Dr. Eugene Young

Dr. Young received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. In 1983 he completed his externship quarter at Brooke Army Medical Center and in 1984 he served as student volunteer to Student Optometric Service to Haiti.

Dr. Young began his Optometric practice in Hawaii in 1985. Dr. Young is a past president of the Hawaii Optometric Association, and has served on the convention and legislative committees. He is certified to provide therapeutic pharmaceutical agents and is a LASIK panel doctor with the Laser Eye Center of Hawaii.

Dr. Young served as the 2009 President of the Great Western Council of Optometry, an 11-state western optometric alliance which includes California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Nevada, and Alaska. In recent years, the great states of Colorado and New Mexico have also joined GWCO as member states!

He enjoys spending time with his wife, Eva and their daughter, Emily. Hobbies include tennis, walking, gardening, raising fish and traveling. He is currently volunteering on the Children & Youth Day planning committee (donations), Treasurer of the Kiwanis Club of Honolulu (community service organization focusing on youth), and a Neighborhood Security Watch Block Captain.


Hello, my name is Brenda. I am happy and fortunate to be working with Dr. Eugene Young’s office. I have a side business baking lots of onolicious desserts which I enjoy and am very proud of. I have four children who are my pride and joy.

For this small office, it can busy, but with my awesome support team, it can definitely be fun!!! We are very happy to test you on our new Optovue iCamera digital fundus camera and iVue optical coherence tomorgraphy that can image your eye and look to see if the back of your eye’s photoreceptors are normal or not. This represents the state of the art routine eye exam testing that helps us to give you a more thorough eye exam We are happy to offer our new latest and greatest glasses, specialty contacts, and we are located on the ground floor on Bethel Street directly across from the Hawaii Theatre. We hope to see YOU real soon!!