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Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop

Whether you need routine vision services or specialty care, our UCI Health Optical Shop optometrists and opticians at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute are here for you and all of your eye care needs.

When you visit our shop, located on the first floor of the institute offices in Irvine, you can be confident that you are in good hands. Our optometrists give your eyes a thorough examination and treat any vision problems you may be experiencing.

Our opticians work with you to select frames that fit and flatter your face. They also help you find the type of contact lenses that work best for you.

If you have underlying medical conditions that affect your vision, we have world-renowned ophthalmologists on site who are able to treat eye problems ranging from mild myopia to rare ocular and retinal disorders.

To make an appointment for optical services, call 949-824-7690. View important appointment information for general eye exams, glasses and contact lens fittings ›

The friendly and caring staff at the UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop is experienced in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the eye and vision.

When vision problems are a symptom of a more serious eye condition, our ophthalmologists have access to the latest diagnostic testing instruments.

Frames and lenses

Prices for a basic pair of frames start as low as $85. When you order a second pair of glasses, we offer discounts on frame and lens services.

We carry a wide selection of frames, including all major brands, in a variety of styles and price ranges to fit your budget. All eyeglasses come with a two-year warranty, and minor adjustments and repairs are free.


We accept VSP Choice, Signature and Anthem Blue View vision plans. Please call ahead to confirm your coverage.

Our promise

We want you to be happy with your new eyeglasses and frames. Because your satisfaction is our top priority, our warranty program is one of the best in the business. It includes 100% coverage/replacement for frame and/or lens defects or breakage as outlined in the full warranty program. Please ask our optical staff for more information on the warranties we provide.

The UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop offers a full range of eye and vision care services to address all of your needs.

Services we offer include:

  • Contact lens fitting (soft or hard)
  • Co-management of ocular conditions with ophthalmologist
  • Eyeglass fitting
  • Eyeglass prescriptions
  • Post-operative care for cataract surgery
  • Pre-operative care for cataract surgery
  • Referrals for low vision care

The eye and vision care experts at the UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop treat a wide range of conditions affecting the eyes, including:

  • Cataracts
  • Diabetic eye problems
  • Dry eye
  • Eye allergies
  • General and acute eye infections and inflammation
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertension eye care
  • Irregular corneas
  • Macular degeneration

We have a broad selection of eyewear to choose from and we carry all major brands, including:

  • Adrienne Vittadini
  • BCBG
  • Brendel
  • Calvin Klein
  • Coach
  • Columbia
  • Fysh
  • Guess
  • Kate Spade
  • Lafont
  • Liz Claiborne
  • Michael Kors
  • Miraflex
  • Nautica
  • Nicole Miller
  • Nike
  • Nine West
  • Oakley
  • Perry Ellis
  • Prada
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Ray-Ban
  • Rec Specs
  • Shrek
  • Silhouette
  • Ted Baker
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Tory Burch
  • Versace

The optometrists at the UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop are expert at diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the eye, vision testing and fitting you for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Our doctors of optometry include:

Our opticians, Christy Nguyen and Michael Navas, are skilled at helping you in finding the perfect pair of eye glasses.

If you have a medical condition, our board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologists are dedicated to providing unmatched, compassionate care for all diseases and disorders of the eye.

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