Dr. Breckenridge is a board certified fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologist with over 15 years experience. She did her specialty training at the world renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Extensive training and experience make Dr. Breckenridge one of the few ophthalmologists in Northern California who can manage both complex pediatric and adult strabimus issues whether surgical or nonsurgical in nature. Dr. Breckenridge and her staff are also uniquely qualified to provide complete eye care to special needs children and adults.
Dr. Breckenridge grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland and attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec receiving a B.Sc in Anatomical Sciences. She then returned to her hometown and graduated with honors from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington DC. After medical school, Dr. Breckenridge spent a transitional intern year at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California. She then returned to the East Coast and completed a three year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She spent her last year as chief resident.
Immediately following residency, Dr. Breckenridge joined a successful ophthalmology practice in a small town on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington. As a general ophthalmologist she built a busy practice in just under two years. When family demands brought her back to the East Coast, Dr. Breckenridge took the opportunity to further her training by completing a fellowship in pediatric ophthamology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.
In 2001, following completion of her fellowship, Dr. Breckenridge joined Pediatric Eye Associates in Livingston, NJ. Over ten years, she built a thriving well-respected practice serving thousands of children of all ages with eye disorders as well as adults with strabismus and double vision.
Dr.Breckenridge took over Children's Eye Care of Los Gatos in 2011, and since that time the practice has expanded greatly drawing pediatric and adult patients from as far as Sacramento, Santa Rosa, Monterey, and even Seattle. She is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and performs procedures at Los Gatos Surgical Center as well.
Dr. Lisa Slavit received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from San Jose State University and her optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Dr. Slavit has been practicing optometry for over 20 years in a variety of clinical settings including pediatric, geriatric and general optometry. As a valuable member of the Children’s Eye Care Staff for over a decade, Dr. Slavit has extensive experience in treating pediatric patients five and under, including nonverbal exams. She is proficient at fitting pediatric contact lenses and provides guidance to patients in the area of home vision therapy. Dr. Slavit is also a well- trained surgical assistant for both pediatric and adult strabismus cases.
Dr. Slavit has been a part of Children's Eye Care of Los Gatos since its inception.
Noon-1:30 MWTh, F*
*We are generally open one Friday per month. The date varies within the month and is set no more than 1 to 2 months prior.
Children's Eye Care of Los Gatos
250 Almendra Ave
Los Gatos, CA 95030
We are located in downtown Los Gatos, just one block west of North Santa Cruz, on the corner of a leafy residential street.
Two hour street parking is available before 6pm. If you have a late Tuesday appointment, you can try parking in our small, back parking lot or ask us upon arrival for help with parking.