About Us

Jerry I. Laskey, O. D.

Dr. Laskey graduated from the University of California, Davis, in 1968 with a degree in Animal Physiology, and with an O.D. (Doctor of Optometry) Degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1972. In 1993 he purchased the practice of Dr. Richard Gilbar which was formerly the practice of Dr. Richard Kaderly, originally established in 1962. He has been in the Chico/Paradise area since 1990, and previously practiced in Lake County and as an Optometrist in the U.S Navy stationed in Jacksonville, Florida.

He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Contact Lens Section of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, the Paradise Rotary Club, the Chico Noon Exchange Club, The Chico Elks Lodge, and Chico Founders BNI. He is affiliated with Pacific Laser Eye Center for co-managing laser vision surgery. He is certified in therapeutics and specializes in contact lenses. He enjoys playing golf, traveling - especially Hawaii, swimming, and photography.

Donna Laskey

Donna has worked in Optometry since 1991. She is very knowledgable and her biggest enjoyment is working with people. She is the office Manager and Optician and has outstanding skills in Front Office, Insurance, and Optical fields.

Patients really like her friendly, low pressure approach to helping them in selecting their eyewear, scheduling appointments, and dealing with their vision insurance plans.

She enjoys quilting, traveling, and her Grandchildren and is a licensed Cosmetologist. She was born and raised in San Francisco.

Beckie Canterbury

Beckie has worked in the Optical field for many years, both as a Medical Assistant in an Ophthalmology Office and as an Optician. She has been with our practice for over 7 years.

Patients really like the time she spends with them explaining all of the pertinent information they need to make informed choices in selecting their eyewear and contact lenses. She is very good at making sure that patients get the most from their vision insurance plans.

She grew up in Paradise and has been in the Chico area for many years.