Tem Gronquist and am imp... —    (Patient since 2021)

I recently went to Dr. Tem Gronquist and am impressed with his thorough approach and professionalism.


StarStarStarStarStar I always feel very cared for during my visits a... —    (Patient since 2020)

I always feel very cared for during my visits and feel assured that Dr. Gronquist is looking out for me.


StarStarStarStarStar Great service, nice staffers, easy in and out..... —    (Patient since 2021)

Great service, nice staffers, easy in and out...


StarStarStarStarStar Both Drs. Gronquists are very skilled and profe... —    (Patient since 2021)

Both Drs. Gronquists are very skilled and professional. They are personable and take the time to explain anything needed. My family and I have been patients for more than 20 years and we always have an excellent experience. I highly recommend them. And the remodeled office looks great.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent physician! —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Gronquist is always very thorough and explains what she's doing and the reasons behind what she's doing. She is also funny and kind. I trust her implicitly with the health of my eyes.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Tem Gronquist has been a hero —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr Tem Gronquist has been a quarterback for me in a very tenuous eye health saga. I came to him already having seven surgeries in various cities. Under his care he consulted, referred and followed up on several procedures and I now have the best vision I have ever had without the need for glasses or contacts. No other eye specialists have done what he has coordinated and oversaw. Thanks Dr Tem


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne is a miracle! —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Joanne is a careful, thorough clinician, but most importantly she is a wonderful human being. You will enjoy every minute you spend with her.


StarStarStarStarStar Wonderful to have you online. —    (Patient since 0001)

Wonderful to have you online.


StarStarStarStarStar Outstanding service! I will be back. —    (Patient since 2021)

Outstanding service! I will be back.


StarStarStarStarStar Outstanding visit as usual. Have not yet gotte... —    (Patient since 2021)

Outstanding visit as usual. Have not yet gotten my prescription dark glasses, so I cannot comment on the prescription or how the frame fitting went.


StarStarStarNo StarNo Star  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne is very kind and helpful. She explains things carefully and tries to improve my eyesight through new contacts and glasses. Unfortunately, we have not found the right fit or prescription after 3 tries for both new contacts and glasses. So I am very discouraged.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a very positive experience! I very much... —    (Patient since 2020)

Always a very positive experience! I very much appreciate the care and attention to details.


StarStarStarStarStar KRH —    (Patient since 0001)

Although the service from the staff is great, I am still not seeing as well as I had hoped or expected. Hopefully that will improve with time.


StarStarStarStarStar The office meets and exceeds all my expectations. —    (Patient since 2020)

The office meets and exceeds all my high expectations.


StarStarStarStarStar The expanded office was a bit of a surprise, bu... —    (Patient since 2021)

The expanded office was a bit of a surprise, but not in a bad way. The service was as usual excellent.


StarStarStarStarStar Wonderful! —    (Patient since 2021)

Absolutely fantastic! Dr.. Gronquist and her staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and quickly put you at ease. Glad to ha e found them!


StarStarStarStarStar Thorough and conscientious —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr. Joanne takes time with me, thoroughly examines my eyes, and answers any questions I have. I appreciate how conscientious and caring she is.


StarStarStarStarStar Joanne is always cordial and professional.  —    (Patient since 2021)

I have been seeing Joanne Gronquist for decades now and she is consistently cordial and professional. This visit was no different. I was seen promptly, Joanne had reviewed my file, and she carefully examined my vision to ensure that my contact lenses would serve my needs. I should add that Joanne's discovery of a small retinal tear (during an earlier visit) allowed me to get treatment before any symptoms arose and before the tear had a chance to grow. I am very grateful to have my eyesight without having undergone a major procedure.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Joanne is fantastic and I feel that she genuine... —    (Patient since 0001)

Joanne is fantastic and I feel that she genuinely enjoys engaging with me as a patient. She makes me comfortable and - as a result - I trust her.


StarStarStarStarStar good work very professional staff and very cou... —    (Patient since 2020)

good work very professional staff and very courteous and friendly


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne is absolutely great. My appointments are always pleasant. The staff is very friendly. If you want the best the best eye care ,I highly recommend Dr Joanne Gronquist. Believe me you won't be disappointed.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Mom —    (Patient since 0001)

I’m very happy with the service provided following my cataract surgery. I was treated promptly when I came to the office Dr. Tem was very respectful and kind and explained what he was doing and the reason for the delay in healing of my eye. I’m very pleased to be associated with this practice.


StarStarStarStarStar My office visits with Dr. Joanne Gronquist are ... —    (Patient since 2021)

My office visits with Dr. Joanne Gronquist are always very thorough. I get answers to any and all questions I may have. I feel as though I could take however much time I need and never be rushed.


StarStarStarStarStar Exam —    (Patient since 2021)

I always get a careful thorough examination. Everyone's very helpful.


StarStarStarStarStar I switched over from Norgaarden, who I felt was... —    (Patient since 0001)

I switched over from Norgaarden, who I felt was very personable, patient & thorough. I found the Gronquist office to be of the same caliber.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

My new glasses are great. Just like perfect vision. The small adjustment we made to increase the magnification in the lower part paid off. Thank you. John


StarStarStarStarStar Caring, friendly, understanding, always has tim... —    (Patient since 2021)

Caring, friendly, understanding, always has time for me. A truly fantastic experience every time.


StarStarStarStarStar I just left a 5-star rating re my latest appt. ... —    (Patient since 2020)

I just left a 5-star rating re my latest appt. with Dr. Gronquist because that is exactly what is what it was. Perfect in every way


StarStarStarStarStar evaluation —    (Patient since 2021)

Excellent professional service! Thank you!


StarStarStarStarStar First visit. —    (Patient since 2018)

First visit; not sure what to expect. After my first appointment, I plan to use this medical practice for my eye-related medical issues. Went there for a bothersome “field of vision” glaucoma test. Their new test equipment made it easy. Met with Dr. Tem Gronquist; came away satisfied and impressed.


StarStarStarStarStar The staff here are super nice and friendly! I f... —    (Patient since 2022)

The staff here are super nice and friendly! I feel like I am treated like family every time I go in, always welcomed with smiles :)


StarStarStarStarStar Always friendly, caring and informative! —    (Patient since 2021)

Always friendly, caring and informative!


StarStarStarStarStar Schedule your appointment!  —    (Patient since 0001)

Great office and people. Love this place. Make you feel at home here. You will walk in to a beautiful smile.


StarStarStarStarStar Am always happy with the care and service that ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Am always happy with the care and service that i receive. Have been a patient with Joanne Gronquist for more than 20 years. Both of my children are patients and I've recommended the Gronquists' practice to many others over the years. Staff is always helpful and professional.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Gronquist is very knowledgeable, cheerful a... —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr. Gronquist is very knowledgeable, cheerful and patient. During my visit, she explained everything in detail, answered all my questions to satisfaction. Very satisfied with my visit. Would recommend her to anyone who may be needing a go to opthalmologist or looking for a change from their current one.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent service and attention to detail! —    (Patient since 2020)

Excellent service and attention to detail!


StarStarStarStarStar Joanne is highly valued.. —    (Patient since 2020)

Joanne is an extremely attentive doctor and explains her procedures and conditions of your eyes on every annual visit. I really value her judgement!


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent environment with a very knowledgeable... —    (Patient since 2020)

Excellent environment with a very knowledgeable and accessible staff. I am very happy to have found the Gronquist's office as I have heard several unfortunate reports of other less-than-decent optometrists in SB.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 0001)

Steve and I have Dr. Tem and we think he is excellent. Dr. Tem really leaves no stone unturned, very detail oriented.


StarStarStarStarStar I actually look forward to this doctoir's appoi... —    (Patient since 2020)

I actually look forward to this doctoir's appointment. Joanne is so easy to be with and so thorough I feel completely taken care of. And the whole staff adds to that. I love that Joanne has all the pictures of my exams right there so I can see them.


StarStarStarStarStar Online presence is good for appointment reminde... —    (Patient since 2020)

Online presence is good for appointment reminders in outlook, and special sales.


StarStarStarStarStar Service was excellent! Both Staff and doctor we... —    (Patient since 2020)

Service was excellent! Both Staff and doctor were accommodating and pleasurable.


StarStarStarStarStar I always get an extremely thorough exam... —    (Patient since 2020)

I always get an extremely thorough exam when I visit Joanne Gronquist, O.D.


StarStarStarStarStar Exceptional care —    (Patient since 0001)

I love that Dr. Joanne Gronquist stays ahead with the necessary testing. Staff is very friendly and welcoming, can't see myself or my family going anywhere else.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Gronquist is informative and thorough! She ... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Gronquist is informative and thorough! She took the time to explain what we saw in my X-ray. She is very kind and professional!


StarStarStarStarStar I can not say enough about Dr. Joanne and the s... —    (Patient since 2021)

I can not say enough about Dr. Joanne and the staff.. I had my first ever eye emergency and they got me in the same day - worked late to help me. Totally went out of their way on many of my needed appointments. They are not only caring - but friendly too. Love the whole team. And I thank them for all they did for me.


StarStarStarStarStar I haven always been made to feel so comfortable... —    (Patient since 0001)

I haven always been made to feel so comfortable at your office. Your staff are always helpful and pleasant. Dr. Joanne Gronquest is always efficient, helpful, and pleasant making the whole eye exam a good experience.


StarStarStarStarStar Matthew had a great visit. Everyone was very wa... —    (Patient since 2021)

Matthew had a great visit. Everyone was very warm and welcoming. My only suggestion is to keep a few eye patches on hand to give out to patients who need them.


StarStarStarStarStar She uses very rational and scientific approach  —    (Patient since 2020)

I go to Joanne Gronquist because she is very scientifically methodical, thorough, analyzes every aspect of my health relating to my eyes, does not jump to conclusions (as another optometrist I visited did, explaining as age-related a problem for which Joanne had a simple remedy), is cute and I love her. ;-)


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne is wonderful - . —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne is wonderful - takes the time to explain everything - very personable


StarStarStarStarStar Very thorough exam, friendly and knowledgeable!... —    (Patient since 2020)

Very thorough exam, friendly and knowledgeable!


StarStarStarStarStar My only objection is that I get too many appoin... —    (Patient since 2020)

My only objection is that I get too many appointment reminders.


StarStarStarStarStar I don't quite under stand the difference betwee... —    (Patient since 0001)

I don't quite under stand the difference between "review" and my comment below. I'd guess they are the same. At any rate, use what I said any way you want.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 0001)

I was extremely impressed by my visit to Dr Joanne Gronquist. She is highly skilled at diagnosing a problem I had after Cataract surgery and is sending me to a specialist in that field who may be able to correct it. Her examintaion was the best I have ever had and - I have always felt I chose my dentists well as I do specialist in other health matters. Can't stress enough how excellent she was in her examination of my eyes.


StarStarStarStarStar Always the Best! Always feel totally taken car... —    (Patient since 2021)

Always the Best! Always feel totally taken care of. Great front and back office staff.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Tem Gronquist is a good listener and always addresses any concerns I may have. I leave feeling reassured about my eye health.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Joanne Gronquist is the best. If I could gi... —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr Joanne Gronquist is the best. If I could give a thousand stars. ⭐️ Thank you Dr Gronquist


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2020)

As always, thanks for the careful attention to my needs.


StarStarStarStarStar Joanne is very knowledgeable and very attentive... —    (Patient since 2020)

Joanne is very knowledgeable and very attentive. She takes the time to check everything out carefully and answers all questions. Very very good service and experience.


StarStarStarStarStar Great as usual. So nice to be able to see again... —    (Patient since 2021)

Great as usual. So nice to be able to see again.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne and all of the staff were very frien... —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr. Joanne and all of the staff were very friendly, professional and helpful. The whole experience was excellent, and I appreciate the care each of them took to make me feel at home.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a great visit. :)  —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a great visit. :)


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent eye care is within sight —    (Patient since 2021)

It's not often one looks forward to medical appointments but Dr. Joanne Gronquist is such a personable and caring professional that my eye exams seem more like an enjoyable visit with a cherished friend than a burdensome necessity.


StarStarStarStarStar Wouldn't go anywhere else.  —    (Patient since 2017)

Wouldn't go anywhere else. Wouldn't recommend any other office. This is hands down the best place for my family, friends, and me.


StarStarStarStarStar I am very happy with this practice. I feel tha... —    (Patient since 2020)

I am very happy with this practice. I feel that Dr. Tem Gronquist listens to me and cares about my welfare.


StarStarStarStarStar Wonderful Doctor and Staff! —    (Patient since 2017)

My appt with Dr Tem was great! He answered all of my questions and made suggestions. Don was very patient while I tried on just about every pair of glasses. When I came back to pick up my glasses, the room was in use so Don came out to the waiting room to fit my glasses so I didn't have to wait. He was very considerate of my need to get to work without me saying anything. Tha staff is always warm and friendly. The Drs have done a great job of creating a friendly, patient centered culture.


StarStarStarStarStar This office is chock full of professional, comp... —    (Patient since 2020)

This office is chock full of professional, competent and friendly people. From the staff at the front desk, to the technicians, to the doctors themselves....they are exceedingly WONDERFUL


StarStarStarStarStar Friendly Staff and Great Optometrists  —    (Patient since 2017)

I was welcomed by friendly staff and waited less than 5 minutes. My exam was complete and all of my questions were answered. The optician was very patient and understood what style I was looking for and made very helpful suggestions. There was no pressure to purchase expensive frames.


StarStarStarStarStar Recommended without reservation —    (Patient since 2021)

As always, my visit to see Dr. Gronquist was pleasant, efficient, and personal. Putting that together with the high-level competence and skill of this health care professional makes it quite easy for me to recommend--with absolutely no qualification or reservation--this eye care professional and her team.


StarStarStarStarStar As usual the total office visit was excellent. ... —    (Patient since 2020)

As usual the total office visit was excellent. Customer service and information given during and after the exam was great.


StarStarStarStarStar The Best —    (Patient since 0001)

I always refer friends to Joanne, she is so knowledgeable and such a kind person! I feel such confidence with the advice and treatment that I receive from her!


StarStarStarStarStar Good doctor, bad news —    (Patient since 2020)

Although I wasn't happy to find out I had macular degeneration, I was happy that it was detected in its early stages


StarStarStarStarStar You are the BEST! —    (Patient since 0001)

You are the BEST! I am very Happy and Pleased with all you did.


StarStarStarStarStar I am so glad I came to Dr. Joanne. She and Dr.... —    (Patient since 2020)

I am so glad I came to Dr. Joanne. She and Dr. Tem have a professional, friendly, accommodating office that offers the convenience of an optical shop as well. I appreciate the time, concern, and sincerity she gives in her exams and am confident of her skill and knowledge. She is warm and pleasant and that seems to be the tone of all who work there.


StarStarStarStarStar We are very happy to have found Dr Joanne Gronq... —    (Patient since 0001)

We are very happy to have found Dr Joanne Gronquist. She is very thorough with a great demeanor, and her whole staff is outstanding. I found her from many online positive reviews - so happy I did! We are new to the area so it is wonderful to find an optometrist we can count on!


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Thank you for your review. We definitely enjoyed meeting Lilly and the rest of the family :)

StarStarStarStarStar All Good —    (Patient since 2021)

Exam, discussion all good


StarStarStarStarStar I would highly recommend this team to handle yo... —    (Patient since 0001)

I would highly recommend this team to handle your eye care needs! I've gone to them for a few years now, and I've experienced professional, caring, and knowledgeable individuals who truly have helped with my eye care.


StarStarStarStarStar As an editor, I use my eyes in my work, so it's... —    (Patient since 0001)

As an editor, I use my eyes in my work, so it's extremely important for me to get good care, and I am totally satisfied with this office. Dr. Gronquist has been caring for my eyes for years and I highly recommend her. She's thorough, knowledgeable, congenial, and completely professional. Her staff is also very kind and attentive. They will keep adjusting the frames if there are any issues, until you are satisfied. And they take Care Credit, which is a huge plus if you don't have vision insurance.


StarStarStarStarStar I had an eye emergency and was able to get in t... —    (Patient since 0001)

I had an eye emergency and was able to get in to see Dr Gronquist within 10 minutes of calling. The office staff even stayed after they were supposed to be closed. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Would recommend this office to anybody!


StarStarStarStarStar Always very professional and educational. —    (Patient since 2016)

Always very professional and educational.


StarStarStarStarStar Very efficient office. Dr. Gronquist is thorou... —    (Patient since 2021)

Very efficient office. Dr. Gronquist is thorough and knowledgable with an easy manner.


StarStarStarStarStar Office Visits —    (Patient since 2021)

I'm always greeted in a friendly and pleasant manner and the reason for my visit is handled quickly and efficiently.


StarStarStarStarStar Great eye care doctors and professionals —    (Patient since 0001)

I never really felt like I had an eye health advocate until I began seeing Dr. G. Now I know my eye health is a priority. I always feel welcomed and cared for when I visit. The whole staff is attentive and ready to help. I'm glad to have a proactive eye health plan for now and the future.


StarStarStarStarStar Great as usual... Really like the new equipment ... —    (Patient since 2020)

Great as usual... Really like the new equipment that does not require eye dilation...


StarStarStarStarStar Services I received during my eye exam —    (Patient since 2020)

I was pleased with the services I received during my eye exam.


StarStarStarStarStar Entire staff is so nice and helpful!! very happy ... —    (Patient since 0001)

Entire staff is so nice and helpful!! very happy I've found such a great group I trust with my eyes


StarStarStarStarStar A Wonderful Tutorial —    (Patient since 2020)

Joanne not only gives a thorough eye exam, she also explains her observations during the process very clearly. Having my annual exam is also an annual tutorial in the many facets of eye health. She answers my questions before I have the chance to ask them! This time she showed me pictures of my eyes from 6 years ago, in order to compare them with the current ones. Then she explained changes that have taken place over the years, what attention needs to be given them, and what has remained the same. I appreciate her expertise and willingness to teach me about myself so well.


StarStarStarStarStar Outstanding operation, all folks working there ar... —    (Patient since 2020)

Outstanding operation, all folks working there are top notch


StarStarStarStarStar Great no complaints great office great staff... —    (Patient since 0001)

Great no complaints great office great staff


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 0001)

Everyone in office is very friendly and easy going - they make sure all questions and concerns are answered before you leave office - great follow up and reminders for appointments - they help pick out the perfect pair of glasses too!


StarStarStarStarStar Really helpful staff. I came with my walker for ... —    (Patient since 0001)

Really helpful staff. I came with my walker for the first time and the staff couldn't have been more helpful!!!


StarStarStarStarStar nice people, good service and expertise.... —    (Patient since 0001)

nice people, good service and expertise.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent care... would/ have recommended to other newcomers to Santa Barbara.... —    (Patient since 2020)

Excellent care... would/ have recommended to other newcomers to Santa Barbara.


StarStarStarStarStar Annual Visit is Always a Pleasure... —    (Patient since 2021)

Annual Visit is Always a Pleasure


StarStarStarStarStar Amy was so happy when she left her appointment! She knew for a while she couldn't see and for the ... —    (Patient since 0001)

Amy was so happy when she left her appointment! She knew for a while she couldn't see and for the doctor to show her how her new vision would be she was so overjoyed. She felt very comfortable and well taken care of! She will be back next year for her appointment!


StarStarStarStarStar we think that your office is great!... —    (Patient since 2021)

we think that your office is great!


StarStarStarStarStar My wife and I both use Joanne's talent to take care of our eyes, and her sparkling personality to ... —    (Patient since 0001)

My wife and I both use Joanne's talent to take care of our eyes, and her sparkling personality to make each visit a happy time.


StarStarStarStarStar I feel very confident that my eye care is in very good hands. ... —    (Patient since 2021)

I feel very confident that my eye care is in very good hands.


StarStarStarStarStar Done —    (Patient since 2020)

I already submitted one soon after my last appt.


StarStarStarStarStar I felt welcomed immediately. —    (Patient since 2021)

As a first-time patient, I felt welcomed immediately. Dr. Gronquist (Joanne) came out to greet me which was a great touch. I hope there wasn't anyone after me because Joanne was very patient with my endless questions...I never felt rushed and I left knowing what my next steps were.


StarStarStarStarStar Great office. Glad i was referred her Dr. Gronquist was so nice and thorough. ... —    (Patient since 2020)

Great office. Glad i was referred her Dr. Gronquist was so nice and thorough.


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

This was my first time with Mr. Gronquist and I found him to be friendly and professional. He explained everything to me very clearly.


StarStarStarStarStar Thoughtful and thorough —    (Patient since 2020)

Joanne is very thoughtful and thorough. She takes the time to adjust and explain. Very highly recommended.


StarStarStarStarStar Everyone was very professional and the customer service was outstanding.... —    (Patient since 2016)

Everyone was very professional and the customer service was outstanding.


StarStarStarStarStar Top quality eye care with state of the art equipment/ —    (Patient since 2021)

I have been seeing Joanne since she purchased this practice. She has always given me outstanding care, but she went above and beyond by using state of the art equipment that detected a small tear in my retina. It was quick and easy to repair (but she worked the impossible and got me to surgeon the same day) but could have lead to a detached retina, a serious threat to my eyesight! Thank you, Joanne.


StarStarStarStarStar All good. Joanne is the best! —    (Patient since 0001)

All good. Joanne is the best!


StarStarStarStarStar Perfect as always! Thanks! Nice to see you again... —    (Patient since 2017)

Thanks for everything you do and for having such a great team!


StarStarStarStarStar Great relationship —    (Patient since 2020)

As always our relationship is based on very satisfying, expert professionalism, courtesy and cordiality.


StarStarStarStarStar Whether covered by insurance or not, the new optical scanning equipment seems like a very useful... —    (Patient since 2021)

Whether covered by insurance or not, the new optical scanning equipment seems like a very useful diagnostic tool for providing patients with the best preventative care. Thanks for adding it as an option.


StarStarStarStarStar I like the new glaucoma machine and it is much easier. —    (Patient since 2021)

I like the new glaucoma machine and it is much easier.


StarStarStarStarStar Visit was great, as usual! —    (Patient since 2020)

Visit was great, as usual!


StarStarStarStarStar We were really coaxed into ordering the lenses that tint when outdoors —    (Patient since 0001)

We were really coaxed into ordering the lenses that tint when outdoors. I don't like them and wish I went with my gut and got clear lenses.


StarStarStarStarNo Star We did not like the optrician. —    (Patient since 0001)

We did not like the optrician there. It was a bit uncomfortable for the doctor to say my husband needs glasses and then have the eyeglass guy right there pushing his glasses. I found him very unfriendly as he completely ignored me as I was trying to watch my husband being fitted for glasses. Would not buy glasses from him.


StarStarStarStarStar I love you guys — 

I love you guys. 5 stars!


StarStarStarStarStar Very friendly, professional, knowledgable. took the time to explain and be thorough —    (Patient since 2020)

Very friendly, professional, knowledgable. took the time to explain and be thorough. good experience.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Very friendly and good service —    (Patient since 0001)

I felt conformable and well-informed throughout my hole stay. I have to adopt to the fact that the eye specialist is also the optometrist. Both are strictly separated in Germany to avoid conflicts of interest. Anyways, I did not feel I was pushed to buy any glasses so that is okay I guess.


StarStarStarStarStar Can't think of a thing-everything was good. —    (Patient since 2020)

Can't think of a thing-everything was good.


StarStarStarStarStar Good appointment very professional. Thank You —    (Patient since 2021)

Good appointment very professional. Thank You


StarStarStarStarStar Have not gotten my new lenses at this point —    (Patient since 0001)

Have not gotten my new lenses at this point. As always service was fabulous and so appreciate all the wonderful folks who work with you Joanne and also really appreciate you and how careful and thorough you are. Cathe


StarStarStarStarStar Fantastic office and team - thank you! —    (Patient since 2020)

Fantastic office and team - thank you!


StarStarStarStarStar Do not change a thing. I always feel welcomed when I arrive, and leave with a "I'm O.k. smile"! —    (Patient since 0001)

Do not change a thing. I always feel welcomed when I arrive, and leave with a "I'm O.k. smile"!


StarStarStarStarStar =) —    (Patient since 0001)

Staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. The doctor explains everything thoroughly.


StarStarStarStarStar Couldn't be happier! —    (Patient since 2021)

I am so happy with my outcome! I was given an amazing solution to reading glasses and I couldn't be happier with the level of care and the technology in the office. THANK YOU for NOT dilating my eyes and instead using your excellent technology.


StarStarStarStarNo Star The good care in exams, etc —    (Patient since 2022)

The good care in exams, etc. is very much appreciated, but I do wish there were a better frame selection. I have had very bad luck with your office frames. They rarely fit well, the markup seems high compared to other vendors, and the styles are very limited.


StarStarStarStarStar Everything is great! No changes that I would like to see. —    (Patient since 2021)

Everything is great! No changes that I would like to see.


StarStarStarStarStar Glen Estabrook —    (Patient since 2021)

Always pleasant, friendly, and Professional


StarStarStarStarStar Glen Estabrook —    (Patient since 2021)

Always pleasant, friendly, and Professional


StarStarStarStarNo Star Happy —    (Patient since 2021)

I am very happy with the serivce.


StarStarStarStarStar Everything was fine. Thank you, —    (Patient since 2020)

Everything was fine. Thank you,


StarStarStarStarStar As Alma's daughter I would like to point out that the furniture in the waiting room is not easy... — 

As Alma's daughter I would like to point out that the furniture in the waiting room is not easy for elderly patients to get up from. I found this to be true for both parents. Also the office is not easily accessible to wheelchairs given the hill and the door sill.


StarStarStarStarStar The best place for eye care —    (Patient since 0001)

Very thorough & professional services & friendly staff. Convenient location. Just love going to Dr. Gronquist!


StarStarStarStarStar Everyone in this office has excellent customer service skills —    (Patient since 2020)

Everyone in this office has excellent customer service skills. I am always satisfied with the selection of frames and the fittings


StarStarStarStarStar I'm so happy you take Care Credit! I've always had a very pleasant and thorough experience —    (Patient since 0001)

I'm so happy you take Care Credit! I've always had a very pleasant and thorough experience. I would like to know more about night vision, as "keep your windshield and glasses clean" isn't quite enough. :) So, maybe referral to more references where I can learn about eyes and eye care and aging... Can't think of any other new services. Staff is great! As is the doc. :)


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne is awesome —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr. Joanne is awesome in every possible way. Intelligent, knowledgeable, friendly, and professional.


StarStarStarStarStar First I have not yet received my new glasses —    (Patient since 2020)

First I have not yet received my new glasses. It would be nice if before getting fitted for glasses that they ask us what our budget is like. Rather than starting off with the expensive lenses. I usually go on my lunch hour to my apts. and this took two hours, because there was someone else using the eye glass room I had to wait in the lobby.


StarStarStarStarStar Welcoming environment from the moment I came in the door! Thank you, I love my new glasses! —    (Patient since 0001)

Welcoming environment from the moment I came in the door! Thank you, I love my new glasses!


StarStarStarStarStar Everyone is very nice and helpful —    (Patient since 2020)

Everyone is very nice and helpful. Did not quite understand the purple coloring on the day to night transition lenses but that is being changed. otherwise, great!


StarStarStarStarStar Customer —    (Patient since 0001)

I love Dr. Gronquist. She took the time to explain everything in great detail and she is very personable and friendly!


StarStarStarStarStar Everyone was courteous, congenial and professional —    (Patient since 0001)

Everyone was courteous, congenial and professional. All of my questions were answered and my concerns addressed. I really have no changes to suggest. I look forward to my next visit.


StarStarStarStarStar Don was awesome —    (Patient since 0001)

Don was awesome. I will probably come by to see him in the near future to have him adjust my glasses for a tighter fit. Thank you for getting me in so quickly and helping me spend my FSA dollars before the deadline!


StarStarStarStarStar My husband and I both always enjoy our appointments with Dr —    (Patient since 0001)

My husband and I both always enjoy our appointments with Dr. Tem, he makes sure any of our questions are answered and explains all procedures. Plus, he's just really a nice guy!


StarStarStarStarStar New service —    (Patient since 2020)

I was quite satisfied with my visit and was happy with the new service that precluded eye dilation.


StarStarStarStarStar You guys are great! I wouldn't trust my eyes to anyone else. —    (Patient since 2020)

You guys are great! I wouldn't trust my eyes to anyone else.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Front End Needs Help —    (Patient since 2021)

I think you and Tam are lovely people and really good doctors. For a long time and the other day when I came in, I don't feel like your front end receptioinists meet your same level of service. They're not bad people and they're pleasant enough but my feeling is always that they are distracted, or talking amongst themselves, and not really making sure to connect with me. The contact is minimal, what's 'required' to do their job but certainly not exceptional. I'm not sure if it's more training that's required or just different people but I feel like you and Tam and Hector are playing at an 'A+' level and your receptionists have mostly been 'B's'


Reply

Thank you VERY much for taking the time to give us feedback on how we are doing. I sincerely apologize for your experience with our front desk staff. We strive to make each and every patient feel welcome and comfortable in a friendly environment, but we must have fallen short during your visit. I assure you we will be discussing this in an upcoming staff meeting very soon and will be reviewing specific things that we can do to help exceed your expectations at all areas of our office. Thank you, again, Mr. Schiffer, for caring enough to write us with your concern.

StarStarStarStarStar Well run friendly and professional office...great staff and physicians —    (Patient since 2020)

Well run friendly and professional office...great staff and physicians. We are both extremely pleased with our quality of care.


StarStarStarStarStar My experience was excellent and Dr. Tem was very thorough in his review and explanations. —    (Patient since 0001)

My experience was excellent and Dr. Tem was very thorough in his review and explanations.


StarStarStarStarStar I was very impressed —    (Patient since 0001)

I was very impressed. Clean, upscale office, kind, relatable and helpful staff and doctor, very accommodating, even when I had trouble with my own schedule, and Dr. 'Joanne' was thorough and educated me about my health, and gave me information I could take and work with. Also helped me keep costs down when I was having to pay out of pocket. Thank you!


StarStarStarStarStar Something just not quite right with my eyesight —    (Patient since 0001)

Something just not quite right with my eyesight. Have tried new prescription in two different pairs of glasses, and just not very sharp. Coming back in to have prescription checked again on Monday. KNOW we'll get it right! But, love the docs and everyone there!


StarStarStarStarStar I appreciate Dr. Gronquist's focus on my eye problem and also her thoughtful suggestions. —    (Patient since 2020)

I appreciate Dr. Gronquist's focus on my eye problem and also her thoughtful suggestions.


StarStarStarStarStar Love the office and Dr. Joanne! Always a great experience! —    (Patient since 2021)

Love the office and Dr. Joanne! Always a great experience!


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2021)

A very thorough yearly eye exam!


StarStarStarStarStar Only strange thing was that I had confirmed my appointment via the email reminder and then got a... —    (Patient since 2020)

Only strange thing was that I had confirmed my appointment via the email reminder and then got a phone call a couple days before my visit asking me to confirm appointment. Seemed duplicative.


StarStarStarStarStar All good....thank you for addressing my purchase of glasses with my wife's. —    (Patient since 2021)

All good....thank you for addressing my purchase of glasses with my wife's.


StarStarStarStarStar Service —    (Patient since 2021)

My visits are always helpful, especially Hector who called me concerning some glasses I had dropped and made sure I had a secure carrier to transport them next time.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Joanne —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Joanne was fabulous! She was warm, personable, easy to engage with and skilled! It was an extremely helpful appointment to me! The front desk staff was also kind and pleasant to work with.


StarStarStarStarStar A good visit with a capable and friendly staff —    (Patient since 0001)

A good visit with a capable and friendly staff. I felt a little bit of upsell pressure, both in services and products, but done in a friendly enough manner. Overall, quality, quick, and thoughtful care.


StarStarStarStarStar Always feel welcome and excellent service —    (Patient since 2021)

Always feel welcome and excellent service


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent staff, very courteous, professional & knowledgable! —    (Patient since 2020)

Excellent staff, very courteous, professional & knowledgable!*


StarStarStarStarStar All of the people that I interacted with were friendly and personable —    (Patient since 0001)

All of the people that I interacted with were friendly and personable. The service was premier as always


StarStarStarStarStar Really appreciate the thoroughness of Dr. Joanne's exam —    (Patient since 2021)

Really appreciate the thoroughness of Dr. Joanne's exam. Everyone was very courteous and welcoming. Thanks! Jan Cherrie


StarStarStarStarStar Perfect —    (Patient since 2021)

As usual friendly, efficient and fully handled my case.


StarStarStarStarStar Great Office!  —    (Patient since 2021)

I love Dr. Joanne! She is great! Really listens and trys to help with different options! The staff is also great. LOVE Hector!


StarStarStarStarStar Everything was excellent, as always. —    (Patient since 2021)

Everything was excellent, as always.


StarStarStarStarStar You guys are the best thank you for all your service!! —    (Patient since 0001)

You guys are the best thank you for all your service!!


StarStarStarStarStar The customer service is excellent —    (Patient since 0001)

The customer service is excellent. My 7 year old daughter spent a long time trying on different styles of frames. She was very comfortable and enjoyed the experience.


StarStarStarStarStar I remained concerned that the front desk continues to confuse me with another patient.  —    (Patient since 2021)

I remained concerned that the front desk continues to confuse me with another patient.


StarStarStarStarStar Very knowledgable Drs  —    (Patient since 2021)

Drs Gronquists are very knowledgable and have a very attentive and experienced staff. I have been seeing Dr Joanne for over a decade.


StarStarStarStarStar The only reason I didn't "have a good understanding of my situation" wasn't your fault--my... —    (Patient since 2020)

The only reason I didn't "have a good understanding of my situation" wasn't your fault--my situation defies understanding at this point.


StarStarStarStarStar Love the place, love the doc, love Hector and the new lad! —    (Patient since 0001)

Love the place, love the doc, love Hector and the new lad!


StarStarStarStarStar Love the New Friendly Faces. Awesome change!! You deserve Good People! —    (Patient since 2020)

Love the New Friendly Faces. Awesome change!! You deserve Good People!


StarStarStarStarStar Now I understand why Joanne and Staff were voted Best of Santa Barbara! Excellent, professional... —    (Patient since 2020)

Now I understand why Joanne and Staff were voted Best of Santa Barbara! Excellent, professional and cheerful service works for me!


StarStarStarStarStar Dr —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr. Joanne Gronquist and her team made me feel so comfortable for my first visit/apt, as if I had been going to her for services for years. Dr. Joanne Gronquist and her team were all very professional, they were very informative and answered all my questions with ease. I would definitely recommend Dr. Joanne Gronquist to my family and friends. Thank you for all of your assistance, Anita Lino


StarStarStarStarStar Best experience! —    (Patient since 2021)

I drive over an hour to come here because the service and the doctors are so good! I've been going here for over 15 years and wouldn't dream of going anywhere else!


StarStarStarStarStar We have received excellent care and service from everyone at Dr. Gronquists' office —    (Patient since 2016)

We have received excellent care and service from everyone at Dr. Gronquists' office. Thanks very much!!


StarStarStarStarStar Wifi in the waiting room while we are waiting our turn.  —    (Patient since 2016)

Wifi in the waiting room while we are waiting our turn.


StarStarStarStarStar I always recommend everyone to this office —    (Patient since 2017)

I always recommend everyone to this office. Have been going here for many years and can say nothing but wonderful things!


StarStarStarStarStar Great doctors and great office team!!! —    (Patient since 2021)

Great doctors and great office team!!!


StarStarStarStarStar Can't think of anything to change. — 

Can't think of anything to change.


StarStarStarNo StarNo Star T.Ochoa (appointment on 3/9/15) —    (Patient since 0001)

I sat and waited no more than 1-2 minutes for the gentleman in the optometry shop to call me back. He was very polite, and attentive to my concerns and quickly repaired my frames which needed a little tune up. I was extremely happy with the overall experience of my visit & the 5-star service received by the optometrist!


StarStarStarStarStar I have taken my whole family there and I have recommended dr —    (Patient since 2020)

I have taken my whole family there and I have recommended dr. gronquist anytime someone asked me who is my eye doctor. thank you


StarStarStarStarStar I'm completely satisfied with the service and care I receive —    (Patient since 2021)

I'm completely satisfied with the service and care I receive. Were this not the case, I wouldn't have chosen to travel 50 miles to maintain Dr. Joanne rather than find a new optometrist when I moved away from Santa Barbara. Appointments feel more like a happily anticipated visit with a friend than a medical appointment.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Visit would have rated excellent, if it were better news, but it is whatat it is —    (Patient since 2021)

Visit would have rated excellent, if it were better news, but it is what it is. Thank you for explaining.


StarStarStarStarStar Outstanding professional service —    (Patient since 2021)

I have been going to Joanne for decades now and always have found her to be absolutely professional, courteous, and prompt. The addition of a full line of glasses was the icing on the cake. Although I wear contact lenses most of the time, I need glasses as a backup and appreciated having the wide selection and assistance in fitting.


StarStarStarStarStar I always enjoy talking with Joanne —    (Patient since 2021)

I always enjoy talking with Joanne. She is down to earth and explains very clearly on subjects pretaining to conditions of eye vision, plus, I just love to see her and visit with her. No changes. Jacqueline Unander


StarStarStarStarNo Star Dr G —    (Patient since 0001)

Easy, comfortable, in good hands and confidence in service.


StarStarStarStarNo Star The only thing I found annoying was that I answered the questions as asked, but when I went in for... — 

The only thing I found annoying was that I answered the questions as asked, but when I went in for the first portion - the gal asked ALL the questions I just wrote down the answers to. Then Dr asked again, but he was quick to interject when he saw I wasn't too happy being asked a 3rd time. It's just annoying when you fill out the questions as asked but it appears that the staff don't read them. Also, I initially did an online request for an appointment on a Friday when you were closed. I waited until after 3 on the Monday and called because noone has reached out to me yet. Hmmm, I wouldn't have the online request if they aren't replied to first thing (or at least by noon) on the following business day. Just me. I am still happy with your service and appreciative of the gals who watched Roxi when our appointments overlapped for a few minutes.


StarStarStarStarStar Everyone is casual yet always doing their work. Dr. Gronquist is the best!! —    (Patient since 0001)

Everyone is casual yet always doing their work. Dr. Gronquist is the best!!


StarStarStarStarNo Star I didn't agree to contacts exam. I stated I didn't need contacts —    (Patient since 2017)

I didn't agree to contacts exam. I stated I didn't need contacts. I was only in there for a glasses exam. I'm not sure what I paid for. I know I paid $5 copay, which is what the doctor and I discussed, but I'm not sure what the other charge was. Hector said it was for my contacts, but I didn't even need contacts. Was it for the dilation exam? Because that would make more sense. Dr. Gronquist is great and is exactly what I want in an eye doctor. Hector was confusing and said he was going to ask the doctor for clarification for the charge, but he made me pay so I don't know if he ever asked. Hector definitely came off as a salesperson, and he isn't someone that I could trust.


StarStarStarStarStar I very much appreciated DM —    (Patient since 2021)

I very much appreciated Dr. Joanne taking the time to listen to my side of my eyes! I did not feel rushed or like just another face in the crowdle


StarStarStarStarStar My visit was great. Don't change anything —    (Patient since 2021)

My visit was great. Don't change anything. Everyone was pleasant & friendly and made me feel like family.


StarStarStarStarStar very personable office staff and doctors! —    (Patient since 0001)

very personable office staff and doctors!


StarStarStarStarStar I was referred to Dr. Joanne Gronquist and will refer others —    (Patient since 2021)

I was referred to Dr. Joanne Gronquist and will refer others. Small office very professional and attentive care.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. TEM was very thorough and educated me very well —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr. TEM was very thorough and educated me very well


StarStarStarStarStar I always appreciate the care shown me for my eyes. —    (Patient since 2021)

I always appreciate the care shown me for my eyes.


StarStarStarStarStar My Recent Visit —    (Patient since 0001)

As always my recent visit was a very pleasant experience. I never feel rushed or unimportant.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Very satisfying  —    (Patient since 2020)

As always, I was very comfortable with the entire experience, both professionally and personally.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Very satisfying  —    (Patient since 2020)

As always I was very comfortable with the entire experience, both professionally and personally.


StarStarStarStarStar Great Staff —    (Patient since 2018)

The best optometrist in town. I continue to come here even though they do not take my insurance. They are incredibly friendly and very knowledgeable and willing to help out with any problems or concerns you may have.


StarStarStarStarStar Very happy with the knowledgeable service I received, my vision issues were clearly understood and... —    (Patient since 2021)

Very happy with the knowledgeable service I received, my vision issues were clearly understood and all addressed by Dr Grondquist, I understand much more now, I am happy with the new products I am getting and I feel much better. Support staff are particularly good, very friendly and capable. I also like that it's a small comfortable "homey" office that still has all the up to date equipment, rather than a corporate-style and impersonal setting.


StarStarStarStarStar Your staff is very nice. I find Hector to be extremely helpful. Thanks! —    (Patient since 2020)

Your staff is very nice. I find Hector to be extremely helpful. Thanks!


StarStarStarStarStar As always, wonderfully competent and caring. —    (Patient since 2021)

Never rushed and thoroughly professional. You're in good hands.


StarStarStarStarStar It's perfect - especially Joanne!! —    (Patient since 2020)

It's perfect - especially Joanne!!


StarStarStarStarStar Did not see Joanne, with whom appointment was made. Saw Tem — 

Did not see Joanne, with whom appointment was made. Saw Tem. I do understand profit centers and that explains the low key pressure to purchase frames and lenses from your dispensary


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent Professional Help, Thank you. —    (Patient since 2021)

Excellent Professional Help, Thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar Very nice people especially the doctor.  —    (Patient since 0001)

Very nice people especially the doctor.


StarStarStarStarStar Great staff and facility. Oh yea Tem does a great job too!Thanks —    (Patient since 2020)

Great staff and facility. Oh yea Tem does a great job too! Thanks


StarStarStarStarNo Star Always have a good experiences at your office —    (Patient since 2021)

Always have a good experiences at your office. Seldom wait, always understand what was discovered or not during the examination. A nice staff is always a good thing!! Jane Ellison


StarStarStarStarStar Everything just perfect. Love the office staff and eye care can't be beat! —    (Patient since 2021)

Everything just perfect. Love the office staff and eye care can't be beat!


StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star I wish she would contract with Blue Shield —    (Patient since 2020)

I wish she would contract with Blue Shield, but I understand why financially she cannot afford it.


StarStarStarStarStar Really thorough, friendly and comprehensive exam —    (Patient since 2021)

Really thorough, friendly and comprehensive exam. A relief to receive treatment from energetic, capable and accessible doctors.


StarStarStarStarStar Your optical shop has a wonderful selection of frame options and followup service. —    (Patient since 2020)

Your optical shop has a wonderful selection of frame options and followup service.


StarStarStarStarStar Parking in the area —    (Patient since 0001)

It's really nit-picky, but I was surprised with the parking situation in the area. New patients, like me, would probably appreciate learning about how to access patient parking behind the office, by desk staff, when making the appointment.


Reply

Thank you for letting us know. We will add this information to our usual new patient appointment procedures.

StarStarStarStarStar Don't change anything---you both are fantastic just the way you are! —    (Patient since 2020)

Don't change anything---you both are fantastic just the way you are!


StarStarStarStarStar Everything was excellent. —    (Patient since 2020)

Everything was excellent.


StarStarStarStarStar the most thorough eye exam I have had — 

the most thorough eye exam I have had. Extremely pleased from the time I walked in and was greeted to the eye exam and the fitting of the new glasses I ordered. Your staff is very professional and courtesy. will definitely be referring family and friends to your office


StarStarStarStarNo Star appointment review —    (Patient since 0001)

Good appointment, waiting for a referral phone call for an appointment with Dr. Pavloff


StarStarStarStarStar I dropped by with a problem that I didn't call for an appointment on —    (Patient since 0001)

I dropped by with a problem that I didn't call for an appointment on. It started the night before and I was just down the block on a dental appt. Tem had me wait and fit me in a few minutes after his scheduled appt. He was tremendously reasurring, explained how the problem would develop, warned my about some unlikely possibilities and restored my peace of mind. You guys go above and beyond. Thanks a million. Bill S.


StarStarStarStarStar I was very pleased with the experience.  —    (Patient since 2020)

I was very pleased with the experience.


StarStarStarStarStar Extra service —    (Patient since 2021)

I really appreciate being able to come in to see Hector about frame adjustments, and other questions, such as the proper cleaning of the lenses.


StarStarStarStarStar Great visit like always! — 

Dr Joan and Tem are personable and have picked out their staff well. :)


StarStarStarStarStar My main glasses had a bad scratch so I got new lenses within the warranty —    (Patient since 2021)

My main glasses had a bad scratch so I got new lenses within the warranty. The the anti glare surface broke down very quickly, and got fuzzy I paid for the expensive coating on the glasses when I bought them. Hector and I agreed they must have used the cheaper coating on the repair. He said it was now out of warranty from the original purchace. I agree but I paid for the better treatment and dont think I got it. I think it would have been nice to get a free or discounted coating on my new lenses . I had to pay for a new appointment and new lenses at a time when I couldnt afford it. I am glad to have had a great exam thx Thomas


StarStarStarStarStar excellent  — 

Would definitely recommend to others


StarStarStarStarStar I was very excited to find out that I can get a new prescription filled next week on Monday for a... —    (Patient since 0001)

I was very excited to find out that I can get a new prescription filled next week on Monday for a new pair of eyeglasses as soon as possible.


StarStarStarStarStar Make first appt at 9:30 so someone is there —    (Patient since 0001)

Make first appt at 9:30 so someone is there when you arrive.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Tem is wonderful, my husband and I are happy to have him taking care of our eyes —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr. Tem is wonderful, my husband and I are happy to have him taking care of our eyes. We have great confidence in him.


StarStarStarStarStar I would like to have contacts mailed to me. —    (Patient since 2020)

I would like to have contacts mailed to me.


StarStarStarStarStar Thoroughness and Cordiality —    (Patient since 2020)

I always feel as though I get a completely thorough exam, and Dr. Joanne Gronquist is always extremely cordial and friendly.


StarStarStarStarStar Five stars —    (Patient since 2020)

Five stars. Love this office----the personnel and the Doctors!


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Tem was very informative and professional — 

Dr. Tem was very informative and professional. I was reassured regarding matters with which I am quite unfamiliar. A great doctor!


StarStarStarStarStar I've been very satisfied with Dr. Gronquist's care for many years. Wouldn't change a thing. —    (Patient since 0001)

I've been very satisfied with Dr. Gronquist's care for many years. Wouldn't change a thing.


StarStarStarStarStar I have no recommendations for change —    (Patient since 2020)

I have no recommendations for change. Joanne presents each procedure clearly and explains the results of each thoroughly. She is gifted in many ways!


StarStarStarStarStar I was fully aware of the price of my glasses but when I went to pay, the total was significantly... —    (Patient since 2020)

I was fully aware of the price of my glasses but when I went to pay, the total was significantly more than my glasses should cost. Next time, it would help if the desk attendant told me exactly what I was being charged for and what each item cost.


StarStarStarStarStar I would not go to any other eye doctor. I feel very comfortable with the Doctor. —    (Patient since 2016)

I would not go to any other eye doctor. I feel very comfortable with the Doctor.


StarStarStarStarStar I need to better understand everything about cataracts; why they happen, what the options for... —    (Patient since 2020)

I need to better understand everything about cataracts; why they happen, what the options for surgery are; how to make an informed decision about surgery. Though surgery is not in the immediate future, I do need to feel better informed and plan accordingly.


StarStarStarStarNo Star I did answer all the questions —    (Patient since 2021)

I did answer all the questions


StarStarStarStarStar You have a friendly, efficient and thoroughly professional office —    (Patient since 2020)

You have a friendly, efficient and thoroughly professional office. We feel that we are receiving excellent care and attention, thank you, Robert and Jody Rodd


StarStarStarStarStar I had an appointment with Hector to choose new frames —    (Patient since 0001)

I had an appointment with Hector to choose new frames. This was far and away the most enjoyable appointment I have had choosing new frames. Hector is extremely knowledgeable, thoughtful and has a keen aesthetic sense. He instills trust and confidence. Hector was delightful and made a previously onerous task a lot of fun. I have already recommended him to several friends.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a joy to visit Joanne —    (Patient since 2020)

Always a joy to visit Joanne. Accepting American Express would be nice, but is not a major issue by any means.


StarStarStarStarStar I had sent a previous e-mail regarding Hector's impeccable service/  —    (Patient since 2016)

I had sent a previous e-mail regarding Hector's impeccable service/


StarStarStarStarStar The staff is always friendly and Hector was especially helpful in letting me know about some... —    (Patient since 2021)

The staff is always friendly and Hector was especially helpful in letting me know about some options for my next pair of glasses. Thank you!


StarStarStarStarStar Great service. Everyone was friendly and informative —    (Patient since 2020)

Great service. Everyone was friendly and informative. I called back after my appointment because I couldn't afford the medication prescribed. The doctor got back to me within 15 min with a more affordable option and they were able to call in a new prescription quickly.


StarStarStarStarStar 5 stars —    (Patient since 0001)

Good explaination of services


StarStarStarStarStar As always, it was a pleasure in addition to being apparently very professionally sound —    (Patient since 2021)

As always, it was a pleasure in addition to being apparently very professionally sound. I did leave scratching my head though on the two lenses for $640. I did discuss this with you again, and more or less understand, though I'll have to do at least a little comparison shopping next time. Many thanks.....John Jeffryes


StarStarStarStarStar Just fine. No suggestions. —    (Patient since 0001)

Just fine. No suggestions.


StarStarStarStarStar I love this office! I have been seeing Dr. Joanne for since I was 12, for almost 20 years!  —    (Patient since 0001)

I have been seeing Dr. Joanne since I was 12, for almost 20 years and wouldn't dream of going anywhere else!


StarStarStarStarStar Brandy and a good cigar might be nice, otherwise you guys are top-notch. Many thanks —    (Patient since 2021)

Brandy and a good cigar might be nice, otherwise you guys are top-notch. Many thanks


StarStarStarStarStar After a brief visit, dr. Gromquist said that my vision has improved —    (Patient since 0001)

After a brief visit, dr. Gromquist said that my vision has improved. I find that hard to believe because it is much more difficult to see without my glasses than it has been in the past. I don't know what to do? Get another opinion ? I'm confused.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Having a reminder of my appointment is nice, but i really object to having THREE reminders! Text,... —    (Patient since 2020)

Having a reminder of my appointment is nice, but i really object to having THREE reminders! Text, email AND phone reminders are really unnecessary!


StarStarStarStarStar Hector always provides excellent customer service. —    (Patient since 2022)

Hector always provides excellent customer service.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr J Gronquist is fabulous as usual! —    (Patient since 2020)

Dr J Gronquist is fabulous as usual!


StarStarStarStarStar Great Service —    (Patient since 2017)

Dr. Joanne and her team are always cheery, pleasant and provide great service.


StarStarStarStarStar I'm not sure you could solve my complaint without moving to a new location -- but, it is very... — 

I'm not sure you could solve my complaint without moving to a new location -- but, it is very difficult for a walker needy person to walk up the steep, bumpy path.


StarStarStarStarStar A Sophisticated and Gentle Office with a Spa Setting —    (Patient since 0001)

Dr. Tem Grondquist is a gentle caregiver with an impressive knowledge of vision care. He is personable while staying proactive, answering questions and explaining options. I was pleased to be able to continue to see him after moving from Carpinteria to Santa Barbara. The staff optician is also outstanding, kind, and thorough. I feel confident enough in the services of this office to refer my wife and bring my one-year old daughter.


StarStarStarStarStar I'm always very satisfied with how the office works and the courtesy extended by your staff —    (Patient since 2021)

I'm always very satisfied with how the office works and the courtesy extended by your staff. Most of all, I appreciate how you clearly and thoroughly explain what you've seen and how we will continue to monitor conditions, etc. Jane Ellison


StarStarStarStarStar nice touch to have coffee and cream, peolpe call me by name and say hello by first name —    (Patient since 2021)

nice touch to have coffee and cream, peolpe call me by name and say hello by first name


StarStarStarStarStar Maybe a computer screen to see what you see in my eyes.  —    (Patient since 0001)

Maybe a computer screen to see what you see in my eyes.


StarStarStarStarStar Everything was excellent.... —    (Patient since 2021)

Everything was excellent....


StarStarStarStarStar Great as allways —    (Patient since 2021)

Good service.Pleasent visit.


StarStarStarStarStar Overall, this was a wonderful visit; however, in the time since, I have been unimpressed with the... —    (Patient since 0001)

Overall, this was a wonderful visit; however, in the time since, I have been unimpressed with the way my order has been handled. I was told my new glasses would arrive in 2 weeks, and received no notice when that deadline passed... and now, after calling the office twice, have been informed that they are unsure when my glasses are arriving. "HOPEFULLY they'll be shipped by the end of this week"; however, that is past the point that I was told to expect them. In the future, I would like to be better informed as to why the glasses--especially ones I spent quite a bit of money to ensure were high quality--are running late. It seems like good protocol, if you hope to get more business in the future! Thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar Great Optometrist —    (Patient since 2018)

I was recommended this optometrist through a friend after I had become displeased with the service at my previous optometrist in Santa Barbara. Dr. Gronquist's office makes you feel like they have known you for years as soon as you walk in the door. The staff is friendly and they do a great job at providing all the relevant information you need beforehand to speed up the new patient process once you arrive. I can not say enough how friendly and kind everyone in the office is and I highly recommend this optometrist if you are not 100% satisfied with your current place.


StarStarStarStarStar Thank you! —    (Patient since 0001)

It was a pleasure meeting you Joanne! Thank you for your friendly and professional service. I will definitely recommend you to any of my friends who are in need of a great optometrist.


StarStarStarStarStar Best Optometrist in SB —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr.Gronquist deserves 6 Stars! She's the BEST! I gladly pay for her out of my own pocket, even though I have vision insurance. She succeeded in fitting me with bifocal contacts that provide excellent vision. My previous optometrist told me I was impossible to fit! She is vigilantly monitoring my eye health. Her skill as an optometrist is top notch. Plus, she truly knows my family's medical history and cares about us personally.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Review —    (Patient since 2021)

Joanne is great overall and I really appreciate her kindess towards my daughter. The one disappointment I've had was with the last pair of glasses I picked out with the team (maybe last year?). It was buyers remorse because they did not fit properly from the beginning. Since I live in Camarillo it's not easy to come up to SB to get the glasses adjusted. I never wore them. They were so annonying that I ended up using my previous pairs of glasses. So in addition to wasting $350 on the glasses, I was wearing the wrong presciption. I hope the glasses we picked out this week are better ...especially since they were 30% more expensive. I would like to get a copy of my prescription in case I want to buy a cheap backup pair of glasses. I think Sonia said that they can take a current pair of glasses and have the presciption updated so I may do that. Thanks and see you soon, Gladys


StarStarStarStarStar 5 Star —    (Patient since 2020)

Great appt. took extra tIme to address all my questions.


StarStarStarStarStar FYI: The sample you gave me had exp date 2/2012...but went and got the prescription immediately —    (Patient since 2020)

FYI: The sample you gave me had exp date 2/2012...but went and got the prescription immediately. Thank you. Have a great summertime.


StarStarStarStarStar I was very happy with my visit overall — 

I was very happy with my visit overall. I felt I got a more thorough exam than I had had from my previous doctor. The final proof will be when I receive my new lenses in a couple of weeks.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent —    (Patient since 2021)

A very thorough eye exam!


StarStarStarStarStar Extremely Pleased! —    (Patient since 2016)

Love that Joanne took so much time to be so thorough in diagnosing my daughter's vision problems!


StarStarStarStarStar As always, Dr —    (Patient since 2021)

As always, Dr. Gronquist did a wonderful job! She is an exceptional professional who always goes the extra mile to explain the health of your eyes and the results of any testing.


StarStarStarStarNo Star glaucoma check up —    (Patient since 0001)

ALL IS FINE AND I LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR GLASSES SALE


StarStarStarStarStar Dr. Spent a lot if time with me and wasn't rushed at all —    (Patient since 2021)

Dr. Spent a lot if time with me and wasn't rushed at all. Best doc I have been to and I've been to a lot of them!


StarStarStarStarStar Great visit. Very thorough and I felt well taken care of when I left —    (Patient since 2020)

Great visit. Very thorough and I felt well taken care of when I left. I also ordered glasses and the technicians were terrific. Can't wait to get them!


StarStarStarStarStar Always a great experience —    (Patient since 0001)

I'm always very happy with my visit. The staff is polite and efficient. The visit with Joanne herself is great. While she checks out my eyes, we talk about the kids, our lives, etc. Aways a good experience.


StarStarStarStarStar Initial Tests with theTechnician and their Results —    (Patient since 2020)

I have been and still am completely satisfied with the care and treatment I receive in Dr. Joanne and Tem's office. The only suggestion I might have is that I would be better informed of the results of the two tests I received with the technician (peripheral vision and one other, the title of which I can't remember)that were given before I met with Dr. Joanne. I was given information on the peripheral test (that it had to be re-done and why), but I had to ask the technician for the results of the second peripheral test and she didn't say anything about the other test results to me (just said it was OK). Dr. Joanne didn't mention them at all, so I'm sure that both were fine. However, even though I understood what was being tested, I'm an analytical person and I really appreciate knowing what any test findings are, as well, even if the answer is just that the doctor will go over the results with me when I see her. It's a 'curiosity thing' with me. :)


StarStarStarStarStar Thank you! —    (Patient since 2021)

I always feel very assured about my eye health when I leave the office. I also feel confident Dr. Joanne has my best interests on mind.


StarStarStarStarStar I feel very well taken care of. —    (Patient since 2021)

I feel very well taken care of.


StarStarStarStarStar I love the practice and Joanne. Would and have recommended practice. —    (Patient since 2020)

I love the practice and Joanne. Would and have recommended practice.


StarStarStarStarStar Great job —    (Patient since 0001)

I had an even better experience this year than last year. Keep up the great work everybody.


StarStarStarStarStar Wonderful! —    (Patient since 2021)

Wonderful! I have been going to this place as long as I can remember! Back when it was Dr. Dobbs my Grandmother went here, my mom, dad, aunts, cousins, and we couldn't have been happier when Joanne and Gronquist took over when he retired. I have moved out of Santa Barbara and still drive back every year for my appointment because I know that there is no where better. Everyone is professional, kind and welcoming and Dr. Gronquist has the most wonderful knowledge of the eyes and how they work! I have absolutely nothing bad to say!


StarStarStarStarStar no comment to make at this time —    (Patient since 2021)

no comment to make at this time


StarStarStarStarStar Last post cataract surgery check-up. —    (Patient since 2021)

everything was covered in your questions


StarStarStarNo StarNo Star Jasmine did not explain 1st eye test very well and went too fast. Right eye retested at my urging — 

Jasmine did not explain 1st eye test very well and went too fast. Right eye retested at my urging. Dr. Tem never explains how much things will cost and goes too fast at times, assuming insurance will pay some and I have deep pockets. Summer did all receipts incorrectly amd Hector had to resend to me today. Bills did not reflect actual costs of services less insurance billed. It is not a good idea to let patient leave when dilated even though reverse drops were put in eyes. Tried to drive car to avoid parking ticket and should never have gotten behind the wheel. Had to wait an hour in the sun before I could drive back to work.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Tem —    (Patient since 0001)

As always, very professional and friendly.


StarStarStarStarStar Only thing is that it was a bit odd to be taken into the room for the new tests without an... —    (Patient since 2020)

Only thing is that it was a bit odd to be taken into the room for the new tests without an explanation of what was happening. I would of appreciated an introduction from the new gal (Jasmine?) and her saying a little bit about the new tests, etc.


StarStarStarStarStar Everyone in the office was great. —    (Patient since 2021)

Everyone in the office was great.


StarStarStarStarNo Star Great Staff —    (Patient since 2021)

As I told Dr. Gronquist, front office staff was great on the phone and I can't say enough how much that means to me as they represent and provide comfort toward my visit. I thought Dr. Gronquist was extremely thorough and explained things without going over my head or talking too much. He also sorted my complicated issues quickly and efficiently. However, I was really disappointed that the office did not take AMEX when I spent over $600.00 on glasses. For that reason, in the future, I would see Dr. Gronquist but take my prescription for glasses somewhere else where I can use my AMEX card.


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent first experience! — 

I had an excellent first experience. Dr. Tem was thorough, friendly, and explained everything very well. He made sure all my questions were answered before I left. Hector was excellent and was so helpful in picking out new glasses!


StarStarStarStarStar I really appreciate Hector's thoroughness with fitting my glasses, but sometimes I feel like he's... —    (Patient since 2021)

I really appreciate Hector's thoroughness with fitting my glasses, but sometimes I feel like he's a salesman. The total for my order of new lenses and frames "covered" by my insurance was so high, my husband asked me to cancel it and shop around elsewhere. It wasn't until I called to cancel my order that Hector (in a very nice and thorough voicemail) explained several different options, which he hadn't mentioned before. Perhaps if I had expressed my concern about the cost before I had left he would have broken it down a little more. I love the service from Dr. Joanne, but I just have to check out some other options, because of the costs.


StarStarStarStarStar I appreaciate Joanne's expertise addressing dry eye and am hopeful that the new fish oil product... —    (Patient since 2021)

I appreaciate Joanne's expertise addressing dry eye and am hopeful that the new fish oil product will provide added relief.


StarStarStarStarStar Great experience every time! My wife & I both love Joanne. Very sweet & professional —    (Patient since 0001)

Great experience every time! My wife & I both love Joanne. Very sweet & professional. We are very satisfied & would not trust anyone else with our "eyes". Greg & Carol Cox


StarStarStarStarStar I have had nothing but exceptional care from your office —    (Patient since 2020)

I have had nothing but exceptional care from your office. Joanne is the jewel of the Nile and her staff always pleasant and professional.


StarStarStarStarStar Email Address —    (Patient since 0001)

I said I'd send in a list of supplements that I take but I can't find an email address


StarStarStarStarStar lovely to see joanne, as usual! (i think i say the same thing every year; can't really add much to... —    (Patient since 0001)

lovely to see joanne, as usual! (i think i say the same thing every year; can't really add much to that!). thanks.


StarStarStarStarStar Always a pleasure. Thank you. —    (Patient since 2021)

Always a pleasure. Thank you.


StarStarStarStarStar you guys are always great, i have referred a few friends and they all have had a great experience... —    (Patient since 0001)

you guys are always great, i have referred a few friends and they all have had a great experience with you guys


StarStarStarStarStar Coming back next Monday, that's a pretty good sign! —    (Patient since 0001)

Coming back next Monday, that's a pretty good sign!


StarStarStarStarStar An amazing eye doc —    (Patient since 2020)

Joanne always goes beyond what I expect of an eye doctor. She is not only efficent, but always has a caring attitude for my comfort level at home. I have been seeing her to treat my severe dry eye situation.


StarStarStarStarStar Dr Gronquist eye exam  —    (Patient since 2022)

GREAT SERVICE , VERY FRIENDLY , OVERALL A GREAT EXPERIENCE .


StarStarStarStarStar Eye exam —    (Patient since 0001)

Excellent and very professional service


StarStarStarStarStar Great appointment —    (Patient since 0001)

Very nice staff and doctors. Highly recommend


StarStarStarStarStar  —    (Patient since 2020)

Very happy with entire relationship.


StarNo StarNo StarNo StarNo Star Things are done well. I have no recommendations or reservations.ASL — 

Things are done well. I have no recommendations or reservations. ASL


StarStarStarStarStar Excellent service. Pleasant office environment and very helpful staff. —    (Patient since 2021)

Excellent service. Pleasant office environment and very helpful staff.


StarStarStarStarStar I am very happy to find your office. Dr —    (Patient since 0001)

I am very happy to find your office. Dr. Gronquist was kind and took the time to explain - something that has not happened for me with eye doctors before.