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Why Choose Us?!

Experience – South Coast Optometry (SCO) has been in Costa Mesa, CA since 1979 providing more than 37 years of solid established experience in diagnosing and treating almost every eye conditions known from the simplest vision and eye health condition to the more complex problems.

Advanced Eye Care Technology – We practice modern optometry with advanced equipment technology having an emphasis on preventive and optimum eye health care. We proudly provide near state-of-the-art equipment to use the latest science to solve eye vision and health problems. When you get a comprehensive eye exam at SCO, we feel you are getting a top notched examination that allows us to provide top notched solutions whether it be for eye health conditions, corrective eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgical/eye medical recommendations(and/or treatments) such as LASIK, cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, conjunctivitis, allergies, dry eyes, etc. Our doctors feel equipment like our Optomap, OCT, Fundus Camera, Humphrey Threshold Visual Field, Pascal Tonometer, Topographer, Aberrometer, MPOD, etc. are tremendous aids in providing our patients the most comprehensive eye examination. For those who are “squeamish” about the Air Puff Tonometer, we have one of the most gentle (and still accurate!) Air Puffs available (Reichert CR7) and a new tonometer called the “iCare Tonometer” that many claim they cannot feel!!! If you have beginning macular degeneration, ask us about the new Macular Risk Genetic Test to determine which vitamin supplement is best for your genetic type.

Eyewear Frames “Beyond Compare” – The latest in exquisite eyewear frames from designer to simple. With over 1,500+ frames/sunglasses in inventory, we are bound to find one that fits your needs, wants, and styling. We feel we have a range of eyewear “beyond compare” from “fun” to “stunning” and in a range of “budget” to “beyond budget”! Feel free to come in and take a look! It doesn’t cost you anything to look! If you have multiple eyeglass needs, ask us about our multiple pair discounts program where you can obtain 50% off your second pair and more!!!

Advanced Eyeglass Technology – Many of our patients feel they get more “wow” vision from our eyeglass lenses than anywhere else. We use not only the finest materials but the latest technology in making the finest precision eyeglass lenses. Our patients were one of first in Orange County to receive eye protection against the controversial blue light emissions from our increasing usage of electronic devices such as the computer monitors, cell phones, television, and tablets/iPads. As an added bonus, we are prescribing special computer progressive lenses as a specialty item for those lifestyles that are heavily dependent on computers! Ask our doctors about our special computer progressives on your next eye exam!Onsite Optical Laboratory- For those in need of an emergency service, we have our own onsite optical laboratory that can provide emergency services (not for insurance labs) for most single vision, bifocals, and even progressive lenses to get you up and running!

Advanced Contact Lens Technology – We have been able to fit many of our patients who were told previously that they were “unfittable” contact lens candidates. These include many who have dry eyes, bifocal needs, high astigmatism, high nearsightedness, high farsightedness. We also fit the medically necessary contact lenses for keratoconus. We use a lot of the new technology lenses including the hybrid half soft-half hard lenses, bifocal soft lenses, custom astigmatism lenses, scleral lenses, and more. If you really want contact lenses, give us a try.

Advanced Eyeglasses & Contact Lenses for Color Blindness – We have developed our version of color blindness test to prescribe specific eyeglasses and contact lenses to help a majority of those diagnosed as “color blind”. If you, or a loved one, have been diagnosed with “color blindness”, by all means please come into our office to allow us to show you a couple of possible solutions for your color vision deficiency. It has been truly and an “eye opener”. We are also in the process to help those with Visually Related Dyslexia. Please call us to discuss this potential important problem solver.

Five Star Concierge-like customer service – We strive to provide the utmost in concierge like customer service to all of our patients. With all of our science based technology, we also try to bring back good old fashion “people” services to help our patients feel confident and comfortable with our services. We truly want to make your experience the best ever! You are welcome to read our Yelp and Google reviews!

Quality & “Out-of- the-box” Eyecare and Eyewear Beyond Compare!!! – If you have any eye health or vision problem, you deserve to give us a chance to help you!!! Why? Because we truly care!!!


Dear All Patients and The Public:

We at South Coast Optometry are closely monitoring the developments around the COVID-19 Coronavirus with our top priority being the health of our patients, teammates, and doctors.

In compliance with Governor Newsom’s Stay At Home Order, our office will be closed effective immediately and will reopen on Monday 4/20/2020 (unless new developments occur that will change our reopening). Please continue to check our website for any changes.

We will always work very hard to earn your confidence in our long term care for you. Thank you for trusting us with your eyecare and vision. Most important, we care for you as a person and wish you continued total health and safety.

We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you soon!


The South Coast Optometry Team