Originally from Merced, California, Dr. Steven Sage Hider obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from UC Irvine. After completing his Doctorate of Optometry at UC Berkeley, he joined Primary Eyecare Center in 1994 emphasizing family vision care, contact lenses and disease management.
In 2009, Dr. Hider received the “Top 20 Under 40” award from the San Luis Obispo Tribune being recognized for his community and professional involvement. He is a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Atascadero and has chaired the local Toys for Tots program for the past 15 years. Dr. Hider is active in professional organizations being a past president of the Tri-County Optometric Society and the current president of the California Optometric Association. Dr. Hider lives in Atascadero with his wife, Nicole, and his two sons, Joey and Greg. Dr. Hider enjoys hiking and camping with his sons’ Boys Scout Troop, skiing and working on his 1965 Ford Mustang.
Dr. Immoos enjoys the sense of community that living on the central coast provides. While her three daughters keep her and her husband very busy, Dr. Immoos is a frequent volunteer at her daughters’ school and a past member of Quota SLO and Rotary of Atascadero. In her free time, Dr. Immoos just enjoys being Mom.
Dr. Tackett is a past president of the Tri-County Optometric Society. Her focus as an administrator in the practice is staff development and management. Dr. Tackett strives to create an environment of respect, appreciation and compassion towards patients and just as importantly, reciprocity, recognition and strong teamwork among the staff and doctors. She is a former competitive gymnast and enjoys swing and salsa dance. She has fun exploring local attractions with her daughter, husband and labrador on the weekends.
Dr. Huang is an active member of the California Optometric Association. Her specialties include specialty contact lens fitting, dry eye management, and ocular nutrition. One of her most memorable internships was at the international Wenzhou Medical College where she managed rare ocular disease.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, rock climbing, and drawing.
Dr. Tribbey has been involved in the community with Lion’s Club, Leadership Danville and ECOSLO. He also served on the San Luis Obispo County Health Commission. Dr. Tribbey is a member of the Tri-County Optometric Society. In his free time, when he is not leading hikes for the Sierra Club, he can be found hiking on a trail in the County or in the Sierras. Dr. Tribbey and his wife Kathryn, who is a nurse practitioner, travel with I Care International to Mexico and Central America where they provide eyecare services to impoverished communities.