Orange County, California
800-974-EYES (3937)

Why Choose Harvard Eye Associates?

Orange County Eye Doctors, San Clemente, Laguna Hills, Irvine
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We are pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Steven Daines!

Dr. Steven Daines, MD

Steven Daines, MD is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He excels at facial and neck surgery, rhinoplasty, injectables (like Botox and Juvederm), and cosmetic and medically necessary oculoplastic procedures. Dr. Daines has spent time in Utah, New York, and Uruguay. He speaks Spanish fluently.

Dr. Daines grew up in the Los Angeles area, and he is happy to return from medical school to raise his own family in California. Dr. Daines is a sports fan who also enjoys traveling and gastronomical pursuits. Join us in welcoming Dr. Daines to our practice!


The eye care professionals at Harvard Eye Associates have a combined experience of over 100 years and over 100,000 surgical procedures and are actively involved in teaching through their faculty positions at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute and the UC-Irvine Department of Ophthalmology. Each physician also regularly teaches technique to other physicians through courses at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Our physicians have published dozens of original research articles and given many academic lectures internationally.


Dozens of doctors choose Harvard Eye Associates to treat their own eyes and those of their family members. Our physicians are listed in:

Premier Surgeon - Top 250 World's Most Innovative Doctors
Who's Who in America
Consumer's Research Council of America - Top Ophthalmologists
The Orange County Register - Physicians of Excellence

Research & Technology:

Using the latest advancements in instruments for measurement and state-of-the-art surgical equipment, Harvard Eye Associates physicians far exceed the community standards of care in treating your precious vision. As an approved Research Study Center, Harvard Eye Associates continues to conduct research on new lens implants, surgical devices, and medications before they are available to the general medical community. Our surgeons serve as Medical Advisory Board members to a number of health care technology companies. Read more: Research.

Personal Service:

Many of our technical and nursing staff have been with Harvard Eye for nearly 20 years, providing a family-like atmosphere where our patients feel most comfortable and receive individual attention.


In their continuing effort to serve the global community, Harvard Eye Associates have performed surgical eye procedures on five continents. Dr. Roger Ohanesian was honored by the U.S. Congress with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Read more: International Missions.

Our Promise

As always, Harvard Eye is first and foremost concerned about what is best for each individual patient. Call us today for your personalized consultation!

Harvard Eye Associates
Laguna Hills Office

Map and Directions
24401 Calle de la Louisa
Suites 300-312
Laguna Hills, California 92653

FAX: 949-356-1660
Harvard Eye Associates
San Clemente Office

Map and Directions
665 Camino de los Mares
Suites 102-103
San Clemente, California 92673

FAX: 949-356-1660

The eye doctors of Harvard Eye Associates perform advanced technology diagnostic testing and treatment, as well as taking the time necessary to provide each patient with information needed to fully understand his or her condition and to achieve the best possible visual outcome.

If you or a family member or friend have not had a recent routine eye examination, have a specific eye condition that needs addressing, or are looking for an eye specialist, second opinion, or professional eye consultant please take a moment to Request an Appointment.

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In The News

When exciting improvements in a current technique or product are introduced to the ophthalmic world, Harvard Eye Associates is often involved in the related clinical studies.

As a trusted, advanced clinical research study center, Harvard Eye Assoicates makes it possible to offer qualifying patients access to advancements in eye care not yet available to the general public.

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Clinical Research Study

Ask The Eye Doctor

If you have questions about your eyes, Harvard Eye Associates is here with the information you need.

We've dedicated sections of our website expressly to list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers, covering cataract surgery, glaucoma, retina, LASIK, macular degeneration, dry eyes and more, plus an online form where you may submit questions directly to an eye doctor.

Please click below to have your questions about vision answered.

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Why Choose Us

Internationally regarded as the go-to specialist in eye care, Harvard Eye offers a combined experience of over 100 years and over 100,000 surgical procedures. The doctors of Harvard Eye Associates have treated virtually every known eye condition there is, plus a few previously unknown.

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Before Your Visit

Whether you or a loved one are having a first eye exam, a repeat eye exam, or are seeing a new eye doctor at Harvard Eye for the first time, there are a number of routine questions you can expect.

Your answers to these questions during eye exams are anything but routine for your eye doctor, so you may want to arrive prepared.

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Meet Our Patients

Read testimonials and watch videos of actual Harvard Eye Associates patients who have benefited from our professionalism, dedication, and commitment to high quality patient care.

Our offices provide patients with all eye care needs from routine eye exams to complex surgical procedures.

We are both proud and grateful that our patients have chosen to trust their vision with Harvard Eye!

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How We Give Back

Volunteer work is extremely important to Harvard Eye Associates. Twice yearly, we travel the world to teach and perform surgery to people who have no other resources, and have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to providing medical training and supplies to developing countries.

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