Rancho Santa Margarita, Optometrist World Class Results

Serving Rancho Santa Margarita,
Coto De Caza, Trabuco Canyon, and Ladera Ranch since 1991!

Welcome, and thank you for visiting our website!  If you’re a current patient, thank you for allowing us the opportunity to fulfill your eye care needs.  If you’re a new visitor, we look forward to meeting you and exploring the various options available for correcting or enhancing your vision.

When you visit our office, your eye health is our top priority.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized care you deserve using only the latest, most innovative techniques in eye care.  We offer general eye examinations, laser eligibility exams, contact lenses, eyeglasses, low vision services, and Zeiss Individual 2 I-scription Lenses.  Dr. Andersen also co-manage with the finest surgeons for LASIK and other ocular surgery like cataract surgery.

Dr. Andersen was the first Optometrist in the nation to offer CIMT, Carotid Artery Intima Thickness ultrasound in detecting cardiovascular disease in her patients.  Not only can she and her associates look to see damage to blood vessels in the retina, now they can look for atherosclerosis and placques, potentially damaging the heart.  These changes are reversible and Dr. Andersen is able to give her patients a report card with nutritional information designed to educate and create positive change for a healthier lifestyle.  For more information, view the video under CIMT.

This website was designed with you in mind.  Part of our commitment to serving our patients is to provide them with useful information to help them make more informed decisions about the various treatments that are available today.

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We would also like to hear from you, so please contact us via telephone or email with any questions, comments, or concerns that you might have.  In addition, feel free to contact us today if you would like to schedule an appointment.

Wishing you health and happiness,

Our Eye Care Team


Kathleen Andersen, OD                                   
22312 El Paseo   
Suite D
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
Phone: (949) 589-6171
Fax: (949) 589-0657



 Our office hours are as follows:

  • Monday: 8:00-5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00-6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00-6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00-6:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00-5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00-5:00 pm


Trendy Sunglasses

Feel free to visit our affiliate office in Manhattan Beach, Trendy Sunglasses & Optometry.

  • 223 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
  • Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • Phone: (310) 545-4090
  • www.trendysmb.com