Centrally located in Palm Desert right next to Bristol Farms, Desert Eyeworks is the trusted destination for all of your eye care needs.

What distinguishes us most is our commitment to combine old-fashioned, personalized service with advanced technology. That enables us to provide you with the best possible, customized eye care plan.

We offer a continuum of service, from optometric and health exams to helping you select glasses or contact lenses. Our staff will also send you e-mail or phone reminders so you can always stay on top of your optometric and health exams.

Our range of frames include rugged durable frames for outdoor enthusiasts to the latest in designer eye wear. Rely on us to help you find the perfect fit for your needs, personality and style.

Our goal is to form life-long relationships with our clients. That means earning your respect each time you come in. Come for a visit. We look forward to serving you now and for many years to come.



"Ethics is central to our business philosophy. We foster an environment of trust and personal involvement with our clients."

Dr. Serena Ho is Board Certified in Optometry and Therapeutics. While she treats patients of all ages including multi-generational families, her extensive clinical background affords her a sensitive and in-depth understanding of the mature residents of the Coachella Valley.


Dr. Serena D. Ho always wanted to be a respected doctor and a successful business owner. She kept her eye on her childhood goals and today has achieved both.


Dr. Ho is a graduate of Illinois College of Optometry, with a bachelor degree in Biopsychology from University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her optometric training at the Stanford and Rhode Island Veteran Affairs Hospitals, Omni Eye Specialist Group in Baltimore and Illinois Eye Institute.

Before opening her business, Dr. Ho was the managing optometrist at the 3.5 million dollar corporate practice at Eyexam of California and Lens Crafters. She also currently co-manages the LASIK and Cataract surgeries at the TLC Laser Center in Palm Desert.

With experience at the Veterans Affair Hospitals, Dr. Ho has developed understanding and sensitivity toward the special needs of a more mature audience, such as those who live in the Coachella Valley. Her diverse background has also afforded her broad knowledge of every aspect of the eye care experience, including the examination, consultation process, recommendations, selection of the right frames and lenses and precision optical lab processing.


Dr. Ho opened Desert Eyeworks Optometry in February of 2009 in Palm Desert. She remains dedicated to creating an environment that promotes quality and individualized eye care by providing customer satisfaction through professionalism, enthusiasm and the expertise of the staff and optometrists. Dr. Ho believes that going above and beyond in service, by recognizing and being proactive in individual patient eye care needs and by also addressing their fashion style needs, Desert Eyeworks Optometry is able meet its ultimate goal of forming long-term relationships with customers.


Desert Eyeworks works with several insurance carriers.
Simply call our office to verify eligibility and to make your appointment with Dr. Ho.

David Vision Insurance
VSP Insurance
Eye Med Insurance
MES Insurance
Tri care Insurance
Superior Insurance
AetnaI nsurance
Medicare Insurance
United Health care Insurance
March Vision Care Insurance


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