Dr. Kubota has been happily married since 1993 to her husband John. John, a chemist and Lab Manager for an environmental chemistry lab, has been her biggest support every step of the way! They have adult fraternal twin daughters, Kendyl and Jordyn, who are the highlight of their lives.
Dr. Kubota graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Loyola Marymount University in 1988. She continued her education at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, CA, and graduated with her Doctor of Optometry degree in 1992. With her focus on ocular disease, Dr. Kubota was chosen to intern at the prestigious Omni Eye Center in Denver, CO, where she developed her passion for patient eye health care and education.
Dr. Kubota promotes inclusivity and is proud to have an LGBTQIA+ friendly practice that serves patients of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. Her patience and friendly demeanor also make her a popular choice for pediatric eye care. Dr. Kubota fits a variety of contact lenses ranging from soft to rigid-gas-permeable, multifocal and other specialty designs for keratoconus, high astigmatism, high ametropia and post-surgical corneal ectasia/irregularity. Dr. Kubota focuses her patient care on current issues such as computer vision syndrome, eyestrain reduction, myopia control and dry eye and presbyopia management using customized eyewear, relaxation techniques and prescription medications when indicated. Dr. Kubota actively manages the pre and post-op care of standard and specialty surgeries/procedures such as cataract, LASIK, PRK, INTACS, retinal detachment, pterygium, corneal cross-linking and others. Dr. Kubota also co-manages the treatment of glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, medically-induced ocular side effects and other ocular diseases.
Dr. Kubota is a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Los Angeles and is passionate about community service and helping the under-privileged. She and her family actively feed the homeless and hungry on most Thanksgivings and they work annually with the Department of Public Social Services and the Adopt-A-Family program to bring hope and joy to families in need each Christmas.