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Dr. Hawkin Lui


Dr. Hawkin Lui started Optometry Corner in 2016 with the mission to provide the best vision and eye care services, combined with the highest quality frames and lenses, to the community of Orange County. Dr. Hawkin Lui received his Doctor of Optometry degree from UC Berkeley School of Optometry where he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, Equipment Team, and President of the Private Practice Club.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA and studied at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Dr. Lui completed primary care and ocular disease rotations at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals in Fresno, CA and Tacoma, WA and is certified to diagnose and treat glaucoma. Prior to moving to Irvine, Dr. Lui worked in a medical optometry practice in Central California providing eye care to patients with glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and other eye diseases. While in optometry school, he traveled to Vietnam to provide eye exams and glasses to impoverished children through the international organization Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. He enjoys traveling to new places, hiking, basketball, and spending time with his wife, family, and friends.


Dr. Dan Gilbert


Dr.Gilbert has practiced primary care Optometry in Orange County for over 20 years. In addition to prescribing glasses, Dr. Gilbert is proficient in the fitting of contact lenses,evaluating and treating eye health problems.

In the last 10 years, Dr.Gilbert has expanded his practice to include the co-management of Laser Vision Correction.Dr.Gilbert has received extensive training and education from Dr.Tooma, as well as other noted surgeons, in the co- management of Laser Vision Correction.

Dr. Gilbert is very active as a Lasik co-management doctor in both the care of patients considering Laser Vision Correction as well as those who have undergone the procedure.



Office Manager/ Certified and Licensed Optician

Cecilia has been with our office for over 20 years. She started working in the practice with Dr. Farson and Dr. Gilbert. It is always a joy for her to update our patients looks and help them feel confident in their new frames. In her free time, she enjoys nature and spending time with her family.



Certified and Licensed Optician

Celeste has been with our office for a year, but has been a certified optician for three years. Celeste assists patients with the selection of frames to customize their order according to the prescription, lifestyle and fashion sense. Celeste majors in business management and wishes to continue to apply her knowledge in the optical industry. On her time off, she loves to spend time with her loved ones and furbaby.




Hi, my name is Daisy Almazan and I have been an optician for more than 3 years. I have experience working in optical and assist Dr. Lui with patient care. In addition to pre-testing patients, I also help repair glasses and train new contact lens wearers. On my free time, I love spending time with my daughter and family. I also love going on Target-runs and listening to Crime podcasts.



Patient Care Coordinator

Shannon has been with the office for more than a year. She is a recent University of California Irvine graduate. It is always a pleasure for her to connect with patients to help make their experience a positive one. When she is not in the office, she is having fun at Disneyland eating a dole whip.

Dear Valued Patients,

Please know that your overall health and wellness is our top priority. Due to the evolving nature of the current COVID-19 public health emergency, our office will be providing eye care services by appointment only. We will be checking temperatures, wearing masks, and abiding by physical distancing guidelines in our office.

As a healthcare facility, we will continue to uphold safety protocols developed by the CDC and AOA to protect both our patients and staff during these uncertain times.

Our office hours may change on short notice during a public health emergency. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at 714-730-9580 or by email at

Stay Safe & Healthy,

Optometry Corner Staff


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