Dr. Steven M. Kleen
Dr. Steven Kleen graduated summa cum laude from Southern California College of Optometry in May 2015. Dr. Kleen started Carpinteria Eye Care in 2018. Prior to pursuing a career in eye care, Dr. Kleen played five seasons of professional baseball with the Oakland Athletics. Steven grew up in Temecula, California and went to Chaparral High School. He attended Pepperdine University where he played Division I baseball. He was honored as a Division I All American and Academic All-American as well as Pepperdine Scholar Athlete of the Year. Dr. Kleen graduated with a degree in Sports Medicine. When he is not seeing patients, Steven enjoys surfing, biking, and spending quality time with his wife and five children.
In regards to eye care, his interests include specialty contact lens fitting, myopia control, ocular disease treatment and management, and sports vision. Dr Steven Kleen was honored with the Practice Excellence Award by VSP for his commitment to private practice optometry.