Laguna Hills Ophthalmology

Laguna Hills Ophthalmology

24022 Calle de la Plata Suite 300 | Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Local Phone: (949) 951-1457   |   Fax: (949) 768-8902   |   Get Map & Directions

Eye Center of Orange County
is now
NVISION Eye Center of Orange County.

Founded in 2001, NVISION Laguna Hills is led by Jonathan Pirnazar, M.D., who also serves as the center’s medical director.  He has performed more than 20,000 refractive and cataract surgeries.  He is supported by Dr. Tamara Gee, O.D., Audrey Schwarzbein, M.D., and Satvinder Gujral, M.D.  In 2006, NVISION Laguna Hills acquired The Eye Center of Orange County, which was founded in 1970.

Today, NVISION Laguna Hills is a full-service eye care center, offering complete laser vision correction surgery options, including LASIK, cataract surgery, and intraocular lens (IOL) surgery.  NVISION Laguna Hills also offers select dermatological services, including skin and anti-aging treatments.

NVISION is one of the very few eye care centers in So Cal to offer Cataract Surgery with the most recent technology LenSX from Alcon.
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With a focus on personalized attention to meet each patient’s unique vision correction needs, NVISION Laguna Hills is a multi-specialty practice with a wide variety of services. The staff has helped thousands of patients of all ages improve and restore their eyesight with numerous refractive and corneal surgery procedures, including custom laser vision correction, LASIK, cataract surgery, and intraocular lens implants, including multifocal and accommodating implants.

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NVISION Laguna Hills stands behind the NVISION for Life® commitment.

NVISION is the Eye Doctors’ # 1 Choice.  More than 1,700 eye doctors in California and Nevada refer their patients to NVISION Laser Eye Centers.

NVISION Laguna Hills is conveniently located off the 5 Freeway, near the Laguna Hills Mall.

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Meet the Staff


Dr. George Baerveldt Glaucoma Specialist

Dr. Baerveldt’s international reputation is based on his glaucoma research and surgical innovations. Dr. Baerveldt developed the Baerveldt™ Glaucoma Implant and presently holds six patents related to this invention. He also invented Trabectome®, a minimally-invasive glaucoma surgical instrument for the treatment of adult and infantile open-angle glaucoma which is performed worldwide. In 2012, the American Glaucoma Society awarded Dr. Baerveldt with the Innovator Award for these surgical contributions.

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Dr. Jonathan Pirnazar

• More than 14 years as a board-certified ophthalmologist • Has performed more than 20,000 refractive and cataract surgeries • Specialties include LASIK, premium multifocal intraocular lens implants, and implantable contact lens surgeries • Involved in pharmaceutical studies and clinical trials in the treatment of ophthalmic diseases • Received his M.D. with Honors from the University of Illinois, Chicago School of Medicine • Completed his residency at the prestigious Washington University in St. Louis • Served as chief director of University Eye Service at Washington University in St. Louis • Completed fellowship training in corneal and refractive surgery at the University of California, Irvine • Served as an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine • Has published articles in respected medical journals, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmology Times

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Audrey Schwarzbein, M.D.

Dr. Schwarzbein performs in-house cosmetic procedures, including blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) and administers injectible treatments with the goal of revitalizing the beauty of the face and the eyes.

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