About Our Practice
Opening Your Eyes to Quality Service and Care
At Drs. Mewborne and Ellis' Optometry we care about you and your eyes. We have more than 40 years of experience, and when you need eye care services that include eye examinations, contact lenses, and eyeglasses, we're here to help. We offer superior vision services that cater to your specific needs. For a complete list, please visit our Services Page.
Who We Are
Drs. Mewborne and Ellis operate a full-service optometry office in Lancaster, California, that keeps your vision clear and focused. Enjoy comprehensive eye care services at our vision center.
We provide affordable eye exams, carry a wide selection of stylish eyeglasses, and the most up-to-date sunglass frames. We have proudly offered vision care services to the residents of the Antelope Valley since 1968, and offer the latest in exam and contact lens technologies. Please call for an appointment today!
I highly recommend this office. The staff is incredibly nice and very helpful! The docs are fantastic. They always takes the time to listen to your concerns and makes sure you understand what is going on, and they are great with kids.- John Jacobson
I have been going to Dr. Mewborne's office for many years. The doctors are great, the staff is wonderful.- Jaime Nunnenkamp
I have trusted the care of my eyes to Dr. Mewborne for as long as I can remember. The staff is always helpful, friendly, and courteous. I highly recommend this office- Michelle Borquez
Meet the Doctors
Dr. Mark Mewborne
Dr. Mark Mewborne has been a resident of the Antelope Valley for most of his life. He received his Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of California, San Diego in 1979 and his Doctorate of Optometry with honors from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1983. After graduation he returned to Lancaster and has now been in practice for over 30 years.
His office is located in the Arroyo Plaza Center and has received the Valley Press Best Optometrist award nine times. Dr. Mewborne is also active in the local theatre community as a board member of Cedar Street Theatre and as the director for the Westside School District's children's theatre group, Acme Acting Company. His wife and two of his daughters are elementary teachers locally and he is the proud "Papa" to six grandchildren.
Dr. Damon M. Ellis
Dr. Damon M. Ellis obtained his bachelor's degree in biology at West Virginia University where he graduated with high honors. Dr. Ellis then attended University of California Berkeley to earn his Doctorate Degree in Optometry. While in school, Dr. Ellis also studied abroad in Australia and Beijing China. Dr. Ellis was fortunate enough to attend China's top medical university and was able to see some of the countries most interesting and challenging medical cases. Dr. Ellis also headed a free vision clinic at Berkeley that provided eye exams and glasses to those in need.
Dr. Ellis is a published children's author and is very comfortable examining children. His first book Lion Stew! came out in 2012. Dr. Ellis is originally from Boston but relocated to L.A. in search of sunshine and surfing. He lives in L.A. County with his wife and daughter.
Dr. Anna Gettas
Dr. Anna Gettas was born and raised in Southern California. She remained in California for her undergraduate degree and received her Bachelor's in Science at the University of California, Merced. Dr. Gettas graduated with her doctorate in optometry at NOVA Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and spent six months at Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina.
Although Dr. Gettas is a California girl at heart, she has traveled to many countries where she was given the opportunity to provide eye care to underserved communities. When Dr. Gettas is not busy serving her community, you can find her tackling a new hiking trail, exploring the latest restaurants, or rooting for her favorite teams, the Dodgers and Lakers.