Dr. Elise Brisco, O.D. is a visionary leader, inventor, and entrepreneur. She was the first Team Optometrist for the Anaheim Ducks and the only lady doctor in the NHL. She has also served as the Team Optometrist for the Long Beach Ice Dogs, and the MLS’ Los Angeles Galaxy. She is the co-founder of the Rehabilitative Vision Clinic at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center which has now moved to the California Rehabilitation Institute, a hospital dedicated to rehabilitation. There are fewer than 500 Rehabilitative Optometrists in the United States.
Dr. Brisco is a graduate of the University of Southern California and the Southern California College of Optometry and uses a multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to vision and health care.Dr. Brisco earned two Post Doctorate Fellowships and is a Certified Clinical Homeopath.
The Hollywood Vision Center – Optometry was founded in 1919 and has provided vision care for a past United States president, international royalty, celebrities, VIPs, as well as countless families. We provide vision care in a caring manner. Every patient is considered a member of our professional family. We know that every patient is someone’s brother, sister, father, mother, son, or daughter, and we want to treat you as we would treat our own family. This is why our patients come back generation after generation.
Dr. Brisco is also the director of a multi-disciplinary integrative wellness center that incorporates Optometry, Naturopathic Medicine, Ophthalmology, Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Homeopathy. Dr. Brisco gives her patients options between pharmaceuticals and natural medicine such as homeopathy whenever appropriate to help her patients reach their maximum health potential.
Dr. Brisco is one of a few optometrists that is also a Certified Clinical Homeopath. She is also an inventor and entrepreneur with a patent pending for NearSight which will help minimize the need for reading glasses.
The Hollywood Vision Center – Optometry is one of the few practices in Southern California that provides Integrative vision care including the following services: Vision Therapy, Children’s Vision, Contact Lenses (including Ortho Keratology, scleral lenses and keratoconus), Dry Eye, LASIK pre and post-op care, Strabismus, Amblyopia, Cataract surgery co-management, Geriatric Vision, Low Vision, Sports Vision, Visual Rehabilitation after brain injury, and Developmental or Children’s Vision. We are the only office in Los Angeles with the MiBoThermaflo technology that treats dry eyes effectively in a comfortable spa like setting.
Dr. Brisco has extensive experience in treating difficult vision problems such as double vision, and loss of peripheral vision or depth perception. She is also well versed in prescribing prism in glasses and contact lenses. She often consults with patients who:
- Have vision problems that have been missed or misdiagnosed (such as tracking and eye teaming problems that affect academic and executive performance)
- Are unhappy with their current prescriptions
- Have poor vision with regular glasses or contact lenses and need Scleral or Keratoconus contact lenses
- Want to see during the day without glasses or contact lenses, but do not want surgery
- Want to stop their children’s nearsightedness from progressing
- Are referred by other doctors for consultations and second opinions
- Have been unsuccessfully treated for dry eyes, and eye drops don’t work
- Children who have vision problems and visually-related learning problems