Delegate Profile

Michael Kling

Job TitleOD

Company NameInvision Optometry


Michael A. (Mick) Kling, OD is owner and CEO of Invision Optometry, one of the largest single location private practices in San Diego, California. He is a founding member and past president of Refractive Management Services Corporation, a refractive surgery management company, and was formerly a Clinical Director of the TLC Laser Eye Center in La Jolla, CA (now Nvision Laser Eye Centers). In addition to private practice, he is a speaker and consultant for Impact Leadership, a leadership and consulting company founded by Dr. Kling. Dr. Kling earned his Doctor of Optometry degree, with honors, from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN and went on to complete his residency training in Ocular Disease at Omega Eye Care Center in Jackson, TN. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association (which named him a “Young OD of the Year” in 2000), and a past president of the San Diego County Optometric Society. Dr. Kling has held several committee positions within the California Optometric Association, has served as an expert examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry, and is an Adjunct Faculty member of the Southern College of Optometry. Dr. Kling is originally from Indiana, raised in Arkansas, and has resided in San Diego for over 20 years. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his two sons, Robert and Ryan, running, and playing guitar for his rock band, Backstage Pass.

Education Sessions

  • Creating a Simple Business Budget

    September 24, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    To be a great leader, one must manage staff in an effective manner. Organizational effectiveness is directly tied to the quality of teamwork that occurs in an o...

    • Language: English
  • 8 Common Cash Flow Pitfalls

    September 25, 2020, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Cash is the fuel that drives business forward and understanding the causes of poor cash flow is one of the most critical financial responsibilities of a busines...

    • Language: English
  • Profit First: Eradicating Business Poverty

    September 25, 2020, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The number one financial challenge facing most optometric practice owners today is poor cash flow. Doctor owners often fall prey to focusing too much on top lin...

    • Language: English