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Our Optometrists

We make it a policy to ensure that all staff members at our Long Beach optometric office are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible.

Noah Brinley, O.D.

Dr. Noah D. Brinley graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry with numerous honors during his tenure. He performed graduate studies on the effect of refractive surgery on visual performance and remains actively involved in the comanagement and follow-up of these cases in the practice. In addition to this specialty, Dr. Brinley's professional interests include hard to fit contacts and the management and treament of eye disease.

Personally, Dr. Brinley enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Morad, and their two children. In his spare time, Dr. Brinley enjoys tennis, golf and playing the piano. As a family, they enjoy travelling and attending local attractions.

Both doctors are involved in professional associations and enjoy offering their time in charitable community events. Patients often remark on their unique, personable approach to each examination. Dr. Brinley explains every step of the exam and makes his patients at ease with his thoroughness and caring style. He sees patients of all ages and also sees patients who need prosthetic eye care.

Sara Morad, O.D.

Dr. Morad graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Southern California College of Optometry. Her clinical background is broadreaching in the profession, having had specialized training in Vision Therapy, Ocular Disease Management, and Low Vision Care. Consequently, her interest in the practice are diverse, although she enjoys seeing all primary eye and vision care patients.

Personally, she enjoys spending as much time as possible with her husband, Dr. Brinley, and their two children. In her spare time she enjoys reading and exercising. As a family, they enjoy travelling and attending local attractions.

Both doctors are involved in professional associations and enjoy offering their time in charitable community events. Patients often remark on their unique, personable approach to each examination. "Dr. Sara" is especially loved by patients for her empathetic style and concern for both the details and the big picture. An examination by Dr. Sara is definitely time well spent.

Richard Ly, O.D.

Dr. Richard Ly is a graduate of Ketchum University where he studied fullscope optometric care.  Dr. Ly’s training included travelling abroad to the Naval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan as well as providing treatment to veterans at the nearby Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Los Angeles.  Dr. Ly is board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.  Additionally, Dr. Ly performs specialty lens fitting, including orthokeratology, for the management of nearsightedness.

Robert Ballard, O.D. (ret.)

Dr.Ballard grew up in Pasadena,CA and attended local universities.  He obtained his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry and has obtained advanced training and licensing in therapeutic disease diagnosis and treatment.  Dr.Ballard presently resides in Long Beach and serves the community as an arts advocate. He is always ready to discuss his special interests in photography, fine wine and restaurants.

Dr. Ballard unofficially retired in May 2020, but maintains close contact with the practice and is active in the Long Beach community.

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Dear Patient Family:

Our office is OPEN for ALL of your eye and vision care needs! Please be advised that in order to protect our patient community, staff, and community-at-large, we will have additional safeguards in place when you come to our office. Face coverings will be required for entry. We have a limited supply for individuals who may need them. We will screen visitors for symptoms of the coronavirus, including temperature checks, and we appreciate your understanding in this process which is also followed by all staff, including the doctor. Please limit the number of individuals accompanying you to the office for your examination or dispensing to only those absolutely necessary.

Thank you for your patience and support as we maintain a healthy, safe environment for all.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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