Dr. Don Rollins graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry, where he was a recipient of a Federal Health Professions Scholarship. While attending SCCO, he was elected by his peers to be the president of his class. At graduation, Dr. Rollins received the Dr. Bertram L. Roberts Memorial Award for "excellence in ocular pathology detection and special testing." Dr. Rollins has been published on clinical cases involving multiple sclerosis and its impact on the eye and visual system.
His professional career began with the United States Army in Stuttgart, West Germany. While on active duty, Dr. Rollins received the Army Commendation Medal for Valor. After leaving the service, he returned to Southern California and has been a resident of Ventura County since 1987. In November of 2002, he joined Dr. Philip Loring in Port Hueneme.
Dr. Rollins enjoys all types of outdoor sports, fishing, and travel. He has been personally involved in providing benevolent vision care internationally, having worked in Kenya, Haiti, and Mexico. In addition, he served on the board of directors for Rancho de los Ninos, an orphanage inland from Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.