Tracing our origin back to 1939, the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco
has the largest number of glaucoma specialists in one location on the
West Coast. We're proud of the team of Doctors we've assembled.
Dr. Terri Pickering joined the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco in 2001. She completed her
ophthalmology residency at the University of California, San Francisco after earning her medical
degree from Harvard University Medical School. She returned to San Francisco after completing
her glaucoma fellowship at the University of Southern California-Doheny Eye Institute in Los
Angeles in 1999. She is currently a clinical instructor at California Pacific Medical Center and
has been an EyeCare America volunteer physician since 2001.
Dr. Pickering's clinical interests include selective laser trabeculoplasty, drainage devices, and
ocular imaging for glaucoma. Because 4 million Americans have glaucoma but only half know
it, Dr. Pickering believes community outreach in high-risk populations is key to stopping this