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The #1 team for prescription glasses in LA

At Inglewood Optometric Center, our staff is renowned for being the friendliest, most helpful team of any optometry office in the Los Angeles region. We think of ourselves as one large happy family, and we want you to join us too! Because of this, we are able to provide you with the best optometry service and prescription glasses in LA. Whether you are a new or returning patient or just getting a pair of glasses (or contacts) for the very first time, we enjoy nothing more than assisting you with a helping hand and smile.

If you primarily speak Spanish, please let us know ahead of time so we can accommodate you.

MEET OUR OPTOMETRISTS

FRANK SCOLINOS, O.D.

FRANK SCOLINOS, O.D.

Dr. Scolinos obtained his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Cal Poly Pomona and is a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He completed a research fellowship at the University of Houston College of Optometry.

Dr. Scolinos established Inglewood Optometric Center in 1992. He is a member of the California Optometric Association, the South Bay Optometric Society, and the American Optometric Association. He has conducted clinical research studies for Bausch and Lomb, Cooper Vision, Ciba Vision, Inspire Pharmaceuticals, and Alcon Pharmaceuticals. He has been a consultant for multiple ophthalmic companies and has served on the Peer Review and Quality Assurance Committees of Cambridge Vision, Superior Vision Services, and PacifiCare Vision.

Dr. Scolinos is certified to treat glaucoma and implements the latest technology available for ophthalmic and contact lenses.

Carolina

CAROLINA AGUERO, O.D.

Dr. Aguero is a graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry. She has been with Inglewood Optometric Center since 1997. She is currently on the board of the Los Angeles County Optometric Society and is a member of both the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association. Dr. Aguero has also performed clinical studies for Alcon Pharmaceuticals, Bausch & Lomb, and Cooper Vision.

Dr. Aguero is fluent in Spanish. Her medical focus is on primary care optometry, contact lenses, and low vision for the partially sighted. She is certified to treat glaucoma and ocular disease.

Mae Lae

MAE LAE LOUIE, O.D.

Dr. Louie has been with Inglewood Optometric Center since 2006. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of California, Riverside and graduated from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. She is a current member of the California Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. She has also served as President of the Los Angeles County Optometric Society and continues to be very active in the optometric association.

Dr. Louie provides primary eye care optometry and contact lens fittings, including specialty lenses for keratoconus. She is certified to treat glaucoma and ocular disease.

Cristine

CHRISTINE GIRGIS, O.D.

Dr. Girgis earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Irvine and graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. She joined Inglewood Optometric Center in 2015. She is a member of the California Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. She completed clinical training in several locations across the United States. Dr. Girgis diagnoses and manages various ocular diseases including cataracts, retinal diseases, glaucoma, and pre/post-operative care management for procedures related to all of these conditions and LASIK. She has enjoyed traveling for a medical mission to Bolivia, providing optometric care to underprivileged populations.

You will love our staff

Jose

JOSE (20+ Years)

Office Manager/Optician

Jose is a graduate of the American Career College and has worked at Inglewood Optometric Center since 1996. He is a ABO Certified Optician who taught optics at American Career College and has a profound knowledge of optical lens design. Jose exhibits exceptional customer service skills and is here to consult with you on all your eyewear needs.

Ms. Lilly

MS. LILLY (20+ Years)

Optician

Lillian has been “Inglewood’s Optician” since 1977. She joined Inglewood Optometric Center in 1998 and is beloved by all patients and staff. Lillian specializes in finding the right eyeglass frame for each patient. She enjoys working with Gucci and Dolce Gabbana frames to provide the elegant look that you deserve!

Tina

TINA (15+ years)

Patient Relations / Receptionist

Tina has been working at Inglewood Optometric Center since 2005. With her charm and welcoming personality, she sets the stage for your eye care experience. Tina started as a patient before she joined our team. Tina loves building new patient relationships and maintaining those that have already been established. She takes great pride in the opportunity to turn an ordinary visit to the eye doctor into an experience that feels like you’re going to visit friends and family.

Carlos

CARLOS (20+ years)

Lab Technician

Carlos has been working at Inglewood Optometric Center since 2000. He graduated from the American Career College and enjoys working with sophisticated lab equipment so patients can receive their custom prescription eyeglasses promptly and accurately.

Miriam

MIRIAM (10+ years)

Front Office Manager/Optician

Since 2009, Miriam has worked at Inglewood Optometric Center. In addition to coordinating various managerial duties, Miriam coordinates medical billing services, serves as an optometric technician, and will assist in finding the proper eyewear that gives you the look you desire. She loves helping people and especially enjoys the opportunity to serve the community.

Jackie

Jackie

Optometric Assistant

Jackie has been at Inglewood Optometric Center since 2013. Currently Jackie works as the Medical Biller. She also prepares patients for vision examination by conducting visual field tests, measuring ocular and blood pressure, and taking retinal images with OCT. Jackie strives for each patient to experience a relaxed and enjoyable visit.

Marilyn

Marilyn

Receptionist/Appointment Coordinator

Marilyn joined our team in early 2017. She brings experience in patient relations and customer service. Marilyn’s delightful personality sets the stage for a pleasant eye care visit.

Marilyn

Gabby

Marilyn

Olga

Optician

Olga joined our team in late 2018 as an optician. She brings over 20 years experience in the optical field. Having lived in Inglewood most of her life, Olga loves being able to work in her community. Olga enjoys the process of educating patients and helping them select the perfect eyewear.

Marilyn

Romina

Optician

Romina is a graduate from American Career College and joined our team in 2018. Romina’s knowledge of lens design and eyewear selection helps patients select the perfect eyewear to fit their lifestyle.

“The best part of being an optician is being able to turn a patient’s frustration into joy when they find the perfect pair of glasses or they are able to wear contacts successfully.”

Marilyn

Salma

Medical Assistant/Optometric Assistant

Salma has been with Inglewood Optometric Center since 2019. With her cheery personality, she aims to make your visit an enjoyable experience. Salma performs blood pressure and intraocular pressure readings in addition to OCT and visual field testing. She assists taking medical history and is a fine addition to our team.

Ivan

Optician

Ivan is a graduate from the American Career College and has worked in optometric offices in Rancho Palos Verdes, Torrance, and now Inglewood. He brings the vast knowledge of the industry to help you choose the best frame and lens options to suit your lifestyle. Always ready to provide service with a smile, Ivan aspires to provide you with excellent service and to make sure your visits are always the best.

Find out for yourself why our team makes Inglewood Optometric Center the best place to get prescription glasses in LA. Call us at 310.671.2020 and make an appointment today.