Dr. Christopher Hair
Dr. Hair has been practicing optometry in Southern California for over 40 years. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1968 with A.B., B.S., and O.D. degrees and began his career on staff at Kaiser Permanente. He served as the chief of the orthoptics and glaucoma screening clinics while at Kaiser. He began his private practice almost 30 years ago while still at Kaiser and built it through referrals and personal recommendations until he left Kaiser in 1988 for full time private practice. Dr. Hair specializes in contact lenses and LASIK co-management and is board certified in the treatment and management of eye diseases. He had been involved in laser surgery since its FDA approval in the mid 90’s. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association.
Dr. Hair visited the island of Tobago and donated his time and expertise to hundreds of citizens who could not afford nor have access to eye care. In addition, Dr. Hair has traveled to the rainforests of Central and South America numerous times as a naturalist. In the Costa Rican rainforest with Earthwatch, he was the expedition photographer and the entomological team leader. Along with rainforests, Dr. Hair’s interests include wine, golf, tennis, running, piano, and classical music. He loves interacting with people and engaging in conversation.
Dr. Hair is married with one daughter who has graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara.