Michael Blea is a Board Certified Optician for Excel Vision. He completed his education and earned his certificate as an Optical Technician at Palomar College in San Marcos, CA. He later received his certificate as an Ophthalmic Assistant at the Shiley Eye Center in La Jolla CA. In addition, he has certification in Management and Computer Technology. He completed his internship at Escondido Optical in Escondido, CA, where his former instructor Master Optician Richard May took him under his wing. With a background in marketing and advertising, Michael applies all of his skills with the goal of building a great practice, and making the patient experience a pleasant and fulfilling one. Michael is the recipient of the Eye Associates Helping Hands Award in recognition of his strong work ethic and attention to detail customized per individual patient. Michael has a deep love for music
and moonlights as a musician. He has performed at many venues as well as live television and radio performances. Michael is also a Fine Artist, cartoonist and graphic artist. He also does photo restoration and enhancement. Michael wears many hats, but the one he wears best is as an outstanding optician.