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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make John Larcabal, OD a proud provider of vision care products and services in Norwalk.

John E. Larcabal, O.D.

Dr. John Larcabal is a graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry. He has been in practice for 20 years and has been very involved in various professional volunteer organizations. Dr. Larcabal is a member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association (COA). He has served as President of the COA as well as the Rio Hondo Optometric Society, and teaches at the prestigious Southern California College of Optometry Dr. Larcabal has lectured nationally and internationally and has received numerous awards including Young Optometrist of the Year, as well as the Golden Apple Award from the local School District for his assistance in the visual well being of the children in the community

Diane M. Almanza, O.D.

Dr. Almanza is a graduate from the Southern California College of Optometry. She has received various awards including: Roger Kame Memorial Scholarship for Clinical Excellence, GP Lens Institute Clinical Excellence, and the Dr. John Dean Student Research Award. She is a member of the California Optometric Association where she served as a chair on the membership committee. Special interests include pediatrics and contact lenses. When Dr. Almanza is not practicing optometry, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, scrap booking and dining out.

Sandra Stevens, O.D.

Dr. Stevens is a graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry. She has been in practice for over 18 years. Dr. Stevens has been active with the Rio Hondo Optometric Society and has received their award for Young OD of theYear. Dr. Stevens is also very involved in the vision screening program of our local school districts, and Cub Scouts with her son.

Becky Villado, Optometric Assistant

Becky has been in the vision care field for over 16 years. She is a member of the California Para-optometric Section. Becky also speaks fluent Spanish and will be happy to assist you with your frame selection as well as your contact lens needs.

Margaret Diaz, Optometric Assistant

Margaret has worked for Dr. Larcabal for 8 years and is member of the California Paraoptometric Section. She is fluent in Spanish as well as English and will be happy to assist you in any vision needs you may have.

Salena Salazar

Salena has been with our office for 3 years. She is a doctors assistant and loves to help patients find the right pair of glasses. She grew up in Norwalk just minutes from the office. Salena brings a fun upbeat personality to our office.

Julie Langan, CPOT, OA, FNAO, NCLE

Julie has worked for Dr. Larcabal for the last 16 years and has been in the eye care field for over 25 years. She is a member of the American Optometric Association Paraoptometric Section and the California Paraoptometric Section (CPS). She also serves on the board of directors for CPS. Julie is constantly attending seminars and courses to keep up to date on the latest technology and products available. Julie can help you with any need you might have pertaining to your vision.