David Kirschen - Brea, CA - Optometry Open Now

David Kirschen

Brea, CA 92821
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Dr. David Kirschen, a distinguished optometrist with over 51 years of experience, is dedicated to delivering personalized and highly effective eye care. Operating at Customized Vision Care, his commitment to patient well-being and clear vision is unwavering.Originating from Modesto, California, Dr. Kirschen pursued his education at the University of California-Berkeley, earning a Bachelor's degree in optometry, an OD in optometry, and a PhD in physiological optics. His impressive academic journey includes a fellowship with Professor Merton C. Flom, showcasing his dedication to advancing his field.As a Fellow of the American Academy Of Optometry and former chair of the American Academy of Optometry Foundation, Dr. Kirschen's expertise is well-regarded in the professional community. Specializing in pediatric eye care, he actively participates in the InfantSEE® program, offering complimentary eye exams for infants up to one year old. His proficiency extends to addressing conditions such
as strabismus, amblyopia, binocular vision anomalies, and computer-related vision problems.Dr. Kirschen's remarkable sports vision knowledge is exemplified by his collaboration with Major League Baseball teams, the National Hockey League, and serving as a team optometrist for various athletic organizations, including the USA Olympic team in 2007. Currently overseeing eight MLB teams, his contributions have earned him 6 World Series rings.Beyond his private practice, Dr. Kirschen has held key positions, including Chief of Binocular Vision and Orthoptic Services at the Jules Stein Eye Institute and currently as a Professor Emeritus at the Southern California College of Optometry. His commitment to education and innovation remains unmatched.Outside the professional realm, Dr. Kirschen is a dynamic figure, lecturing nationwide and engaging with his local community. His involvement as a board member for the Hillel Foundation of Orange County and the Jewish Federation of Orange County reflects his dedication to community service.In his leisure, Dr. Kirschen enjoys the outdoors through camping and hiking, actively participating in sports, and cherishing moments with his family. With three children and seven grandchildren, his passion for both his profession and personal life shines through. Dr. David Kirschen stands as a paragon of excellence in optometry, blending expertise, community engagement, and a rich personal life.We would love to make a difference for you. Chat Now with us Today!
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Quick Facts

  • accepting new patients
  • 11 insurances accepted
  • speaks English
  • UCLA, Pre Med
  • 1 specialty
  • 1 location


Customized Vision Care

428 S Brea Blvd Brea, CA 92821
Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted by David Kirschen

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Ambetter Balanced
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • EyeBenefits Discount Vision Program
  • Eyemed Vision Care
  • Medicare
  • PPO
  • United Healthcare


David Kirschen has the following specialty


UCLA, Pre Med


UC Berkeley, B.S. and OD in optometry, Physiological Optics PhD


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