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Welcome to Mayer and Shah Optometry
Your Optometrist in Hanford, CA

Call us at (559) 582-9244 today.

Welcome to optometry practice of Michael S. Mayer, Aakash Shah, and Paul F. Yost, Jr. where we are committed to the highest quality eyecare, products & services. We're delighted you have taken the time to look at our website and look forward to meeting you in our office! We strongly believe vision goes beyond just 20/20, and our mission is to provide our patients with the highest quality eyecare with a personal touch.

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. That's why it is important to keep your vision as clear as possible. At the offices of Drs. Mayer. Shah, and Yost we provide comprehensive and diabetic eye exams for adults & children, treat &ommon & rare eye diseases (cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, etc.) & fit a variety of contact lenses including toric contacts for astigmatism, bifocal and scleral contacts, too. We also recently added a specialty service offering Vision Therapy.

From answering all of your eyecare questions to helping you select the perfect frames, we are committed to you. We have an excellent selection of fashionable eyewear for you to choose from including designers like Jimmy Choo, Tiffany, Max Mara, Kate Spade, Coach, Maui Jim, Gwen Stefani, Michael Kors, Salvatore Ferragamo, Juicy Couture, RAY BAN, Oakley and many more.

We look forward to serving your family's optometric needs. Our office is located at 431 N. Irwin Street in Hanford, CA right between the police station & the post office.

We accept almost all insurances including VSP (Vision Service Plan), Medicare, MES (Medical Eye Services), Davis, Medicare, & Medical.

At Mayer and Shah Optometry, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us at (559) 582-9244 or schedule an appointment today online.


Hanford Optometrist | Mayer and Shah Optometry | (559) 582-9244
431 N. Irwin Street
Hanford, CA 93230

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Hanford Office

Monday:

7:45 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:45 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:45 am-5:00 pm

6:00pm on some Wednesdays

Thursday:

7:45 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:45 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

7:45 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Avenal Office

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Meet The Optometrist

  • Michael Mayer
    S.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Mayer graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1992 & has been in private practice in our office ever since. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, & is the Tulare-Kings County Optometric Association Past President. He is a local boy too, as he is a proud graduate of Hanford High School. Dr. Mayer moved to Hanford in 1979 with his parents & younger brother Rob. He, with his wife Rhonda, are now raising their three boys in the town that he grew up in. Dr. Mayer is an avid golfer and scuba diver as well. Dr. Mayer is also Glaucoma and therapeutically certified.

  • Aakash Shah
    Optometrist

    Dr. Shah was born and raised in the Central Valley, more specifically in Huron and Porterville. He did his undergraduate work at UCLA and did his doctorate in Optometry at the Southern California College of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, & the Tulare-Kings Optometric Association. In his free time, Dr. Shah, enjoys working on his fitness with Crossfit and Spartan racing. He has also started a Vision Therapy program at our office to help children fix their eye problems by using 'physical therapy' for the eyes. Dr. Shah is also Glaucoma and therapeutically certified to take care of any medical needs you may have.

  • Paul Yost Jr.,
    F.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Yost has been in private practice for 30+ years & is a Southern California College of Optometry Graduate. He is also a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, & the Tulare-Kings Optometric Association. He was raised in Porterville, California but moved to Hanford in the late 1970's to practice optometry & raise his family. Dr. Yost is an avid golfer & is a volunteer golf official and Board member for the Northern California Golf Association.

  • Danielle Van Baren
    Optometrist

    Our office proudly welcomes Danielle Van Baren, O.D. to our office as of July 2019! Dr. Van Baren has been in our practice as a patient since she was a child. Born and raised in Hanford, she is making a full circle back to her hometown.  Dr. Van Baren is a also Glaucoma & therapeutically certified to take care of any medical needs you may have.

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I’ve been coming here since I was little and recently I’ve had a huge scare with my Eye. Dr. Mayer dropped what he was doing on a weekend to tend to my eye emergency and got it taken care of for me. I can’t be thankful enough for Dr. Mayer and Dr. Shah for everything they’ve done for me."
    Bridgett R.
  • "I have been coming here since I was 5 years old and now I bring my kids. Great place!"
    Elizabeth A.
  • "Hands down the best! Friendly staff and great selection. My whole family visits Dr. Mayer for a wide range of eye issues. 2 weeks ago he rushed my daughter in when her eyes were burned badly by chlorine during a water polo game. I just can't say enough."
    Katie M.

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