David Kirschen, OD, PhD

Optometrist located in Brea, CA

Meet Dr. Kirschen

David Kirschen, OD, PhD, is an experienced optometrist who provides exceptional services at Customized Vision Care in Brea, California. Dr. Kirschen takes a patient-centered approach to care, providing thorough examinations to assess eye health and vision needs so that his patients get the most effective care and the best prescription for them.

After completing two years of the premed program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Kirschen transferred to University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Optometry, Doctor of Optometry, and Doctor of Philosophy in Physiological Optics. Dedicated to his education, Dr. Kirschen also completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Professor Merton C. Flom while at UC Berkeley.

For more than 47 years, Dr. Kirschen has provided expert eye care for patients of all ages at his private practice. He specializes in pediatric eye care and participates in the InfantSEE® program, which offers free eye exams for infants up to 1-year-old. He also provides expert care for strabismus, amblyopia, binocular vision anomalies, and computer-related vision problems.

Dr. Kirschen has extensive sports vision experience. He has worked with many MLB teams for 29 years. He has also worked with the MBL and the NHL as a team optometrist for numerous athletic organizations, including the USA Olympic team in 2007.

Dedicated to his profession, Dr. Kirschen has been chief of binocular vision and orthoptic services at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He also serves as professor emeritus at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton at MBKU in Fullerton, California. 

When he’s not at the office, Dr. Kirschen spends his free time lecturing throughout the United States and abroad on various topics. He’s also very involved in his community and serves as a board member for the Hillel Foundation of Orange County and Jewish Federation of Orange County.

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David Kirschen, OD, PhD, is an experienced optometrist who provides exceptional services at Customized Vision Care in Brea, California. Dr. Kirschen takes a patient-centered approach to care, providing thorough examinations to assess eye health and vision needs so that his patients get the most effective care and the best prescription for them.

After completing two years of the premed program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Kirschen transferred to University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Optometry, Doctor of Optometry, and Doctor of Philosophy in Physiological Optics. Dedicated to his education, Dr. Kirschen also completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Professor Merton C. Flom while at UC Berkeley.

For more than 47 years, Dr. Kirschen has provided expert eye care for patients of all ages at his private practice. He specializes in pediatric eye care and participates in the InfantSEE® program, which offers free eye exams for infants up to 1-year-old. He also provides expert care for strabismus, amblyopia, binocular vision anomalies, and computer-related vision problems.

Dr. Kirschen has extensive sports vision experience. He has worked with many MLB teams for 29 years. He has also worked with the MBL and the NHL as a team optometrist for numerous athletic organizations, including the USA Olympic team in 2007.

Dedicated to his profession, Dr. Kirschen has been chief of binocular vision and orthoptic services at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He also serves as professor emeritus at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton at MBKU in Fullerton, California. 

When he’s not at the office, Dr. Kirschen spends his free time lecturing throughout the United States and abroad on various topics. He’s also very involved in his community and serves as a board member for the Hillel Foundation of Orange County and Jewish Federation of Orange County.


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Accepted Insurances

The following insurances are currently accepted at Customized Vision Care. Check back soon for an updated list or call our office to ask about your specific insurance details. If you have an insurance that is not listed, please contact our office to confirm coverage.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
EyeMed
Medicare
MESVision
United Health Care
VSP