Welcome to Newport Mesa Optometry

Call us at (949) 642-2929 today!

Welcome to Newport Mesa Optometry, where we take pride in the one-on-one attention we give each patient Since 2004, we have been serving Newport Beach and Costa Mesa with their eyecare needs. Your eye health is of great importance to us! We provide comprehensive eye exams, contact lenses, eyeglasses, LASIK evaluations, and testing for glaucoma and cataracts. We now offer Google Glass.

Dr. Jeffrey Safarik O.D. and the Newport Mesa Optometry team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Costa Mesa office.

Newport Mesa Optometry is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Costa Mesa area come to Newport Mesa Optometry because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Safarik O.D. and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Newport Mesa Optometry, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Newport Mesa Optometry, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Safarik O.D. and the Newport Mesa Optometry staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Costa Mesa area. Our Costa Mesa optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Costa Mesa office at (949) 642-2929.

At Newport Mesa Optometry, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (949) 642-2929 or schedule an appointment today online.

Newport Mesa Optometry | (949) 642-2929
427 E 17th St Ste B
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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  • Lou Roy Elder, O.D.

    In memoriam

    Opened his first private practice in Newport Beach in 1964.

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  • Dr. Loren D. Rude, O.D.

    Dr. Loren D. Rude is the Clinical Director for ClearSight Laser Vision Centers. 

    Before joining ClearSight, Dr. Rude worked as Refractive Surgery Clinical Adjunct Professor at Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO). While at SCCO his emphasis was in co-management of laser vision correction (LASIK) with extensive research and lectures to his credit in the field of refractive surgery. 


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  • Dr.
    Rachel Misquitta O.D.

    Dr. Rachel Misquitta. O.D., was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta,Canada. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciencesat the University of Alberta. She then moved to Southern California whereshe attended Southern California College of Optometry. During herOptometry studies she was awarded multiple academic scholarships and wasapart of the Omega Delta Fraternity as well as the Beta Sigma Kappa HonorsSociety.

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  • Haley
    Optometric Assistant

    Bio coming soon..

  • Holly
    Manager and Master Optician

    Bio coming soon..

  • Aya
    Optician and Billing

    Bio coming soon..

  • Melissa
    Optician and Billing

    Bio coming soon..

  • Monica Safarik
    Director of Operations and Eyelid Hygienist

    Bio coming soon..

  • Dr.
    Jeffrey Safarik, O.D.
    Optometrist

    Dr. Jeffrey Safarik O.D., an optometrist, completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of California at Davis in 1984. He received a second Bachelor of Science in Visual Science in 1986 from the Southern California College of Optometry.

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Working Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

10:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:30 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I have worked in medical offices and it was so nice to have the personal attention of the doctor for over an hour, you just don't find that any more. I look forward to my next visit and will most definitely recommend Dr. Safarik to friends and family."
    Catherine V.
  • "My experience was wonderful and the doctor was incredible. I finally have the correct prescription and can't wait to get new glasses. He is the first eye doctor that I have been to that took the time to really help me and figure out why I was having such trouble with my vision."
    Kelly C.
  • "Thank you for a very pleasant time in your office. I came away feeling as if we made new friends, rather than just “going for an eye appointment”! Everyone was so kind and most importantly, Dr. Safarik was so patient with Abbi."
    Janet J.