Dr. Vallarta was born and raised in the Imperial Valley. He was a long time resident of Heber, CA. In 1987, he graduated from Central Union High School. He went on to earn a Bachelor's degree in Biology from U.C. San Diego and attended the U.C. Berkeley School of Optometry where he completed his doctorate degree in Optometry.
After his training, Dr. Vallarta moved to Salinas, CA where he was in private practice for nearly 10 years before deciding to return home to the Imperial Valley. Dr. Vallarta is bilingual and brings knowledge and experience in all aspects of vision care and eye disease management. His passion and dedication for his profession as well as a caring and personable nature enables him to provide patients with the very best eye care.
Outside of his profession, Dr. Vallarta enjoys running, playing basketball, and is a dedicated Los Angeles Lakers and Cal Bears fan.