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Learn About Dr. Kurteeva & California Eye Associates:

Your Top Rated Ophthalmologists in Orange County

About Dr. Katerina Kurteeva

Ophthalmologist in Orange County

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Dr.  Kurteeva is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Board of Ophthalmology.  She completed her medical training at Loma Linda University graduating with top honors to be elected into Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. She went on to Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI to successfully fulfill her transitional medicine internship requirement as well as surgical residency in ophthalmology.


Her practice is focused on precision cataract extraction surgery using the latest technology available including femtosecond laser. She is an expert in premium intraocular lens technology (Restore, Tecnis, Crystalens). She performs LASIK refractive surgery as well as pterygium removal and other glaucoma procedures.


She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. She contributed to the Academy's Young Ophthalmologist publication as well as scientific journals.

Over the years, Dr. Kurteeva has become an expert in aesthetics around the eye and facial rejuvenation by investing in the latest technology and educating herself about skin care. She is a certified injector for neurotoxins to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, facial fillers to give a restful look, and skin tightening for skin damaged by sun and stressful life events. She has embraced the radiofrequency and microneedling treatment  for acne and saggy skin and offers no incision blepharoplasty in our beautiful in office suite.  

 California Eye was established in 1987 and has been transformed under the ownership of Dr. Kurteeva to offer premier cataract surgery and aesthetic experience to our patients. California Eye Associates is at the heart of Newport Beach, Fashion Island Medical Towers, and has been a trusted place for Orange County residents since 1990. We offer in office full service optical and contact lens fitting.  Our skilled optician will help you navigate the frame selection and work with your needs for your best looking and most functional pair of glasses. Numerous local families trusted California Eye Associates with their eye health and we feel privileged to serve multiple generations at our location. Dr. Kurteeva has performed over 10,000 ophthalmic procedures and chose Newport Bay Surgery Center as the premier destination for her patients.

California Eye Associates in Newport Beach, CA

Ophthalmologist in Orange County

At California Eye Associates, we realize that you have many choices when it comes to vision care. It can be difficult to know which choice is right for you. Here are some reasons why so many people across Southern California have trusted Dr. Katerina Kurteeva, ophthalmologist in Orange County, with their precious vision:

  • Dr. Kurteeva examines every patient whether they have come for a routine exam, a consult for surgery or for a second opinion.

  • Our phone lines are answered by a live person 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • We treat every patient like we would treat our own family members. In fact, many of our regular patients prefer and enjoy being on a first-name basis with our staff members.

  • We have been fortunate to have had minimal staff turnover, so you will be greeted by familiar, friendly faces when you are with us. They will know you and the special needs you may have.

  • Our office is comfortable, calming, inviting and professional. We have free wireless internet reception for our patients. You only need to ask and the password will be gladly given to you.

  • Our walls feature the artwork of many local artists.

  • Parking is convenient and free.

We welcome the opportunity to meet you and help you improve or maintain your vision. Call 949-760-9007 or Contact us today to schedule an appointment to meet our team!

What Our Patients Say About Our Ophthalmology Services in Orange County

"I have to agree with all of the reviews I read about Dr. Katerina. Kind, knowledgeable and skilled. Best of all very efficient, took care of my needs in one office visit. I am very satisfied and would highly recommend Dr. Katerina!"
-Randal Durham

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