Meet the Team


Asgar Amin, Executive Director: 

Asgar is our Executive Director and responsible for the overall management of the practice. He is a multi-faceted executive with proven track record in operations, finance, marketing, and business development in the healthcare industry. Even though he has over 25 years of experience in successfully developing & growing practices, Asgar makes sure to facilitate a light & warm work environment. He obtained his Mathematics degree from UCI and also earned his MBA from the UCI Paul Merage School of Business.


Lisa Dao, Lead Optician:

Lisa has been with the practice for over 18 years, has over 30 years optometric experience, and is the most senior team member. She knows every detail of every patient, both on an optical and on a personal level. She is our Lead Optician and responsible for day-to-day operations and our high quality of customer service. Her sense of glasses, frame style, and individual fit is impeccable. Patients frequently request her opinion on a certain frame and also inquire into Lisa’s own wide collection of frames.


Lauren Sunok, Optician:

Lauren joined us in 2018 but already invaluable to OC Optometry Group. She has over 6 years of experience in the industry and has worked with Dr. Ali in the past. She has a solid understanding of every aspect of optometry and continuously strives to learn more. She excels in every aspect and is a pleasure to work with.


Ed Weinberger, Optician:

If you are a patient of OC Optometry Group, you’ve likely heard of Ed. He has been with the practice for over 16 years, has 40+ years of experience in the industry and is a true master at what he does. His level of knowledge, experience, and light-hearted nature is an inspiration to us all. Even though he is officially retired, you might see him in the office once in a while. He will forever be part of our team.


Toshi Muratalla, Optician:

Whether a patient or an employee, you will always enjoy speaking with Toshi. Her dedication to customer service and passion for OC Optometry Group shines thru in every interaction. She joined the practice in 2017 and we are proud to have her on the team.


Jessica Perez, Optician:

Having joined us in 2018, Jessica has proven to be a star employee who is dedicated, warm, and always has a smile on her face. She joined our industry a few years ago with the goal of becoming an optometrist. We will support her in any way possible.

OC Optometry Group
1000 Bristol Street North, Ste 29
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-476-2870
Fax: 949-476-3087
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