Clifford A. Silverman, O.D.


Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Dr. Silverman received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from UCLA in 1981. While at UCLA, Dr. Silverman studied at the Jules Stein Eye Institute where he co-authored several research reports published in leading Ophthalmology and scientific journals. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from UC Berkeley School of Optometry in 1986 as a Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society honor student.

Dr. Silverman is currently licensed to treat external eye disease and glaucoma. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry, Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a member of the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association, Orthokeratology Academy of America, National Eye Research Foundation, and is a Peer Reviewer for Blue Shield of Claifornia. Dr. Silverman is a past president of the San Fernando Valley Optometric Society and the Mojave Desert Optometric Society, and proud to be a Vision Source Eyecare Network provider.

When not in the office, Dr. Silverman is an avid cyclist, participating in endurance road cycling and mountain biking events, and is proud to be an active member of the Antelope Valley cycling community.

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Tom Thamsopit, O.D.


Dr. Tom Thamsopit received his Bachelors of Science from the University of California, Irvine in 2011. He then went on to be a graduate at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry in 2015 where he was honored to be a part of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society and ranked in the top ten percent of his class. Dr. Thamsopit has been featured on Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges as well as being a recipient of scholarships for academic excellence, service to the community and being a leader among the profession.

Dr. Thamsopit is licensed by the California Board of Optometry and is certified to treat and manage ocular conditions with therapeutic pharmaceutical agents including glaucoma. He has conducted research on Macular Pigment Optical Density and has been published in the American Academy of Optometry.

On his spare time, Dr. Thamsopit likes to watch all types of sporting events and enjoys traveling and exploring diverse cuisines from around the world. He also contributes to the community by volunteering at the Special Olympics and Lions Club.


Laura Silverman, A.B.O.C. – Optician and Office Manager


Laura Silverman is a Certified Dispensing Optician by the American Board of Opticianry. She provides her expertise in the selection of eyeglass lens parameters and frame style. Her approach is to educate so that you, the patient, can make an informed decision on what type of lens works best for you and what style of frame brings out the best of your unique features.

Laura is also an expert with vision plan coverage and insurance billing. She will be happy to assist you in deciphering those confusing plan benefits and help you find the best value eye wear for your plan.

Laura, along with Dr. Silverman, is an active member of the Antelope Valley cycling community.