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To Our Valued Patients: 


We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health.


Our community has been through a lot over the last year and more, and we are all looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety. 


We have been meticulously adjusted our operations to ensure a SAFE experience that does not compromise the quality of care and service you’ve come to expect. We have adopted many changes in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines from the CDC and California Department of Public Health. Some of the changes you will notice at your next visit will be: 



● All patients and our team will be required to wear face masks at all times within the practice.

● All team members will wash hands or wear gloves during patient interactions.

● Strict disinfection protocols with EPA List N disinfectants to ensure highest standards of cleanliness.

● Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the practice.

● Ensure social distancing by spacing out appointment times to reduce patient traffic in the practice.

● Eyeglass frames to try on will be disinfected between each and every patient.

● Telemedicine appointments, if needed- Receive care from your doctor in the comfort & safety of your home.

● Reservation times to pick up your contact lenses and glasses when ready to reduce your wait time.

● Curbside dispensing of contact lenses and glasses for your convenience.

● and over the phone payments with a credit card.


To Ensure the Best Experience 

We will email you a questionnaire that will allow you to set up an account and complete the intake paperwork prior to your visit. 


We respectfully ask that your driver or family member do not enter the office, if possible, to help us maintain physical distancing. 


CONTACT US: 949.487.3937 


Thank you for being our patient. We value your trust and loyalty. We look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors and friends. 


The Monarch Bay Optometry Team


Dr. Kristine Kobayashi, OD

Dr. Irene M. Lin-Dilorinzo, OD

Dr. Anna Pennino, OD

Mr. Cristian Marron, Optician and Marketing Director




Office Hours:

M and F: 9 am to 6 pm

Tu and Th: 10 am to 7 pm

Sat: 9:30 am to 2 pm

Su and W:  closed



We are located near the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Crown Valley Parkway in the city of Dana Point, CA.
We are in Monarch Bay Plaza near Gelson's Market.


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