Dr. Kathryn Dugan, optometrist, attended California State University, San Marcos for her undergraduate work. She received her doctorate from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry in Pomona in 2014. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with the highest grade on Part I and II of National Boards in her class. Dr. Kathryn joined her father in practice after working in the office for nearly 9 years as the office manager.
Dr. Kathryn has a special interest vision therapy and pediatric vision care, an area of optometry that Western University emphasizes. This interest grew out of her love of children and her close work with her mother, Mary Venittelli, who is a special education teacher in the Temecula school district.To learn more about what Vision Therapy is, please visit this website: College of Optometrists in Vision Development.
Dr. Kathryn lives in Temecula. She enjoys hiking, camping, salsa dancing, yoga and meditation. Her daughter, Grace, is the light of her life.
Dr. Kathryn has a passion for humanitarian mission trips. She has performed eye exams and delivered glasses to El Salvador, Jamaica, Ghana, and Mexico. (See photos below)
She looks forward to taking care of all of your and your family’s eye care needs.