Jay A. Newsome, O.D.
Dr. Newsome received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1988 from the Southern California College of Optometry. He received his undergraduate education at Fresno State where he majored in Agricultural Science-Enology. He also has a Bachelors degree in Visual Science.
He enjoys running, making beer, fly-fishing, classic cars and gardening.
He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Central California Optometric Society, Valley British Auto Club, and the Clovis Chamber of Commerce.
Susan D. Mencarini, O.D.
Dr. Mencarini received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1988. She is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She completed her undergraduate work at American River College and UC Davis.
She enjoys competing in triathlons, and long distance open water swimming.
She is an accomplished flutist and has been a member of the Fresno Community Concert Band since its founding in 1993.
V. Dianna Inthavong, O.D.
Dr. Inthavong (IN-thuh-vong) is originally a Fresno native. She received her undergraduate education at Fresno State where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry with minors in Mathematics and Greek.
Dr. Inthavong received her Doctor of Optometry degree at Western University of Health Sciences in 2021. While in school, she was a Student Ambassador, a member of the BSK International Optometric Honor Society, a Student Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and received honors in patient care services. In her last year of education, she completed externships in a private practice in Seattle, WA; The Villages VA Clinic in Florida; the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa, OK; and a community care clinic in Pasadena, CA. Her externships provided her with experience in primary care, ocular disease, glaucoma management, and post-op surgical care.
Dr. Inthavong is a member of the Central California Optometric Society and is licensed to practice the highest level of optometry, which includes the use of diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, the treatment and management of glaucoma, and lacrimal dilation and irrigation.
In her spare time, she enjoys shopping or binge watching shows on Netflix.