Dr. Norman Rose


Dr. Norman Rose received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the State University of New York at Brockport. He earned his doctorate at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts in 1982.

While attending the New England College of Optometry, Dr. Rose was an Assistant Clinical teacher in Ophthalmology. He also did an externship in Vision Therapy and ocular diseases.

Before moving to Escondido, Dr. Rose was part of the medical staff at the Medical Group of Genesee Valley Group Health in Rochester, New York. He started Escondido Premier Eyecare Optometric Center in 1988.

Dr. Rose is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center and treats stroke and traumatic brain injured patients in the hospital.

Dr. Rose is a Developmental / Neuro-optometrist. He treats children and adults who have reading and learning difficulties, patients with dizzyness and vertigo, patients who are progressively becoming more nearsighted, patients with a turned eye or amblyopia ( lazy eye ) and patients with a history of stroke or traumatic brain injury who have visual,cognitive, perceptual and balance difficulties and specializes in Orthokeratology. He also examines infants at six months old for eye diseases, turned eyes and potential amblyopia (lazy eye) development.

Dr. Rose also has a degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition. As a clinical nutritionist he helps his patients with nutritional support for better eye health, general health conditions and overall wellness like weight loss, insomnia, stress, fatigue and general guidance to better health.

Dr Rose is a member of:

  • The Neuro-Optometric Rehabiliation Association
  • He is licensed to practice Optometry in New York, New Jersey and California.